Operation Backpack Is Underway!

Edit: The deadline has been extended to Monday, August 14, 2017.

Summer is just beginning. But The Cooper Foundation is on a mission!

Do you remember the excitement of getting a new backpack for school? Cooper is teaming up once again with its neighborhood school to provide backpacks to every student scholar enrolled at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy.

If you’re a Cooper employee:

  • Organize your coworkers to collect donations.
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MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Inpatient Oncology Unit Celebrates First Year

Last year, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper expanded its services with the opening of a new and specialized 30-bed, all private-room, inpatient oncology unit on the fifth floor of the Roberts Pavilion. Today, Cooper leadership, staff, and former patients were welcomed back to celebrate a year of hope and healing.

Today’s event marked an important milestone in MD Anderson Cooper’s continued determination to provide the best care for cancer patients in this state-of-the-art unit, which saw 1,637 admissions in its first year. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care’s Level 1 Trauma Center Receives Verification From the American College of Surgeons

Cooper University Health Care has received reverification as a Level I Trauma Center and a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Cooper, one of only three state-designated Level I trauma centers, is celebrating its 130th anniversary this year,  and has been serving South Jersey as the state-designated Level I trauma center for 35 years. Read more.

Now Hiring: IRB Coordinator

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Opens New Urgent Care Center in Runnemede, NJ

Cooper University Health Care celebrated the opening of its newest Urgent Care Center in Runnemede on June 27, 2017.

Camden County Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli and Runnemede Mayor Nick Kappatos joined Cooper University Health Care President and Chief Executive Officer, Adrienne Kirby, PhD, FACHE; and, Michael E. Chansky, MD, Chief of Emergency Medicine at Cooper, for the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Read more.

Now Hiring: PICU and NICU RN (Full-time, Part-time, PRN)

Cooper University Health Care isn’t just another health care employer. We are a world-class organization with resources, expertise and innovation that can’t be found anywhere else in southern New Jersey.

The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper is well-recognized as a leader in the care of infants and children. With 64 beds, the nonprofit hospital is South Jersey’s only pediatric hospital. Specialty services include intensive care for infants and children, pediatric emergency care, neonatal and pediatric transport and pediatric specialty clinics. Read more.

Cooper Foundation Announces 2017 Cancer Research Grant Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following recipients of the Cooper Foundation‘s 2017 Cancer Research Grants:

Andres Ferber, MD Hematologic Malignancy Research, funded by the DiFlorio family, to Kamyar Nader, MD, “Malignant Hematology Database at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper”. Dr. Nadar will construct a database of malignant hematological conditions, such as Hodgkin’s lymphoma, non Hodgkin’s lymphomas, multiple myeloma, leukemia, myelodysplastic and myeloproliferative disorders. Read more.

Spotting Skin Changes: Skin Cancer Prevention

Summer is here and that means people will be spending more time at outside. While it feels good to catch some rays, it is always important to watch your exposure to the sun.  Over the past three decades, more people have had skin cancer than all other cancers combined. In fact, according to the National Cancer Institute, one-in-five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of their lifetime. Read more.