Sep
2
2015

21-day H20 challenge wraps up with almost 5,000 participants

The Employee Health and Wellness Team recently facilitated the 21-day H20 challenge to 4,935 employees, making it the largest organization-wide wellness challenge in Texas Children’s history. Employees were asked to drink 64 ounces of water a day from July 20 – August 9. To provide encouragement, the Employee Health and Wellness Team provided participants with Read More…

Sep
2
2015

Pedestrian safety improvements are implemented

On the morning August 27, a Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women employee was struck by a car driving on Main Street. The individual was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital. The individual is recovering and expected to be okay. The driver in this incident is cooperating with police. As always, the safety of employees, Read More…

Sep
2
2015

Super Star Employee: Santana Gibbs-Marks

Santana Gibbs-Marks from Diabetes/Endocrine Care Center is the latest Texas Children’s Super Star employee. “The best thing about working at Texas Children’s is the compassion of my fellow coworkers and to see the children smiling even when they are sick,” said Gibbs-Marks. “That puts a smile on my face, and it makes me remember how Read More…

Sep
2
2015

Pulmonary hypertension team hosts tile painting party, proceeds benefit PHA

Physicians and staff with Texas Children’s Pulmonary Hypertension Program hosted a tile painting party on August 22 where patients transformed ceramic tiles into colorful pieces of art. The event benefited the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). Held in the newly renovated Child Life Zone on the 16th floor of West Tower, pulmonary hypertension patients and their Read More…

Sep
1
2015

Bench and Bedside – August Digest

Bench and Bedside is a digest of the previous month’s stories about the clinical and academic activities of our physicians and scientists. We welcome your submissions and feedback. August 4 Department of Urology to present 12 papers at international conference The Department of Urology will be well represented at the 26th Congress of the European Read More…