Cooper Physician Named “Humanitarian of the Year”

Brenner named humanitarian of the year

Dr. Jeffrey Brenner receives Humanitarian of the Year award.

Jeffrey C. Brenner, MD, medical director of the Urban Health Institute at Cooper University Health Care and executive director of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, was honored as Humanitarian of the Year by the Philadelphia Business Journal at its Healthcare Innovators/Doctors of Distinction event on October 20, 2016.

Dr.  Brenner is a family physician that has worked in Camden, NJ, for the past 16 years. Read more.

Cooper Staff Helps Reunite German Family

Ms Wahl and her sister

Former Cooper patient Selma Wahl (right) is reunited with her sister Anita in Germany.

Thanks to the efforts and dedication of the staff at Cooper University Health Care, a 49-year-old German citizen recently was reunited with long-lost family in her native country.

The journey began in August 2016 when Selma Wahl, a German citizen who had been living in South Jersey, was found unconscious at the base of the stairs at a friend’s home. Read more.

Cooper Honors Cardiac Nurse With DAISY Award

Alyson Karbach Daisy AwardCooper University Health Care recently recognized cardiac care unit nurse Alyson Karbach, RN, of Sicklerville, NJ, with the DAISY Award for providing exceptional care.

Karbach was nominated by the daughter of an elderly patient who described Karbach as “very caring, empathetic, and supportive while my father struggled with low blood pressure episodes which frightened him greatly. All of the Cooper nurses were excellent, but she was a calming presence and really stood out.”

The DAISY Award, established by The DAISY Foundation™, is an international program that celebrates the extraordinary care given by nurses every day. Read more.