Residents, Players, Coaches Attend Concussion Seminar

The Burlington County Times featured an article about the Cooper Bone & Joint Institute's free educational forum on concussions as a result of sports related injuries. The forum, which took place at Moorestown High School on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, focused on prevention and identification of concussions as well as available treatment options.

Understanding Shut-Down Learners Featured in Calgary’s Child

Richard Selznick, Ph.D., Director of the Cooper Learning Center, wrote an article featured in Calgary’s Child about seven strategies to help a child who is struggling academically in school. Several tips for addressing or preventing shut-down learners include open and positive communication with your child, understanding and identifying the problem, and finding someone to act as a school mentor.

Cooper Receives Health IT Innovation Award

An Information Technology project at Cooper University Hospital was featured in an article in CMIO magazine. Cooper’s Information Technology department received a “Health IT Innovation Award” for Implementation of cardiology PACS and cardiovascular information system (CVIS) on a virtualized server solution.

South Jersey Mall Honors Cooper Nurse

Joan Watt, RN, a hematology and oncology nurse at Cooper, was recently honored at the Cherry Hill Mall for her service to the community. The event, “A Tribute to Nurses,” was organized by PREIT Company, who encouraged shoppers to nominate nurses who have made a difference.

Now Is the Perfect Time to Build a Medical School

On Sunday, August 22, an Op-Ed article about the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University by Donald J. Farish, PhD, President of Rowan University was featured in the Courier-Post. In the article, Dr. Farish asserted that despite the current economic climate in New Jersey, conditions are optimal for building a new medical school in South Jersey.

Green Team Update

The One Cooper Campus initiated a single stream recycling program in January. Reviewing the numbers for the first two quarters, it is clear that Cooper has begun to make an overall improvement in managing its waste.

Pastoral Care Says “Thanks!”

On behalf of the Department of Pastoral Care, Robert L. Lumpe, Director, extends his thanks and appreciation to two employees, who wish to remain anonymous, for their donation of $500 to Pastoral Care. The funds were raised through a group of employees who participated in a self-generated, weight-loss contest.

It Starts With A Seed…

A few months ago, employees were given complementary zinnia flower seeds to promote the launch of our new rewards and recognition program. Richard Handschumacher, an Employee/Labor Relations Manager in the Human Relations department, recently sent along these photos from his home where those original seeds are now in full bloom. Nice work!