Vice President Process and Strategic Improvement
Jeffrey A. Cooper, MD is Vice President for Process and Strategic Improvement at WIRB Copernicus Group. Jeff is a physician trained in pediatrics, pediatric pulmonary disease, and nuclear medicine. During his academic career he was a basic science investigator, clinical investigator, IRB chair, and hospital administrator. Jeff left medical practice in 2002 to help start the Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP) where he was responsible for the development and operation of the accreditation process. Prior to that Jeff was Associate Medical Director at Albany Medical Center where he was responsible for utilization management and quality improvement. At WIRB Copernicus Group IRB Jeff provides leadership and strategic implementation of continuous improvement. Dr. Cooper graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Albany Medical College, and the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University. He trained in pediatrics at the University of Iowa and nuclear medicine at Albany Medical Center. After completion of his post-graduate training, Dr. Cooper trained in pulmonary physiology under a National Research Service Award and has been active in basic science and clinical research.
Monday, November 18
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM