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UTHSC’s Cooper Recognized by AAMC for Distinguished Service
Dr. Cooper began serving in leadership positions for the AAMC in 1994 when he was president of the Association of Medical School Microbiology and Immunology Chairs and served as that organization’s representative to the AAMC for six years. He has served the AAMC Council of Academic Societies (CAS) in leadership positions for more than eight years, as well as in key leadership positions on the GREAT (Graduate Research, Education and Training) Group Steering Committee. He chaired the AAMC’s Council of Academic Societies Advisory Board in 2000, served as a member of the AAMC Executive Council for three years and was a member of its Executive Committee from 2000 to 2001.
Cooper became affiliated with the UT Health Science Center in 1985, serving as
chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology from 1985 to 2000. He
currently serves as Secretary General for the International Conference on Yeast
Genetics and Molecular Biology and as a member of the Board of Governors
nominating committee for the
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