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UPitt's Dr. Cooper wins 'Oscar' of gov't service

November 21, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - Dr. Rory Cooper has a long list of credentials and achievements, but what he's looking forward to most about his most recent award is the platform it provides for talking about people with disabilities.On Sept. 27, Cooper received the “Science and Environment Medal” as part of this year's Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, known as the Sammies and the “Oscars” of government service.“Having a disability doesn't mean you can't contribute,” said...

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