Mary is the Associate Dean for the College of Health and Human Services at Indiana University, Fort Wayne. She has been a faculty member in the DH Program since 1979. Mary has published many articles on topics for dental hygienists and has written a textbook, nutrition CD-ROM, book chapters and edited textbooks.
Mary was honored with the IPFW Friends of the University Outstanding Teaching Award as well as the FACET Award for excellence in teaching. Ms. Cooper has presented with DHS for 22 years.