Year: 2018

Featured Donor: Rosemarie Diamond

September 18, 2018

Longtime Pink Roses Teal Magnolias supporter and Voorhees resident Rosemarie Diamond remembers the first time she attended the Pink and Teal Brunch. She was invited by her friend and family member Mary Ann Todd, a Pink and Teal Co-Chair and breast cancer survivor. “I was so inspired by the brunch, and by everything Cooper was…

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Daniela Lamas, MD, Author of You Can Stop Humming Now, Discusses Innovative Approach to Caring for Patients Struggling with the Challenges of Chronic Illness During Sixth Annual Berkowitz Family Foundation Lecture Program

September 6, 2018

CAMDEN, N.J. – Daniela Lamas, MD, author of You Can Stop Humming Now: A Doctor’s Stories of Life, Death, and in Between, today discussed her innovative approach to caring for patients who are struggling to cope with the challenges of life with a chronic illness. She was the featured speaker for the Sixth Annual Berkowitz…

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Cooper Foundation and City Officials Distribute Backpacks, School Supplies to KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy Students

August 28, 2018

The Cooper Foundation, along with city officials and school leaders, today distributed backpacks and school supplies to students from KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy Lanning Square and John Greenleaf Whittier schools.

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Q&A with Pink and Teal Hero Dianne L. Hyman, MSN, RN, OCN, CN-BN, Transition Care Manager

August 23, 2018

Dianne L. Hyman, MSN, RN, OCN, CN-BN is a certified oncology nurse and the Transition Care Manager at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Born and raised in Camden, Dianne is a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and is the founder of “Sister Will You Help Me?” a breast cancer support group that welcomes…

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Q & A with Pink and Teal Hero Roland Schwarting, MD

July 17, 2018

Roland Schwarting, MD, is Chairman and Chief of the Department of Pathology at Cooper University Health Care and a 2018 Pink and Teal Hero.  In addition to being a pathologist, Dr. Schwarting is a news enthusiast, a violinist, and an eternal optimist.   Q. How did you decide to become a doctor? A. I grew…

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The Cooper Foundation Featured Donor: Legends Ballpark

July 17, 2018
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It may be hard to imagine on a 90-degree day in July, but when Legends Ballpark held its Strike Out Santa fundraiser in December last year, South Jersey was getting hit with its first snowstorm of the season. Yet that didn’t stop more than 300 children and their parents from heading to the sports and…

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Q & A with Pink and Teal Hero Pallav K. Mehta, MD

June 27, 2018

Pallav K. Mehta, MD, is the Director of Integrative Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and a 2018 Pink and Teal Hero.  To him, there is no field of medicine more interesting than oncology and no greater music than old-school hip-hop.   Q. How did you decide to become a doctor? A. My family…

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Featured Donors: Student Groups Making a Difference

June 27, 2018
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Every year, members of the National Honor Society at Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Newfield come together for a service project to benefit their local community. This year, they knew they wanted to do something to help children and held a pajama drive for pediatric patients at Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper. Forty miles…

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Vincent Pannone, RN, BSN, of Sicklerville, N.J., Named Cooper 2018 Nurse of the Year

May 16, 2018
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CAMDEN, N.J.— Vincent Pannone, BSN, RN, of Sicklerville, N.J., was named Nurse of the Year tonight during the 2018 Nursing Excellence Awards hosted by The Cooper Foundation and Cooper University Health Care. Pannone joined Cooper in 2016 and is an operating room nurse. He received the Cooper Nurse of the Year Award and The Philip…

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Featured Donors: Jack and Barbara Tarditi

May 11, 2018
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As a young member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce in Philadelphia in the 1960s, Jack Tarditi quickly learned that there were two things that really made things happen in the community – government and volunteers. It was a lesson that has stayed with him ever since. “It became part of my life,” said Jack,…

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