Robyn T. Cohen, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Robyn Cohen
850 Harrison Ave


Pulmonary complications of sickle cell anemia; asthma health disparities, pediatric asthma clinical research; asthma in Latino communities; social determinants of health

Other Positions

  • Section Director, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Member, Pulmonary Center, Boston University
  • Member, Center of Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease, Boston University


  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, MD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
  • Dartmouth College, BA


  • Published on 1/1/2023

    Cohen RT, Klings ES. Systemic Steroids and the Risk of Vasoocclusive Events in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2023 Jan; 20(1):18-20. PMID: 36166277.

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  • Published on 12/13/2022

    Bickel S, Cohen RT, Needleman JP, Volerman A. Appropriate inhaler use in children with asthma: barriers and opportunities through the lens of the socio-ecological model. J Asthma. 2022 Dec 13; 1-11. PMID: 36420559.

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  • Published on 12/1/2022

    Desai AA, Machado RF, Cohen RT. The Cardiopulmonary Complications of Sickle Cell Disease. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2022 Dec; 36(6):1217-1237. PMID: 36400540.

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  • Published on 8/13/2022

    Jackson DJ, Bacharier LB, Gergen PJ, Gagalis L, Calatroni A, Wellford S, Gill MA, Stokes J, Liu AH, Gruchalla RS, Cohen RT, Makhija M, Khurana Hershey GK, O'Connor GT, Pongracic JA, Sherenian MG, Rivera-Spoljaric K, Zoratti EM, Teach SJ, Kattan M, Dutmer CM, Kim H, Lamm C, Sheehan WJ, Segnitz RM, Dill-McFarland KA, Visness CM, Becker PM, Gern JE, Sorkness CA, Busse WW, Altman MC. Mepolizumab for urban children with exacerbation-prone eosinophilic asthma in the USA (MUPPITS-2): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group trial. Lancet. 2022 Aug 13; 400(10351):502-511. PMID: 35964610.

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  • Published on 5/5/2022

    Saglani S, Cohen RT, Chiel LE, Halayko AJ, Pascoe CD, Custovic A. WITHDRAWN: Update in Asthma 2021. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 May 05. PMID: 35511755.

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  • Published on 8/15/2021

    Halayko AJ, Pascoe CD, Gereige JD, Peters MC, Cohen RT, Woodruff PG. Update in Adult Asthma 2020. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 08 15; 204(4):395-402. PMID: 34181860.

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  • Published on 6/8/2021

    Guenther CS, Pae VJ, Neri CM, Barry K, Duggan MA, Cohen RT. SNAP: Supportive noninvasive ventilation for acute chest syndrome prevention in children with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2021 08; 68(8):e29136. PMID: 34101983.

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  • Published on 4/6/2021

    Sharma S, Billings ME, Cohen RT. Response. Chest. 2021 04; 159(4):1691-1692. PMID: 34022013.

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  • Published on 9/30/2020

    Billings ME, Cohen RT, Baldwin CM, Johnson DA, Palen BN, Parthasarathy S, Patel SR, Russell M, Tapia IE, Williamson AA, Sharma S. Disparities in Sleep Health and Potential Intervention Models: A Focused Review. Chest. 2021 03; 159(3):1232-1240. PMID: 33007324.

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  • Published on 7/3/2020

    Gupta VK, Strykowski R, Scarpato B, Lawrence R, Khan SL, Patel J, Nouraie SM, Cohen RT, Sloan JM, Klings ES. The effect of anticoagulant choice on venous thromboembolism recurrence and bleeding in sickle cell disease. Am J Hematol. 2020 Jul 03. PMID: 32619024.

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