Gary Cohen

Co-Executive Director,
Health Care Without Harm

Gary Cohen is a founder and Co-Executive Director of Health Care Without Harm, the international campaign for environmentally responsible healthcare. He is also the Executive Director of the Environmental Health Fund, which works on domestic and global chemical safety issues. He is the co-author of Fighting Toxics (Island Press, 1990) and the groundbreaking report, “The U.S. Military’s Toxics Legacy.” He served for many years as the Executive Director of the National Toxics Campaign Fund and is a founder of the Military Toxics Project, which addresses the public health legacy of the U.S. military. He is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Sambhavna Clinic and Documentation Center in Bhopal, India, which provides free medical care to the survivors of the Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal. He has been working on environmental health issues for twenty years and has published numerous articles on environmental health issues in the United States and India.