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Posted on Sep 24, 2020

Preparing for the Big Stage

Posted on May 18, 2022
After a bad car accident, Khalia was treated for a traumatic brain injury that impacted her speech, her ability to walk, and more. With her determination, her family’s steadfast support, and care from therapists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care, Fort Myers, she is working toward her goal of walking across the stage at her high school graduation.

After a Long Journey with Pain, Brielle Dives into Life

Posted on May 16, 2022
Brielle experienced a two-year journey with pain that dramatically altered her life, and ultimately led her more than a thousand miles from home to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital for answers. An intensive week-long in-patient program helped get Brielle, a swimmer, back in the water.

After a Long Journey with Pain, Brielle Dives into Life

Posted on May 16, 2022
Brielle experienced a two-year journey with pain that dramatically altered her life, and ultimately led her more than a thousand miles from home to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital for answers. An intensive week-long in-patient program helped get Brielle, a swimmer, back in the water.

A Night for All Children Proves Smashing Success

Posted on April 18, 2022
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.

Resilient Riley

Posted on April 11, 2022
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.

Big Hope for Tiny Baby with PDA

Posted on April 05, 2022
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.

A Concussion with a Cause

Posted on March 04, 2022
After 15-year-old Jack got a concussion during a go-kart race, he received care from the Sports Medicine Program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s to help him get back on the track. An organization both he and his physician Patrick Mularoni, M.D., are a part of – Kart 4 Kids Pro-Am Kart Race – supports the hospital’s concussion program.

Helping Moms Cope

Posted on March 02, 2022
When Kentlee experienced feelings of helplessness after having her daughter, she wasn’t alone. About one in eight women experience symptoms of postpartum depression. Kentlee found the help she needed in Lacy Chavis, Psy.D., a psychologist who works with the hospital’s Fetal Care Program.

From the Hospital Halls to the Varsity Soccer Field

Posted on February 25, 2022
A little more than a year after needing a heart transplant, 15-year-old Wilfre is back on the soccer field.

She Turned Out to be a Model Heart Patient

Posted on February 24, 2022
Eleven-year-old Michelle’s pulmonary valve needed to be replaced. In addition to CT scans and MRI, her cardiothoracic surgeon Awais Ashfaq, MBBS, used a 3D model of her heart to prepare for the surgery. Learn more about the many different team members who work together to create the models that aid physicians in treating children like Michelle.

Birdie’s Surprise

Posted on February 15, 2022
Babies with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) are often diagnosed before birth, but for Birdie, the diagnosis didn’t come until shortly after she was born. She and her family were referred to the Center for CDH at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, where babies like Birdie receive the specialized care they need to grow and thrive.

Born with Half a Heart, but Full of Love: Asher Celebrates His First Birthday

Posted on February 11, 2022
Baby Asher was born with a rare form of congenital heart disease that required major surgery during his first week of life, and another surgery at 5 months old. Now, he and his family celebrate his first birthday.

Mending Luca’s Heart

Posted on February 08, 2022
When Mayuly and Daniel, who were expecting twins, learned that one of their babies would have a complex heart condition, they found the expert, compassionate care needed to repair Luca’s heart at Johns Hopkins All Children’s.

Solving the Medical Riddle

Posted on January 13, 2022
Despite advances in medical science, some children have diseases or disorders that are so rare or confounding that a diagnosis remains elusive. For 8-year-old Evan, specialists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s have made a world of difference for him, his mom says, in managing his symptoms so he can keep doing the things he loves, like play hockey.

A Match for Kids with Cancer

Posted on January 06, 2022
The ICI Social Work Innovation Fund will provide support to families dealing with pediatric cancer so they can focus on what’s most important — their child’s health.

Malani Finds Her Way Home After 400+ Days in NICU

Posted on December 23, 2021
Born prematurely with a condition that severely impacted her ability to breathe, Malani spent more than 400 days in the NICU. Her breathing got a little stronger every day and with the special training her family received to ensure they felt comfortable caring for her at home, Malani is home in time for the holidays.

Healthy and Home for the Holidays: Julia’s Fight Against COVID-19

Posted on December 22, 2021
When Julia was diagnosed with COVID-19, she found the expert care she needed from the physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and other care providers in the pediatric intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins All Children’s. Now she’s home for the holidays and looking forward to celebrating with her family.

NICU Team Helps Ezra Overcome Challenges

Posted on December 08, 2021
Born prematurely at only 23 weeks gestation, baby Ezra and his family found the expert, compassionate care they needed from the team in the neonatal intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins All Children’s.

Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Provides Precious Training

Posted on December 02, 2021
The Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital trains the next generation of neonatologists — thanks, in part, to the generosity of a couple who knows the hardship of seeing their children struggle with health at the beginning of life.

Novel Stem Cell Transplant Approach Helps Cure Rare Condition

Posted on November 30, 2021
Jocelyn was born with a rare primary immunodeficiency disorder that often meant she couldn’t participate in the same things as other kids her age. But that has changed with a new stem cell transplant approach at Johns Hopkins All Children’s that allowed her brother to be a half-matched donor.

A Heart for Ananya

Posted on October 13, 2021
Six-year-old Ananya arrived at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital on a ventilator. With expert care from the team in the Heart Institute, she left the hospital 76 days later with a new heart, and hugs and smiles for her care team.

Callista In Motion

Posted on September 23, 2021
Baby Callista is on the move — and, to date — there hasn’t been a force mighty enough to stop her, not even cancer.

Brain Tumor Gives Jayden Spice for Life

Posted on September 08, 2021
Jayden was diagnosed with a brain tumor a few years ago after developing a headache that got progressively worse. With support from his family and care from Johns Hopkins All Children’s, the 13-year-old hasn’t let that stop him from becoming an entrepreneur and starting his own business.

Adelaide’s Victory

Posted on September 07, 2021
After suffering from years of debilitating pain, a journey that would ultimately lead her to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, 13-year-old Adelaide has finally found her footing again.

Sickle Cell Disease Experts Help Siblings Pursue Different Interests

Posted on September 02, 2021
Marcus loves art, film, and math, and his sister Emma loves gymnastics and reading. They both have sickle cell disease, and the care they receive from the Sickle Cell team at Johns Hopkins All Children’s helps them stay healthy as they pursue what they love.

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