Mr. Ryan Cooper (Ph.D. Candidate, 2018/J.D. Candidate 2020) holds a Masters of Liberal Arts Degree in Psychology from Harvard University, a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of the Cumberlands, and a Certificate in Public Health Policy from The University of South Carolina. He completed his undergraduate studies at El Centro College, where he earned Associates Degrees in Liberal Arts and Legal Sciences/Paralegal Studies. He then earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Technology and Law from the University of Texas at Brownsville. He will complete his Doctorate, all training requirements, and earn his license to practice independently as a Clinical Psychologist in 2018 and as an Attorney in 2020.
He is completing his doctoral residency in Neuropsychology at Terrell State Psychiatric Hospital and Psychology Professionals and is presently a law student at Mitchell-Hamline School of Law, an ABA-Approved program that has ranked in the top five programs nationally for Dispute Resolution and Mediation by U.S. News and World Report for the past 17 years.
His interest areas include forensic psychology, neuropsychological assessment, legal research, medical malpractice, constitutional law, and anti-trust law with an emphasis in medication prescribing in the U.S. He is well versed in LexisNexis and WestLaw from his past paralegal experience in class action and medical malpractice law and his current legal studies and has numerous publications and presentations related to Psychology and Law.
He is a member of the American Academy of Medical Psychology, American Bar Association (ABA), American Psychological Association (APA), Texas Psychological Association (TPA), and the Kentucky Psychological Association (KPA). He splits his professional time and endeavors between Kentucky and his home state of Texas.