Posted on Jul 11,2017
Preparing to go back to school can be a very busy time for families and students of all ages. Whether your child is starting school for the first time or entering their senior year, the experts at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital want your student to have a safe and smart start to the new school year...
Posted on Jul 10,2017
Jen Arnold, nationally known pediatric expert in educational medical simulation returns home to St. Petersburg, Fla., to join the staff at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital as medical director of the hospital’s expanding Simulation Center.
Posted on Jul 07,2017
Sofia’s painting tells of a long journey that began with a diagnosis of neuroblastoma in St. Petersburg that proves successful as it took the spotlight as it nets $10,000 after the Speedway Miracle Golf Tournament in Ohio.
Posted on Jul 06,2017
Two of Jacqui’s three children were diagnosed with craniosynostosis, a premature closure of the cranial growth plates. A long, twisting path fortunately led her to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and neurosurgeon Gerald Tuite, M.D., director of research for pediatric neurosurgery.
Posted on Jul 05,2017
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital opened a new Sports Therapy Center on Monday, July 3, at 3440 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 208 in Tampa. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Posted on Jun 30,2017
Patrick Mularoni, M.D., medical director of the Pediatric Sports Medicine Division at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital answers questions about firework safety and reminds parents how to keep their kids safe around the Fourth of July.
Posted on Jun 28,2017
Nearly 100 first responders from across the Tampa Bay area and central Florida participated in a full-day training on to enhance their skills out in the field and keep communities safer.
Posted on Jun 27,2017
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital received Best Children’s Hospitals ranking in Pediatric Neurology/Neurosurgery, Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Pediatric Orthopedics.
Posted on Jun 26,2017
George Jallo, M.D, medical director of the Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Institute for Brain Protection Sciences and clinical practice director of Pediatric Neurosurgery, gives a spinal cord surgery presentation to the Sixth Annual World Course in Advanced Brain Tumour Surgery in London.
Posted on Jun 22,2017
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
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
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 20,2017
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 16,2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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.