Posted on Dec 19,2016
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital celebrated the amazing progress of patients like Emily during Down Syndrome Awareness Month earlier this fall. Emily is a beautiful sparkling 3-year-old with Down syndrome who receives weekly speech therapy at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital—but only after stopping to become instant friends with everyone in the hallway and waiting room.
Posted on Dec 16,2016
Michelle Cron, System Analyst, is the Employee of the Month for September 2016. Michelle has been with JHACH for 13 years...
Posted on Dec 15,2016
The Skanska construction team, working on the Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Research and Education Building, collected over a thousand toys to donate to patients at the hospital. Instead of passing them out to patients, they surprised them by delivering the sleigh full of toys from their 195-foot crane.
Posted on Dec 13,2016
The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital community mourns the loss of our colleague and friend Sharon A. Perlman, M.D., who passed away on Sunday morning, December 11, after a lengthy and brave battle with cancer.
Posted on Dec 13,2016
With the holidays right around the corner your children may be tempted to overindulge in traditional holiday meals and desserts – many of which contain ingredients that are high in fat, sodium and sugar. However, there are ways to help kids enjoy their holiday favorites by taking a different spin on old recipes, which can help provide your child with more heart-healthy food choices.
Posted on Dec 08,2016
Through the generosity of volunteers and community donors, All Kids Wonderland is adults-only shopping set up in the Outpatient Care Center on the hospital’s main campus. The store front is filled with donated presents and gift cards for parents to “shop” for their family members.
Posted on Dec 01,2016
Researchers at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital want to learn more about the effects concussions have on the growing brains of young athletes.
Posted on Nov 29,2016
Tuesday is Giving Tuesday ... We can all learn a little about giving from 11-year-old Brooke, “the CEO.”
Posted on Nov 28,2016
Jackie joined Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in 2014 and is a hematology-oncology nurse.
Posted on Nov 25,2016
Annual Radiothon listeners can test their trivia skills by answering how many times Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital patient Jeremy Keyser, 15, has been a guest on the 103.5 FM Cares for Kids Radiothon to help raise money for the hospital. Jeremy, who was born with cerebral palsy, epilepsy and hydrocephalus, has spent so much of his time at the hospital, that he calls it his “medical home.”
Posted on Nov 23,2016
Luis is thankful the Navy allowed him special leave so he could help save his sister’s life. Katelyne, 13, is thankful her hero brother was a bone marrow match.
Posted on Nov 22,2016
As shoppers set out to buy holiday gifts, colorful toys will catch the eye of children and adults. However, some toys can have hidden dangers, exposing children to dangerous chemicals or injury-causing hazards.
Posted on Nov 21,2016
Physicians and care teams who make a difference in the lives of children were honored with Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) Clinical Excellence Awards at a November 17 ceremony.
Posted on Nov 18,2016
The 5th Annual Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital (JHACH) Research Symposium held in late October featured invited talks, oral abstract presentations, and poster abstracts from clinical, translational, and basic scientists—from seasoned internationally renowned pediatric investigators to trainees.
Posted on Nov 15,2016
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a rare birth defect, affecting approximately one in 3,000 pregnancies.
Posted on Nov 04,2016
Roy is a public relations specialist and formerly served for many years as the volunteer director at the hospital.
Posted on Oct 28,2016
Flu season starts in the fall, and that means now is the ideal time to make sure that everyone in the family over the age of 6 months receives this year’s influenza (flu) vaccine.
Posted on Oct 24,2016
On average, nearly twice as many kids are injured on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Keep your children out of harm’s way with these tips.
Posted on Oct 24,2016
Rachel Pelaez, Rachael Pelaez, RNR.N., is the September 2016 Daisy Award recipient. She joined Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in 2004 and is a nurse in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU).
Posted on Oct 21,2016
Construction at our research and education building is underway, but workers took a few minutes to help cheer on patients going through infusion treatments with a Friday dance party.
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.