Biography

M. Brett Cooper, M.D., M.Ed., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in adolescent and young adult medicine, including HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and male/female health.

Dr. Cooper earned his medical degree at Wright State University and completed a residency in general pediatrics at the University of Toledo. He received advanced training through an adolescent medicine fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and also earned an M.Ed. degree in curriculum and instruction for health care professionals at the University of Houston.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2018.

Dr. Cooper is the Director of the adolescent medicine rotation for the pediatric residency at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and co-Chair of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Cooper has presented nationally and regionally on topics such as HIV PrEP and was an author on the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine’s position paper on HIV PrEP.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (2007-2011)
  • Residency - University of Toledo/Toledo Children's Hospital (2012-2015), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital (2015-2018), Adolescent Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
  • Texas Pediatric Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • GLMA
Books & Publications
Research
  • Medical Education

Clinical Focus

  • Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

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