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John COOPER John E. Cooper, DPM, FRCP, FRCPsych Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry University of Nottingham Nottingham, UK Email: johncooper@ntlworld.com Dr. Cooper graduated from Oxford University, then received his DPM and psychiatric post-graduate training at Royal Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital and the Institute of Psychiatry in London. While in London, Dr. Cooper led the UK team involved in the US/UK Diagnostic Project. Dr. Cooper was also a consulting psychiatrist at the Royal Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals, and was the vice-dean at the Institute of Psychiatry. Dr. Cooper served as a professor of psychiatry at the University of Nottingham, being the foundation chair from 1972-1991. He is currently an emeritus professor at the University of Nottingham. Dr. Cooper has a wide range of clinical and research interests. In the area of clinical care, Dr. Cooper is interested in an increasing psychiatric collaboration with general practitioners to increase the reach of psychiatry in a defined community, along with acute psychiatric day hospitals. Areas of research interest include diagnostic classification and the measurement of disability. Dr. Cooper has been a consultant to WHO in the development of the ICD-8, ICD-9, and ICD-10. He also participated in the WHO Collaborative Studies on Schizophrenia, and was a WHO consultant to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.