Lawrence Cohn MD



Dear Members of the Harvard Medical School Community: 


It is with deep regret that I share with you news

of the death of our esteemed colleague


 Lawrence H. Cohn


Dr. Cohn, the Virginia and James Hubbard Professor of Cardiac Surgery Emeritus 

at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, died on Jan. 9 at the age of 78. 


 We honor the life of Dr. Cohn today by lowering the

Harvard Medical School flag to half-staff. 

Please join me in offering his family and colleagues 

our most heartfelt sympathy.





Jeffrey S. Flier

Dean, Faculty of Medicine

Harvard University