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First Lady Highlights Advances in Pediatrics

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Medical advances that improve children's lives are possible by the "passion, dedication, and generosity" of private philanthropy, said First Lady Michelle Obama at the Woodmark Children's Forum on June 11. Speaking to children's hospital executives, faculty, and donors, she cited the role of philanthropy in improving survival rates and transforming pediatric care. 

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First Ladies Lend Support for Healing Garden

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

On Monday, First Lady Michelle Obama and all five living former First Ladies announced their support for a project to transform a gravel rooftop space at Children’s National Health System into a 7,200-square-foot healing garden. Currently in development, the garden will give patients and their families a healthy outdoor space where they can enjoy art, music, and inspiring views of Washington, DC.

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