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Richard Alan Cooper

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.

Background

  • Cooper, Richard Alan was born on September 23, 1936 in Milwaukee. Son of Peter and Annabelle (Schlomovitz) Cooper.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1958;Doctor of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, 1961.

    Career

    • 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.

    Membership

    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, Phi Beta Kappa., Alpha Omega Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Jaclyn Koppel, June 22, 1958 (deceased). Children: Stephanie, Jonathan. Married Andrea Pastor, August 20,1988.
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    Born September 23, 1936