What patients and families need to know
Sheikh Zayed Institute Executive Director, Kolaleh Eskandanian spoke with AAMI News about pediatric device development and its challenges.
Cardiologist Dr. Andrea Beaton discusses her work with SToP RHD Uganda, an early intervention program for children with rheumatic heart disease in Uganda, in a Huffington Post blog.
Kurt Newman, MD, President and CEO, Children’s National Health System, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA). He will begin his term on January 1, 2015. Dr. Newman’s leadership and advocacy for children and pediatric healthcare and collaborations with children’s hospitals across the nation will enhance the CHA’s board at a time when children’s hospitals are working together to improve the U.S. healthcare system for children.
Children’s National Health System researchers have uncovered evidence that obesity may have a broader impact than previously thought on inflammatory and other diseases, with belly fat more responsible than other areas of the body.
Mary C. Ottolini, MD, MPH, Vice Chair of Medical Education for the Children’s National Health System, has been named President-elect of the Academic Pediatric Association, which is engaged in teaching, patient care and research in general pediatrics.
First Lady Michelle Obama visited patients, families, and staff today at Children’s National Health System. The First Lady was accompanied by family dogs, Bo and Sunny. Mrs. Obama toured the Surgical Care Unit, where she visited with patients and families, as well as doctors, nurses, and other Children’s National staff.
In a ceremony last night, the Washington Business Journal announced Children’s National Health System as the Most Powerful Brand and its President and CEO, Kurt D. Newman, MD, as one of the Most Admired CEOs of 2014 in the Washington, DC, metropolitan region.
Sleep expert Daniel Lewin, PhD, spoke to WTOP about teen sleep.
Kurt Newman, MD, President and CEO, wrote a letter to the editor in the Washington Post.
Sleep specialist Judith Owens, MD, participated in the National Geographic Channel's "Sleepless in America" documentary.