Category: Programs

Diagnosis Unlocks Answers to Help Patient Walk Again

Posted on Feb 13, 2019 in Programs

The once-energetic Bella was unable to walk after losing feeling in her legs. After searching for answers with specialists near their home in North Carolina, a diagnosis from experts at Johns Hopkins All Children’s provided answers that are helping her walk again.

Cancer Journal Publishes Dr. Deepak Chellapandian’s White Blood Cell Disorder Article

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in Programs

Chellapandian’s histiocytosis research in collaboration with the North American Consortium for Histiocytosis offers more opportunities for future patients.

Independent External Reviewer Appointed for Heart Institute

Posted on Jan 08, 2019 in Programs

Johns Hopkins Medicine has appointed F. Joseph Warin, a partner at the law firm of Gibson Dunn, to lead the independent external review of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital’s Heart Institute.

A Message from Kevin Sowers: Leadership Update and Heart Institute Assessment

Posted on Jan 02, 2019 in Programs

As we work to rebuild trust with our community and stabilize our teams and programs, we are announcing a few additional leadership transitions that are effective immediately. Dr. Brigitta Mueller, chief patient safety officer and vice president of medical affairs, and Sylvia Ameen, vice president of marketing, communications and culture / physician engagement have resigned from their positions and have our thanks for their service. In addition, Dr. Gerhard Ziemer, who was appointed in August as director of the Heart Institute and chief of cardiovascular surgery, will be leaving us. While Dr. Ziemer is not responsible for the current state of the program, we agree that a fresh start is needed to ensure success for the program. We wish him well in his future endeavors.

The Gift

Posted on Dec 20, 2018 in Programs

A family seeks hope this holiday season as a little sister gives her brother a special gift.

Premature Babies Treated in the NICU Reunite in Guatemala

Posted on Dec 13, 2018 in Programs

Children and their families in Guatemala who received care in the neonatal intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital come together for a special day of celebration.

Leadership Transition

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 in Programs

Effective immediately, and in consultation with the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital board leadership, we have accepted the resignation of Dr. Jonathan Ellen, president, vice dean and physician-in-chief. We have also accepted the resignations, effective immediately, of Dr. Jeffrey Jacobs, chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery and director of the Andrews/Daicoff Cardiovascular Program, and Jackie Crain, vice president, chief of staff and until recently lead risk-management executive. Dr. Paul Colombani has resigned as chair of the surgery department.

Record-setting Bone Marrow Patient Amplifies Her Impact

Posted on Oct 30, 2018 in Programs

A little girl’s journey to find a match for a bone marrow transplant inspired thousands to register as donors.

A Young Patient’s Bravery Inspires the Creation of a Special Fund for Pediatric Cancer Research

Posted on Oct 17, 2018 in Programs

A family’s very personal inspiration makes a difference in the field of pediatric cancer research.

Bone Marrow Transplant Technique Makes the Impossible Straightforward

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 in Programs

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital was an early adopter of the half-matched blood marrow transplant technique, which is helping patients like Susana.

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