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Former Preemie Collects Pennies for NICU

On Thursday, November 18, Melvin Sheppard and his family presented nearly $150 in pennies to Cooper’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Melvin was born 13 years ago – and nine weeks early, weighing only 2.9 pounds. His life was saved by the NICU’s exceptional care and life saving equipment. Now a 7th grader living in…

Cooper Partners with Volunteers of America at the Holidays

Departments throughout Cooper will be working with the Volunteers of America of the Delaware Valley to help brighten the holidays for area families in need through the “Adopt-A-Family” program. Each department is matched with a family and receives information about that family, including children’s gender, age, clothing size, and toy “wish lists.” Employees in that…

Cooper/Lanning Holiday Festival Brightens the Season December 3

Three very special events will help Cooper celebrate the holidays in the community this year, as part of the Cooper Lanning Holiday Festival on December 3. At 3:30 PM, Lanning Square Park in Camden (on 4th Street between Clinton and Washington) will play host as the Rowan University Choir performs. Santa will be on hand…

Cooper Announces Annual Public Meeting

Cooper University Hospital invites the greater South Jersey community to attend its Annual Public Meeting. Spokespeople from across Cooper will highlight key developments of the previous year and discuss efforts to improve the health and wellness of the local community. Meeting Details: Tuesday, December 7, 2010 – 5:00 PM Cooper University Hospital – Roberts Pavilion…

Cooper Foundation Announces First Research Grants

The Cooper Foundation is pleased to announce that Ryan Arnold, MD and William Sirover, MD will be the first awardees of its research grants administered through the Cooper Research Institute. Dr. Arnold, the awardee in the category of researchers who have completed their residency/fellowship within the past 5 years, will use his award to study…

“A Season of Hope” Celebration Benefits Trauma Family Support Group

Celebrating the holidays can be particularly difficult for families with loved ones who have suffered traumatic injuries. The Trauma Family Support Group at Cooper stands ready to help families deal with the shock, depression and grieving that can accompany these life-altering events. This holiday season, the Foundation is assisting the Trauma Department with their annual…

“Pink Roses Teal Magnolias” Benefit Brunch Supports Cooper Cancer Institute

On October 3, the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill was filled with stories of hope during Cooper’s “Pink Roses and Teal Magnolias” brunch, benefiting the Cooper Cancer Institute. This unique fundraiser paid tribute to survivors who have overcome breast or gynecologic cancers, and also recognized the loved ones lost to these difficult diseases.  Special honorees…

“Tribute to Trauma” Raises More Than $80,000 for Cooper’s Level 1 Trauma Center

Lee Solomon of Haddonfield, NJ, his family, friends and business associates from throughout New Jersey, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, attended a fundraiser at Cooper University Hospital exactly one year after a bike accident almost took his life. Solomon, a former state superior court judge, county and federal prosecutor, county freeholder and state assemblyman,…

“Summer In the City” Music Festival Wraps Up its 2010 Concert Series

On September 9, the Cooper Foundation, the Greater Camden Partnership, and Symphony in C welcomed its fifth and final free musical celebration of the season as the Rowan Faculty Jazz Ensemble performed at Cooper Commons Park. The expanded 2nd annual community concert series was made possible through generous donations from corporate neighbors Campbell’s and Subaru. …