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…

Apr
15
2014

Texas Children’s Tuberculosis Initiative is a step ahead

New study puts spotlight on tuberculosis in children A recent article in the Wall Street Journal featured a study from researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School suggesting that Tuberculosis (TB) affects about one million children worldwide, twice as many as previously estimated. At Texas Children’s, TB experts identified this major pediatric Read More…

Apr
15
2014

Bump Watch: Hope after miscarriage

“I’m pregnant!” I thought to myself excitedly in December, but the excitement quickly dissipated when I flashed forward to the anxiety laden weeks ahead. Pregnancy after a miscarriage is scary. Exciting, but scary. It’s filled with the unknowns and the “what ifs.” For me, finding out I was pregnant again, after many losses left me Read More…

Apr
15
2014

In memoriam: Dr. Jennifer Northrop

Members of the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics mourn the passing of Dr. Jennifer Lynn Northrop. Northrop passed away on March 19. She was 51 years old. She was a graduate of Bryn Mawr and received her medical degree and PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Washington School of Medicine. Northrop received her Read More…

Apr
15
2014

New health program for main campus employees

Taking care of Texas Children’s patients and families begins with taking the very best care of ourselves. That’s why the Employee Health and Wellness Center team is offering a free Hypertension Management Program open to participants on main campus to help you learn about managing your blood pressure. This eight week, confidential program is limited Read More…