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Dr. Gigi Chawla honored as one of Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 2020 Women in Business

Dr. Chawla is among 51 women recognized for their professional achievements and contributions to the Twin Cities community.

Children’s Minnesota ranks among Best Children’s Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report

With unmatched breadth of experts and specialty programs, Children’s Minnesota has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals, including recognition for the health care system’s leading pulmonology program.

Children’s Minnesota honored as Bronze Stevie Award winner in 2020 American Business Awards

Children’s Minnesota was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie Award in the Communications or Public Relations Campaign of the Year—Healthcare category in the 18th Annual American Business awards. The honor was given for the public relations campaign to launch the Children’s Minnesota Gender Health program.

Children’s Minnesota employees among ‘50 patient safety experts to know’

Congratulations to Wendy Berg, BSN, RN, infection preventionist and Bobbie Carroll, vice president of quality, for being among Becker's Hospital Review's '50 patient safety experts to know’ list.

Children’s Minnesota neonatal nurse practitioner receives lifetime achievement award

Congratulations to Martha Dugan, APRN, CNP, neonatal nurse practitioner, who received big honors for her work with the tiniest patients.

New NIH Research Funding awarded to Dr. Kris Ann Schultz and her Global Team of Researchers

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.

Patsy Stinchfield, PNP, honored with Nancy Ford Springer Health Achievement Award for vaccination advocacy work

Congratulations to Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Patsy Stinchfield on being selected by the National Meningitis Association (NMA) Board of Directors as this year’s recipient of NMA’s Nancy Ford Springer Health Achievement Award!

Children’s Minnesota nurse honored for dedication to diversity and advocacy work in 2019 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards

Eighteen Children's Minnesota nurses were honored during the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year award, seventeen as finalists and one as a winner in the diversity and advocacy category.

Children’s Minnesota recognized for efforts to protect patients from influenza

Children’s Minnesota St. Paul campus was recognized by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for achieving high influenza vaccination rates among facility employees during the 2018-19 flu season.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society honors Children’s Minnesota clinicians

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society honored two Children’s Minnesota clinicians from the Cancer and Blood Disorders Program with Lifeblood Awards in a ceremony last week.