Cooper Foundation to Kick-Off Free Summer in the City Music Festival in the Park Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Cooper Foundation of Cooper University Health Care will kick-off its free Summer in the City Music Festival in the Park on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in Sheila L. Roberts Park with a concert by To The Max.

This is the first of three performances to be held over the next three weeks. A special National Night Out concert will be held on Tuesday, Aug. Read more.

Cooper Team Runs for a Reason

A team of Cooper’s Transitional Navigators participated in the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey 5th Annual Ronald House 5k run on June 1, 2019. RMHSNJ provides a home-away-from-home to families of seriously ill and traumatically injured children who need a place to stay where they can be close to their child while they are being treated at Cooper.

Shared Catherine Morrison, Director of Transitional Care, “Our team wanted to give back to this amazing resource by helping to raise funds for their cause.”

Kudos to the team for lacing up and choosing to #RunForAReason! Read more.

Cooper Team Joins In Moorestown Day Celebrations

On June 1, 2019, our Cooper Team was out and about in our Moorestown community as part of Moorestown Day. Our team let people know about Cooper locations close by, including Cooper’s Digestive Health Institute in Mount Laurel, our Primary Care and Pediatric offices in Moorestown, and our Urgent Care Center in Cinnaminson. Cooper is also the Premier Sponsor of the Moorestown Soccer Club for the next two years. Read more.

Cooper Team Laces Up for Third Annual Sista Strut

Sista Strut 2019 from iHeartMedia Philadelphia on Vimeo.

On June 15, 2019, members of MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper’s Cancer Outreach and Screening Program team, Evelyn Robles-Rodriguez, Roxanne Berger, Genni Rodriguez, Dr. Vivian Bea, and Lorraine Greer, laced up for Sista Strut 2019, where Cooper served as one of the sponsors.

According to the American Cancer Society, “breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among black women…. Read more.

Free Training Courses Available for Physicians in the Use of Buprenorphine/Medicated-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder

As part of a grant from the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Cooper University Health Care in conjunction with Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is offering free training courses for physicians, NPs and PAs on the use of Buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorder.  The course — which is half live and half online — is designed to meet the requirement for a buprenorphine waiver (X-waiver) certification under the DATA 2000 federal law. Read more.

Cooper Honors Advanced Practice Nurse With “Military Employee of the Year” Award

Cooper University Health Care presented the 2019 Cooper Military Employee of the Year Award to advanced practice nurse Ella Hawk, a member of the hospital’s cardiothoracic surgery team. The celebratory event, honoring Cooper employees who are veterans and/or active military, was held on May 21, 2019. (Watch the presentation here.)

The Cooper Military Employee of the Year Award was established in 2018 to formally recognize the outstanding contributions a Cooper staff member has made to the health system, the community, and the nation, as well as in support of Cooper’s mission To serve, to heal, to educate. Read more.

Camden Celebrates Opening of New Turf Field at KIPP Cooper Norcross Lanning Square Campus

Athletic Field Funded by $250,000 grant from the Philadelphia Eagles, the NFL Foundation and LISC and a matching $250,000 grant from The Cooper Foundation

Today, KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy (KCNA) celebrated the opening of a new turf field at its Lanning Square campus in Camden, New Jersey. Teachers, students, parents, community leaders, and NFL Foundation representatives gathered for a ribbon cutting at the new athletic field, which was installed thanks to a $250,000 grant from the Philadelphia Eagles through the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program and a $250,000 matching grant from The Cooper Foundation. Read more.

Special Delivery for Patients to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Just in time for Mother’s Day, volunteers with The Lauren Rose Albert Foundation/ Mothers Matter Program visited Cooper University Health Care on May 9 to bring cheer to mothers, grandmothers, and caregivers with a donation of special gift baskets.

Since 2001, the Lauren Rose Albert Foundation has reached out to mothers-in-need by donating thousands of gift baskets overflowing with personal health and beauty care products to numerous health care facilities, women’s shelters and crisis programs, child care centers, and facilities such as Ronald McDonald House and the Memorial Veterans Home during the week of Mother’s Day. Read more.

Students Enjoy Hands-On Experiences During Cooper Career Day

On Thursday, April 25, 2019, about 60 students in the 5th through 12th grades came to Cooper University Health Care for Cooper Career Day, part of National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Throughout the day, students learned about the different roles our Cooper team members play in the hospital to ensure that we’re able to carry out our mission: To serve. Read more.

Cooper Celebrates Volunteers, Honors “Volunteer of Year”

In observance of National Volunteer Month, Cooper University Health Care recognized the hundreds of dedicated men and women who donate their time and efforts to support the hospital’s mission, to serve, to heal, to educate.

A thank-you luncheon was held on April 9, 2019, to honor 715 volunteers that contributed a total of 56,832 hours of service in 2018.  Cooper volunteers are present throughout the organization – helping on nursing units, visiting patients, and performing a variety of tasks in the business departments. Read more.