The Philadelphia Inquirer featured an article in remembrance of George A. Rogers, 85, a founder of the psychiatry department at Cooper University Hospital. Rogers died of pneumonia on Monday, June 28, 2010, with friends and family by his side.
Susan Bass Levin, President and CEO of the Cooper Foundation, is one of the “Outstanding Women” featured in this summer’s issue of Camden County Woman. In addition to the many operational tasks of building a strong infrastructure for the Foundation, Susan is leading the community redevelopment efforts of the Cooper Health System in Camden.
Sports-related concussion has been a hot topic recently, but competitive athletes are not the only people who suffer from these serious injuries. Each month, hundreds of patients are treated in Cooper’s Emergency Department and Trauma Center for mild to severe concussions, and many more seek treatment from various Cooper outpatient offices.
Today, Cooper University Hospital unveiled its new, expanded Emergency Department (ED) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for employees and visitors. The new facility is 33,000 square feet and includes 36 brand new, state-of-the-art patient rooms, including: designated adult and pediatric treatment and resuscitation rooms, two private triage rooms, a separate pediatric waiting room, and two decontamination rooms.
Southern New Jersey took its emergency preparedness to a higher level with a seminar and Tabletop Exercise conducted on Tuesday, June 29, 2010. This program involved many emergency preparedness stakeholders including local, county, and state emergency management officials, public health departments, and homeland security.
The Center for Dermatologic Surgery, run by Cooper dermatologic surgeon Naomi Lawrence, MD, was the site of a special art exhibit called “Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful” which was featured on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Daily Magazine.
On Tuesday, June 15, 2010, eight 8th grade students from Camden City schools took a tour of Cooper University Hospital as part of Rutgers Career Connection day. Students learned about career opportunities available within the healthcare industry while getting a hands on approach to medicine.
In the middle of the bustling city of Camden now lives The DiFlorio Family Healing Garden, a place of respite and tranquility for patients and families to enhance the healing process. During Tuesday’s ceremony, Cooper recognized and thanked Dennis DiFlorio and family as well as other donors whose contributions has made the healing garden possible for patients, families and visitors to enjoy.
Lori B. Feldman-Winter, MD, MPH, FAAP, Head of Adolescent Medicine at the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper and a member of the executive committee of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Breastfeeding, has published a review of the recently released Perinatal Core Measures related to exclusive breast milk feeding in AAP News.
Frank W. Bowen, III, MD, Director of Thoracic Aortic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology at Cooper, was featured in a segment for WHYY. The story focused on a new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), that found that some people diagnosed with lung cancer decide not to get surgery even though it is the best treatment option.