James C. Cobey

Graduated from Hamilton College with a BA in History specializing in Thai foreign policy in the 19th Century.  He received his MD from the Johns Hopkins Medical School and his MPH at the School of Hygiene and Public Health, focusing on international health.

Dr. Cobey is a board certified orthopedic surgeon in an independent practice that specializes in major trauma, spine reconstruction, and total joint replacement.  He has been the team doctor for Gallaudet University (school for the deaf) for twenty years and he is an instructor on International Humanitarian Law and Disaster Relief for the Red Cross. He holds the rank of Professor of Orthopedics at Georgetown University and Senior Associate at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He has been guest lecturer at Yale University, George Washington University and other medical schools.

As a member of Physicians for Human Rights, Dr. Cobey shared in the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for the International Campaign to Ban Land Mines.  He received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Johns Hopkins University in 2001 and in 2002 the Frank Annunzio award from the Christopher Columbus Foundation.  He is president of the School’s Society of Alumni and a member of the Dean’s Alumni Advisory Council.

In 1992 Dr. Cobey won the Charles R. Drew Award from the American Red Cross.  In June 1998, he was awarded the American Red Cross’s International Humanitarian Service Award.  He is author of numerous articles on orthopedics and international relief.


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