Al Cohall, MD
Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences and Clinical Population & Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Alwyn Cohall, MD, is a Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences and Clinical Population & Family Health at the Mailman School of Public Health, and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Cohall serves as the director of Project STAY –funded by the New York State Department of Health which provides comprehensive services to high-risk and HIV+ adolescents and young adults. Project STAY has a keen interest in working with youth involved with the justice system and has developed strong collaborations with agencies such as the Center for Court Innovations and the Center for Employment Opportunities. He is a Co-Investigator in Dr. Elkington’s Link2Care project which screens youth at the Brooklyn Court House for STIs, HIV and substance use and engages them in an intervention design to promote readiness to receive referrals for primary care and substance use services. Finally, he is the Principal Investigator for the Region II STD/HIV Prevention Training Center, one of eight CDC sponsored designed to improve the capacity for primary care provides to assess and manage patients with sexually transmitted infections.