Noted National Expert Discusses How “Storytelling” Project Impacted Veterans, Changed VA Healthcare

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, Cooper University Health Care Raises ,000 for Hurricane Dorian ReliefNational “storytelling” expert Thor Ringler, MFA, MS, provided an inspiring Veterans Day program for physicians, medical students, and other health care providers. Ringler has run the My Life, My Story program at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, since 2013. In that time the program has recorded life stories of more than 2,000 veterans — and placed the short biographies in each vets’ electronic medical record. Read more.

Celebrating Our Cooper Teams in November

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Cooper University Health Care is the leading academic health care system in South Jersey with a history of more than 130 years of service. Our team includes more than 630 physicians, and 7,000 plus employees, with experts who practice in more than 75 specialties through South Jersey’s only Level I Trauma Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper, Urgent Care centers, and more than 100 medical offices across the region. Read more.

Area Advanced Practice Providers Learn and Network at First-Ever Cooper APP Symposium

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On Saturday, November 2, 2019, leaders from Cooper University Health Care held a first-ever Advanced Practice Provider Symposium for area advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, registered nurses, nurse educators and other medical professionals. Attendees spent a full day networking while learning from experts in areas of surgery, oncology, pharmacology, pediatrics, infectious disease and cardiovascular care. Presentations focused on evidence-based care and continuing education credits were offered. Read more.

Helen’s Angels Donates $25,000 to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

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Helen’s Angels – a local non-profit organization, which provides support and assistance to individuals and families throughout the region who have been impacted by and/or are recovering from breast cancer, hosted their annual Tinis for Tatas event at the Vue on 50 in Philadelphia. The event featured a live auction, basket raffles, delicious cocktails, and fabulous food.  At the event, Missy Quinn, President and Founder of Helen’s Angels, presented Robert Somer, MD, Head of the Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, with a check for $25K to help provide direct support for MD Anderson at Cooper patients with breast cancer who may need financial assistance to help defray the costs associated with their diagnosis and treatment including co-pays, transportation to and from doctors’ appointments and treatments, and other support services such as house cleaning, child care, meals, wigs and counseling. Read more.

Cooper Pediatric Radiology Volunteer to Support “Feed My Starving Children”

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On Saturday, October 26, the Cooper Pediatric Radiology team participated in a “Feed My Starving Children (FMSC)” Mobile Pack Event at the NJ Army National Guard Center in Haddonfield. Feed My Starving Children® is a non-profit organization providing children and adults hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children. FMSC meals have reached nearly 70 countries around the world and has packed over 1.6 million meals, which is enough food to feed 4,384 kids every day for a year. Read more.

The Cooper Foundation’s 10th Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch Raises a Record-Breaking $1 Million for Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Care and Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

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Susan Bass Levin, President and CEO of The Cooper Foundation, announced today that the 10th Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch raised a record-breaking $1 million for breast and gynecologic cancer research and clinical programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Read more.

More than 350 Veterans and Their Families Attend “FallFest” Event Aboard Battleship NJ

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On Saturday, October 19, 2019, more than 350 veterans, active military, first responders, and their families gathered on the deck of the historic Battleship New Jersey on the Camden Waterfront for a “Veterans FallFest” event hosted by Cooper University Health Care and Deborah Heart and Lung Center as part of the organizations’ joint HeroCare Connect program.

The free event featured health screenings and numerous educational, vocational, health, and informational tables to connect veterans to important community services. Read more.