Wayne Cooper-IMH

M. Wayne Cooper, MD, PhD Adjunct Professor

Dr. Cooper is an Adjunct Professor in the Institute of Medical Humanities. He is a 1969 graduate of UTMB who practiced academic Cardiology at Texas Tech University, the Postgraduate Institute of Physiology in Warsaw, Poland, Michigan State University, the University of California at San Francisco and the University of Texas at Tyler. Dr. Cooper is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities. He holds a Master’s Degree in Bioethics from Albany Medical College/Mt. Sinai in New York and a PhD in Philosophy of Science from the University of Texas at Dallas. He is the author of The Social Construction of AMA Code of Ethics, Postextrasystolic Potentiation: Mechanism, Measurement, Application. He translated and annotated Rudolf Ramm’s Medical Jurisprudence and Rules of the Profession, a textbook of Nazi Medical Ethics. He has published extensively in both Cardiology and Bioethics. His major areas of interest in the humanities is in the philosophy of technoscience, medicine and the Holocaust and literature and medicine. He has taught Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine at the University of Texas at Dallas and the University of Texas at Tyler and contributes to the teaching of Bioethics at UTMB.