Jun
28
2016

Texas Children’s named as “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality”

Texas Children’s was recently recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization. Every year, the HRC conducts a unique survey called the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), which benchmarks and encourages equal care Read More…

Jun
21
2016

Texas Children’s expands global health services in Africa and Europe

Texas Children’s global health initiative recently expanded its services in Europe and Africa, enabling more children and adults across the globe to receive quality medical care. Two of the initiatives will help children in Africa who are suffering from cancer. The third effort will aid both adults and children living in Romania with HIV, hepatitis Read More…

Jun
21
2016

Third edition of The Journal features special section on separation of conjoined twins

The third issue of The Journal of Texas Children’s Hospital was recently released along with its companion website for online readers. Visit the site here to get a look at the third issue, which features a special section on the separation of conjoined twins Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata. The special section is organized Read More…

Jun
21
2016

Schaaf receives Baylor College of Medicine Rising Star Clinician Award

Dr. Christian Schaaf, an assistant professor of Human and Molecular Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and investigator at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s, recently received the Baylor College of Medicine Rising Star Clinician Award. This annual award recognizes outstanding up and coming clinicians for their exemplary contributions to Read More…

Jun
21
2016

J.J. Watt gives Texas Children’s patient reason to smile

When 8-year-old Texas Children’s patient Jeston Adams woke up June 12, he could barely contain his excitement. It was the moment he had been waiting for; the day he was going to meet his hero – J.J. Watt. Jeston, whose wide smile and personality light up a room, spent more than three hours having lunch, Read More…