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Sheridan and Kirby Featured in South Jersey Biz ‘Who’s Who in Health Care’
Editor’s Note: The July 2013 issue of South Jersey Biz magazine’s “Who’s Who in Health Care” features the most influential names in local medicine.
President/CEO, Cooper Health System
With a career spanning 40 years in governmental service, law and health care, Sheridan is responsible for the operations of Cooper University Health Care and Cooper’s more than 75 satellite offices. He is a member of The Cooper Health System Board of Trustees, as well as The Cooper Foundation Board of Trustees, and serves on the executive committee of Cooper’s Ferry Partnership. Sheridan is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals, the New Jersey Hospital Association and the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey. Prior to joining Cooper, where he’s overseen the development of the new Cooper Cancer Institute, the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, and multiple partnerships such as the most recent one with MD Anderson Cancer Center, his career included time as commissioner of transportation and deputy attorney general for New Jersey, and as a senior partner of the law firm of Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti, LLP.
Reason to stay on this side of the bridge: You can receive advanced medical care and at the same time be treated by physicians, nurses and staff that care about you and your family.
The thing you can’t leave the house without: Common sense
Dr. Adrienne Kirby
CEO, Cooper Health Care
Kirby, Ph.D., FACHE, is responsible for the administration and management of the Cooper Health System’s health care delivery operations, including the hospital and physician organization. Kirby is a member of the Cooper Health System Board of Trustees, has been a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives since 2003 and a certified health care executive since 1998. Kirby joined Cooper in January 2012 with more than 30 years of health care management experience, and prior to joining Cooper, served as president of Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore, a 380-bed community teaching hospital.
The next big thing: MD Anderson Cancer Center, the No. 1 cancer program in the world, has chosen South Jersey as their eastern U.S. hub. Through a partnership with Cooper, MD Anderson will provide people in our region with access to their clinical trials and treatment protocols.
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