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Cooper ED Chief Pledges Sim Lab Support

Cooper’s Simulation Laboratory will benefit from all funds raised at Cooper’s Red Hot Gala, coming up March 26 at the Hyatt-Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. Physicians from many departments are contributing, including the Chief of the Emergency Department, Dr. Michael Chansky. “Nothing less than the best” is a phrase heard often around the Emergency Department. It…

Physicians Support Simulation Education and Cooper Red Hot Gala

Dr. Dyanne Westerberg is a multitalented multitasker. In addition to serving as Chief in the Department of Family Medicine, she has worked at the HOP clinic with students, she teaches at the Temple School of Podiatric Medicine, she spends time at schools teaching fourth and fifth graders about adolescence and body image, and she frequently…

Local Shop Makes A Special Cooper Offer

Spring is on the way, and so is the upcoming Cooper Red Hot Gala on March 26th. Whether you are looking for a special occasion dress, great sportswear, or accessories, a local retailer has made it easy for you to support Cooper while you shop a fantastic selection. From now through March 26th, buy any…

Revolutionizing Medical Education: Cooper’s Simulation Laboratory

Funds raised at Cooper’s Red Hot Gala, on March 26, 2011, will go toward the expansion of Cooper’s Simulation Laboratory. The Sim Lab benefits departments throughout the hospital, including Anesthesia, Pediatrics, Surgery/Trauma and Nursing. But how does it provide those benefits? And why is the Sim Lab so important to our mission at Cooper? Training…

Cooper Couple Glad to Support Gala

It’s not just our physicians who are Red Hot at Cooper. This dynamic partnership, together since 1989, has a long history with Cooper University Hospital – and it shows. Ms. Cressman has been employed at Cooper for more than 20 years, spending five years in Pediatrics and three years in Managed Care Contracting. Currently, as…

Cooper Red Hot Gala Receives Support from the Top

Senior Executive Vice President and Acting Chief Operating Officer Dennis Pettigrew is supporting this year’s Red Hot Gala as a Red Hot Sponsor. Throughout his more than 35 years in health care, Mr. Pettigrew has served as an administrator in hospitals across the country. His career has taken him to Mercy Health Partners in Cincinnati,…

Cooper Helps Deliver Holiday Feast Fixings to Camden Residents

Residents of the Lanning Square and Cooper Plaza neighborhoods in Camden were treated to a holiday surprise on December 22. Staff from The Cooper Foundation joined together with representatives from Rowan University’s Camden campus, staff from the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, and local community leaders to provide turkeys and canned goods for holiday…

Support for Red Hot Gala Continues

“Collaboration” and “partnership” are often-used terms around Cooper. It’s because we take pride in working together, and we value teamwork in many different forms. For Dr. Robert Hirsh, teamwork is especially important. He serves as Co-Director of the Division of Pain Management in the Department of Anesthesiology. Along with several colleagues, he serves as Assistant…

Red Hot Gala Sponsors Pledge Their Support

It’s no accident that Dr. Generosa Grana serves as both Head of the Division of Hematology/Oncology and as Director of the Cooper Cancer Institute, one of Cooper’s signature programs. It’s through years of service, to the Cooper Health System and to so many patients from so many walks of life. Over time, her special interests…