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Five Question Friday: Samantha “Sam” Hanson

Sam has been inspired by the amazing work of our employees and how they create a difference in the lives of children in our clinics, hospitals and communities every day.

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Five Question Friday: Andrea Herbert

Andrea Herbert is a CT/MRI technologist at Children's – St. Paul.

Five things to know about heat exhaustion

With sun and humidity a factor during summer in Minnesota, we thought it was a good time to talk about ways to keep kids safe in the heat.

5 question friday

Five Question Friday: Kris Ann Schultz, MD

Kris Ann Schultz, MD, talks about her work in our Cancer and Blood Disorders program and the many memories she has made working with children and their families.

Related image for article, Laser in action: See how Gavin’s tumor met its match

Laser in action: See how Gavin’s tumor met its match

Children’s is the only pediatric hospital in the Midwest using Visualase, and Gavin Pierson is the only patient in the country to use this technology to treat a mature teratoma brain tumor.

Making magic happen: The infant-toddler brain

In the early years of a child's life, the brain wiring is on hyper-drive.

Related image for article, Gavin vs. Joe Bully: First-of-its-kind laser surgery shrinks tumor by more than 40 percent

Gavin vs. Joe Bully: First-of-its-kind laser surgery shrinks tumor by more than 40 percent

A recent MRI scan showed 8-year-old Gavin Pierson's formerly peach-sized tumor has shrunk significantly.

Meet Red-Vested Rockstar Debbie Closmore

Volunteer Debbie isn't afraid of a challenge and loves stepping up to the ever-changing needs in the surgery department.

Related image for article, Tech Spotlight: A look at Visualase, a minimally invasive laser surgery system

Tech Spotlight: A look at Visualase, a minimally invasive laser surgery system

Visualase has been the Kryptonite to Gavin Pierson’s tumor since he became the first person with a mature teratoma brain tumor to undergo the procedure.

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Five Question Friday: Janay Moore

Get to know Janay, Children's senior talent acquisition assistant, in this week’s Five Question Friday.