Apr
19
2018

Three-time gold medal winner visits Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands

On April 18, Olympian Kristin Armstrong and Scott Schnitzspahn, vice president of Elite Athletics, USA Cycling, met with employees and visited with patients during a tour of Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands. Armstrong, a three-time gold medalist, and Schnitzspahn brought smiles to many of the patient’s faces and were enjoyed by the many employees and Read More…

Apr
17
2018

New enhancements help patients find parking, improves traffic flow

For many patients and their families, trying to find parking in the garages at Texas Children’s Medical Center Campus can be challenging at times. But Texas Children’s employees and staff are finding creative solutions every day to address the concerns and needs of our patients and their families. Coupled with the hospital’s on-going efforts to Read More…

Apr
17
2018

Texas Children’s welcomes third therapy dog

The hospital’s canine crew now has a male pup joining the team. He has officially been added to the roster as a part of Texas Children’s Pawsitive Play Program that uses animal-assisted therapy to enhance the emotional well-being of pediatric patients by reducing their anxiety, perception of pain and fear of hospitalization. Pinto is a Read More…

Apr
10
2018

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus Family Fun Run draws thousands

Texas Children’s employees and Houston-area residents came out in full force to participate in the sixth annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. On April 7, more than thousands of people of all abilities participated in the non-competitive 1K and 3K courses. Following the race, Read More…

Apr
3
2018

Ophthalmic technician goes above and beyond to make patients feel at ease

Candice Gardemal can calm the most nervous patient visiting Texas Children’s Specialty Care Cy-Fair for an eye exam. The certified ophthalmic technician wins over patients of all ages with her warm, bubbly personality and an endless amount of tricks up her sleeve, some of which are so effective they have been published in medical journals. Read More…