Jeffrey C. Brenner, MD, Medical Director of the Urban Health Institute at Cooper University Health Care and Executive Director of the Camden Coalition, has been elected to the prestigious Institute of Medicine (IOM). The IOM announced the names of 70 new members and 10 foreign associates during its 43rd annual meeting. Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Read more.
Joseph V. Lombardi, MD, Head of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Cooper University Health Care, was congress co-chairman of this year's International Aortic Summit (IAS), held February 11-13, 2015, in Aruba.
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, New Jersey Department of Human Services, Camden County Board of Freeholders, local hospitals, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, Southern NJ Continuum of Care and local housing providers announced the launch of a collaborative effort to reduce homelessness in Camden County, at Cooper University Hospital on February 23, 2015.
Physicians at Cooper University Health Care are taking part in a clinical trial to test the effectiveness of a less invasive treatment for patients with severe emphysema. Cooper is one of about 24 sites participating in the EMPROVE clinical trial in the United States.
On October 15, 2014, Joseph V. Lombardi, MD, FACS, Head of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and Director of the Cooper Aortic Center at Cooper University Health Care, was the first surgeon in New Jersey to treat advanced peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in a patient using the innovative Lutonix® 035 Drug-Coated Balloon (DCB) percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) Catheter
We are pleased to announce that Rick Hong, MD, FACEP, Head of the Division of Emergency Medical Services, Disaster Medicine and Transport Medicine at Cooper University Health Care, has been named President-Elect of the National Disaster Life Support Education Consortium (NDLSEC).
This Saturday, 94.1 WIP sports radio show with Glen Macnow and Ray Didinger, featured Mark Pollard, MD, of the Cooper Bone and Joint Institute, who commented on the Philadelphia Flyers right wing, Matt Read’s rib muscle tear and his estimated six week recovery time.