Michael Cookson, MD, MMHC
Michael S. Cookson, M.D. is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and holds the Donald Albers Endowed Chair in Urology. A graduate of the OU’s College of Medicine, residency at the U.T. San Antonio and a Uro-Oncology Fellowship at MSKCC. He received a Master’s in Health Care Management from Vanderbilt. Focusing on oncology and education, he has led efforts in integration of EBM in clinical pathways, enhanced guidelines, and improved education as a member of the AUA/ABU Exam Committee and Chair of the SUO’s OKAT. He is the President-Elect of the SUO. He has served as Chair of the AUA’s CPRC Guidelines Panel. He has authored more 200 peer-reviewed publications. He is a member of the AAGUS, the SPS and numerous professional societies. He has been recognized internationally for his outstanding contributions to the field of urologic oncology.
An accomplished researcher and lecturer, he is the authored or co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed journal publications and 30 chapters of various textbooks in urology and urologic surgery, and has been recognized nationally for his outstanding contributions to urologic oncology.