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March 9, 2017

William Durante, PhD

Koopman Receives Tribute to MU Women Award

Annual award is given to outstanding MU faculty, staff and students nominated by the university community.

Richelle Koopman, MD, associate professor of family and community medicine at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, has received the 2017 Tribute to MU Women award. Koopman received the award during a ceremony March 6 at the MU Reynolds Alumni Center in Columbia.

The annual award is given to outstanding MU faculty, staff and students nominated by the university community. To receive the award, recipients must:

  • create an environment of equity, fairness and justice for women at MU
  • demonstrate respect for the diversity of women’s experiences
  • promote the advancement of women through education, advocacy, support and activism

Koopman is a fellowship-trained, board-certified family and community medicine physician at MU Health Care. She is a 1993 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She completed her residency in family and community medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-St. Margaret Memorial Hospital.

Download a high-resolution photo of Richelle Koopman, MD, left, with Kristin Cover-Hahn, MD, one of her nominators.


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