Jun
28
2017

Texas Children’s celebrates Heart Center’s No. 1 ranking

Texas Children’s leaders and members of the Heart Center team gathered early Tuesday to celebrate U.S. News & World Report’s recent announcement that Texas Children’s is now ranked No. 1 in cardiology and heart surgery. Ranked second in the nation for the past two years, Texas Children’s Heart Center has surpassed Boston Children’s Heart Center, Read More…

Jun
27
2017

Seghers named to leadership role within the Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

Texas Children’s radiologist Dr. Victor Seghers was recently elected vice president of the Pediatric Imaging Council within the Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). This is a six-year term and Seghers will become president of the council in 2019. In this leadership position, Seghers’ responsibilities will include recruitment of speakers and moderators for Read More…

Jun
27
2017

Newborn Center dedicates The Butterfly Room to support grieving NICU families

Nearly two years ago, Kate Hurlbut, a nurse practitioner for Texas Children’s Pediatrics, and her husband Phillip, mourned the loss of their 7-week-old twin daughter, Ella, who was cared for at Texas Children’s Newborn Center. Ella developed a widespread bacterial infection when she was five weeks old and fought hard for two weeks but passed Read More…

Jun
27
2017

Fraser talks about past accomplishments, future opportunities at year in review

During his annual Department of Surgery year-in-review, Surgeon-in-Chief Dr. Charles D. Fraser Jr. asked his colleagues to take a moment to reflect on what they have accomplished over the past year and to contemplate the abundance of opportunities that lie ahead. “Look at what went on in just one year,” Fraser emphasized by pointing to Read More…

Jun
27
2017

Texas Children’s Sickle Cell Program celebrates World Sickle Cell Day

On June 19, sickle cell patients, families, physicians and others joined forces to celebrate World Sickle Cell Day and raise awareness about sickle cell disease, an inherited red blood cell disorder that affects about 100,000 Americans and many more worldwide. Held in the lobby of the Children’s Nutrition Research Center, the event featured an art Read More…