Tag: New Jersey Health Initiatives

Diversifying Health Care: Cooper University Health Care Employees Work Toward Earning Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Rutgers University–Camden

Diversifying Health Care: Cooper University Health Care Employees Work Toward Earning Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Rutgers University–Camden

By Ed Moorhouse As an emergency room technician at Cooper University Hospital and a certified emergency medical technician, Shanta Rembert spends every day of her professional life on the front lines of healthcare. Her job is an important one and, Rembert says, “it gives me a sense of satisfaction knowing that I can have a […]

Posted in: Campus Life
Research Study to Examine Effects of Kroc Center on Camden Community

Research Study to Examine Effects of Kroc Center on Camden Community

In September, The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, a large-scale, health and wellness facility, opened to the public in Camden. According to the Kroc Center’s website, it offers an array of health, nutrition, education, and physical activity programs to a community typified by poor access to supermarkets or healthy food, and […]

Posted in: Research Highlights
Collaborative to Provide Nursing Education

Collaborative to Provide Nursing Education

The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and Cooper University Health Care are partnering to encourage health care paraprofessionals from underrepresented populations to pursue nursing careers. The Rutgers–Camden/Cooper Collaborative for Upward Mobility in Nursing will provide baccalaureate education to unlicensed, assistive personnel employed at Cooper University Health Care. It is being funded by a $250,000 grant from […]

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