Deputy Director for Strategic Planning and Partnerships
Zara Cooper, MD, MSc is an acute care surgeon, trauma surgeon, and surgical intensivist certified in palliative medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston. Dr. Cooper is an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, and a recipient of the BWH President’s Young Investigators Award and the BWH Faculty Development Award. Her research focuses on improving end-of-life and palliative care as well as reducing non-beneficial care in critically ill surgical patients through improved patient-provider communication. Her work also seeks to eliminate racial and income disparities in the treatment of critically ill surgical patients.