Dr Spring Cooper

Senior Lecturer in Sexology
Medicine, Westmead Clinical School

Jeffery House
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: 9762 5381
F: 9762 5387
Curriculum vitae

Research interests

Spring Cooper is a social researcher with academic qualifications in public health, health promotion, and sexuality. She has taught both health promotion and sexuality classes to postgraduate students.

Her PhD focused on the sexual health education implications of menstrual attitudes and knowledge among women of varying socio-economic status in the United States. Her current research interests are in adolescent sexual health, health promotion, health communication, and prevention of disease through behaviour change and vaccination.

Teaching areas

Sexual Health, Counselling, Public Health, Health Communication

Current national competitive grants*


Randomised Controlled Evaluation of a Complex Intervention to Promote Uptake of School-based HPV Vaccination
Skinner R, Cooper S, McCaffery K, Zimet G, McGeechan K, Whyte P, Regan D
NHMRC Project Grants ($723,634 over 3 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney