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Tessie W. October

Physician-Researcher Receives NIH Grant for Improving Patient-Provider Communications

Tessie October, MD, MPH, a critical care physician and researcher at Children’s National Health System and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The George Washington University, received a perfectly scored K23 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study “Enhancing Parent-Provider Communication During Critical Illness.”

Children’s National Awarded Prestigious NIH Clinical Trials Grant

Children’s National Medical Center is one of 25 institutions selected by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a new clinical trial consortium: Network of Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials (NEXT) focused on neurological disorders in adults and children.