Cooper History: Joan S. Davis

“I always believed in serving the community, and my service on the Cooper Board of Trustees is an extension of that belief. Cooper has undergone a significant transformation over the past several years, with the opening of the new medical school and the construction of the new cancer institute, and the future looks bright. I am proud to have the opportunity to be a part of it.”

Joan S. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Releases 2018 EMS Service Results

For the third consecutive year, Cooper University Health Care’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the City of Camden has responded to more emergency calls and done so with exceptional response times. Since Cooper EMS began providing service in January 2016, emergency calls have increased by 21 percent. In 2018, Cooper EMS responded within eight minutes 90 percent of the time for all advanced life support (ALS) calls. Read more.

Cooper Co-President Talks “Eds and Meds” on CCSNJ Panel

On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Cooper Co-President Dr. Anthony J. Mazzarelli shared the stage with Rutgers University-Camden Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon, CMSRU Dean Dr. Annette C. Reboli, and Virtua President and CEO Dennis W. Pullin for an “Eds and Meds” panel moderated by Camden City School District Acting Superintendent Katrina McCombs. The panel was part of a larger discussion, “The Future of Camden,” presented by the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey. Read more.

Cooper Learning Center Expert Addresses Dyslexia in New Book

Richard Selznick, PhD, licensed psychologist and Director of the Cooper Learning Center at Cooper University Health Care, addresses learning disorders in his latest book, “What to Do About Dyslexia: 25 Essential Points for Parents.” Drawing on his decades of experience in helping children who struggle with reading, spelling, and writing, Dr. Selznick has written a series of books to help parents who often feel at a loss as to how to help a child who may be struggling with these learning fundamentals and where to turn for guidance. Read more.

Cooper Team Preps 325 Sandwiches for Cathedral Kitchen

Our Cooper employees are always giving back to the community!

Recently team members from the Transitional Care, Infection Prevention, and Regulatory Safety departments prepared 325 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the Cathedral Kitchen. Our Cooper Team also delivered supplies for them to stock the pantry with peanut butter and jelly.

Special thanks to Chantay Harris, a population health coach in the Transitional Care Department, who was able to secure a significant donation from Shop Rite of Lawnside for the sandwiches. Read more.

World Cancer Day 2019

On World Cancer Day, we recognize the global impact of cancer on the economy, research, innovation, survival and more. Do you know how cancer impacts our world? Learn more in this infographic.

When it comes to fighting cancer, you want the best team by your side. Through our partnership with the world-renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper has taken cancer care in our region to a whole new level. Read more.

Happy National Women Physicians Day!

On February 3, we join our colleagues across the country in celebrating National Women Physicians Day, which is the birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States in 1849. Here are just a few of our awesome physicians at Cooper, sharing their thoughts and experiences as women in medicine.


Over the span of my 30 year career in medicine I have seen tremendous changes in the role of women in medicine and in society. Read more.

Cooper Team Goes Red for Heart Month

Our Cooper Team helped spread awareness about the importance of heart health during Wear Red Day on Friday, February 1, 2019. Here are a few photos from around the Cooper offices!


Thank you to Rebecca Smith for submitting this photo of the Adult Health Institute team in red. From left to right: Rebecca Smith, Sue Kreh, Diane Winkler, April Posley, Mary Ann DeGirolamo (kneeling), Nancy Loperfido, Serena Mayer, and Jerri Flippen. Read more.

Cooper Trauma Team Recognized for Life-Saving Care of Camden County Officers

Members of the Cooper Trauma team were recognized for saving the lives of two Camden County Police Department officers in 2018 during a ceremony held to honor those officers on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Dr. Salina Wydo and Dr. Tanya Egodage were able to attend as representatives for the physician and nursing staff, and were presented a plaque and certificates by CCPD Chief J. Read more.

Cooper History: Dr. Bascom Waugh

In 1950, Dr. Bascom Waugh became the first African American doctor to join the medical staff at Cooper. A World War II veteran, Dr. Waugh was a former flight surgeon for the 332nd Fighter Group, the legendary Tuskegee Airmen. According to a 2007 Air Force School of Medicine report, Dr. Waugh was one of the first two African American doctors to be trained alongside Caucasian physicians in the Army’s School of Aviation near San Antonio. Read more.