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Cooper, William G.*

 

Honors and Awards

  • Honorary Fellow, Medical Library Association, 1999
  • Senior Executive Service Performance Award, 1982
  • Director’s Award, National Library of Medicine, 1981
  • Research Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health, 1959–1964

 

Other Accomplishments and Activities

  • Consultant to many scientific and professional associations and state, federal, and international agencies. Topics include roles for the Hospital Satellite Network in enhancing delivery of biomedical information to health professionals, and the establishment of a medical library/biomedical information resource center for the United Arab Emirates University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

 

Publications (5 representative)

 

Professional Positions

  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, visiting professor of medical education, 1992–2005
  • Cooper and Associates, Charlottesville, VA (last location), principal, 1985–2005
  • National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, associate director for extramural programs, 1984–1985
  • National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, acting associate director for extramural programs, 1982–1984
  • Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, acting director, 1981–1982
  • Research and Education, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, acting deputy director, 1981–1982
  • National Medical Audiovisual Center, National Library of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, and Bethesda, MD, acting director, 1980–1982
  • National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, associate director for planning, 1979–1985
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, vice-chancellor for programs and educational programs, 1978–1979
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, assistant chancellor for extramural health services and educational affairs, 1975–1978
  • Division of Educational Resources, director, and Department of Academic Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington DC, deputy director, 1972–1975
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, assistant vice-president for health affairs, 1971–1973
  • School of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, associate dean for student affairs, 1970 –1971
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, professor of anatomy, 1966 –1981
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, director of multidisciplinary teaching laboratories and biomedical communications, 1965–1970
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, associate professor of anatomy, 1963–1966
  • Tissue Culture Association Course on “Methods and Principles of Cell and Tissue Culture,” University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, director, 1961–1964
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, assistant professor of anatomy, 1956–1963
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, instructor in anatomy
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, assistant and then instructor in anatomy, 1952–1955
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, instructor in anatomy, 1950–1952

 

MLA published statements about the fellow

 

Education

  • PhD (anatomy), Columbia University, New York, NY, 1954
  • MS, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1950
  • BS, University of Cincinnati, 1949

 

Contributed by Betsy L. Humphreys, MLS, FMLA

 

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