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

Filter by:

Dr. Anne Bendel appointed endowed chair to advance novel cancer therapies at Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce that Dr. Anne Bendel, pediatric neuro-oncologist in the health system’s cancer and blood disorders program, has been named as the Harper Family Foundation Endowed Chair for Novel Therapies and Cancer Research. This honor is thanks to a generous $2 million gift by the Harper Family Foundation.

Children’s Minnesota marketing and communications VP honored by Twin Cities Business magazine

Congratulations to Hillery Shay, MBA, vice president of marketing and communications at Children’s Minnesota, for being named a 2022 Notable Leader in Marketing by Twin Cities Business magazine.

Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized as Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly

The annual list was determined by a survey of thousands of licensed doctors in the Twin Cities, based on a list provided by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.

Study: new clinical guidelines result in significant decrease in hospital admissions for croup

A recent study by Dr. Gabrielle Hester, medical director of the department of value and clinical excellence and pediatric hospitalist at Children’s Minnesota, determined that most patients who need two or fewer doses of racemic epinephrine can be safely discharged from the emergency department.

Revolutionary CT scanner added to Minneapolis medical imaging department to support Children’s Minnesota cardiovascular imaging

Children’s Minnesota is introducing the new Alpha technology to our medical imaging program to help support cardiovascular imaging. The new Alpha technology will allow surgeons to see the whole heart in 3-D moving images before operating, increasing success of treatment and patient survival.

Children’s Minnesota kid expert becomes senior investigator for the EDISYN Collaboration

Dr. Kris Ann Schultz, pediatric oncologist at Children’s Minnesota, has been named a senior investigator in the EDISYN Collaboration! Dr. Schultz explains the what's involved in being a senior investigator.

Children’s Minnesota offers cutting-edge pharmacogenomics program

The pharmacogenomics program at Children’s Minnesota is the only pediatric-focused program in the Upper Midwest and one of only a few pharmacogenomics programs in the country focused exclusively on children and adolescents. Two of the conditions most commonly referred to our pharmacogenomics program are cancer and mental health.

Work Here Wednesday: Our medical imaging department is hiring

Multiple shifts open! Children’s Minnesota is hiring both radiologic technologists and CT technologist.

Securian Financial donates $1 million to Children’s Minnesota for new inpatient mental health unit

The 22-bed unit at the health system’s St. Paul hospital is expected to serve kids and teens beginning in the fall. Securian Financial’s principal gift is the first corporate commitment to the mental health program at Children’s Minnesota.

Dr. Gigi Chawla named 2022 Walter Ramsey Award honoree by Children’s Hospital Association

The Walter Ramsey Award honors a professional who has given their life’s work to the service of others, who has partnered with CHA to make a marked impact in pediatric health care, and who embodies the core CHA values of: integration, innovation, impact, and involvement.