Carole A. Cohen

Carole Cohen is a geriatric psychiatrist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She is Clinical Director of the Community Psychiatric Services for the Elderly at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre. This multi-disciplinary team provides assessment and consultations to seniors with mental health problems (including dementia) in their place of residence. Dr. Cohen also has an outpatient practise and sees many individuals who are caring for someone with dementia in addition to dementia sufferers themselves. Dr. Cohen has served on the Research Committee and the Ethics Task Force of the Alzheimer Society of Canada and has been on the boards of local community agencies that provide legal and social services to frail seniors. Her clinical research interests include the diagnosis and management of those with dementia in the community; issues relevant to their caregivers and community care education for medical students.

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