Month: April 2014

AP: In Camden, More Cops, Less Crime

April 30, 2014

Editor’s Note: This Associated Press article ran in the Philadelphia Inquirer on April 29. A year after Camden disbanded its police department and brought in a new one with more officers on the street, reported crime has dropped significantly in a city that still ranks as dangerous by any measure. After years of doing little…

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Cooper to Honor 2014 Nursing Excellence Awards Winners

April 28, 2014

The Professional Recognition Council, Division of Patient Care Services, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Nursing Excellence Awards. The winners will be recognized during a special awards dinner on Monday, May 5, and a Red Carpet Reception on May 6. Stephanie Conners, Senior Vice President of Hospital Operations and Chief Nursing Officer,…

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Susan Marie Rupp Foundation Donates $5,000 to Cancer Center

April 25, 2014

Recently, the Susan Marie Rupp Foundation of Clementon, NJ, visited MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper to donate a $5,000 check for ovarian cancer research at Cooper. The foundation was established in memory of Susan Marie Rupp, who lost her eight-year battle to ovarian cancer in 2010. Its mission is to raise awareness of ovarian…

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Philadelphia Business Journal: Cooper and Inspira Form Orthopedic Joint Venture

April 25, 2014

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Philadelphia Business Journal on April 24, 2014. Cooper and Inspira form orthopedic joint venture By John George Senior Reporter-Philadelphia Business Journal Cooper University Health Care and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury have formed a joint venture to provide patients in Gloucester County, N.J., with expanded access to orthopaedic specialists.…

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Cooper Dedicates Board Room in Honor of Former President and CEO, Cooper Health System

April 25, 2014

On April 16, 2014, Cooper University Health Care dedicated the Board Room in the Roberts Pavilion in honor of Kevin G. Halpern. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Cooper Health System for 18 years from 1981 to 1999. Mr. Halpern never gave up on the future of Camden and his leadership…

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Local Student Shares Love for Reading with Pediatric Patients

April 24, 2014

To say 12-year-old Rebecca Isenberg enjoys reading is an understatement. “She has read the whole Harry Potter series nine times!” says her mom, Susan Friedler, DO, Attending Physician, General Pediatrics at the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Cooper Medical School at Rowan University. While helping her mom sort…

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Mother’s Day Gift Bag Collection Drive, April 22 – 29, 2014

April 21, 2014

Cooper is collecting new and unused personal health care and beauty products to support the Lauren Rose Albert Foundation/Mothers Matter Gift Bag Program. The donated items will be assembled into gift bags and distributed for Mother’s Day to women throughout the community, including patients and family members at Cooper University Hospital who are facing difficult…

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MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Highlighted in Art of Medicine Article in South Jersey Biz

April 15, 2014

The MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper was featured in a story that appeared in the March issue of South Jersey Biz magazine about how local hospitals are incorporating art into medical facilities to promote healing. “We wanted the center to have a different feel than a medical building,” says Susan Bass Levin, CEO and…

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Cooper Executives Among “New Jersey’s Best 50 Women in Business”

April 15, 2014

Adrienne Kirby, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cooper University Health Care, and Susan Bass Levin, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cooper Foundation, are among those recently named as one of New Jersey’s 2014 Best 50 Women in Business. The award program is produced by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s premiere business news publication.…

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NJBIZ: Cooper Leaders Among Power 50 in Health Care 2014

April 15, 2014

Cooper Chairman George E. Norcross, III, was ranked as the second most influential person in the state in the Power 50 in Health Care published by NJ BIZ recently. Also making the list were John P. Sheridan, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of The Cooper Health System, and Jeffrey C. Brenner, MD, Medical Director…

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