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Dr. David Kays Offers CDH Families Hope

Posted on Apr 19, 2022 in General News

When David Kays, M.D., was a child, his mother gave him a book about medicine, helping to set him on the path to becoming a surgeon. Now he is one of the best in the nation at treating congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), and serves as medical director of the hospital’s Center for CDH, the nation’s first inpatient unit solely dedicated to treating CDH. He talks about his journey to medicine, and how he came to specialize in CDH.

A Night for All Children Proves Smashing Success

Posted on Apr 18, 2022 in Foundation

Attendees of the annual event raised money for the Center for Behavioral Health. One in four children ages 3-17 has a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavioral health disorder, and the Center for Behavioral Health aspires to provide families a comprehensive, integrated approach to mental health care.

Ezra (Finally) Heads Home

Posted on Apr 13, 2022 in Programs

The number 529 will always have a special meaning for Olivia and her family. Because 529 days after her baby Ezra was born he is finally headed home – all because of a highly skilled medical support team comprised of doctors, nurses, therapists and others – from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for the very first time.

Pam Longe-Mccann, R.N., Receives the DAISY Award

Posted on Apr 12, 2022 in General News

Pam Longe-Mccann, R.N., is a program manager in the Bone Marrow Transplant outpatient clinic.

Resilient Riley

Posted on Apr 11, 2022 in Programs

Riley was just a year and a half old when he was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition that affects about 1 in 200,000 people. With the specialized care and teamwork of the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy for Non-Malignant Conditions, Riley, now 5, is back home with his siblings and growing stronger every day.

Awards Celebrate Clinical Excellence, Innovation

Posted on Apr 07, 2022 in General News

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and Johns Hopkins Medicine celebrate excellence with the Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams. The hospital’s nominees and winners for the 2021 awards were honored on April 5.

Big Hope for Tiny Baby with PDA

Posted on Apr 05, 2022 in Programs

After baby D’Shay was born nearly four months early, doctors discovered he had a congenital heart defect. He weighed just under 1.6 pounds when interventional cardiologist James Thompson, M.D., performed a specialized procedure that repaired D’Shay’s heart defect and set him on the road to continue progressing and growing.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Researchers Identify Important “Molecular Signature” for Predicting Breast Cancer Survival

Posted on Mar 28, 2022 in Research

The finding eventually will apply to treatments for pediatric cancers.

Kristina Nielsen, R.N., Receives the DAISY Award

Posted on Mar 25, 2022 in General News

Kristina Nielsen, R.N., a clinical nurse in the NICU.

More than Medicine: The Important Role of a Child Life Specialist

Posted on Mar 23, 2022 in General News

Child Life specialists help patients by supporting their mental and emotional well-being while they’re in the hospital. Carli Fischer, M.S., CCLS, works with children in the cardiovascular intensive care unit, and other Child Life specialists work with children in areas throughout the hospital.

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