Health Topics: General Health and Pediatrics
Dr. Marschall is the director of the HIV Services Mental Health Program at Children's National.
Invest in future cures for some of life's most devastating diseases
Share your birthday with a child. Celebrate your life, and give a chance to someone who desperately wants to have as many as you.
The Sheikh Zayed Institute’s Pain Medicine Care Complex is one of only a few programs in the country focused exclusively on managing pain for infants, children, and teens. When children are unable to express their pain in words, our pediatric specialists have the unique insight to help.
Children’s National has had an HIV/AIDS program since the early 1980s, and treats the majority of HIV positive children and teens in the region. More than 25 years after we diagnosed our first patient, we can point to dramatic progress made in managing and living with HIV.
The AIDS epidemic still claims an estimated 2 million lives each year, of which about 270,000 are children. The Washington, DC area leads the nation with one of the highest infection rates. Children’s National clinicians and staff play an important role in the treatment of those with the disease, and in changing the way our community thinks about HIV/AIDS by clearing up misconceptions and discouraging stigma and discrimination.
Dr. Ferrer is an attending physician with HIV Services at Children's National.