Mary Reich Cooper, MD, JD
Associate Professor and Program Director, HQS – Thomas Jefferson University
Mary Reich Cooper, MD, JD, has been associate professor of population health and program director for Healthcare Quality and Safety and Operational Excellence at the Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health since January 2016. She also designed and inaugurated the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Leadership (QIPS) program and the implementation of the Health System Science curriculum for the Sidney Kimmel Medical College in the JeffMD curriculum. She is on the Board of the American College of Medical Quality, the QTIP Editor for the American Journal of Medical Quality, and a national speaker on patient safety, healthcare quality, leadership, and social determinants of health. Much of Dr. Cooper’s career has been leading healthcare quality, patient safety and population health for academic medical centers and affiliated organizations. Dr. Cooper has taught thousands of healthcare professionals. She has numerous publications and grants, and her interests are large-scale change and health policy.