Assistant Extramural Inventions Policy Officer in the Division of Extramural Inventions and Technology Resources (DEITR)
Scott Cooper is an Assistant Extramural Inventions Policy Officer in the Division of Extramural Inventions and Technology Resources (DEITR) in the NIH’s Office of Extramural Research (OER). He came to the NIH as an Assistant Grants Policy Officer in the Division of Grants Policy, Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration, OER. Mr. Cooper previously served as a Policy Analyst at the HHS’ Office of Grants Policy Oversight and Evaluation. Prior to joining HHS, Mr. Cooper served as a Grants Program Manager for the Federal Emergency Management Agency at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Bureau of Justice Assistance at the U.S. Department of Justice, and as an Aviation Security Policy Analyst for the Transportation Security Administration at DHS. Prior to joining Federal service, he was a staff attorney for a small non-profit organization that served the Criminal Justice community. Mr. Cooper earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Albany, and his Juris Doctor degree from the Albany Law School of Union University.