Year: 2013

Former Cooper Nurse Donates $5,000 to Palliative Care Fellowship Program

December 27, 2013

During her 20-year tenure at Cooper University Hospital, Cathy Young had the privilege of working under leaders who set the foundation of today’s Critical Care and Palliative Care programs at Cooper. Dr. W. Eric Scott of Moorestown, N.J., a retired ICU Medical Director, was one of those leaders, who Young remembers fondly. “He was an…

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Foundation Trustee Jeff Brown Honored By Katz JCC

December 18, 2013

Editor’s Note: The following Cherry Hill Mayoral Proclamations was posted on the Cherry Hill Township website on December 16, 2013. Jeffrey Brown WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township to focus attention on noteworthy individuals; and WHEREAS tonight, the Katz JCC is proud to present Jeffrey Brown with…

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Community Groups Pay It Forward

December 18, 2013

Throughout the year, Cooper receives donations from small groups and organizations to enhance the patient experience and medical care. Recent contributions have benefited the new MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper: Cozies 4 Chemo (cozies4chemo.org), organized by Jeanna Vizzard and her daughter Meghan donated fleece blankets for chemo patients made by volunteers from the community.…

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Service Projects Spread Holiday Cheer in Community

December 18, 2013

The Cooper Foundation, the community development and outreach arm of Cooper University Health Care, is holding a variety of holiday drives and service projects during the month of December. The projects include: Cooper Holiday Party for Camden Children: The Cooper Foundation sponsored a Holiday Party on December 17 at 3 Cooper with refreshments and a…

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MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Receives $3,200 From Divas For A Cure

December 18, 2013

On November 9, representatives and friends of Divas For A Cure rode their motorcycles right up to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper to hand deliver a $3,200 donation to Susan Bass Levin, President and CEO of The Cooper Foundation, on behalf of the new cancer center. The proceeds were raised from the non-profit’s 4th…

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Have You Made Your Year-End Gift? Give the Gift of Hope

December 18, 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to Cooper University Health Care. There are many ways that you can give the gift of hope this holiday season: Share in the excitement of the new MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper by becoming a member of the Cornerstone Society or see your…

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Courier-Post: Rowan to offer spots for students with Camden academy partnership

December 17, 2013

Editor’s Note: The following article originally ran in the Courier-Post on December 11, 2013. Rowan to offer spots for students with Camden academy partnership Written by Phil Dunn/Courier-Post Dec. 11, 2013 Future students of the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy already have a leg up on the competition, thanks to a new partnership with Rowan University. According…

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Lauren Rose Albert Foundation Delivers Gift Bags to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

December 13, 2013

Patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper received gifts of comfort and joy just in time for the holidays. On December 9, representatives from the Lauren Rose Albert Foundation delivered 75 Mothers Matter gift bags filled with women’s personal care, beauty and spa products, warm socks and other comforting items for patients at the…

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The Cooper Foundation Announces $750,000 Pledge from Johnny M Foundation

December 12, 2013

The Cooper Foundation of Cooper University Health Care recently announced a $750,000 pledge from the Johnny M Foundation to establish the Johnny Murabito Child Life Program at the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper. The gift will support the renovation of the hospital’s current Child Life facilities, including play areas and waiting rooms, as well as…

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Trauma Center Hosts Annual Season of Hope & Healing Celebration

December 6, 2013

On December 4, members of the Cooper community gathered in Roberts Pavilion lobby to celebrate the Cooper Trauma Center’s 5th Anniversary of the Season of Hope & Healing. Camden’s Creative & Performing Arts High School Choir kicked off the evening with a holiday musical performance.  The celebration continued outside in the DiFlorio Family Healing Garden…

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