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COHEN HEDY G. (nee GOFFMAN) Age 74, on September 19, 2021. Adoring wife of Michael R. Cohen; loving mother of Rachel (Neil Brown) Cohen and Jennifer (Mitchell) Gold, grandmother of Brett, Sydney, Ethan and Alec. Sister of David (Eileen) Goffman. She spent more than 18 years in nursing, including in critical care and nursing management, pursued doctoral work in health policy, served as an adjunct assistant professor at Temple University School of Pharmacy, taught at Jefferson College of Pharmacy, and was a Faculty Fellow for the executive patient safety fellowship offered by the Virginia Commonwealth University. Throughout her career, Hedy was passionate about the need to train and mentor the next generation of medication safety leaders. During her tenure at ISMP, Hedy was a frequent speaker on current issues in medication safety, authored numerous articles on improving the medication use process, co-authored a handbook on high-alert drugs, and helped edit ISMP's monthly Nurse Advise-ERR newsletter. She also served on national advisory boards for Nursing Advance and Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses. Services will be private. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, https://www.ismp.org/support/donate or to a charity of the donor's choice. www.goldsteinsfuneral.com
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