Jan
12
2016

Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Sundeep Keswani awarded visiting professorship

Dr. Sundeep Keswani, pediatric surgeon, was chosen by the Association for Academic Surgery to receive the 2016 International Visiting Professorship Award to attend the Columbia Surgical Association Congress in Bogota, Colombia, in August 2016. Keswani is the principal investigator for the Texas Children’s Laboratory for Regenerative Tissue Repair. His clinical interests are in fetal diagnosis Read More…

Jan
5
2016

Second location of The Center for Children and Women celebrates milestone

Texas Children’s Health Plan is thrilled to celebrate the one-year anniversary of The Center for Children and Women in Southwest Houston. Since opening its second location in November 2014, The Center has provided excellent comprehensive primary care for pediatric and obstetrics members of Texas Children’s Health Plan. The Center provides state-of-the-art health care that integrates Read More…

Jan
5
2016

Zoghbi to receive Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science

Dr. Huda Zoghbi, professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, and director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s, will be honored with the 2015 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science. She is the 10th recipient of the award given by the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Read More…

Jan
5
2016

Bench and Bedside – December 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. December 1 Texas Children’s Fetal Center celebrates 400 miracles at patient reunion Hundreds of families from around the country traveled to Houston to attend Texas Children’s Fetal Read More…

Dec
22
2015

Hand hygiene competition engages staff around germ prevention initiatives

Texas Children’s Hand Hygiene Committee recently organized a hand hygiene contest to underscore the importance of cleaning our hands before patient contact and to improve unit-based compliance rates which will help staff achieve their house-wide goal of 95 percent compliance or higher. This awareness campaign was primarily a nurse-led initiative to ensure hand hygiene continues Read More…