ChicagoCHEC Role: Center Manager
Organization: Northwestern University
Jen Cooper is a Research Manager in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Northwestern-based Program Manager for ChicagoCHEC. She also serves as the NU staff lead on the Planning & Evaluation Core, leading evaluation activities for the partnership in tandem with faculty and staff across sites. Previously, Jen was a Project Manager at the Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research at the University of Chicago where she led a grant portfolio of projects that assessed optimal practices for treating elderly and complex patients with diabetes. Prior to her work in the field of diabetes, Jen worked both domestically and abroad on the improvement of health outcomes for pediatric oncology patients. Jen is committed to improving access to quality health care and quality of life for medically underserved and vulnerable patient populations. Jen holds a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology and Global Health from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrative Biology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.