Mar
25
2014

Olutoye speaks at Stanford

Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, Pediatric Surgery, gave the 20th Loren R. Chandler Memorial Lecture in Pediatric Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine on March 25. His lecture titled, “Fetal Surgery: Getting a Head Start in Life’s Journey,” described the indications for fetal surgery, described the technique, and reviewed cases, including Fetoscopic Tracheal Occlusion (FETO), Sacrococcygeal Read More…

Mar
25
2014

Texas Children’s presents Rudolph awards to fellows

Dr. Michael Speer, Neonatology faculty (center), congratulates Drs. Athis Arunachalam and Jonathan Davies, third-year fellows, the 18th annual Arnold J. Rudolph Memorial Grand Rounds award recipients. The award recognizes third-year fellows in neonatal-perinatal medicine for outstanding teaching, patient care, scientific inquiry and professional integrity.

Mar
18
2014

New on-site broadcast studio brings greater media access for Texas Children’s health care experts

A new, on-site ReadyCam© broadcast studio has opened at Texas Children’s which will allow doctors, nurses, scientists, researchers and patient families to appear live on broadcast news programs. Experts from the hospital will be able to report and comment on breaking health care news and stream webcasts directly from Texas Children’s main campus, while reaching Read More…

Mar
18
2014

Mental Health First Aid course offered at Texas Children’s

We see it all the time on the news. Heartbreaking stories of tragedy when a suspect with a history of mental illness turns an ordinary day into a devastating scene. People are often left wondering what more could have been done to prevent the incident. It’s a widespread issue that’s now being tackled nationally. Mental Read More…

Mar
18
2014

National Nutrition Month: Proposed changes to food labels

Recently, First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed changes to food labels, which have remained the same for the past 20 years. In my opinion, this announcement is long overdue. My nutrition colleagues and I have been advocating for these modifications for many years, as we believe they will help Read More…