Cooper University Hospital has announced the appointment of Adrienne Kirby, PhD, FACHE, as Chief Operating Officer beginning Monday, Jan. 30. Kirby will be responsible for the administration and management of The Cooper Health System's health care delivery operations, including the hospital and physician organization. She will also support the Board and the President/CEO in establishing strategic direction for the organization and achieving its financial goals. Previously, Kirby served as president of Franklin Square Hospital Center in Maryland. She has spent most of her career in healthcare management in the Delaware Valley.