Childhood Dream

Tina Cooper

Since before she earned her First Aid badge in Girl Scouts, Tina Cooper has been interested in science and medicine. As she grew older, this interest intensified, and bloomed into a promising career.


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Diabetes and Culture

Tina Cooper
Native Americans once felt that diabetes was something that was inherited and simply dealt with as best as possible.

An Emphasis on Family Practice

Tina Cooper
The Chickasaw Nation puts a high priority on primary care.

Advantages of the Family Practice Model

Tina Cooper
Tina Cooper discusses the concept of the family practice model, and the advantages it can offer patients.

Family History in Achilles: Oklahoma

Tina Cooper
There was a time when the entire town of Achilles, Oklahoma, belonged to the land allotment of Tina Cooper's ancestors.

Dynamic Chickasaw Women

Tina Cooper
The Chickasaw Nation medical system employs many women — thanks to those who, in the past, broke barriers.

Chickasaw Culture and Identity

Tina Cooper
Chickasaw culture is a mix of many things: caring about one another, self-improvement, a strong sense of family and a sense of identity.