Aug
15
2017

2017 Finegold scholarship assists nurses’ children

Dr. Milton Finegold (left), chief emeritus, Department of Texas Children’s Pathology and Mary Jo Andre (far right), chief nursing officer, congratulates Finegold Award recipients Christopher Willoughby, (from left), son of Robbye Willoughby, West Campus Emergency Center; Amelia Boettiger, daughter of Michele Boettiger, patient care manager, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Alexie-Joy De La Cruz, daughter of Read More…

Aug
8
2017

Nurses co-develop council to support innovative solutions and enhance patient care

Nurses at Texas Children’s are natural innovators. They ask questions, ponder processes and think outside the box to develop solutions that improve care and outcomes for patients. For nurses Michael Pickett, Nicholas Keith and Anthony Bentley, a shared passion for patient-centered innovation ultimately brought them together. “After working on projects of our own, we talked Read More…

Aug
8
2017

Stewart receives 2017 Star Search Award from ANPD

Megnon Stewart, MSN, RN, education specialist for Nursing Professional Development at Texas Children’s, was recently named the 2017 Star Search winner at the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) national conference. Each year, ANPD holds a Star Search competition at the annual convention to encourage aspiring speakers to compete for an opportunity to present a Read More…

Jun
13
2017

LeBlancs establish fund in daughter’s memory to support Child Life, Nursing scholarship

Molly Mae LeBlanc, daughter of Texas Children’s employees Jill and Andy LeBlanc, passed away at Texas Children’s on May 6, 2017. Molly was diagnosed with Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease (ARPKD) prior to her birth. She battled her kidney and liver disease valiantly and spent much time being cared for at Texas Children’s by many Read More…

Jun
6
2017

Rangel named president elect for Houston Chapter of ANPD

Angie Rangel, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN, LNC, has been selected as the president elect for the Houston Chapter of the Association of Nursing Professional Development (ANPD). She will lead the Board of Directors for the ANPD Houston Chapter and represent Texas Children’s Hospital as one of the primary contacts within the ANPD national office. Rangel is Read More…