Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) announced Tuesday that Matthew Cooper has been appointed chief of the Division of Transplantation in the Department of Surgery at MCW, director of the Joint Solid Organ Transplantation Program at Froedtert Health and Children’s Wisconsin, and the Mark B. Adams Chair in Transplant Surgery.

Most recently, Cooper served as director of kidney and pancreas transplantation and medical director of transplant quality at the Medstar Georgetown Transplant Institute. He was also a professor of surgery at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

“After a comprehensive, international search, we’re thrilled to welcome Dr. Cooper to this important leadership role at the Medical College of Wisconsin,” said Joseph E. Kerschner, provost and executive vice president of MCW, and The Julia A. Uihlein, MA, Dean of the School of Medicine. “His passion for increasing organ donation and saving lives through organ transplantation is unparalleled. I’m confident he will bring that same passion to MCW, continuing to grow our standing as a premier institution in this field.”

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