Nov
14
2017

Caught You Caring: Amanda Riddle’s compassion shines through for her patients

As we wrap up our Caught You Caring series on Connect, we share one more inspiring story of a Texas Children’s employee who demonstrates what it means to go above and beyond for her patients and their families. For nearly eight years, Amanda Riddle has found it her life’s passion to take care of sick Read More…

Nov
14
2017

Cancer and Hematology Centers hold annual APP symposium

The Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers recently held its 2017 Annual Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Education and Team Building Symposium. The Cancer and Hematology Centers’ APP team consists of 25 APPs on 10 different disease teams. The annual symposium provides an opportunity for professional development and collaboration across teams. Presentations included: Dr. Rona Sonabend Read More…

Nov
14
2017

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology awarded grant to help vaginal reconstructive patients

Texas Children’s Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Division was recently awarded an NIH Small Business Innovation Research grant via Biotex Inc. to develop vaginal stents that will help vaginal reconstructive patients heal. The most common complication after vaginal reconstruction is restenosis and scar tissue formation, which can occur in up to 73 percent of patients. As Read More…

Nov
14
2017

Texas Children’s genetic counselors play critical role in patient care, outcomes

As part of National Genetic Counselor Awareness Day on November 9, Texas Children’s recognizes the crucial role our genetic counselors play every day for our patients and their families. In fact, genetic counselor was named one of the “25 Amazing Healthcare Support Jobs” and one of the “100 Best Jobs” in 2017 by U.S. News Read More…

Nov
14
2017

Inaugural Dr. Barbara J. Anderson lecture presents honored speaker

The Inaugural Dr. Barbara J. Anderson lecture was held on October, 27. This lectureship was created to honor Barbara J. Anderson, Ph.D., associate head of the Section of Psychology and professor of Pediatrics, who recently retired after 15 years on faculty at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Anderson’s contributions to the Read More…