Center for Nursing Research: Dr. Medoff-Cooper

Effective January 1, the School of Nursing's Center for Nursing Research will be headed by Dr. Barbara Medoff-Cooper, professor of nursing, Dean Norma Lang has announced. Dr. Ellen Fuller has been serving as Interim Director of the 15-year-old Center since Dr. Barbara Lowery became Associate Provost.

Dr. Medoff-Cooper received her B.S.N. from Trenton State College, and her master's in nursing from the University of Maryland, then took her doctorate in educational psychology at Temple. She completed her post-doctoral education as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Penn. A member of the faculty since 1981, Dr. Medoff-Cooper is currently director of the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Graduate Program. She is known for her studies on neurobehavioral problems of the preterm infant, and for earlier work which resulted in the development of the Early Infancy Temperament Questionnaire used in research and practice throughout the U. S.and abroad. In addition to her teaching and research here, Dr. Medoff-Cooper has been a visiting professor at the Henrietta Szold School of Nursing at Hebrew University and the School of Nursing at Tel Aviv University.


Volume 43 Number 14
December 3, 1996

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