Inside Cooper

Inside Cooper

Timely information from the hospital, including important announcements, our latest press releases, links to media coverage, and various other updates about the many aspects of hospital life.


Cooper Among First to Implant Miniature Cardiac Monitor
Small, Wireless Monitor Provides Long-Term Remote Monitoring to Help Physicians Diagnose and Monitor Irregular Heartbeats...

Avon Breast Health Outreach Program Awards Grant to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper
Funding Will Support County-Wide Breast Cancer Screening Program The Avon Breast Health Outreach Program has awarded a $35,000 one-year grant to MD An...

Post, Laufgraben Honored at JDRF Gala April 5, 2014
The region’s leading diabetes advocacy group, JDRF, on April 5, 2014 awarded Ernest Post, MD, Head, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Childrenâ...

eHealth Connection

eHealth Connection

Our weekly newsletter keeps you up-to-date about health topics that are important to you including new treatment options, tips for healthy living, research findings, healthy recipes and more.


Surviving the 2014 Allergy Season
Spring's budding trees and blooming flowers are a welcome sight after the unusually snowy winter in the northeast. While the sights and smells delight...

Can Botox® Injections Treat Your Migraine?
Do you suffer from relentless, debilitating migraine headaches? Does it seem that you’ve tried many treatments and nothing is working?

Your Daughter’s First Gynecologic Visit
By scheduling your “tween” or teenage daughter for her first gynecologic visit, you are crossing a bridge that acknowledges her change from a litt...

Living Proof

Living Proof

Real people sharing their experiences. Each person featured has a story about how and why they chose Cooper as well as the impact the hospital has had on their life.


From Texas to New Jersey – One Couple Finds Leading Cancer Care
A diagnosis of cancer is always frightening. For Ted and Marianne Colanduno, it was double the anxiety. Within the span of three years, both husband a...

TAVR at Cooper: A minimally invasive way to heal the heart
William Pinto had been in and out of hospitals for over a year for various ailments that included pulmonary edema (fluid in the lungs due to heart fai...

Melvin’s Story: The Smallest Grip, The Biggest Heart
Melvin was born at Cooper nine weeks premature, weighing only 2.9 pounds. He spent his first few weeks of life under the watchful eyes of the staff in...

Paying It Forward

The Catalyst: The Official Blog of the Cooper Foundation

Providing visitors with the latest developments around The Cooper Foundation, including news, updates, events and activities.


MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Highlighted in Art of Medicine Article in South Jersey Biz
The MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper was featured in a story that appeared in the March issue of South Jersey Biz magazine about how local hospital...

Cooper Executives Among “New Jersey’s Best 50 Women in Business”
Adrienne Kirby, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cooper University Health Care, and Susan Bass Levin, President and Chief Executive Offic...

NJBIZ: Cooper Leaders Among Power 50 in Health Care 2014
Cooper Chairman George E. Norcross, III, was ranked as the second most influential person in the state in the Power 50 in Health Care published by NJ...

Healthy Heart

Cooper Heart Institute's Healthy Heart Blog

Cooper Heart Institute is a comprehensive adult cardiovascular program that provides advanced care for patients in the southern New Jersey region.


Sleep Apnea: Why Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Really Does Matter
By: Fredric L Ginsberg, MD It is a well-documented public health problem that many Americans don’t get enough sleep. Lack of sleep has been linked t...

Sitting Is the New Smoking
Want to live longer? Want to know one simple thing you can do? Stop sitting. At a TED Conference in 2013, author and business writer, Nilofer Merchant...

Cooper Cardiologists Discuss Women’s Heart Month With WXPN
Heart disease kills one in three women every year. Cooper cardiologists Andrea M. Russo, MD and Kathleen M. Heintz, DO, FACC joined WXPN morning show...

Bone and Joint

Bone and Joint Institute

As South Jersey's premier academic musculoskeletal center, the Cooper Bone and Joint Institute offers patients the full continuum of care.


Multi-Knee Ligament Injuries
Mark A. Pollard, MD Cooper Bone and Joint Institute Knee ligaments are bands of connective tissue that connect and stabilize the femur (thigh bone) to...

Exercise and Diabetes
David B. Gealt, DO Director, Sports Concussion Program Assistant Director of Sports Medicine Cooper Bone and Joint Institute Diabetes is a disease tha...

Common Baseball Injuries in Teens and Children
David B. Gealt, DO Assistant Director, Sports Medicine Program Director, Sports Concussion Program Common Baseball Injuries Excessive pitching is a co...

The Center for Dermatologic Surgery

The Center for Dermatologic Surgery

News and notes from Naomi Lawrence, MD, on the topics of dermatologic and cosmetic surgery.


PREVENTION GUIDELINES
Since its inception in 1979, The Skin Cancer Foundation has always recommended using a sunscreen with an SPF 15 or higher as one important part of a c...

WHAT IS SKIN CANCER?
Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. It occurs when unrepaired DNA damage to skin cells (most often caused by ultraviolet ra...

A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
A Message From The President – Fall 2013 As the end of summer vacation nears and most of us return to our regular daily routines, it’s easy to...

South Jersey Medical Report

South Jersey Medical Report

A resource for physicians for up-to-date news and information about medical and technological advances at Cooper.


The Cooper Movement Disorders Center – A Multidisciplinary Approach to Care
At the Cooper Movement Disorders Center, our multidisciplinary team uses the latest treatments, technology, and research to help patients suffering fr...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Protection . . . Without Touching the Heart
The Cooper Heart Institute now offers the world’s first and only totally subcutaneous implantable cardiac defibrillator, the S-ICD® System, for eli...

Cooper First in Region to Offer New Imaging Technology to Detect Breast Cancer
The Cooper Cancer Institute (CCI) is the only center in the tri-state region and among the first ten sites in the U.S. to offer GE Healthcare’s new...

Meeting of the Minds

Meeting of the Minds: Advancing Neurosurgery In Ethiopia

Sarah Woodrow, MD., reports from Ethiopia on the topic of advancing neurosurgery.


Home
I have now returned from Ethiopia, safe, sound and thoroughly exhausted.  Many thanks for following along my trip and all the well-wishes!  Happy ho...

Takeoff
I have been here more than 2 weeks now and since I first arrived I have wanted to get the new power dill up and working. I was determined to do it.

The Price of Progress
This being my fourth visit to Addis over 6 years I have seen many things change at the hospital.  And with each new development the cynical part of m...

Haiti Medical Mission

Mission to Haiti

Updates from our team of doctors, nurses and technicians deployed on a medical mission just days after a devastating earthquake left the country of Haiti in rubbles.


Helping Hands: A Medical Mission to Haiti (Video)
A team of 17 doctors, nurses and technicians from Cooper deployed on a medical mission just days after a devastating earthquake left the country of Ha...

Care of Haitians Continues by Cooper’s Own: Eric Farrell, M.D., On Location in Haiti
Last week, Cooper Orthopaedic surgeon Eric Farrell left on a two week mission to continue to provide much needed medical care to Haitians injured from...

In The News: A Local Reporter Sifts Through the Rubble, Team Returns from Haiti to a Hero’s Welcome and more
As our medical team returned from Haiti and the Dominican Republic earlier in the week  (view photos on courierpostonline.com), they shared their sto...