Theodora Cohen, PhD

Director, BERD Center
Tufts CTSI

Dr. Cohen is the Director of the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Center at Tufts CTSI; Executive Director of the Data Coordinating Center (DCC) at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS); and Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. She serves as a senior biostatistics and trial design leader of the NCATS-funded Hopkins-Tufts Trial Innovation Center (TIC).

Dr. Cohen received her PhD in Statistics from Northwestern University and has been involved in clinical research sponsored by NIH, AHRQ, FDA, and pharmaceutical, biotech, and device companies before joining Tufts Medical Center in 2018. She collaborates with clinical researchers in the design of clinical trials and mentors KL2 and BIRCWH scholars. In addition, she is a member of the Scientific Review Committee and the CTS Advisory Committee.