Cooper Donates $10,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities

The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper participated in the annual CBS3 “Change the Luck of a Child” fundraiser to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities by making a $10,000 donation and answering pledge calls.  These efforts helped to raise $1.2 million for the organization, which serves as a home away from home for families with a child in the hospital.

Joanne Fox, Autum Shingler-Nace, and Brittany Spaeth from Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper taking calls for “Change the Luck of a Child” at CBS 3 Studio to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities.

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Cooper Radiology Resident Wins National Competition

Dr. Lourdes Alanis

Dr. Lourdes Alanis

Lourdes Alanis, MD, MPH, a third-year medical resident at Cooper University Health Care, won the SIR Case Competition during the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2017 Conference held in Washington, D.C., in March.

Dr. Alanis’ case presentation, titled “Aortocoronary Saphenous Vein Graft Pseudoaneurysm Presenting as an Anterior Mediastinal Mass,” was selected as the winner among the 70 cases submitted nationally. Read more.

Cooper Hosts Spring Career Event for Critical Care Technicians

Spring Has Sprung and Cooper University Health Care is hosting a Spring Career Event!

(Invitation Only Event)

Exciting Career Opportunities for Critical Care Technicians!

Full-Time, Part-Time and Per Diem for ALL Shifts.

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Time: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

To apply, click here.

Job Description:

  • Assists the Registered Nurse in providing direct, indirect and non-patient care.
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Camden City Council Issues Proclamation in Recognition of Colorectal Cancer Month

 

Steven R. Peikin, MD, FACG, AGAF, Head, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, at Cooper University Health Care attended the Camden City Council meeting on March 22, 2017, where he was presented a proclamation from the Camden City Council President Frank Moran declaring March as Colorectal Cancer Month in Camden.

Steven R. Peikin, MD, FACG, AGAF, Head, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, at Cooper University Health Care attended the Camden City Council meeting on March 22, 2017, where he was presented a proclamation from the Camden City Council President Frank Moran declaring March as Colorectal Cancer Month in Camden.

Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Read more.

Camden Students Make “Heart Hug” Pillows for Hospitalized Children at Cooper

On March 22, 2017, representatives of the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper visited St. Anthony of Padua School in Camden to accept a gift of handmade “heart hug” pillows to be given to hospitalized children.

Brittany Spaeth, Child Life Coordinator at Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper, accepted the pillows from St. Anthony’s students.

Brittany Spaeth, Child Life Coordinator at Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper, accepted the pillows from St. Anthony’s students.

 

The “Heart Hug” pillow project was initiated by Linda Burns, an art teacher at St. Read more.

Apply Today for RN PICU Jobs at Cooper

Compassionate, sensitive caregivers who enjoy working in a team-oriented environment are encouraged to apply for opportunities as a Registered Nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper.

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. Read more.

Cooper Outpatient Office Hours on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Most Cooper outpatient offices are open for scheduled appointments. Cooper Urgent Care Centers in Audubon and Cherry Hill are also open regular weekday hours, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., today.

The following offices are closed due to patient cancellations and power outages:

  • Cardiology, Endocrinology and Family Medicine at Brace Road in Cherry Hill
  • Cardiology, Urology and Vascular Surgery in Woodstown
  • Dermatologic Surgery in Marlton
  • Digestive Health Institute in Willingboro
  • Family Medicine at Camden County Community College
  • Internal Medicine in Clementon
  • Internal Medicine in Collingswood
  • Orthopaedic Oncology in Camden
  • Orthopaedics in Newtown Square
  • Pediatrics in Moorestown

The following offices are closing early due to multiple patient cancellations:

  • 1935 Route 70, Cherry Hill – closing after last patient scheduled at 1 p.m.
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MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Offers Free Colorectal Cancer Education and Screening for Uninsured Camden County Residents

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The good news is that in the last decade there has been unprecedented progress in reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death rates in the U.S. in both men and women annually. These improvements are the result of cancer prevention and early diagnosis through screening and better treatment modalities.

“Despite this encouraging news, there is still much to do,” said Steven R. Read more.

Internal Medicine Specialist Joins Cooper’s Willingboro Office

Camille P. Green, MD

Camille P. Green, MD

Camille P. Green, MD, an internal medicine specialist, has joined Cooper University Health Care and is now seeing patients at the Cooper Internal Medicine Office at 651 JFK Boulevard in Willingboro.

Dr. Green, who received her medical degree from UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Cooper University Hospital, Camden. Read more.