Professor Debbie Cohen
Professor Debbie Cohen is the Director of the Centre for Psychosocial Research Occupational and Physician Health and the Director of Student Support at the School of Medicine in Cardiff.
She qualified at Charing Cross and then became a General Practitioner. In 2000 she changed her career to study occupational medicine. She gained her MD in 2004.
Her areas of expertise and research are in mental health and work, physician health and the development of interactive national training programmes on embedding work as a health outcome for health practitioners. She also runs a service in Wales that supports doctors with mental ill health funded by Welsh Government.
Debbie has won a number of awards, including an OBE in 2012 for her services to occupational medicine.