The Contributors

Larry Cohen MSW, is founder and executive director of Prevention Institute, a nonprofit national center dedicated to improving community health and equity through effective primary prevention—taking action to build resilience and to prevent illness and injury before they occur. With an emphasis on health equity, Mr. Cohen has led many successful public health efforts at the local, state, and federal levels concerning injury and violence prevention, mental health, transportation and health, and chronic disease prevention as it relates to diet and physical activity. Mr. Cohen has advanced a deeper understanding of how social determinants shape health outcomes, and Prevention Institute provides resources, conceptual frameworks, ...

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