Barbara Medoff-Cooper, PhD, MS, BSN

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Barbara Medoff-Cooper, PhD, is a Professor of Nursing in Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and an academic investigator in childhood obesity research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township, NJ

Graduate Degree

MSN - University of Maryland, College Park, MD
PhD - Educational Psychology: Infant Development, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Professor of Nursing in Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Academic Investigator, Healthy Weight Program

Research Interests

Neonatal intensive care
Pediatric primary care
High risk follow-up programs
High risk infancy
Neurobehavioral development
Sucking behaviors
Temperament
Infant feeding behaviors