The Cooper Foundation’s Outdoor Brunch & Golf Outing Raises $50,000 for Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Care and Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

On October 5, The Cooper Foundation announced that the Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Outdoor Brunch and Golf Outing raised $50,000 for breast and gynecologic cancer research and clinical programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper.

More than 120 guests and golfers attended the ​sold out, socially-distant outdoor brunch and nine-hole golf outing at Ramblewood Country Club in Mt. Laurel, NJ. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Opens New Trauma Surgical ICU

Cooper University Health Care has opened a new 28-bed Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on the top floor of its Roberts Pavilion building to expand the academic health system’s advanced critical care capacity to 86 beds. The top floor of the building previously housed conference rooms and administrative offices.

“As the leading academic health system and only Level 1 Trauma Center in South Jersey, Cooper is the foremost provider of critical care services and this new unit will allow us expand to meet the needs of the community,” said Kevin O’Dowd, JD, co-CEO of Cooper. Read more.

Tenth Annual Cooper Red Hot Gala @ Home Raises $1.8 Million for Patient and Community Services

The Chairman of Cooper University Health Care Board of Trustees, George E. Norcross III, announced today that The Cooper Foundation, even in the midst of a global pandemic, raised a record $1.8 million at its 10th Annual Red Hot Gala @ Home. This year’s proceeds support Cooper University Health Care’s commitment to improving the quality of life in the community and providing exceptional medical care and services for patients. Read more.

All Students in Camden City Public, Renaissance, Charter, and Catholic Schools to Receive Facemasks as Part of Free Distribution by The Cooper Foundation and the Norcross Foundation

Cooper maskAll students attending a public, renaissance, charter, or Catholic school in the city of Camden will receive a free, reusable facemask as part of an ongoing community distribution by The Cooper Foundation and the Norcross Foundation to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, announced George E. Norcross III, chairman of the Board of Trustees at Cooper University Health Care. In total, more than 16,000 masks will be distributed among every Camden student in pre-K through high school, attending any school. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Introduces Cooper Care Alliance Physicians Group

Cooper University Health Care, the region’s leading academic health system, announced the formation of Cooper Care Alliance (CCA), a new community-based physicians group. Cooper also announced that three well-known community physicians have joined the CCA, including Dr. Carman Ciervo, a family medicine physician and former leader at Jefferson Health, Dr. Greg Taylor, a family medicine physician from Haddonfield, and Dr. Read more.

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Welcomes New Breast Surgeon

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper is pleased to announce that Kay Yoon-Flannery, DO, MPH, FACS, FACOS, will join its breast surgery team beginning in September, announced Generosa Grana, MD, director of MD Anderson at Cooper. Dr. Flannery will also serve as co-director of the Janet Knowles Breast Cancer Center.

“We are extremely fortunate to have Dr. Flannery join the breast cancer team,” said Dr. Read more.

The Cooper Foundation and Norcross Foundation Expand Free Facemask Distribution

First Responders, Essential Community Workers in Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester Counties to Receive Masks to Help Prevent Spread of COVID-19

The Cooper Foundation and the Norcross Foundation will provide more than 41,000 free, reusable facemasks to police, fire, EMS personnel, and educators in the tri-county region to reduce the spread of COVID-19, announced George E. Norcross III, chairman of the Board of Trustees at Cooper University Health Care. Read more.

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

More Than 1,800 Backpacks and School Supplies Donated Through The Cooper Foundation’s Operation Backpack

students with backpackLearning in the age of COVID-19 presents many challenges to school systems, teachers, students and their families, but thanks to employees at Cooper University Health Care and The Cooper Foundation, 1,800 Camden students will not have to worry about school supplies. Whether in a school building or at home, students need supplies and backpacks, and Cooper employees and The Cooper Foundation were determined to make sure that a pandemic did not get in the way of this year’s Operation Backpack. Read more.

Subaru of America Donates Vehicle for Cooper University Health Care EMS Services

Subaru of America, Inc. has donated a new vehicle to Cooper University Health Care to expand its Emergency Medical Services (EMS) fleet. The 2020 Subaru Ascent SUV will be used by Cooper Emergency Medical Services physicians in the community as back-up support for Cooper’s Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) units responding to 911 calls.

“This vehicle donation will enable Cooper to better serve the citizens of Camden.  Read more.

“Sneakers for Heroes” and Boston-based Streetwear and Sneaker Retailer Concepts Donates more than 1,000 Shoes for Resident Physicians at Cooper University Health Care

Cooper University Health Care has received as generous donation of more than 1,000 pairs of shoes thanks to Boston-based streetwear and sneaker retailer Concepts as part of the national “Sneakers for Heroes” program. The shoes will benefit Cooper’s medical residents and fellows.

Sneakers for Heroes is an initiative to distribute free footwear to medical professionals fighting on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more.