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Local Non-Profit Donates $30,000 for Cooper’s Littlest Patients

September 26, 2019 Comments Off on Local Non-Profit Donates $30,000 for Cooper’s Littlest Patients

On Sept. 25, 2019, representatives from Help Women and Children Now (HWCN), a non-profit organization based in Haddonfield, visited Cooper University Health Care to present a $30,000 to provide cardiac screenings to newborns in Cooper’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. This represents the proceeds of a youth-run event, The SoFISHticated Gala, held at the Adventure Aquarium…

Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund Raises $1 Million Since First Event in 2011

September 18, 2019 Comments Off on Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund Raises $1 Million Since First Event in 2011

Susan Bass Levin, President and CEO of The Cooper Foundation, announced that the Ninth Annual Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund Dinner, held on Sept. 17, raised $125,000 for the lung cancer program at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Since its founding in 2011, this annual event has raised more than $1 million to…

Q&A with Pink & Teal Hero: Dr. Danielle Behrens

September 17, 2019 Comments Off on Q&A with Pink & Teal Hero: Dr. Danielle Behrens

Who or what inspired you to become a doctor? My grandmother was diagnosed with a glioblastoma when I was 16. At the time, the standard of care was surgery, followed by radiation therapy. For nine months, we cared for the matriarch of our family. She fought bravely. Despite our struggle, we met some of the…

Cooper Chairman George E. Norcross III Announces Establishment of Bahamian Relief Fund to Help Victims of Hurricane Dorian

September 12, 2019 Comments Off on Cooper Chairman George E. Norcross III Announces Establishment of Bahamian Relief Fund to Help Victims of Hurricane Dorian
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Camden, NJ  — Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross III announced that the health system, through The Cooper Foundation, has established a Bahamian Relief Fund to provide support to those affected by Hurricane Dorian that devastated the island nation last week. In the past few years, Cooper employees have contributed over $45,000 for…

Q&A with Pink & Teal Hero: Dr. Lauren Krill

September 10, 2019 Comments Off on Q&A with Pink & Teal Hero: Dr. Lauren Krill

Who inspired you to become a doctor? My family doctor, Dr. David Bazzo, inspired me when I was very young because of his exceptional care. When I volunteered for various causes in college, I decided I wanted to dedicate my career to women’s health. What do you like most about your position at Cooper? I…

Rana Awdish, MD, Author of In Shock, Discusses Improving the Patient Experience Through Connection and Communication During the Seventh Annual Berkowitz Family Foundation Lecture Program

August 28, 2019 Comments Off on Rana Awdish, MD, Author of In Shock, Discusses Improving the Patient Experience Through Connection and Communication During the Seventh Annual Berkowitz Family Foundation Lecture Program

Rana Awdish, MD, author of In Shock, yesterday discussed her best-selling memoir based on her first-hand account of going from a young critical care physician to a dying patient in an instant. She was the featured speaker for the Seventh Annual Berkowitz Family Foundation Lecture Program. Awdish is Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at…

Cooper University Health Care Employees and The Cooper Foundation Donate Backpacks, School Supplies to Camden Students

August 27, 2019 Comments Off on Cooper University Health Care Employees and The Cooper Foundation Donate Backpacks, School Supplies to Camden Students

More Than 2,200 Backpacks and School Supplies Donated Through The Cooper Foundation’s Operation Backpack CAMDEN, N.J. — The Cooper Foundation, along with city officials and school leaders, today distributed backpacks and school supplies to every student at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy (KCNA) Lanning Square Primary and Middle School campus and KCNA Whittier Middle School in…

Q&A with Pink & Teal Hero: Bonnie Mehr

August 20, 2019

Bonnie Mehr is the Director of Integrative Oncology Services and Director of the Dr. Diane Barton Complementary Medicine Program at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Bonnie is a familiar and friendly face to many patients as she coordinates complementary therapies focused on the mind, body and spirit. She is also the editor of the…

Dine & Shop to Benefit Pink Roses Teal Magnolias

August 19, 2019 Comments Off on Dine & Shop to Benefit Pink Roses Teal Magnolias

Looking for more ways to support Pink Roses Teal Magnolias? Join us at a Community Partner event and you can give back by dining and shopping!   Tuesday, Sept. 10 Dine and Donate at Tutti Toscani 1491 Brace Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 Enjoy a delicious Italian meal at Tutti and 20% of your bill…

Q&A with Pink & Teal Hero: Dr. Anthony Dragun

August 13, 2019 Comments Off on Q&A with Pink & Teal Hero: Dr. Anthony Dragun

Who inspired you to become a doctor? When I was a teenager, my mother went back to medical school as a second career. As a result, I saw the challenges and rewards of building a career in medicine. She and her mentor, the late Luther Brady, inspired me to pursue a career in radiation oncology. My…