Rollins School of Public Health | Faculty Profile
Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Hannah  Cooper

Professor

Faculty, Behavioral Sciences/Health Ed.

Jointly Appointed, Epidemiology

I hold the Rollins Chair of Substance Use Disorders Research and direct Spark, the Rollins Program on Substance Use Disorders. My scientific expertise includes studying the social determinants of drug-related harms, with a particular focus on harm reduction and health equity. I apply multilevel, geospatial, and qualitative methods to explore these topics.

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Contact Information

Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University

Atlanta , GA 30322

1518-002-5AA, Room # GCR 526

Phone: (404) 727-0261

Fax: (404) 727-1369

Email: hcoope3@emory.edu

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Areas of Interest

  • Addiction/Substance Abuse
  • Behavior and Health
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Health Disparities
  • Social Epidemiology

Education

  • ScD 2003, Harvard School of Public Health
  • SM 1998, Harvard School of Public Health
  • BA 1993, Yale

Courses Taught

  • BSHE 535: Macrosocial Determinant Health

Affiliations & Activities

Participation in National Panels and Task Forces

2019-present              NASEM Task Force on Public Health Interventions to Address the Opioid Crisis, member

 

2018-present              ASPPH Task Force on Public Health Initiatives to Address the Substance Abuse Crisis, member

 

2018-present              CDC’s Office of State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support’s “Social Determinants of Health Think Tank,” member

 

2018                           NIDA/OBSSR Panel on Contributions of Social and Behavioral Research in Addressing the Opioid Crisis, member

 

RESEARCH FUNDING

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Active

  1. Kentucky Communities and Researchers Engaging to Halt the Opioid Epidemic (UG3 NA044798- S1)

PI or MPI: Hannah Cooper/April Young (MPI)

Funder: NIDA/SAMHSA/CDC/ARC

 

 

2018-2023               Developing the Evidence Base for Overdose Policies: A Multilevel Analysis of NHBS  (DA046187)

PI or MPI: Hannah Cooper

Funder: NIDA

 

  1. Kentucky Communities and Researchers Engaging to Halt the Opioid Epidemic (UG3 NA044798)

PI or MPI: Hannah Cooper/April Young (MPI)

Funder: NIDA/SAMHSA/CDC/ARC

 

2016-2018                 Novel Methods for Research on Young Rural Opioid Users at Risk of HIV,

HCV & OD (R21 DA042727)

                                    PI or MPIs: Cooper/Young

                                    Funder: NIDA

 

2015-2023                 Prevention Science Core of Emory’s Center for AIDS Research (P30

AI050409)

PI or MPIs: Cooper/Sullivan

Funder: NIAID

 

2014-2019                 Metropolitan Trajectories of HIV Epidemics & Responses in US Key

Populations (R01 DA037568)

                                    PI or MPIs: Cooper/Friedman/Stall (multi-PI proposal)

                                    Funder: NIDA

           

2013-2019                 Place Characteristics & Disparities in HIV in IDUs: A Multilevel Analysis of NHBS (R01DA035101 01)

                                    PI or MPIs: Cooper

Funder: NIDA