2016 / 03 / 10

HealthChoicesFirst.com Announces Appointment of Dr. Sharon Cohen to Medical Board

DATE March 10 (Toronto) Dr. Sharon Cohen has joined the Medical Board of HealthChoicesFirst.com, a growing video-based, Canada-USA wide directory of health care providers. HCF features Key Opinion Leaders sharing health and wellness solutions and educational tools related to physician-directed care, prescription and non-prescription medications, surgical options and more.

Dr. Cohen is a Canadian-trained behavioural neurologist and former Speech Language Pathologist who founded Toronto Memory Program in 1996. Toronto Memory Program is a community-based facility for dementia care and an active dementia research site that conducts a large number of Phase II and III clinical trials, which are crucial in establishing new treatments.

“Dr. Cohen is doing much-needed work on clinical trials for memory loss,” says Jackson Sayers, CEO, HealthChoicesFirst.com. “HCF will be working with Dr. Cohen and Toronto Memory Program to educate and recruit people for upcoming trials, largely by providing video content on options and benefits.”

Dr. Cohen is an assistant professor in the University of Toronto, Division of Neurology and in the Graduate Department of Speech Language Pathology. She acts as consultant neurologist to the North York General Hospital Huntington’s Disease Program in Toronto. “We want more people to be aware of the dementia trials taking place at Toronto Memory Program,” says Sayers. “One, because there are benefits to the individual and his or her family. Two, because these studies provide answers that can lead to earlier detection and more effective treatments in the future.”

Dr. Cohen serves on the Executive Committee of the University of Toronto Behavioural Neurology Section. She is a former member of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Professional Educational Advisory Committee and has been a mentor for opinion leaders within the Ontario Alzheimer’s Strategy. She is a frequent lecturer and is involved in educational initiatives both locally and internationally.

About HealthChoicesFirst.com HealthChoicesFirst.com is a national health and wellness directory that connects consumers with providers such as physicians, dentists and physiotherapists based on their geographic location, and features over 1,500 solution-based videos and articles. With resources on topics such as mental health, senior’s health, diabetes, nutrition, fitness, prenatal and postnatal health, sexual health and sports injuries, HealthChoicesFirst.com is the largest provider of video content of its kind in North America. HealthChoicesFirst is backed by a number of qualified and experienced partners, and continues to expand its medical and corporate governance boards across the country. Visit HealthChoicesFirst.com for more information on the medical and corporate governance board members.

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