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Pieter Cohen, M.D.

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2003
Faculty Teacher of the Year
2007
New England Regional Medical-Educator Award
2009
Charles McCabe Prize for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
2009
Best Doctor of 2009
2010
Outpatient Faculty Teacher of the Year
2011
Outpatient Faculty Teacher of the Year

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  1. Cohen PA. Probiotic Safety-No Guarantees. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Sep 17. PMID: 30242393.
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  2. Cohen PA, Travis JC, Keizers PHJ, Boyer FE, Venhuis BJ. The stimulant higenamine in weight loss and sports supplements. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2018 Sep 06; 1-6. PMID: 30188222.
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  3. Bagley N, Carroll AE, Cohen PA. Scientific Trials-In the Laboratories, Not the Courts. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jan 01; 178(1):7-8. PMID: 29114742.
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  4. Cohen PA, Travis JC, Keizers PHJ, Deuster P, Venhuis BJ. Four experimental stimulants found in sports and weight loss supplements: 2-amino-6-methylheptane (octodrine), 1,4-dimethylamylamine (1,4-DMAA), 1,3-dimethylamylamine (1,3-DMAA) and 1,3-dimethylbutylamine (1,3-DMBA). Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2018 Jun; 56(6):421-426. PMID: 29115866.
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  5. Cohen PA, Avula B, Khan IA. Variability in strength of red yeast rice supplements purchased from mainstream retailers. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2017 09; 24(13):1431-1434. PMID: 28641460.
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  6. Cohen PA. The Supplement Paradox: Negligible Benefits, Robust Consumption. JAMA. 2016 Oct 11; 316(14):1453-1454. PMID: 27727369.
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  7. Attipoe S, Cohen PA, Eichner A, Deuster PA. Variability of Stimulant Levels in Nine Sports Supplements Over a 9-Month Period. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2016 Oct; 26(5):413-420. PMID: 26841433.
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  8. Cohen PA, Avula B, Venhuis B, Travis JC, Wang YH, Khan IA. Pharmaceutical doses of the banned stimulant oxilofrine found in dietary supplements sold in the USA. Drug Test Anal. 2017 Jan; 9(1):135-142. PMID: 27062112.
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  9. Cohen PA, Venhuis BJ, Brandt SD. Advancing supplement science: challenges and solutions. Drug Test Anal. 2016 Mar-Apr; 8(3-4):e1–3. PMID: 26858169.
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  10. Cohen PA. Emergency department visits and hospitalisations for adverse events related to dietary supplements are common. Evid Based Med. 2016 Apr; 21(2):79. PMID: 26801051.
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  11. Hochman M, Cohen PA. Reconsidering Guidelines on the Use of Pneumococcal Vaccines in Adults 65 Years or Older. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Dec; 175(12):1895-6. PMID: 26502317.
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  12. Avula B, Chittiboyina AG, Sagi S, Wang YH, Wang M, Khan IA, Cohen PA. Identification and quantification of vinpocetine and picamilon in dietary supplements sold in the United States. Drug Test Anal. 2016 Mar-Apr; 8(3-4):334-43. PMID: 26426301.
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  13. Cohen PA. Vinpocetine: An Unapproved Drug Sold as a Dietary Supplement. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 Oct; 90(10):1455. PMID: 26434971.
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  14. Cohen PA, Wang YH, Maller G, DeSouza R, Khan IA. Pharmaceutical quantities of yohimbine found in dietary supplements in the USA. Drug Test Anal. 2016 Mar-Apr; 8(3-4):357-69. PMID: 26391406.
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  15. Avula B, Wang M, Sagi S, Cohen PA, Wang YH, Lasonkar P, Chittiboyina AG, Feng W, Khan IA. Identification and quantification of 1,3-dimethylbutylamine (DMBA) from Camellia sinensis tea leaves and dietary supplements. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2015 Nov 10; 115:159-68. PMID: 26209774.
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  16. Cohen PA, Zeijlon R, Nardin R, Keizers PH, Venhuis B. Hemorrhagic Stroke Probably Caused by Exercise Combined With a Sports Supplement Containing ß-Methylphenyl-ethylamine (BMPEA): A Case Report. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jun 16; 162(12):879-80. PMID: 26075771.
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  17. Cohen PA, Bloszies C, Yee C, Gerona R. An amphetamine isomer whose efficacy and safety in humans has never been studied, ß-methylphenylethylamine (BMPEA), is found in multiple dietary supplements. Drug Test Anal. 2016 Mar-Apr; 8(3-4):328-33. PMID: 25847603.
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  18. Rapoport AB, McCormick D, Cohen PA. Screening for Schistosoma mansoni and Strongyloides stercoralis Infection Among Brazilian Immigrants in the United States. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 Jan; 2(1):ofv003. PMID: 26034754; PMCID: PMC4438884.
  19. Cohen PA, Travis JC, Venhuis BJ. A synthetic stimulant never tested in humans, 1,3-dimethylbutylamine (DMBA), is identified in multiple dietary supplements. Drug Test Anal. 2015 Jan; 7(1):83-7. PMID: 25293509.
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  20. Cohen, PA. How America’s Flawed Supplement Law Creates the Mirage of Weight Loss Cures . Harvard Public Health Review. 2014; 2(1).
  21. Cohen PA, Maller G, DeSouza R, Neal-Kababick J. Presence of banned drugs in dietary supplements following FDA recalls. JAMA. 2014 Oct 22-29; 312(16):1691-3. PMID: 25335153.
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  22. Avula B, Cohen PA, Wang YH, Sagi S, Feng W, Wang M, Zweigenbaum J, Shuangcheng M, Khan IA. Chemical profiling and quantification of monacolins and citrinin in red yeast rice commercial raw materials and dietary supplements using liquid chromatography-accurate QToF mass spectrometry: Chemometrics application. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2014 Nov; 100:243-253. PMID: 25168220.
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  23. Cohen PA. Hazards of hindsight--monitoring the safety of nutritional supplements. N Engl J Med. 2014 Apr 03; 370(14):1277-80. PMID: 24693886.
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  24. Cohen PA, Travis JC, Venhuis BJ. A methamphetamine analog (N,a-diethyl-phenylethylamine) identified in a mainstream dietary supplement. Drug Test Anal. 2014 Jul-Aug; 6(7-8):805-7. PMID: 24124092.
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  25. Cohen PA, Venhuis BJ. Adulterated sexual enhancement supplements: more than mojo. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jul 08; 173(13):1169-70. PMID: 23699734.
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  26. Cohen PA, Rasmussen N. A nation of kids on speed. Wall Street Journal. 2013; June 17.
  27. Cohen PA. DMAA as a dietary ingredient-reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Apr 08; 173(7):595. PMID: 23568632.
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  28. Cohen PA, Attipoe S, Travis J, Stevens M, Deuster P. Caffeine content of dietary supplements consumed on military bases. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Apr 08; 173(7):592-4; discussion 594. PMID: 23303430.
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  29. Cohen PA, Edgar E. Keep unsafe energy drinks off bases. Stars and Stripes. 2013; March 4.
  30. De Carvalho LM, Cohen PA, Silva CV, Moreira AP, Falcão TM, Dal Molin TR, Zemolin G, Martini M. A new approach to determining pharmacologic adulteration of herbal weight loss products. Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess. 2012; 29(11):1661-7. PMID: 22849359.
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  31. Cohen PA, Goday A, Swann JP. The return of rainbow diet pills. Am J Public Health. 2012 Sep; 102(9):1676-86. PMID: 22813089; PMCID: PMC3482033.
  32. Cohen PA. DMAA as a dietary supplement ingredient. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jul 09; 172(13):1038-9. PMID: 22566490.
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  33. Cohen, PA. Book review: Herbal supplements Efficacy, Toxicity, Interactions with Western Drugs, and Effects on Clinical Laboratory Tests. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies. 2012; 17(2):e16.
  34. Cohen PA. The natural pill myth. The Boston Globe. 2012; May 13.
  35. Hirsh D, Gaufberg E, Ogur B, Cohen P, Krupat E, Cox M, Pelletier S, Bor D. Educational outcomes of the Harvard Medical School-Cambridge integrated clerkship: a way forward for medical education. Acad Med. 2012 May; 87(5):643-50. PMID: 22450189.
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  36. Cohen PA. Coronary artery calcium scanning and conflicts of interest. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Apr 23; 172(8):670; author reply 670. PMID: 22529238.
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  37. Cohen PA. Assessing supplement safety--the FDA's controversial proposal. N Engl J Med. 2012 Feb 02; 366(5):389-91. PMID: 22276780.
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  38. Cohen PA. A false sense of security? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's framework for evaluating new supplement ingredients. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2012 Mar 01; 16(5):458-60. PMID: 22040067.
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  39. Cohen PA, Benner C, McCormick D. Use of a pharmaceutically adulterated dietary supplement, Pai You Guo, among Brazilian-born women in the United States. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Jan; 27(1):51-6. PMID: 21845487; PMCID: PMC3250540.
  40. Cohen PA. Phentermine plus topiramate in the treatment of obesity. Lancet. 2011 Jul 09; 378(9786):126; author reply 126-7. PMID: 21742168.
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  41. Givon L, Porter S, Padmanabhan B, Goren J, Cohen PA. Levetiracetam, seizures, and suicidality. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2011 Jan-Feb; 19(1):47-55. PMID: 21250896.
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  42. Cohen, PA. Does long-term use of soy isoflavones place women at increased risk for endometrial hyperplasia or endometrial cancer?. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies. 2011; 16(2):147-8.
  43. Cohen PA, Ernst E. Safety of herbal supplements: a guide for cardiologists. Cardiovasc Ther. 2010 Aug; 28(4):246-53. PMID: 20633025.
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  44. Smith BR, Cohen PA. Dependence on the Brazilian diet pill: a case report. Am J Addict. 2010 May-Jun; 19(3):291-2. PMID: 20525038.
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  45. Carvajal R. Contaminated dietary supplements. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jan 21; 362(3):274; author reply 274. PMID: 20089984.
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  46. Cohen PA. American roulette--contaminated dietary supplements. N Engl J Med. 2009 Oct 15; 361(16):1523-5. PMID: 19812394.
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  47. Cohen PA. Imported fenproporex-based diet pills from Brazil: a report of two cases. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Mar; 24(3):430-3. PMID: 19096898; PMCID: PMC2642570.
  48. Cohen, PA. Training for Expertise: The Harvard Medical School Cambridge Integrated Clerkship Tutorial. The Clinical Teacher. 2009; 6:28-33.
  49. Cohen PA, McCormick D, Casey C, Dawson GF, Hacker KA. Imported compounded diet pill use among Brazilian women immigrants in the United States. J Immigr Minor Health. 2009 Jun; 11(3):229-36. PMID: 18066718.
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  50. Cohen P. One-on-One. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Oct; 22(10):1480. PMID: 17661152; PMCID: PMC2305853.
  51. Ogur B, Hirsh D, Krupat E, Bor D. The Harvard Medical School-Cambridge integrated clerkship: an innovative model of clinical education. Acad Med. 2007 Apr; 82(4):397-404. PMID: 17414198.
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  52. Cohen PA. The red hat. Acad Med. 2006 Jul; 81(7):644. PMID: 16799287.
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  53. Cohen P. Regulation of nuclear transfer technology. Mayo Clin Proc. 2005 Jun; 80(6):827; author reply 827-8. PMID: 15945539.
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  54. Cohen PA, Fortin AH. Curriculum of literature and medicine for residents. Acad Med. 1999 May; 74(5):578-9. PMID: 10676194.
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