Celebration of Life Brings Smiles to Pediatric Trauma Patients, Families, and Cooper Staff

On Saturday, September 14, Cooper celebrated the resiliency and triumphs of pediatric patients who have received care in the pediatric trauma program.  Michael Goodman, MD, Chief and Chairman of Pediatrics, and Nicole Fox, MD, MPH, Pediatric Trauma Medical Director, welcomed guests who then enjoyed a Super Hero themed event with activities for children of all ages and a picnic-style lunch.  Cooper staff enjoyed seeing their prior patients and families from the prior two years. Read more.

Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Deliver ‘Gestures of Hope’ to Cancer Patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

Representatives from Subaru of America’s corporate headquarters and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) delivered messages of hope and 80 specially made blankets to inpatients at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper to help encourage them in their fight against cancer.

“This is such a generous and kind gesture from our friends from Subaru of America, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society,” said Generosa Grana, MD, director of MD Anderson at Cooper. Read more.

Rana Awdish, MD, Author of In Shock, Discusses Improving the Patient Experience Through Connection and Communication During the Seventh Annual Berkowitz Family Foundation Lecture Program

Rana Awdish, MD, author of In Shock, yesterday discussed her best-selling memoir based on her first-hand account of going from a young critical care physician to a dying patient in an instant. She was the featured speaker for the Seventh Annual Berkowitz Family Foundation Lecture Program.

Awdish is Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Medical Director of Care Experience at Henry Ford Health System, and Assistant Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Employees and The Cooper Foundation Donate Backpacks, School Supplies to Camden Students

More Than 2,200 Backpacks and School Supplies Donated Through The Cooper Foundation’s Operation Backpack

CAMDEN, N.J. — The Cooper Foundation, along with city officials and school leaders, today distributed backpacks and school supplies to every student at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy (KCNA) Lanning Square Primary and Middle School campus and KCNA Whittier Middle School in Bergen Square. KCNA serves students in Pre-K through 8th grade. Read more.

Cooper Physician Receives Influencer of Healthcare Award

Stephen W. Trzeciak, MD, MPH, was one of 27 awardees to receive The Philadelphia Inquirer’s 2019 Influencer of Healthcare Award at a ceremony August 15, 2019. This award program honors Philadelphia’s most influential health care professionals.

Dr. Trzeciak is a physician scientist, professor and chair of medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU), and the chief of medicine at Cooper University Health Care. Read more.

Camden Health & Athletic Association Hosts Free Football Skills & Drills Clinic With Jaws Youth Playbook

On July 26, 2019 the Camden Health & Athletic Association (CHAA) hosted a free Football Skills & Drills clinic in partnership with Jaws Youth Playbook.

The clinic was open to Camden residents ages 5-16 who participated in a series of drills to enhance the skills of passing, catching and running in a non-contact setting. Prior to the clinic, former Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback and founder of Jaws Youth Playbook, Ron Jaworski, addressed the group. Read more.

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.