Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series
The Robbins College Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series brings innovative researchers who are positively impacting the health and well-being of their communities to the Baylor University campus to speak on their research and its impact.
"THE POWER OF PREVENTION"
November 30, 2023 | 1:00pm | Cashion 506
Tyler Cooper, MD, MPH
President and CEO
Cooper Aerobics/Cooper Clinic
In "The Power of Prevention," Dr. Cooper will examine the history of the development of his father's concept of exercise as medicine and the reception of preventive medicine in addressing the health crisis currently plaguing the United States. Dr. Cooper will discuss how research from The Cooper Institute and the practice of preventive care at Cooper Clinic work together to improve the quality and quantity of life while also dramatically reducing health care costs.
ABOUT DR. TYLER COOPER
Dr. Tyler C. Cooper is a preventive medicine physician and serves as president and chief executive officer of Cooper Aerobics and Cooper Clinic.
Dr. Cooper earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University in 1994, where he was All-Conference, Conference Champion and team captain in both track and cross-country as well as a member of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI). Prior to medical school, he worked abroad and in business development for Cooper. He received a Doctor of Medicine from University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio in 2003 and a Master of Public Health in health care management from Harvard University School of Public Health in 2005. He completed his medical residency at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia, and at the University of South Carolina. He is board certified in preventive medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.
Since 2006, Dr. Cooper has been practicing medicine and overseeing Cooper Aerobics’ eight diverse health and wellness companies. The focus of each of Cooper entity is to fulfill the mission of improving the quality and quantity of people’s lives through preventive medicine and healthy living.
Dr. Cooper serves on the Board of Regents for Baylor University and the Board of Trustees for The Cooper Institute®. He serves on advisory boards for Baylor University Robbins College, The University of Texas at San Antonio Medical School alumni advisory board and the IHRSA Medical Board. He formerly served as president of the American Heart Association Advisory Board – Dallas, the Grand Bank Board of Directors, North Texas Food Bank Board of Directors and Baylor University School of Education Advisory Board. He is a former member of YPO.
Dr. Cooper is married to Angela Lang Cooper who earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Baylor in 1996, was captain of the songleaders and 1995 Baylor Homecoming Queen. They are active members of Park Cities Baptist Church in Dallas and have three children: Clark, Lang and Kai.