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James D. Cooper, MD

Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 9
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5180 Phone
412-692-7355 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2003 MD, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Conn.
2009 MSc, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
 

Residency:

2006 Pediatrics, University of Connecticut, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, Conn.
 

Fellowship:

2009 Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Memberships

  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology   
  • American Society of Hematology      
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology     
  • Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society    
  • American Academy of Pediatrics      
  • Society for Clinical and Translational Science    
  • Children’s Oncology Group

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics 
  • National Board of Medical Examiners

Awards

  • Magna cum Laude, University of Notre Dame
  • Notre Dame Scholar, University of Notre Dame 
  • Pediatric Scholar, University of Connecticut    
  • First-Year Fellow of the Year, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC 
  • 2008-2009 Fellow Participant, Region III Hemophilia Treatment Centers Annual Meeting
  • 2008-2009 Participant, American Society of Hematology, Clinical Research Training Institute
  • Fellow of the Year, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Publications

  • Goyal RK, Cooper JD. Meta-analyzing the link between MTHFR C677T genotype and susceptibility to childhood ALL. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Apr;58(4):483-4. 
  • Prosser HM, Koike-Yusa H, Cooper JD, Law FC, Bradley A. A resource of vectors and ES cells for targeted deletion of microRNAs in mice. Nat Biotechnol. 2011 Aug 7;29(9):840-5.
  • Cooper JD, Smith KJ, Ritchey AK. A cost-effectiveness analysis of coagulation testing prior to tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in children. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Dec 1;55(6):1153-9.

Research Interests

  • Cost-effectiveness and decision analytic models in coagulation problems
  • Recombinant activated factor VII in off-label and critical care indications
  • Use of thromboelastography in pediatrics
Last Update
January 8, 2013
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