Associate Chair Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Division of Graduate Nursing
Nurse Anesthesia Department
Bellet Building, Rm. 714
Ferne M. Cohen CRNA, MSN, Ed.D. is the Assistant Chair of the Nurse Anesthesia Department at Drexel University. Dr. Cohen has over 25 years of experience in the field of nurse anesthesia both as an educator and clinician administering anesthesia to a variety of patient populations. Dr. Cohen is also a member of the New Jersey Association of Nurse Anesthetists (NJANA), serving as a past board member and treasurer. In 2007, she became the NJANA State Peer Advisor (SPA) who serves as a resource concerning issues with chemical dependency in the anesthesia profession. Dr. Cohen’s research interests focus on the influence of education on nurse anesthesia care provider’s addiction attitudes and perceived self efficacy to recognize chemically impaired behavior.
Dr. Cohen holds a BSN from Fairleigh Dickinson University, a MS degree in nurse anesthesia from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, a MSN degree and a Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Management from Drexel University.