Oct
3
2017

Hotez receives 2017 Sackler Award for his work on neglected tropical diseases

Dr. Peter J. Hotez is the 2017 recipient of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Award for Sustained National Leadership for his far-reaching work in the areas of neglected tropical disease (NTD) research and vaccine development. Hotez is dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine where he is also professor Read More…

Sep
27
2016

Protect yourself, others this flu season by getting your annual flu shot

Texas Children’s is committed to the health, safety and well-being of our patients, families, and employees. This commitment is especially evident as we enter flu season. Influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness and can even lead to death. Older people, young children, Read More…

Aug
9
2016

Texas Children’s partners with H-E-B, Cutter® to educate community against Zika

Texas Children’s Hospital recently teamed up with H-E-B and Cutter® Insect Repellents to launch a community-based initiative to help Houstonians prepare for and prevent the spread of the Zika virus. As part of this collaborative initiative, all three community partners will distribute 50,000 bags with free educational brochures in both English and Spanish, duct tape Read More…

Jul
12
2016

Arrington receives award for work on special isolation unit design

Amy Arrington, MD, medical director of Texas Children’s special isolation unit, was recently named one of Healthcare Design magazine’s 4th Annual HCD 10 winners. The HCD 10 is an elite group of design and architect professionals who represent the most exciting, inspirational and influential health care work of the previous year. Nominations were accepted earlier Read More…

Jul
6
2016

New Zika clinic opens at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women recently opened a Zika clinic to ensure women, mothers and babies continue to receive the highest quality health care during every important stage of their lives. Located on the third floor of the Pavilion for Women in the Baylor Ob/Gyn clinic, the Zika clinic focuses on women who have traveled Read More…