Jocelyn A. Mitchell-Williams, MD, OBGYN at Cooper and Associate Dean for multi-cultural and community affairs at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, is featured in the January issue of SJ Magazine as one of the people to watch in 2011.
We're happy to announce a new tradition to celebrate the birth of babies at Cooper. Each time a baby is born at the hospital, a few notes of “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” is played over the public address system throughout One Cooper Plaza.
A recent edition of South Jersey magazine highlighted the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, which took place in October, with photos from the event. Cooper leadership featured in the photo include John P. Sheridan, Jr., President and CEO, and Paul Katz, MD, Founding Dean of the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.
Recently-released federal data shows the national Cesarean rate for 2007 to be the highest ever reported, at 31.8 percent of all births, which is an increase of 54 percent from 1996. The Courier-Post published an in-depth article discussing the trend in New Jersey and spoke with Richard L. Fischer, M.D., Head of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, about some of the possible reasons for the substantial increase.
Cooper University Hospital conducted a nation-wide search and has appointed Robin L. Perry, M.D., as Chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Perry is board certified in Maternal & Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology. She is currently President of the Cooper Medical Staff. “Dr. Perry’s proven leadership ability will allow the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cooper to continue to grow under her guidance,” said John P. Sheridan, Jr., President and CEO at Cooper. We have been expanding our practices in the suburban communities and will continue to focus on increasing the obstetrics program in South Jersey.”