Apr
17
2018

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal shows support for Texas Children’s Cancer Center

Shaquille O’Neal made a special visit to Texas Children’s Cancer Center April 9 prior to being honored at the Marriott Marquis Houston for the 13th annual An Evening with a Legend. During the one-on-one room visits, O’Neal enjoyed shooting hoops, playing games and talking with patients about their cancer journeys. As someone who has had Read More…

Apr
17
2018

Dr. Robert Voigt releases new textbook

Texas Children’s Chief of Service in Developmental Pediatrics, Dr. Robert Voigt, collaborated with fellow Baylor College of Medicine professor, Dr. Carl Tapia, to release the second edition of their textbook entitled Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently announced the availability of the new textbook that focuses on caring for children with 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…

Apr
3
2018

Elias receives honor for service to Heart Center patients, families

Barbara Elias, the ventricular assist device (VAD) coordinator for Texas Children’s Heart Center, was recently honored with the Daisy Award, a national award that recognizes clinical nurses for the extraordinary work they do for patients and families each and every day. Elias was recommended for the award by the mother of a patient who said Read More…