Douglas Winslow Cooper, Ph.D., a retired environmental physicist, lives in southern New York State with his beloved wife, Tina Su Cooper, a former editor at the Encyclopedia Britannica and mother of two. Tina was first diagnosed with MS in 1981 at the age of 37, and she has been quadriplegic and ventilator-dependent at home for almost eight years. Tina is the central figure in Dr. Cooper’s book, Ting and I: A Memoir of Love, Courage, and Devotion, available from Amazon. Barnes and Noble, or their website,

Dr. Cooper also contributes regularly to the on-line magazines, Asiance Magazine and Sixty and Me.  

Now a retired scientist, he has published over one hundred technical articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Cooper regularly blogs at:

Information on his memoir can be viewed at: