October 2008

Professor Donna Cohen in the News

As a leading authority on homicide-suicide, assisted suicide, and homicide in the aged, Dr. Donna Cohen is often interviewed by the Donna Cohen, PhDmedia. This week, reporters from Virginia's Roanoke Times and the Jacksonville's Florida Times Union called to utilize her expertise.

Click on the links below to view the stories:

'A hellish situation': For the Hurt family, Alzheimer's disease stole happiness -- and a life

By Beth Macy, Roanoke Times
Sunday, October 26, 2008

Silent victims: Children of domestic violence
by Deirdre Conner The Times-Union, The Times-Union
Sunday, October 26, 2008

Dr. Cohen is a Professor in the Department of Aging and Mental Health at the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute. She is internationally known for her work concerning violence, Alzheimer's Disease, family caregiving, and long-term care. Dr. Cohen has testified before Congress, published ten books, and written more than 180 scientific articles on the topics of dementia, mental health, and violence among the elderly.

The Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) is a national leader in behavioral health research. The Institute houses several state and national research and training centers focused on improving practices in treating mental, addictive, and developmental disorders.