Children’s Hospital

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    Piedmont Natural Gas and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt continue partnership for 64th Annual Nashville Christmas Parade presented by Tootsie’s

    Officials from Piedmont Natural Gas and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, joined by Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, announced today that retired Nashville Predators Captain Mike Fisher will serve as Grand Marshal for this year’s 64th annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade presented by Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge. Children’s Hospital will again benefit from some of the proceeds from the parade. Read More

    Oct. 31, 2017

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    Children’s Hospital expansion project reaches new milestone

    Turner Construction crews recently hoisted the final steel beam to top out the structure of the four-floor expansion project at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Oct. 26, 2017

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    The power of reading

    Children’s book author Christina Geist recently visited patients at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and read her latest book, “Buddy’s Bedtime Battery.” She was joined by her husband, television personality and journalist Willie Geist, who anchors MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and NBC’s “Sunday Today with Willie Geist.” Read More

    Oct. 26, 2017

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    Dolly’s Children’s Hospital visit highlights strong ties

    To celebrate the release of her first children’s album, “I Believe in You,” legendary country music singer-songwriter Dolly Parton visited Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt on Friday, Oct. 13, and performed songs from the album for patients, their families and hospital staff. Read More

    Oct. 19, 2017

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    Telemedicine initiative to serve Kentucky schools

    In a first-of-its-kind collaboration for both parties, schools in Allen County, Kentucky, are joining with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt so sick children can receive a more comprehensive array of health care services while attending school through virtual visits with Vanderbilt clinicians. Read More

    Oct. 5, 2017

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    Predators’ fund powers fight against childhood cancer

    Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne, Predators executive leaders, executives from Tri Star Energy (Twice Daily) and team mascot Gnash recently presented the proceeds of the team’s 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Oct. 5, 2017

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    ‘Flugtag’ team

    A team of Vanderbilt LifeFlight crew members made a human-powered machine fly as part of the recent Red Bull Flugtag competition at Nashville’s Riverfront Park. Read More

    Sep. 28, 2017

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    Conference explores facts of pediatric allergic diseases

    Pediatric allergic diseases — food, drug, seasonal allergies — and anaphylaxis, a potentially life threatening allergic reaction, are on the rise and researchers are working furiously to understand, prevent and treat these conditions. Read More

    Sep. 28, 2017

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    Kilkelly named chief of Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology

    Jill Kilkelly, M.D., has been named chief of the Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology after serving as interim chief since November 2016. Read More

    Sep. 28, 2017

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    A visit from the Hulk

    Special guests from Nashville’s Comic Con and Wizard World convention recently visited patients and families at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Sep. 21, 2017

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    Patient’s freak pancreas injury spurs rapid response

    Macie Glover sprinted across the gym floor at school earlier this year, tripped and crashed into a wall. In a bizzare sequence of events, she hit her head and arm and scraped her knees as the force of the crash propelled her whole body arching backward into a crescent shape. Read More

    Sep. 14, 2017

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    My Southern Health: Keeping your child safe from online predators

    Internet safety starts with talking to your kids about online dangers and how to avoid them, says pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist Mary Romano. Read More

    Sep. 11, 2017

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    Address highlights Pediatrics’ people, progress, growth

    Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, delivered the annual State of the Department of Pediatrics address on Tuesday, with growth and quality improvement serving as recurring themes along with a focus on the department’s four mission areas — discovery, clinical care, education and advocacy, service and community partnerships. Read More

    Sep. 7, 2017

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    Walk the labyrinth for reflection and prayer at Children’s Hospital

    The Department of Pastoral Care at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt invites all patients, families, staff and visitors to "Walk the Labyrinth," an opportunity for reflection, prayer and meditation. Read More

    Aug. 31, 2017

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    Harvest Party

    More than 5,000 people gathered recently for the Sixth Annual Harvest Party at Arrington Vineyards, benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Aug. 31, 2017

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    Novel approach expanded transplant patient’s options

    South Carolina resident Amy Binkley is used to making tough decisions for her daughter, Savannah Parks. Read More

    Aug. 31, 2017

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    Celebrating the best

    Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt staff gathered recently to celebrate the hospital’s performance in the recent U.S. News & World Report ranking of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. Read More

    Aug. 24, 2017

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    Hyundai Hope on Wheels award boosts pediatric cancer research

    Adam Esbenshade, M.D., MSCI, assistant professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, has been awarded a $50,000 Hyundai Hope on Wheels Impact Award. Esbenshade plans to use data to create a risk prediction model to predict blood stream infections in pediatric cancer patients. Read More

    Aug. 24, 2017

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    Dahir receives grant to support study of rare metabolic disorder

    Kathryn Dahir, M.D., associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, recently received the Maher Family Grant from Soft Bones Inc., an organization dedicated to providing information, education and support to those affected by hypophosphatasia (HPP). Read More

    Aug. 17, 2017

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    Premier League visitors

    Players from the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club recently visited with children and families in Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Aug. 17, 2017