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Philip Norcross and The Cooper Foundation Announce Establishment of India COVID-19 Relief Fund

Philip Norcross, Chairman of The Cooper Foundation, announced that the Foundation is establishing an India COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide urgent support for healthcare infrastructure and medical supplies in those areas of India hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The surge in India rose rapidly over the last month and overwhelmed hospitals in several of the country’s…

2021 Nursing Excellence Award Winners

This year’s winners are outstanding professionals who embody the compassion and resilience essential in nursing. Our industry continues to experience dynamic change, while here at Cooper our patient volumes have hit record highs. Our nurses and collaborative care teams have responded to these challenges with professionalism and solidarity, remaining focused on the safe, high quality…

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MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper is First Cancer Center in Region to Treat Patient with Breakthrough Radiation Treatment Technology

(MOUNT LAUREL, NJ) – This week, physicians at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper treated their first patient with a groundbreaking new image-guided radiation treatment system that combines magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and linear accelerator radiation treatment (Linac) into one powerful device. The new device gives radiation oncologists the ability to deliver more effective treatment,…

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THE RECOVERY VILLAGE CHERRY HILL AT COOPER OPENS

New inpatient center to offer treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions LAKE WORTH, FL – (January 13, 2021) – Advanced Recovery Systems and Cooper University Health Care announces that it will open The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper, a new, 90-bed inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center in Cherry Hill, NJ,…

COVID Vaccine Update

New Vaccine Eligibility in New Jersey

The State of New Jersey has expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to several million more people in the state. Starting today, January 14, 2021, eligibility has been expanded to include: Persons aged 65 and older Persons aged 16 to 64 years old, who have at least one of the following chronic medical conditions that…

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Cooper University Health Care Appoints Chief Philanthropy Officer to The Cooper Foundation

(CAMDEN, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care has promoted Robert A. Ortiz Jr., JD, to senior vice president and chief philanthropy officer of The Cooper Foundation, the philanthropic, community outreach, and community development arm of Cooper University Health Care. “We are pleased to have Mr. Ortiz, who has more than 20 years of proven fundraising…

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The Cooper Foundation and Cooper University Health Care Deliver Thanksgiving Meals to 1,900 Seniors Citizens in Camden

CAMDEN, N.J. – Today, The Cooper Foundation and Cooper University Health Care spread some holiday cheer by helping numerous community leaders and volunteers deliver 1,900 Thanksgiving meals to senior citizens across the City of Camden who otherwise would not be able to get out and enjoy the holiday due to COVID. Recognizing that seniors and…

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The Cooper Foundation’s Outdoor Brunch & Golf Outing Raises $50,000 for Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Care and Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

CAMDEN, N.J. – Today, The Cooper Foundation announced that the Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Outdoor Brunch and Golf Outing raised $50,000 for breast and gynecologic cancer research and clinical programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. More than 120 guests and golfers attended the ​sold out, socially-distant outdoor brunch and nine-hole golf outing at Ramblewood Country…

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Tenth Annual Cooper Red Hot Gala @ Home Raises $1.8 Million for Patient and Community Services

CAMDEN, N.J. — The Chairman of Cooper University Health Care Board of Trustees, George E. Norcross III, announced today that The Cooper Foundation, even in the midst of a global pandemic, raised a record $1.8 million at its 10th Annual Red Hot Gala @ Home. This year’s proceeds support Cooper University Health Care’s commitment to improving…