Children’s Minnesota physician Kris Ann Schultz, MD received the prestigious NIH/NCI R01-funding opportunity, entitled “Detecting DICER1: A global partnership to cure pediatric lung cancer,” which represents the first of its kind at Children’s.
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MINNEAPOLIS – (January 9, 2019) – Children’s Minnesota received a $30,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to support the health care system’s Pets Assisting with Healing program in 2020. The grant will help fund program-related expenses including staffing, pet acquisition, training costs, equipment and supplies.
Experts now consider the flu to be widespread in the US and Minnesota and it appears to be hitting kids harder. Children's saw 325 lab-confirmed influenza cases during the last week of December. We also saw more flu-related hospitalizations during this period. Normally, 10-15 children are admitted to our hospitals in a week, but the last week of December saw 28 new hospitalizations for the illness.
Children’s Minnesota experts were featured in a variety of news segments across broadcast, print and online media.
Twenty-one Muslim faith leaders have successfully completed a year-long program learning about how to serve as interfaith pastoral care providers in our communities. On Sunday, Children’s Minnesota hosted a graduation and celebration for the Muslim Chaplain pre-Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program.
Children’s Minnesota Foundation announced the appointment of Monique DeWolf to its board of directors.
Children’s Minnesota announced the appointment of five new members to its hospital board of directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2020. Joining the hospital board of directors are Matt Bilunas, Linda Hall, Jim Leslie, Jill Schurtz and Carolyn Smallwood.
Our goal is to create a standard inpatient discharge process that ensures families feel comfortable, involved and equipped to care for their child at home.
Minnesota Senator Tina Smith recently visited Children’s Minnesota to discuss issues that face families with kids suffering from childhood diabetes.