Month: January 2011

Revolutionizing Medical Education: Cooper’s Simulation Laboratory

January 25, 2011

Funds raised at Cooper’s Red Hot Gala, on March 26, 2011, will go toward the expansion of Cooper’s Simulation Laboratory. The Sim Lab benefits departments throughout the hospital, including Anesthesia, Pediatrics, Surgery/Trauma and Nursing. But how does it provide those benefits? And why is the Sim Lab so important to our mission at Cooper? Training…

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Cooper Couple Glad to Support Gala

January 24, 2011

It’s not just our physicians who are Red Hot at Cooper. This dynamic partnership, together since 1989, has a long history with Cooper University Hospital – and it shows. Ms. Cressman has been employed at Cooper for more than 20 years, spending five years in Pediatrics and three years in Managed Care Contracting. Currently, as…

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Cooper Red Hot Gala Receives Support from the Top

January 19, 2011

Senior Executive Vice President and Acting Chief Operating Officer Dennis Pettigrew is supporting this year’s Red Hot Gala as a Red Hot Sponsor. Throughout his more than 35 years in health care, Mr. Pettigrew has served as an administrator in hospitals across the country. His career has taken him to Mercy Health Partners in Cincinnati,…

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Cooper Helps Deliver Holiday Feast Fixings to Camden Residents

January 14, 2011

Residents of the Lanning Square and Cooper Plaza neighborhoods in Camden were treated to a holiday surprise on December 22. Staff from The Cooper Foundation joined together with representatives from Rowan University’s Camden campus, staff from the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, and local community leaders to provide turkeys and canned goods for holiday…

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Support for Red Hot Gala Continues

January 10, 2011

“Collaboration” and “partnership” are often-used terms around Cooper. It’s because we take pride in working together, and we value teamwork in many different forms. For Dr. Robert Hirsh, teamwork is especially important. He serves as Co-Director of the Division of Pain Management in the Department of Anesthesiology. Along with several colleagues, he serves as Assistant…

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Red Hot Gala Sponsors Pledge Their Support

January 8, 2011

It’s no accident that Dr. Generosa Grana serves as both Head of the Division of Hematology/Oncology and as Director of the Cooper Cancer Institute, one of Cooper’s signature programs. It’s through years of service, to the Cooper Health System and to so many patients from so many walks of life. Over time, her special interests…

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Cooper’s Adopt-A-Family Program A Resounding Success

January 7, 2011

As the holiday season wraps up, The Cooper Foundation is pleased to announce the success of Cooper’s participation in the Volunteers of America – Delaware Valley “Adopt-A-Family” program. According to organizers at the Foundation, 58 families (representing approximately 200 people in total) were adopted by Cooper. For all families, children received a new outfit and…

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