Keynote Speaker

Cancer Prevention and Genetic Testing

Christine Cooper MD, OB/GYN

Dr. Cooper is an OB/GYN generalist diagnosed with Stage IIIc ovarian cancer and subsequently found to be BRCA1 positive. She used Myriad Genetics Laboratories in her practice for eight years prior to her diagnosis. As such, she is uniquely qualified to offer a professional as well as personal view on the importance of offering patients screening for actionable hereditary cancers. Dr. Cooper is familiar with the challenges of introducing and using genetic-testing products in a busy OB/GYN practice.

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield IL, OB/GYN Residency

University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine

Oklahoma State University, Bachelors of Science, Biology
Oklahoma State University, Bachelors of Science, Psychology