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Posted on May 25,2016

Sylvia Powell Named Associate Dean of Administration

Congratulations to Sylvia Powell, M.B.A., on her promotion within the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from assistant to associate dean of administration, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital...


Posted on May 13,2016

Kangaroo Care Brings Bonding to the NICU

While the technology used to care for the tiniest and most fragile babies is always evolving, one thing has stayed the same: the need for parental love and nurturing. To help families bond with their new baby, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital offers Kangaroo Care...


Posted on May 12,2016

JHACH Medical Staff Honors Four Physicians

Four members of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital medical staff received the Councill C. Rudolph Award along with heartfelt thanks and appreciation from their colleagues at a May 10 medical staff reception...


Posted on May 11,2016

Stroke in Children: What Families Need to Know

Most people may think of stroke as a disease affecting older adults, but infants and children can also experience a stroke. In fact, the American Heart Association reports that stroke affects 6 out of every 100,000 children, aged 0-15...


Posted on May 11,2016

A Journey of Excellence: Nursing at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

“Our mission is powerful,” Veronica Martin, D.N.P., R.N., N.E.A.-B.C., explains. “You feel it when you walk down the halls. You see it in the face of our nurses. You hear it in their voices. It’s family. I know that, because I drive here with a sense of joy every morning and I leave here with that same sense of joy. I truly consider it an opportunity to work here and be a part of the incredible things that are going on. Our nurses do too.”


Posted on May 10,2016

Thousands Run for All Children at Annual Race

Thousands of runners took to the streets of St. Petersburg to support Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital on Saturday, May 7, in the 3rd annual Running for All Children 10k, 5k, 1 mile, and family/group runs...


Posted on May 06,2016

After Tragic Loss, Family Returns to Johns Hopkins All Children’s to Promote the Need for Organ Donation

As one life ends, another is saved. That is the beauty of organ and tissue donation. “This is truly one of the miracles we see in medicine,” said Thomas Nakagawa, M.D., chief of the Division of Critical Care Medicine and director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital...


Posted on May 06,2016

Dr. Thomas Nakagawa Leads Division of Critical Care Medicine and PICU

Thomas Nakagawa, M.D., FAAP, FCCM, joined Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in April 2016 as chief of the Division of Critical Care Medicine and director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit...


Posted on May 04,2016

Rewriting the Book on Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

It seems logical that the sicker a child is, the greater the need to build their strength before committing to invasive surgery. For infants born with severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH,) an often fatal developmental defect of the diaphragm, one physician at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg has found another way, and it is saving infant lives...


Posted on Apr 28,2016

Zika Virus: Prevention and Awareness

A Florida congresswoman and medical experts want to make sure pregnant women are informed about the dangers of the Zika virus. U.S. Representative Kathy Castor held a news conference this week to discuss the latest developments and how local families can protect themselves against Zika when traveling or in the event mosquitos carrying the virus are found in Florida...


Posted on Apr 25,2016

Barbara Hayes is the April 2016 Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Employee of the Month

Barbara Hayes is the April 2016 Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Employee of the Month. Barbara works as a Patient Care Tech on 7 North and has been with Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital since 2010...


Posted on Apr 22,2016

Amparo Salvador Named Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Volunteer of the Year

After being nominated two years in a row, Amparo Salvador was named Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Volunteer of the Year at the annual volunteer recognition dinner...


Posted on Apr 21,2016

The Value of Vaccination: Truths and Myths

As Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital recognizes National Infant Immunization Week (April 16-23), we are reminding parents of the importance of getting children vaccinated...


Posted on Apr 15,2016

Dr. Hector Monforte Named Director of the Pediatric Biorepository

Hector Monforte, M.D., is the new director of the pediatric biorepository at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, effective April 1, 2016...


Posted on Apr 05,2016

90th Anniversary Celebration Highlights New Name and Logo for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

The newly named Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital celebrated its 90th anniversary with a special event and logo unveiling held for more than 500 hospital supporters, staff, Johns Hopkins leadership and local community officials on April 5, 2016...


Posted on Apr 01,2016

A New Normal for Noah

When Noah was 15 months old, he stopped speaking and showed little play and interaction skills. Now, he is making strides with help from experts at the Autism Center at All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine...


Posted on Mar 29,2016

Blood Clots in Children

Blood clots are a serious and underdiagnosed problem, but can be prevented. During Deep Vein Thrombosis Month in March, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is raising awareness about blood clots by answering top questions on the minds of families...


Posted on Mar 28,2016

Veronica Watson is the March 2016 Employee of the Month

Veronica Watson is the March 2016 Employee of the Month. Veronica works as a coffee shop coordinator in Food Services and has been with All Children's since 2001. Service Excellence is what Veronica is all about...


Posted on Mar 24,2016

iPICS First Patient in Groundbreaking Study Reaches 2-Year Follow-up Mark

“We’d love to help other families. Is there research being done on this?” It was a simple question asked by the grateful parent of a 15-year-old patient overcoming an unusually stubborn blood clot. Through that inquiry, Angela Sanborn became the first official enrollee of the All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine institution-wide Prospective Inception Cohort Study in 2013...


Posted on Mar 23,2016

Tifani Russell, R.N., is the March 2016 Daisy Award Recipient

Tifani Russell, R.N., is the March 2016 Daisy Award Recipient. She is a nurse in the Neonatal ICU. The DAISY Award is presented monthly to an All Children's Hospital nurse who has provided extraordinary service to our patients...


Posted on Mar 18,2016

New Residents Celebrated at Match Day 2016

A crowd of physicians and employees gathered for Match Day at All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine (ACH JHM) to celebrate resident education and the new physicians who will begin their three-year pediatric residency training at the hospital in June...


Posted on Mar 14,2016

Does Your Child Have a Concussion?

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that doesn’t show up on an MRI or CT scan. The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that traumatic brain injury-related emergency center visits are on the rise. Learn more to better recognize and address concussions...


Posted on Mar 11,2016

Teddy Bear Clinic Lets Patients Be the Caregivers

At All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine, sometimes teddy bears get sick. They have broken bones, or they need shots and bandages. That’s why the Teddy Bear Clinic, hosted by the child life department, is a great place for both bears and children...


Posted on Mar 10,2016

Warm Up; Cool Down

Did you know that more than 40 million youth athletes play organized sports year round? If your child is one of these athletes, they may be at risk for injury without even knowing it. One reason kids are getting hurt is because they don’t spend enough time on their warm-up and cool down, or they skip it altogether...


Posted on Mar 07,2016

Voice4Allkids Tallahassee Visit

All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine's government relations team frequently visits lawmakers in Tallahassee to advocate for children's health care issues. Learn more about the work they are doing and join us in providing a voice for all kids...


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