The latest Children’s Minnesota stories in the news and press releases from across our hospitals and clinics.

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Crack the Case: Hepatitis cases linked to adenovirus infection still a mystery

A mysterious wave of acute hepatitis in children remains under investigation and now spans 46 states and at least 11 countries in Europe and the Americas. In September 2022, an episode of Talking Pediatrics, “Crack the Case: Hepatitis, Adenovirus and a Boy with Yellow Eyes,” explored the case of a 4-year-old boy who presented at Children’s Minnesota with symptoms of possible hepatitis. Dr. Bryan Fate, primary care physician, and Dr. Rashedat Oshodi, resident from the University of Minnesota, discussed the case and the medical decisions that were involved.

Researcher spotlight: Dr. Brianne Roby, pediatric ENT and facial plastic surgery

Dr. Brianne Roby, director of the cleft and craniofacial team in the ear, nose and throat (ENT) and facial plastic surgery program on the St. Paul campus at Children’s Minnesota, has led research studies that span a wide range of topics. Some of Dr. Roby’s most extensive research work has been to apply various medical technologies to pediatric populations. Two areas Dr. Roby is especially passionate about include the use of eye-tracking technology and the use of nasometers with children.

Children’s Minnesota among Becker’s top places to work in health care

The list highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that invest in their employees' wellbeing, satisfaction and fulfillment.

Caroline Njau among honorees at Celebrating the Sistas ceremony

The 16th annual event, held during Women’s History Month, recognized the outstanding achievements of 15 Black women in the Twin Cities.

Children’s Minnesota selected for the Minnesota Housing and Health Equity Fellows program

The Fellows’ Teams will spend the year learning together about community impact investments and practices from across the country to address social determinants of health through housing.

Nation’s first pediatric hybrid intraoperative MRI neurosurgery suite opens at Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota is now home to North America’s first pediatric hybrid intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) suite equipped with both moving-scanner and moving-patient MRI technology in the same surgical space.

Children’s Minnesota Hospital Board of Directors adds three new members

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its hospital board of directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2023.

Nation’s first pediatric hybrid intraoperative MRI neurosurgery suite opens at Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce it is the first health system in North America to open a pediatric hybrid intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging suite equipped with both moving-scanner and moving-patient MRI technology in the same surgical space.

Cardiovascular team training clinicians in India

To help improve the lives of many children around the world, physicians and nurses from Children’s Minnesota’s cardiovascular program have teamed up with other organizations to grow pediatric cardiac programs in regions with the greatest populations.

Children’s Minnesota’s neurosurgery program selected as a top neurosurgery department by Becker’s Hospital Review

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce the organization’s neurosurgery program was recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of 54 hospitals and health systems with spine and neurosurgery programs to watch.