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Volunteer Spotlight: Debra Cohen, MD


Dr. Debra Cohen, pediatric endocrinologist, has been actively providing direct-to-patient video consultations since November 2015.

How did you first hear about and get involved in telemedicine?

I learned about The MAVEN Project from an article in the San Francisco Chronicle in June of 2015 and contacted the staff in July. That started some conversations with Lisa Shmerling, who is a superb articulator of the vision of the project.…

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Bring Your Own Couch: The Promise of Telemedicine for Mental Health Care


Videochat programs are designed to let us see and talk to people who are not in the same physical place as us. While most of us use them to keep in touch with friends and family, others might find it just as important to keep in regular touch with their mental health care provider.…

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The MAVEN Project is on AmazonSmile!


The MAVEN Project is participating in the AmazonSmile program — a way to give money to your favorite charitable organizations (such as The MAVEN Project!). When you shop through AmazonSmile, you’ll find the same prices, selection and shopping experience as you expect, with the added bonus that when you designate The MAVEN Project as your charity of choice, Amazon donates .5% of the price of your purchase to us.…

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