Larry Cohen, MSW
Executive Director and Founder
Larry Cohen, MSW, is founder and Executive Director of Prevention Institute, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving community health and equity through effective primary prevention: building resilience and preventing illness, injury, and violence before they occur. Larry has helped to advance a deeper understanding of how community factors shape health outcomes and provides resources, conceptual frameworks, and tools to help communities address health inequities leading to illness, injury, and violence. Prevention Institute has been deeply engaged in national strategy to incorporate a focus on and investment in prevention and community wellness as part of the health reform agenda and stimulus funding.