Sep
11
2017

Guidelines around giving and receiving help related to Hurricane Harvey

It’s hard to believe that less than a week ago Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Greater Houston area dumping foot after foot of rain into our communities’ streets, homes and businesses. Since then, people across the region – including many employees at Texas Children’s – have been working around the clock to try and put Read More…

Sep
8
2017

Texas Children’s train decked out in Texans gear for upcoming football season

Some Texas Children’s patients recently got the chance to kick off the upcoming Houston Texans season right by attending a special event near the Choo-Choo Hut just inside the entrance of the Abercrombie Building. On the count of three, the children peeled a sheet of paper off of the large glass windows that encases the Read More…

Sep
8
2017

Plastic Surgery faculty named to new endowed positions

Dr. William Pederson has been named the Samuel Stal, MD Endowed Chair in Plastic Surgery, and Dr. Edward Reece has been named the Josephine Abercrombie Endowed Professor in Plastic Surgery Research. “Both Dr. Pederson and Dr. Reece are exceptionally worthy recipients of these endowed positions,” said Dr. Larry Hollier, associate surgeon-in-chief for clinical affairs and Read More…

Sep
8
2017

Kids Eat Right Month a hit in The Woodlands

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands had an excellent turnout of families at its first celebration of Kids Eat Right Month. Working together, Food and Nutrition, and Clinical Nutrition Services encouraged children and their families to create and enjoy their own food art. Children learned how to make their own snails, butterflies, or banana race boats Read More…

Sep
8
2017

In memoriam: Frances Andrea Holmes Mathews

Frances Mathews, Clerical Secretary, West Tower Post Anesthesia Care Unit, died July 22, 2017 at the age of 55. Frances’ career in the medical field spanned over 25 years between Texas Children’s Hospital and St. Luke’s. She had a passion for singing and was the lead singer for Ms. Frances & The Rhythm Fish and Read More…