On Thursday, July 7, 2022, Dr. Billy Cohn, MD, Vice President of Innovation for the world’s largest medical Company, Johnson & Johnson will speak on “IMAGINE PERSONIFIED REAL TIME” to start the exciting new year for the Rotary Club of Houston.   He is part of a group who developed a one moving part artificial heart constructed in the innovation lab on a 3-D Printer.     ( Note: This is one of those “not to miss” lectures).  Dr. Cohn is also a Professor of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine having been trained by 3 RCoH DCA recipients, Drs. DeBakey, Cooley, & Mattox.
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Houston, TX 77046
William E. Cohn, MD

Dr. Cohn is a Vice President at Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies (JJMDC) and the Executive Director for the Johnson & Johnson Center for Device Innovation at the Texas Medical Center.  He is also a professor of surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and an adjunct professor of Bioengineering at Rice University, the University of Houston and Texas A&M. Prior to joining JJMC, he served as Director of the Center for Technology and Innovation and Director of the renowned Cullen Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at the Texas Heart Institute.

Dr. Cohn has been deeply involved in developing the continuous-flow, totally implantable, artificial heart. In 2011, Dr. Cohn and Dr. O. H. Frazier successfully implanted the first pulseless total heart replacement device in a human patient. 
Dr. Cohn has been granted more than 90 US patents or patents pending. Since 2012, Dr. Cohn has served as the Chief Medical Officer and on the Board of Directors for BiVACOR and CSI Inc.