Patricia Cooper

Patricia Cooper

Senior Vice President, Sacramento

Before joining Weber Shandwick, Patricia (Patty) Cooper worked at the California Biotechnology Foundation (CBF) in 2006 as Executive Director in charge of designing and implementing education outreach programs to promote a greater understanding of the California Life Sciences industry.

Before joining CBF she was Director of Californians Allied for Patient Protection (CAPP), a coalition to protect access to care and patient safety through California’s landmark Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975 (MICRA). In that position, she was responsible for the direction and implementation of all activities and programs needed to carry out the mission of protecting MICRA, including educating elected and appointed officials about MICRA, implementing a grassroots program to educate healthcare providers on the importance of MICRA protection, and directing media communications and presentations regarding the importance of MICRA and its key provisions.

Patricia holds a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Oregon.

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