Get to know Cardiologist Dr. Edward S. Cooper, who served patients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
(YourDigitalWall Editorial):- New York City, New York Mar 31, 2023 (Issuewire.com) – Dr. Cooper is an experienced cardiologist who is retired from practice. During his active years on the job, he was the president of the medical staff at Philadelphia General Hospital and Chief of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine medical service at the hospital.
Likewise, he was the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Stroke Research Center at PGH, and maintained a private practice in the field of internal medicine and stroke prevention at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He retired and his Emeritus Professor status at the University of Pennsylvania was conferred on January 1, 1996.
Regarding his educational background, Dr. Cooper completed his medical degree at Meharry Medical College. He then went on to complete his residency in internal medicine and his
Having been published widely, he served on the editorial boards of several medical journals, and lectured as a visiting professor and invited speaker on numerous occasions both in the United States and abroad. He became the first African-American president of the American Heart Association (AHA), and chaired the Stroke Council Association.
He has served extensively on national and local committees and commissions dealing with issues of stroke and cardiovascular prevention, and is Co-Editor of the book, Stroke in Blacks, which was released in 1999.
Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart, as well as the circulatory system. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and electrophysiology. Cardiologists are doctors who diagnose, assess, and treat patients with diseases and defects of the heart and blood vessels (the cardiovascular system).
Throughout his career, Dr. Cooper was the recipient of various accolades, including the American Heart Association Gold Heart Award, the AHA’s highest national award; the Charles Drew Award for Distinguished Contribution to Minority Education; the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Education; and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Edna Kynett Memorial Award in 2003.
Furthermore, the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine has commissioned a professorship in his name, and the American Heart Association awards the Edward S. Cooper Award each year at its annual meeting, along with an annual visiting clerkship sponsored by the Department of Medicine.
Well recognized in the field of cardiology, Dr. Cooper attributes his success to the expectation that he would always go into medicine. His father and two brothers were dentists. His wife was a doctor, his children are doctors, and now 3 of his 4 grandchildren are doctors. He enjoyed his career and helping people, and the University of Pennsylvania was very supportive of his work in stroke prevention.
Nowadays, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.
Learn More about Dr. Edward S. Cooper:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3172401-Edward-Cooper-cardiologist-Philadelphia-PA-19119 or through Penn Medicine, https://www.pennmedicine.org/departments-and-centers/department-of-medicine/diversity/programs/biosketch
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