Cooper Awarded Gold Certificate by NJ Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

The New Jersey Antimicrobial Stewardship Recognition Program acknowledges health care facilities and physician practices that demonstrate they have met or exceeded minimum expectations for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Core Elements of Antimicrobial Stewardship.

On December 5, 2019, Cooper received recognition from the Department of Health acknowledging our work in improving the use of antimicrobial medications and satisfactory completion of Gold-Level, acute-care requirements for the 2019 Antimicrobial Stewardship Recognition Program.

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Left to right: Alexandra Hanretty, ID PharmD; Dana Byrne, MD, MSCE, Director of the Cooper Antimicrobial Stewardship Program; Christina Tan, MD, NJ State Epidemiologist and Assistant Health Commissioner of NJ Department of Health. We would also like to recognize the contribution of Lucia Rose, ID PharmD, who was not present for the photo.