Dr. Cooling received a B.S., a M.Sc. from the University of Iowa and an M.D. from the University of Iowa Medical School. She completed her residence training in Laboratory Medicine followed by a Fellowship in Transfusion Medicine and Pathology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Upon completion of her training, Dr. Cooling served as a Clinical Associate in the Department of Pathology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and later as Assistant Professor at State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse. She joined the University of Michigan in 2000 and is currently a Professor in the division of Clinical Pathology. Dr. Cooling serves as Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine, the Director of the Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (IRL) and the Director, Cellular Therapy Laboratory (CTL). Dr. Cooling is board certified in Clinical Pathology and Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine.