Her academic background is in BioBehavioral Health, an interdisciplinary approach to health and prevention (http://bbh.hhdev.psu.edu/). Her PhD focused on the sexual health education implications of menstrual attitudes and knowledge among women of varying socio-economic status in the United States. After completing her PhD, she published a children’s book related to her dissertation research.Since graduating Dr Cooper traveled to Australia, to undertake a Postdoctoral Fellowship with The University of Sydney at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School. She then taught for three years in the Masters of HIV, STIs, and Sexual Health at The University of Sydney. She joined CUNY SPH in 2015.
PhD in Biobehavioral Health from The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
BS in Biobehavioral Health from The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Health Education concerning Vaccine Preventable Diseases;
Sexual Health in Adolescents and Young Adults; Menstrual Cycle and Menstrual Events, including Menarche and Menopause; Sexual Responding and Pleasure; Prevention of STI and HIV Transmission; Harm Reduction; Health Communication; Sexual Agency; Social Media’s Impacts on Sexual Health; Podcasting as Health Promotion; Intimate Partner Violence and Cyber Sexual Assault