Cooper University Health Care is proud to employ veterans and active military as part of our Cooper team. Employees who have selflessly served our country possess many of the strengths that Cooper seeks when hiring employees, including the ability to work in teams, organizational and problem-solving skills, and a sense of duty to others. Every branch of the armed services is represented at Cooper, and their contributions to our organization, our community, and our patients is highly valued and appreciated.
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Honoring Our Military Team Members
Cooper University Health Care Names U.S. Army Reserves Captain Kristin Knapp, MD, as “Armed Forces Person of the Year”
November 15, 2022
Cooper University Health Care has named Kristin Knapp, MD, a third-year general surgical resident and an officer in the U.S. Army Reserves, as the 2022 Cooper Armed Forces Person of the Year.
U.S. Navy Veteran James Irwin Named 2021 Recipient of the Cooper University Health Care “Military Person of the Year” Award
November 9, 2021
Cooper University Health Care has named James Irwin, a U.S. Navy veteran, its 2021 Cooper Military Employee of the Year. Irwin is a resident of Maple Shade and has worked at Cooper for 18 years.
November 11, 2020
Cooper University Health Care honored Karen Gruber, RN, AVP of Nursing Operations, and Joseph Milton, an orthopedic technician with the Cooper Bone & Joint Institute, with its 2020 Cooper Military Employee of the Year Award.
May 22, 2019
Cooper University Health Care presented the 2019 Cooper Military Employee of the Year Award to advanced practice nurse Ella Hawk, a member of the hospital’s cardiothoracic surgery team.
May 24, 2018
On May 22, 2018, Cooper University Health Care presented the 2018 Cooper Military Employee of the Year Award to trauma surgeon John Chovanes, DO, FACS, LTC, USAR MC, at a pre-Memorial Day celebration for Cooper employees who are veterans and/or active military.
November 9, 2017
Veterans Day was celebrated a few days early as Cooper University Health Care recognized employees and physicians for their military service at a special event in their honor on November 8, 2017.