Jun
20
2017

Patients and families have fun at Camp Periwinkle

Summer camp came to the Cancer Center last week creating a nice surprise for patients and families arriving for an appointment, consultation or treatment. “It makes it less stressful on the parents for sure,” said Andrea Carter as she watched her 6-year-old daughter stuff a plush sea turtle with soft cotton. “It makes the time Read More…

Jun
20
2017

It’s not too late to sign up for the StairWELL Challenge!

As part of our commitment to improve the elevator experience for our patients and their families, our employees have enthusiastically participated in the StairWELL Challenge this month. To date, 1,982 participants have signed up for the StairWELL Challenge, completing two to eight flights of stairs each day. It’s not too late to sign-up for the Read More…

Jun
20
2017

Training helps expand surgical options at Texas Children’s community hospitals

As the Department of Surgery continues to expand in the community at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, ongoing training is needed to be able to offer high-level surgical procedures. Otolaryngologists Dr. Deidre Larrier and Dr. Mary Frances Musso have been leading that charge when it comes to training operating Read More…

Jun
20
2017

Moreno selected to serve as president elect of NAPNAP

Amee Moreno, a pediatric nurse practitioner in Neurosurgery, was recently selected for leadership in the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP). NAPNAP is the largest professional association for PNPs and pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) with more than 8,500 members. Their focus is centered around improving the quality of health care for infants, Read More…

Jun
13
2017

LeBlancs establish fund in daughter’s memory to support Child Life, Nursing scholarship

Molly Mae LeBlanc, daughter of Texas Children’s employees Jill and Andy LeBlanc, passed away at Texas Children’s on May 6, 2017. Molly was diagnosed with Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease (ARPKD) prior to her birth. She battled her kidney and liver disease valiantly and spent much time being cared for at Texas Children’s by many Read More…