Subaru of America Shares Appreciation for Cooper University Health Care Essential Workers and Provides Support for Camden-Based Patients

Automaker Donates 1,500 Appreciation Kits to Essential Workers at Cooper University Health Care and $30,000 to The Cooper Foundation

Camden, N.J. – July 31, 2023 – Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) today announced that as part of its Subaru Loves to Care® initiative, employees from Subaru headquarters presented 1,500 care packages to essential workers at Cooper University Health Care (Cooper). Read more.

Cooper University Health Care and Inspira Health Join Forces Again to Create Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience

Cooper University Health Care and Inspira Health today announced the formation of Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience, another partnership between the two health systems. The formation of this partnership improves local access to a comprehensive range of advanced neuroscience care including surgical and nonsurgical services related to the brain, spinal cord, and central nervous system. This new arrangement builds on the proven success of Cooper and Inspira Cardiac Care, preparing to go into its sixth year of partnership. Read more.

American Heart Association Recognizes Cooper University Health Care’s Commitment to Quality Stroke Care

Cooper Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

With Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll, Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll, Stroke Advanced Therapy Honor Roll

Cooper University Health Care received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award in recognition of the health system’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more lives saved, shorter recovery times, and fewer readmissions to the hospital. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care to Host New Jersey Social Determinants of Health Hackathon

Cooper University Health Care will host the first New Jersey Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Hackathon.  The goal of this event is to explore innovative ways to leverage health information technology to better engage at-risk populations, improve access to care, address issues of equity, and chronically poor health outcomes for underserved and marginalized populations at both the local and state level. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Launches EMT Training Program This Summer With Inaugural Class

As part of its Health Careers Initiative (CHCI) program, Cooper University Health Care, in cooperation with several community organizations, is now offering a new program for students interested in becoming emergency medical technicians (EMTs).

The Cooper EMT Training Program, developed in partnership with the Camden County Board of Commissioners, Camden County One Stop, Camden County College, Camden County Workforce Development Board, and Hopeworks, will provide low-cost, comprehensive training for an entry-level career in emergency medical services. Read more.

Atlantic Gastroenterology Associates Joins Cooper University Health Care

(Egg Harbor Township, NJ) – In a move that will expand gastroenterology services in the region, Atlantic Gastroenterology Associates of Egg Harbor Township has joined the Digestive Health Institute of Cooper University Health Care. The practice will be renamed Cooper University Health Care, Gastroenterology at Fire Road.

“Cooper’s Digestive Health Institute, with offices in Camden, Mount Laurel, Cherry Hill, Washington Township, Haddonfield, and Willingboro, has grown to become one of the largest programs dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of GI conditions in the region,” said Adam B. Read more.

Camden Institutions Partner to Launch Groundbreaking Camden Cancer Research Center

In a significant collaborative effort, the Coriell Institute for Medical Research, Cooper University Health Care, and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) have launched the Camden Cancer Research Center (CCRC), a partnership to investigate cancer and translate basic cancer science into new treatments. The three organizations have pledged an initial $30 million to start this center.

Scientists in the CCRC will hail from the three organizations and the center will encompass all of Coriell’s cancer research efforts, including eight scientists responsible for $5 million in annual federal research funding currently. Read more.

The Cooper Foundation Receives $50K Donation for Ovarian Cancer Research

Donation Celebrates the Life of Barbara T. Ferraro

The Ferraro family of Langhorne, PA, presented a check for $50,000 to The Cooper Foundation in honor of their loved one, Barbara, who lost her valiant six-year battle with cancer earlier this year at the age of 61. The funds will support ovarian cancer research at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper.

“Barbara’s faith, love, and passion to put an end to ovarian cancer will live on,” said her husband, Jay D. Read more.

Cooper Team Members Honored as 2023 Healthcare Heroes

Cooper University Health Care and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University were well represented at NJBIZ magazine’s 2023 Healthcare Heroes awards held June 27 in Somerset, NJ.

Among the honorees were Dr. Rachel Haroz and Iris Jones from Cooper’s Center for Healing in the category of Education Hero/Organization for their work in providing trauma informed care training to the Emergency Department team members.  Read more.