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Richard S. Cohen

President of The Walden Group, Inc.

Richard S. Cohen is President of The Walden Group, Inc., a corporate merger and acquisition advisory firm specializing in the healthcare industry. He is also the President of Marcia's Light Foundation, Inc. (conducts programs that bring together people of diverse backgrounds in the United States and Israel), and an advisor to: the Office of Diversity and Inclusion of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine; El Centro Hispano, Inc. (provides a wide spectrum of services benefiting the Hispanic Community); and Mentoring in Medicine, Inc., (assists underprivileged students in entering healthcare professions). Richard is also part of: the Inter Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues, and the Muslim Jewish Advisory Council/New York. For many years, he chaired Muslim Outreach for American Jewish Committee/Westchester-Fairfield, where he led many inter-cultural gatherings including an annual "We are all Immigrants" Passover dinner. And, to help other people manage medical and other trauma, he wrote "The Smooth River: Finding Inspiration and Exquisite Beauty during Terminal Illness. Lessons from the Front Line", named one of the best indie books of the year by Kirkus Reviews. Richard has a B.A. from Cornell University, a J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was an editor of the Law Review, and attended the Leonard Stern School of Business at NYU.


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