Nov
11
2014

Super Star Employee: Juan Rivera

Read the newest “Super Star” Q&A featuring Juan Rivera, Patient and Family Services below. “I am motivated to make a positive impact by serving others and to be the best I can possibly be,” Rivera said. Questions & Answers: Your name, title and department. How long have you worked here? Juan J. Rivera, Administrative Coordinator, Read More…

Nov
11
2014

$1.8 Million research grant received to study hydrocephalus

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) awarded a $1.8 million contract to Dr. William Whitehead, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Texas Children’s Hospital, to study ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement in pediatric patients with hydrocephalus, a medical condition in which there is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles, or cavities, of the brain. Whitehead and Read More…

Nov
11
2014

Dr. Hollier appointed to two new positions in the Department of Surgery

Chief of Plastic Surgery Dr. Larry Hollier has been appointed to two new and exciting positions in the Department of Surgery – surgical director of patient experience and surgical director of the operating rooms. Patient experience and operating room efficiency are critical areas of focus in our aspiration to deliver the highest level of service Read More…

Nov
11
2014

Two surgeons receive awards from Texas Children’s Hospital Auxiliary

The Auxiliary to Texas Children’s Hospital recently awarded Dr. Chester Koh and Dr. Robert Williamson with $75,000 research awards. Koh, a pediatric urologist at Texas Children’s and the director of the organization’s Robotic Surgery Program, earned the Denton A. Cooley Fellowship in Surgical Innovation Award, which is given to a physician whose surgical research focuses Read More…