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Posted on Jun 22,2017

Lori Sammel, R.N., is the May 2017 Daisy Award Recipient

Lori Sammel, R.N., a charge nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, was honored with the May 2017 Daisy Award at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. The DAISY award is presented monthly to a Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital nurse who has provided extraordinary service to our patients.


Posted on Jun 21,2017

Dangers of Leaving Kids in Hot Cars

We all have heard about the dangers of leaving children unattended in a car. Why is this so dangerous? Joe Perno, M.D., medical staff affairs officer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, offers tips to make sure you never leave a child unattended in a hot car.


Posted on Jun 20,2017

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Residency Program Celebrates First Graduating Class

The first pediatric residency class came to Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital three years ago as pioneers in the first new pediatric residency program in the United States since the 1970s. Now, the class is celebrating the inaugural Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Residency Program graduation, the end of their shared journey. However, for the graduates’ careers and the hospital’s medical education program, it’s really a new beginning.


Posted on Jun 20,2017

John Morrison Wins Inaugural Allen W. Root Award

John Morrison, M.D., Ph.D., won the inaugural Allen W. Root, M.D., Award for Continuous Excellence in Residency. Root, a pediatric endocrinologist, presented Morrison the award at the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Residency Program graduation ceremony. The award goes to a graduating resident who has exhibited outstanding leadership and clinical skills that enable him or her to stand out among his or her peers.


Posted on Jun 16,2017

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Surgeon Uplifts Families Through Music

Michael Gallant, M.D., has served as a pediatric plastic surgeon at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital for 39 years. Many people remember him from his presence in the hospital lobby–on the piano. While he is passionate about his job as a surgeon, he also loves spreading joy and comfort through music.


Posted on Jun 15,2017

Common Pediatric Rashes

Rashes are a common reason for people to visit local Emergency Rooms. Many of these can easily be treated at home while others can be suggestive of true emergencies. Joe Perno, M.D., medical staff affairs officer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, offers tips on which rashes you should be most concerned about.


Posted on Jun 09,2017

Summer Travel Tips

Before your family goes on vacation, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital wants to remind you to stay safe on every ride.


Posted on Jun 09,2017

Survivors Enjoy a Special Day at the Florida Aquarium

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital took over the Florida Aquarium on June 4 for National Cancer Survivor Day. Current and former cancer patients who are off therapy were invited to the event, along with several adults who long-ago celebrated their own cancer success stories at Johns Hopkins All Children’s.


Posted on Jun 08,2017

Gun Safety

Every day across the United States, children are hurt or killed by guns, including right here in the Tampa Bay area. Rachel Dawkins, M.D., medical director of the Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Clinic at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, shares some myths and facts for parents about firearm safety.


Posted on Jun 06,2017

Dr. Nicole Chandler Pioneers Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery Technique

Nicole Chandler, M.D., and her team at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, get kids back to their normal routine faster with single-incision, minimally invasive pediatric surgery. Chandler, director of pediatric surgery research at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, has been championing—and improving—the technique since she first started using it for surgeries.


Posted on Jun 02,2017

Eat Right and Stay Active to Avoid Summer Weight Gain

Summer vacation. The time of year all students look forward to. It holds the promise of good weather and no homework. For most parents, the idea is probably less than thrilling for many reasons, including one you may not have thought about before: summer weight gain. The experts at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital weigh in.


Posted on Jun 01,2017

Tips for Safe Running

More kids today are participating in marathons, including 5K and 10K races. Patrick Mularoni, M.D., medical director of the Pediatric Sports Medicine Division at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital talks about the benefits of running for kids and tips to prepare children for races.


Posted on May 31,2017

May is American Stroke Month

May is American Stroke Month and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, in partnership with the American Stroke Association, is raising awareness about strokes in babies, toddlers, children and teens.


Posted on May 30,2017

Victoria Johnson, R.N., is the April 2017 Daisy Award Recipient

Congratulations to Victoria Johnson, R.N., on being honored as the April 2017 Daisy Award winner at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.


Posted on May 26,2017

Rachael Pelaez is Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Rachael Pelaez, R.N., cardiovascular nurse in the cardiovascular intensive care unit for earning the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Employee of the Year award.


Posted on May 25,2017

Treating Childhood Epilepsy with the Ketogenic Diet

For nearly five years, eleven-year-old Naomi suffered from seizures, movement disorders, staring spells and bouts of paralysis. Her parents searched tirelessly for answers while Naomi was put on a number of different seizure medications that were unable to completely stop her seizures. Her appointment with neurologist Steven Parrish Winesett, M.D., at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, finally gave Naomi and her family an answer.


Posted on May 24,2017

Johns Hopkins All Children's Nurses Week 2017 Highlights

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital celebrated Nurses Week 2017 from May 8-12 under the national theme of "Nursing: The Balance of Mind, Body and Spirit."


Posted on May 24,2017

Fidget Spinners

Fidget spinners are taking the country by storm and are the hottest new toy trend in the United States. Patrick Mularoni, M.D., medical director of the Pediatric Sports Medicine Division at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital talks about the pros and cons of this new trendy toy.


Posted on May 23,2017

CVICU’s Rachael Weil Receives Patriot Award

Congratulations to Rachael Weil, M.S.N., R.N., advanced nursing education specialist in the CVICU, for being honored with a Patriot Award for her support of employee service in the armed forces reserve.


Posted on May 17,2017

Using Cotton Swabs in Children’s Ears

You’ve probably heard the phrase “nothing smaller than your elbow in your ear.” Rachel Dawkins, M.D., medical director and director of clinical experiences for physicians in training at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, explains findings from a new study about the dangers of using cotton swabs in the ears.


Posted on May 11,2017

Real Life Stories and Treatment Updates Highlight May 20 Neurofibromatosis Education Symposium

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital hosts its second Neurofibromatosis Education Symposium on Saturday, May 20 for parents, family members and teens, along with health care professionals who care for neurofibromatosis patients.


Posted on May 10,2017

Local Family Inspires Others to Give

As longtime supporters of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Bob, Kathy, Brittany and Robby Stahl want to inspire others to help the children of our community.


Posted on May 10,2017

For Patients & Families Insured by United Healthcare

After months of discussions with United Healthcare, we have not been able to reach a new agreement. As of May 11, 2017, United Healthcare will consider hospital-based services and provider (physician) services at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital as out-of-network.


Posted on May 10,2017

A Successful Mission to Heal Hearts and Teach Lifesaving Care

Physicians, nurses and other Johns Hopkins All Children’s professionals were part of a multi-center team that traveled to Bustamante Children’s Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica to provide lifesaving medical assessment and surgical care.


Posted on May 09,2017

Remembering Frank Diamond, M.D.

The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital community mourns the loss of our esteemed friend and colleague Frank Diamond, M.D., who passed away Sunday night following a long illness. Dr. Diamond, a pediatric endocrinologist and diabetes specialist, retired from the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital medical staff in 2016 after nearly 40 years of caring for children from throughout our region and beyond.


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