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
Adolescent sexual health, adolescent online and offline social networks, health promotion, health communication, and prevention of disease through behavior change and vaccination.