Apr
22
2014

Six Sigma graduates receive Green Belt certification

The Spring 2014 graduates of the Texas Children’s Hospital Lean Six Sigma Green Belt program received their certifications at a ceremony on March 31. Since February 2009, the Department of Business Process Transformation has trained more than 150 employees including physicians, directors, managers and other informal leaders including front line staff members on the Lean Read More…

Apr
22
2014

Zoghbi awarded 2014 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology

Dr. Huda Zoghbi, director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI), will receive the 2014 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental biology at a ceremony held in Vancouver on May 5. The award, given annually, honors investigators whose research has profoundly advanced the science that underlies the understanding of birth defects. Zoghbi’s Read More…

Apr
15
2014

Fun Run a huge success

On April 5, more than 3,000 Houston-area residents participated in the Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run. The race, held at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, included non-competitive 1K and 3K races. Following the race, families enjoyed the post-race Family Fun Zone, sponsored by H-E-B, which included food, refreshments, activities and Read More…

Apr
15
2014

Successful open fetal surgery gives baby with rare lung mass chance at life

The Texas Children’s Fetal Center proudly announces the birth of baby Cabellotrejo, a boy born healthy at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women following a complex pregnancy that included open fetal surgery. Early in the pregnancy, doctors diagnosed baby boy Cabellotrejo with a large lung mass, called congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation, or CCAM. Mom and baby Read More…

Apr
15
2014

Largest class of nursing graduate students welcomed by CNO Lori Armstrong

Fifty two nurses sat in a Pavilion conference room attentive and ready to hear from their leader. As Chief Nursing Office Lori Armstrong greeted each table of new RNs, you could feel the excitement and anticipation in the room for “lunches with Lori” which this month was a graduate nurse welcome lunch for this special Read More…