Year: 2017

Second Annual Soccer Fest Offers Camden Kids Chance to Play

August 31, 2017

CAMDEN, NJ – The Camden Health & Athletic Association (CHAA), in partnership with the Camden Youth Soccer Club on Wednesday, Aug. 30, hosted Soccer Fest, a free skills and drills clinic featuring interactive exhibits by Philadelphia Union U on Tour. More than 100 children participated in Soccer Fest, which provided them a chance to learn…

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The Cooper Foundation and Cooper Chairman George E. Norcross III Establish Relief Fund to Help Employees of Houston’s MD Anderson Cancer Center Following Hurricane Harvey

August 30, 2017

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Cooper Chairman George E. Norcross III Kicks Off Fund with $5,000 Donation The Cooper Foundation, George E. Norcross III, and Cooper University Health Care, which operates MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, have established a relief fund to provide support to employees of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center…

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Cooper Foundation and City Officials Distribute Backpacks, School Supplies To KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy Scholars

August 29, 2017

More Than 1,000 Backpacks Donated Through Operation Backpack CAMDEN, NJ — The Cooper Foundation, along with city officials and school leaders, today distributed backpacks and school supplies to student scholars from KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy Lanning Square and John Greenleaf Whittier schools. KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy is New Jersey’s first renaissance school, and serves students in…

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Featured Donor: Bryan Butler

August 15, 2017

Bryan Butler wanted to do something special to honor his wife, Sue, and show his appreciation for all she has done over their 37 years together. Sue has been a nurse at Cooper since 1987 and eight years ago was treated at Cooper for breast cancer. So when Bryan learned of the opportunity to dedicate…

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Foundation Announces Research Grants

August 15, 2017
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The Cooper Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the Foundation’s Academic Research Grants and Cancer Research Grants. Academic Research Grants 1. Unrestricted Category: J. Hope Kilgannon, MD – “Use of Ambulatory Pulse Oximetry for Evaluation of Acute Asthma Exacerbation in the Emergency Department.” Dr. Kilgannon will conduct a study to evaluate whether…

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Q & A with Pink and Teal Hero Katherine Hansen, DO

July 31, 2017

Katherine Hansen, DO, is a surgeon at the Janet Knowles Breast Cancer Center at MD Anderson Cooper and a 2017 Pink and Teal Hero. Find out what’s on her reading list right now and why she thinks Pink Roses Teal Magnolias is so important. Q. How did you decide to become a doctor? A. I…

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Q & A with Pink and Teal Hero Catherine Loveland-Jones, MD, MS

July 31, 2017

Catherine Loveland-Jones, MD, MS is a surgeon at the Janet Knowles Breast Cancer Center at MD Anderson Cooper and a 2017 Pink and Teal Hero. Learn what she does when she’s not in the operating room and find out the one thing she eats every day. Q. Why did you decide to become a doctor?…

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Q & A with Pink and Teal Hero Maria Metzler, RN

July 31, 2017

Maria Metzler, RN, OCN, is an oncology infusion nurse at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and a 2017 Pink and Teal Hero. Learn more about Metzler’s personal connection to ovarian cancer and find out how she met her husband of 29 years. Q. Why did you decide to become an oncology infusion nurse? A.…

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Cooper Foundation Receives $2.2 Million Donation to Fund Stem Cell Research

July 14, 2017

CAMDEN, NJ – The Cooper Foundation has received a gift of $2.2 million to fund specialized research to explore the role of a unique line of stem cells in certain cancers, wound healing, and vision. The donation will also facilitate expansion of basic science research at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. The funding was…

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Arizona Cardinals Linebacker Haason Reddick Joins Camden Health & Athletic Assoc. in Hosting Skills and Drills Mini-Camp for Camden Kids

July 10, 2017
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CAMDEN, N.J. – Arizona Cardinals linebacker and Camden native Haason Reddick returned to his hometown on Saturday to join the Camden Health & Athletic Association (CHAA) in hosting a football skills and drills mini-camp for Camden kids. An alum of Haddon Heights High School and Temple University, Reddick was selected 13th overall by the Arizona…

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