Posted on Oct 19,2016
What began as a keen interest in science quickly led to a degree in mechanical engineering for Plato Alexander, but before his ﬁrst day on the job, he knew something was missing: passion.
Posted on Oct 17,2016
Seven-year-old River Ross doesn’t remember the day he was airlifted to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital following a car crash in January 2016. It’s a day his parents, Kristine and Brian, and their extended family will never forget.
Posted on Oct 12,2016
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome may not be completely preventable, but when parents take steps against it every baby has a better chance for a healthy future.
Posted on Oct 04,2016
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital received a $2.8 million grant for a phase 3 clinical trial on treatment of blood clots in children.
Posted on Oct 03,2016
Jennifer works as a speech language pathologist and has been with Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital since 2000.
Posted on Sep 29,2016
As one of the largest pediatric cancer programs in the south east, each September Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital celebrates Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to spread awareness and cheer. Throughout the month, staff put patients and families first with a variety of events and celebrations.
Posted on Sep 28,2016
Childhood cancer can be a long and difficult journey, but when teamed up with care providers like Dr. Moore and others at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, it is a path that families don’t need to walk alone.
Posted on Sep 21,2016
In honor of Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, the Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital cafeteria was buzzing with activity as employees, patients and families took part in the second annual "Eat Smart, Play Smart" wellness event on September 15.
Posted on Sep 19,2016
Wobbling around the house or squealing with glee over his favorite cartoon, 2-year-old Anthony had plenty of toddler energy—but suddenly it disappeared. At first his doctor was not concerned. Then one day Anthony woke up gasping for air.
Posted on Sep 16,2016
As part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we celebrate patients of the Johns Hopkins All Children's Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute, like Austin. As the unofficial big brother of the cancer unit, Austin's had an impact on other kids fighting cancer.
Posted on Sep 16,2016
She joined Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital more than three years ago and works on 7 South. 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 Sep 06,2016
At just one year old, Cayden was diagnosed with a tumor in his brain. “He just was sleeping a lot, very lethargic, he wasn’t eating, he wasn’t nursing, he wasn’t doing anything but sleeping,” recalls his mom, Chelsea. Cayden and his family were referred to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and its pediatric neuro-oncology program...
Posted on Sep 02,2016
Meagan King, R.N., is the July 2016 Daisy Award Recipient. She joined Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in 2004 as a member of the Emergency Center Team. 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 Sep 02,2016
In honor of Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, this September take a pledge with your family to make healthier, more nutritious choices every day...
Posted on Sep 01,2016
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is spotlighting our brave patients like Chloe (pictured here), who was diagnosed last Christmas Eve with a rare childhood tumor and just “rang the bell” to mark the end of her chemotherapy treatments...
Posted on Sep 01,2016
Ongoing and former patients of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute and their families let loose for a day of fun at the annual Happy Heart Party, held Sunday, August 28 at Great Explorations Children’s Museum. Each year, the event bring families and staff together to celebrate Johns Hopkins All Children’s heart patients...
Posted on Aug 30,2016
With the start of a new school year, it’s time to study up on cell phones, computer keyboards and the germs that share these devices with kids and adults. Phones can harbor the same types of germs found on other high-touch surfaces: bacteria and viruses that can cause colds, flu, gastrointestinal illnesses, even MRSA...
Posted on Aug 26,2016
Keith Martin, R.N., is our June 2016 Daisy Award recipient. Keith is a nurse in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and has worked for Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital since 2011. 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 Aug 24,2016
Ten perfect fingers, ten tiny toes. It’s one of the first things many parents want to see with a newborn. Andrew had all those things, except when it came to his left thumb. Not long before Andrew’s first birthday, his parents were referred to Lee Phillips, M.D., a pediatric orthopaedic and hand specialist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. He fully diagnosed Andrew’s condition and had good news to share...
Posted on Aug 23,2016
Florida Hospital and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital are creating an exclusive affiliation to deliver high quality pediatric care, closer to home for patients in Hillsborough and Pasco counties. These two organizations share a common goal – to be leaders in children’s health and well-being through treatment, education and advocacy.
Posted on Aug 22,2016
When a child is diagnosed with cancer, families and friends are often stunned to learn that less than 5 percent of federal cancer research funding is directed to pediatric cancer. Among those pediatric cancers, brain tumors are among the toughest to treat. That’s why it’s significant that Northwest Mutual and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation donated $200,000 to help Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital fight pediatric cancer…
Posted on Aug 19,2016
Melanie Vargas, R.N. has been a nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) since 2012. 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 Aug 17,2016
Since Zika virus first emerged in the news last year, a number of Florida residents have contracted the virus during travel to areas where the virus is already present, or through or sexual contact with someone who acquired Zika during travel. That changed on August 1...
Posted on Aug 15,2016
E-cigarettes may appear to be a safer way to smoke, but they are just as dangerous for children. In fact, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show an alarming rise in the number of e-cigarette related calls to poison control centers, rising from one call per month in September 2010 to 215 per month in February 2014...
Posted on Aug 12,2016
Bailey Romao is an R.N. II on the Surgical Neurosciences Unit (7-North). The DAISY Award is presented monthly to a Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital nurse who has provided extraordinary service to our patients...