University of Iowa
Christopher S. Cooper, MD, FAAP, FACS, is Professor and Vice Chairman of Urology at the University of Iowa, Iowa City. He also serves as Director of the Pediatric Urology Division at the Children’s Hospital. In addition, he serves as Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.
Dr. Cooper is the Secretary of the American Academy of Pediatrics Affiliate Section on Urology, executive-secretary of the Pediatric Urology Advisory Council to the Board of Urology, past-president of the Society for Fetal Urology, and of the North Central Section of the American Urologic Association. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Pediatric Urology and has over 150 urologic publications.
Dr Cooper graduated from the University of Iowa College of medicine where he was awarded the Nathan G. Alcock Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement in Urology. He completed his Urology residency after receiving an Outstanding Teaching Award from medical students and the Iowa Urologic Society and has received multiple teaching awards including a Collegiate Teaching Award. He is the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award for Achievement from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.
Dr Cooper completed a two-year pediatric urology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was the recipient of an American Foundation for Urologic Disease and American Urologic Association Research Scholarship. Additionally, he was awarded the first Frank Hinman, Jr. Award for clinical research by the Society of Pediatric Urology.