Cooper President and CEO Adrienne Kirby Recognized by Garden State Council Boy Scouts of America

Congratulations to Cooper President and CEO Adrienne Kirby, PhD, FACHE, who was honored by the Garden State Council Boy Scouts of America in the South Jersey Area with the Camden County Woman of Achievement Award on Wednesday, October 12, 2017. This event recognized the outstanding women of South Jersey in each county.

Dr. Kirby, at the podium, was introduced by William G. Smith, Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer at Cooper (right).

Dr. Kirby, at the podium, was introduced by William G.

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Cooper Nurse Joins Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

Harriet Itoka, HPAE Local 5185 at CarePoint HealthBayonne Medical Center and Joan Davis, HPAE Local 5118 at Cooper University Health Care ready to join their union sisters and brothers headed to Puerto Rico.

Harriet Itoka, HPAE Local 5185 at CarePoint Health Bayonne Medical Center and Joan Davis, HPAE Local 5118 at Cooper University Health Care, ready to join their union sisters and brothers headed to Puerto Rico. Photo credit and caption: Health Professionals & Allied Employees via Facebook.

When Cooper University Health Care nurse Joan Davis, RN, saw a request for volunteers to help in disaster relief in Puerto Rico, she knew in her heart she had to answer the call.  Read more.

Cooper Delivers Supplies to Mt Holly Armory for Volunteers Helping in Puerto Rico

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, staff from Cooper University Health Care delivered 350 blankets and pillows for volunteers who are in Puerto Rico to assist with emergency management and aid in rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. This effort was part of a collaboration of New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s affiliated unions in construction, transportation, and healthcare.


The Cooper Foundation Puerto Rico Fund has been established to collect donations to support the people of Puerto Rico, who have suffered devastating losses after being hit by Hurricane Maria. Read more.

Lenora Martin: Going Above and Beyond for a Pediatric Trauma Patient and His Family

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, Lenora Martin was recognized by Nicole Fox, MD, MPH, FACS, Medical Director of Pediatric Trauma, and Stacey Staman, RN, MSN, Trauma Program Coordinator of Pediatrics at Cooper, for going above and beyond her role as a transporter at Cooper in service to a pediatric trauma patient and their family.

“One of our pediatric trauma patients was leaving the hospital with his parents after being discharged. Read more.

Cooper Surgeon First in NJ to perform minimally-invasive “GORE® TAG®” procedure to treat arch aortic aneurysms

Joseph V. Lombardi, MD, FACS

Joseph V. Lombardi, MD, FACS

In early September, a surgical team at Cooper University Health Care, led by Joseph V. Lombardi, MD, FACS, head of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and director of the Cooper Aortic Center, became the first in New Jersey to perform a new minimally-invasive treatment for complicated arch aortic aneurysms.

Cooper is one of only a handful of hospi­tals in the region—and fewer than 40 nationwide—participating in a pivotal study of the GORE® TAG® Thoracic Branch Endoprosthesis (TBE).   Read more.