2017

Meghan Delaney, Chief of Pathology and Lab Medicine

Nationally recognized laboratory medicine expert Meghan Delaney, D.O., M.P.H., joins Children’s National Health System as chief of pathology and lab medicine

As a nationally recognized expert in the field of transfusion medicine, Dr. Delaney will lead efforts to unify Children’s divisions of Anatomic Pathology and Laboratory Medicine into a single division while advancing cutting-edge practices in the laboratory to ensure the highest standard of quality and safety for patients. 

Leaders of Congenital Zika Virus Program at Childrens National share lessons learned with peers

During their lifetimes, the tainted Aedes mosquitoes that spread Zika virus only fly a few hundred feet from where they hatch. And Zika hotspots—Texas and Florida domestically and dozens of nations around the world—all lie a fair distance from the nation’s capital. Still, the Congenital Zika Virus Program at Children’s National Health System evaluated 36 women and their fetuses from January 2016 through May 2017. Another 14 women and their infants were referred to the Zika program for postnatal consultations during that time.
2017 Pediatric Medical Device Prize Winners

$250K awarded to six winners presenting innovative pediatric medical devices

Six companies presenting innovative medical device solutions that address significant unmet needs in pediatric health were awarded a total of $250,000 in grant money yesterday in San Jose, Calif. at the Fifth Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium, organized by the Sheikh Zayed Institute.