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An agreement between the Camden Board of Education and KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy was signed on March 19. The contract between the two parties will advance plans to build a state-funded Renaissance school in the Lanning Square section of the city.
Cooper University Hospital is recognized as one of four regional medical centers that offer transcatheter aortic valve replacement. The new prosthetic valve requires no major surgery.
World-renowned bioethicist Arthur Caplan, PhD gave the Inaugural Berkowitz Lecture entitled “Medicine Just for You? The Promise and Perils of Personalized Medicine” on March 5 at Cooper University Health Care. Philly.com covered the event and the article includes a Q&A with Dr. Caplan.
CourierPostOnline previewed the March 5th Inaugural Berkowitz Lecture by Arthur Caplan, PhD.
A recent issue of South Jersey Magazine published an article featuring Kathleen M. Heintz, MD, clinical cardiologist, about ways to prevent heart attacks and strokes from occurring, and the real health threats associated with these two often debilitating conditions. According to Dr. Heintz, the mortality rate in women with heart attacks tends to be higher. “They typically have heart attacks later in life and tend to get checked out very late when they already have developed other co-morbidities,” said Dr. Heintz. “As a result, the mortality rate in women is higher.”
The Cooper Foundation board member Ann (Teddy) Thomas, executive director of Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey, was recently featured on the cover of South Jersey Biz’s “25 Women to Watch.” The list is composed of business owners, top executives and leaders in the South Jersey region, who find time for their “high-demand careers, volunteer work, and of course their families.”
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The March 13, 2013 issue features The Cooper Foundation’s announcement of a $100,000 gift from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 351 in support of the ongoing $50 million Cooper Campaign for the continued growth of Cooper University Hospital.