Month: February 2014

Cooper Dedicates Conference Center in Honor of Long-Time Board Member

February 27, 2014

On February 26, 2014, Cooper University Health Care dedicated the 10th floor conference room in the Roberts Pavilion in honor of Peter E. Driscoll. He served as a member of Cooper’s Board of Trustees from 1985 to 1999, and the majority of that time as Chairman of the Board. At the end of his tenure,…

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From Skiing to Tennis to Break Dancing, Cooper Bone and Joint Keeps Graham Going

February 26, 2014

As a successful business man, 55-year-old Steve Graham believes in maintaining a sound mind and sound body. That positive energy has translated into his work as the Founder and Senior Managing Principal of Graham Partners, a private investment firm in Newtown Square, PA. In college, Steve was a three-sport varsity athlete in downhill ski racing,…

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Courier-Post: Ravitz Family Foundation Winter Event Featured in Courier-Post

February 21, 2014

The Ravitz Family Foundation’s annual Winter Event at Catelli Duo on December 18 was featured in the Courier-Post. The Cooper Foundation Board Member Steve Ravitz is the Chairman of the Ravitz Family Foundation and President of Supermarkets of Cherry Hill. View the photo gallery

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Cooper Orthopaedic Oncology Center First of Its Kind in South Jersey

February 21, 2014

The Cooper Cancer Institute and Cooper Bone and Joint Institute partnered to open the Orthopaedic Oncology Center, a multidisciplinary program dedicated to treating metastatic bone tumors, sarcomas and benign tumors of the bone and soft tissue. Under the direction of Richard D. Lackman, MD, FACS, this comprehensive program is the first of its kind in…

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Cooper Bone and Joint Institute Has a Full Spectrum of Orthopaedic Services, from Diagnosis Through Rehabilitation

February 21, 2014

Last spring, Cooper launched South Jersey’s only comprehensive, multidisciplinary musculoskeletal program. With the integration of Orthopaedics and Rheumatology, Cooper has become one of the only health systems in the region to offer comprehensive musculoskeletal services within one practice, offering patients a coordinated, multidisciplinary care model at an academic institution. “This is important for the community…

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Ed’s Story: Back to Broad Street – Double Hip Replacement

February 21, 2014

Two years ago, Philadelphia mummer Ed McLaughlin was in so much pain due to hip problems that he was unable to perform in the New Year’s Day Mummers Parade for the first time in almost 50 years. Devastated by the thought of letting his fellow mummers down, Ed knew it was time to take control.…

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Excitement for Cooper Gala Heats Up at Kickoff Event

February 21, 2014

About 50 guests, including committee chairs, physicians and friends of The Cooper Foundation, attended the Red Hot Gala Kickoff on February 11, at Caffe Lamberti in Cherry Hill. Guests enjoyed tasty cuisine and cocktails. This year’s Red Hot Gala will be held on Friday, April 4, at 7 p.m., at Vie in Philadelphia and will…

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Courier-Post: Groundbreaking Slated for Camden School

February 14, 2014

Editor’s Note: The following article originally ran in the Courier-Post on February 12, 2014. Groundbreaking slated for Camden school CAMDEN — A groundbreaking ceremony will be held next month for Camden’s first “renaissance” school. Gov. Chris Christie is expected to attend the March 5 event, which formally launches construction of Kipp Cooper Norcross Academy at…

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Cooper Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Course Supported By Grant from New Jersey American Water

February 5, 2014

In response to the rise of mass shootings and terroristic threats across the nation, Cooper University Hospital provided a one-day training course for emergency services providers in South Jersey. More than 20 participants attended the “Tactical Emergency Casualty Care” course taught by staff from Cooper’s Division of EMS Disaster Medicine at the Camden County Emergency…

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Press of Atlantic City: Cancer Didn’t Stop Her From Having Baby

February 5, 2014

Editor’s Note: The following article originally ran in the Press of Atlantic City on February 3, 2014. Press of Atlantic City: Cancer didn’t stop her from having baby By MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST Staff Writer Egg Harbor Township’s Karima McKenney had her first child, baby boy Kamar, on her 25th birthday Jan. 23 at AtlantiCare Regional…

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