Jul
17
2018

SOAR Program provides seamless transition of care to families discharged from NICU

When Kristine Hartin’s son was born almost a year ago, she was not prepared for the emergency cesarean section and almost four-week stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands. Unbeknownst to the first-time mom, her son, Reid, had pituitary stalk interruption syndrome, a congenital abnormality that can cause jaundice, Read More…

May
15
2018

Texas Children’s exceeds fundraising goal to support March of Dimes walk

On May 6, over 30,000 people from across the Greater Houston community laced up to participate in the 2018 March for Babies walk at the University of Houston, including around 400 Texas Children’s employees, patients and their families who all share the same passion for improving the health of babies. This year, Texas Children’s contributed Read More…

May
1
2018

Formerly conjoined twin Hope Elizabeth Richards discharged

Hope Elizabeth Richards, one of the formerly conjoined twin girls separated at Texas Children’s earlier this year, was discharged April 25 after spending 482 days in the hospital. Hope joined her sister, Anna Grace, who was discharged on March 2. The Richards family is looking forward to returning to their North Texas home soon. They Read More…

Mar
27
2018

Texas Children’s presents Rudolph award to fellow

Drs. Muralidhar Premkumar (from left), Melissa Carbajal, Neonatology faculty, and Gautham Suresh, section chief (right), congratulate third-year fellow Dr. Erynn Bergner, as the 23rd annual Arnold J. Rudolph Memorial Grand Rounds award recipient. The award recognizes third-year fellows in neonatal-perinatal medicine for outstanding teaching, patient care, scientific inquiry and professional integrity. Eduardo Salas, PhD, professor Read More…

Mar
13
2018

Formerly conjoined twin Anna Grace Richards goes home

Less than two months after being separated from her sister Hope in a seven-hour surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital, Anna Grace Richards got to go home. Anna was discharged from Texas Children’s on March 2 after spending 428 days in the hospital. Hope is expected to be able to go home in the near future. Read More…