Elizabeth M. Cooper, Ed.D.

Elizabeth M. Cooper, Ed.D.

Contact Information

Strong Health Midwifery Group
905 Culver Road
Rochester, NY 14609

Office: (585) 487-3330
Fax: (585) 334-0699
Administrative: (585) 275-4060


The biographical information for Elizabeth M. Cooper, Ed.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

Dorothea Lang Pioneer Award | American College of Nurse-Midwives' Foundation 2008
Inclusion in 1st Edition of Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care 1997 - 1998
Who's Who in American Nursing, 6th Edition 1996
Awarded Fellowship in the American College of Nurse-Midwives 1995
Who's Who in American Nursing, 5th Edition 1994

Awards & Honors (Local)

Chairperson | New York State Borad of Midwifery | New York State department of Education, Albany NY 2013 - Present
Establishment of Annual Elizabeth Cooper MIdwifery Lectureship | UR Department of Ob-Gyn and the Highland Hospital Foundation 2005 - Present
Appointment to New York State Board of Midwifery | New York State Department of Education 2005 - 2015
Recognition Award for Contributions to the Finger Lakes Region | New York State Perinatal Association 1992

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 21 available »

2014 Oct
Lee S, Guillet R, Cooper EM, Westerman M, Orlando M, Pressman E, O'Brien KO. "Maternal inflammation at delivery affects assessment of maternal iron status." The Journal of nutrition. 2014 Oct; 144(10):1524-32. Epub 2014 Jul 30.
2014 Sep
Whisner CM, Young BE, Witter FR, Harris ZL, Queenan RA, Cooper EM, O'Brien KO. "Reductions in heel bone quality across gestation are attenuated in pregnant adolescents with higher prepregnancy weight and greater increases in PTH across gestation." Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. 2014 Sep; 29(9):2109-17.
2014 Sep
Cao C, Pressman EK, Cooper EM, Guillet R, Westerman M, O'Brien KO. "Placental heme receptor LRP1 correlates with the heme exporter FLVCR1 and neonatal iron status." Reproduction : the official journal of the Society for the Study of Fertility. 2014 Sep; 148(3):295-302. Epub 2014 Jun 19.
2014 Apr
O'Brien KO, Li S, Cao C, Kent T, Young BV, Queenan RA, Pressman EK, Cooper EM. "Placental CYP27B1 and CYP24A1 expression in human placental tissue and their association with maternal and neonatal calcitropic hormones." The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 2014 Apr; 99(4):1348-56. Epub 2014 Jan 28.
Young, BE; Cooper, EM; McIntyre, AW; Kent, t; Witter, F; Harris, ZL; O'Brien, KO. "Placental vitamin D receptor (VDR) expression is related to neonatal vitamin D status, placental clacium transfer, and fetal bone length in pregnant adolescents." FASEB J. 2014; 28.

Current Appointments

Professor Emeritus - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD) - Primary


Midwife, Certified Nurse - ACNM Certification Council, Inc.


EdD | Education Administration | University of Rochester1992
MS | Midwifery | Columbia University1971
BS | Nursing | Univ Texas-Austin1969