Radiology Personnel

Wendy Cohen, M.D.

Professor and Vice Chair
Director, HMC Radiology
Neuroradiology

Biography

Dr. Cohen is the chief of service for radiology at Harborview Medical Center and vice chair for the Department of Radiology. Her specialty is neuroradiology. Dr. Cohen earned her bachelor’s degree at Wellesley College in Boston and went on to receive her medical degree from Harvard Medical School, also in Boston. She did her internship at Boston City Hospital in general surgery, her residency at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in diagnostic radiology and her fellowship at New York University Medical Center in neuroradiology.

Dr. Cohen came to the University of Washington in 1987 after spending seven years at New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Medical Center. She has been a UW professor of radiology and neurological surgery since 1999. Since 2008 she has been chief of service for radiology at Harborview Medical Center and with that title came membership with Harborview’s Medical Executive Board and vice chairman of radiology at Harborview Medical Center.

Recent Publications

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Association of collateral blood vessels detected by arterial spin labeling magnetic resonance imaging with neurological outcome after ischemic stroke
De Havenon A., Haynor D., Tirschwell D., Majersik J., Smith G., Cohen W., Andre J.
JAMA Neurology. 2017 Apr:453-458

Added value of vessel wall magnetic resonance imaging in the differentiation of moyamoya vasculopathies in a non-asian cohort
Mossa-Basha M., De Havenon A., Becker K., Hallam D., Levitt M., Cohen W., Hippe D., Alexander M., Tirschwell D., Hatsukami T., Amlie-Lefond C., Yuan C.
Stroke. 2016 Jul:1782-1788

Medial occipital lobe hyperperfusion identified by arterial spin-labeling: A poor prognostic sign in patients with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
De Havenon A., Sultan-Qurraie A., Tirschwell D., Cohen W., Majersik J., Andre J.
American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2015 Dec:2292-2295

Toward quantifying the prevalence, severity, and cost associated with patient motion during clinical MR examinations
Andre J., Bresnahan B., Mossa-Basha M., Hoff M., Patrick Smith C., Anzai Y., Cohen W.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2015 Jan:689-695

Angiographic perfusion imaging: Real-time assessment of endovascular treatment for cerebral vasospasm
Levitt M., Morton R., Haynor D., Cohen W., Ghodke B., Hallam D., Kim L., Fink K.
Journal of Neuroimaging. 2014 Jan:387-392

MO‐F‐213CD‐05: Establishing a Follow‐Up Process for Angiographic Patients Receiving an Estimated Entrance Skin Dose in Excess of 5 Gy
Kanal K., Dickinson R., Zamora D., Cohen W., Valji K., Stewart B.
Medical Physics. 2012 Jan:3877

Cervical collaterals may protect against stroke after blunt vertebral artery injury
Fink K., Fink J., Cohen W.
Emergency Radiology. 2011 Dec:545-549

Letter to the editor: Hangman’s fracture
Longstreth W., Cohen W., Reay D.
Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 2011 Nov:576

Hangman’s fracture.
Longstreth W., Cohen W., Reay D.
Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 2011 Nov

Variation in pediatric head CT imaging protocols in Washington state
Kanal K., Vavilala M., Raelson C., Mohan A., Cohen W., Jarvik J., Rivara F., Stewart B.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2011 Jan:242-250