Richard Alan Cooper, American Hematologist, college dean, health policy analyst. National Institutes of Health grantee. Served with United States Public Health Service, 1963-1965. Member American Society Hematology, American Federation Clinical Research, American Society Clinical Investigation, Association American Physicians, American Clinical Climatological Association Beta Kappa., Alpha Omega Alpha.
Intern Harvard University medical services Boston City Hospital, 1961-1963, resident in medicine, 1965-1966, fellow in hematology Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, 1966-1969. Assistant professor medicine Harvard University Medical School, 1969-1971. Chief hematology division Thorndike Memorial Laboratory and Harvard Medical Services, Boston City Hospital, 1969-1971.
Professor medicine, director Cancer Center, chief hematology-oncology section University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1971-1985. Professor medicine, executive vice president, dean Medical College Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1985-1994, director health policy institute, 1992—2005. Professor medicine, senior fellow Leonard Davis Institute Health Economics, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 2005.