Jon Cohen, M.D., was named senior vice president and chief medical officer of Quest Diagnostics effective March 30, the company announced.
Cohen, 54, serves currently as senior adviser to New York Gov. David Paterson, focusing on policy and strategic planning and has advised Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) on healthcare policy. Prior to joining the governors administration, Cohen was managing director of health industries services at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and he also has served as CMO and senior vice president at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, based in Great Neck, N.Y.
Madison, N.J.-based Quest Diagnostics develops diagnostic testing, information and services to providers.