James W. Cooper

James W. Cooper

James W. Cooper, PhD
The University of Georgia, Education and Research College of Pharmacy, USA


James W. Cooper, Jr.  (706) 769-7586 and Fax) Address: UGa College of Rx, 1200 Collliers Creek Rd. Watkinsville GA,30677-1867,  jcooper@rx.uga.edu and web sites www.cooperconsultantpress.com.  Education:B.S. Pharmacy (′68) and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Clinical Pharmacy (′72) at UGa Licenses: Georgia No. 9725; Rhode Island No. 2186 Certification: Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), 1993-2000, re-certified 2000-2007 &2007-2014; certified geriatric pharmacist (CGP), 1998-2009.
Present Positions: President, Consultant Press, Director of Education and Research, SHCA, and Emeritus Albert W. Jowdy Professor of Pharmacy Care, College of Pharmacy, and formerly Honors, Graduate and Gerontology Faculties of the University of Georgia; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, The Medical College of Georgia at www.mcg.edu now Georgia Health Sciences University; past positions-  founding Department Head, Department of Pharmacy Practice, UGa, 1980-1992, Assistant Dean for External Affiliations, UGa, 1992-4, Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island, 1972-76. Clinical Services Admission and monthly drug therapy evaluation of selected personal care, assisted living and nursing home patients; prn consultation to Adult Day Care, Alzheimers and Parkinson Support Groups, home and hospice care patients. Offer consultative services to any religious group, pharmacist or other health care provider or patient/family/caregiver who calls/writes/e-mail. Past services to 4 hospitals and 11 nursing homes, one primary care center, home health and hospice agency. Served over 6,000 patients at all levels of care.

Research Interest

Geriatric Drug Therapy Efficacy,Toxicity, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacist Effect on Drug Related Problems and Disease Management in the Older Adult.