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Study Identifies Barriers High Schools Face When Implementing and Enforcing State Concussion Laws

A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute (AWRI) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital investigated the barriers high schools across the country face when implementing...
14-Nov-2019 10:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Oluyinka O. Olutoye, MD, PhD, Appointed Surgeon-In-Chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Oluyinka O. Olutoye, MD, PhD, has been appointed Surgeon-In-Chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, effective August 1.
8-Aug-2019 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Premature Infant Heads to Home State after Spending More Than a Year in Unique NICU for Babies with Lung Disease

In a unique, hybrid model of care that includes both intensive care and a focus on neurodevelopment, the care team in the Comprehensive Center for bronchopulmonary dysplasia also addresses the medical, nutritional, developmental and social needs of...
5-Aug-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds No Correlation Between Brain Function and Head Impacts After Two Seasons of Youth Tackle Football

To date, most studies that have attempted to understand connections between neurocognitive function and sub-concussive head impacts have been retrospective – and inconclusive.
11-Jul-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Personal Care Products Send a Young Child to the Emergency Room Every Two Hours

A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that 64,686 children younger than five years of age were treated in U.S. emergency departments for injuries related to...
11-Jun-2019 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon Announce 2019 Patient Champions

Patient Champions, current or former patients of Nationwide Children’s, were chosen based on various criteria, including diversity of diagnosis, age and enthusiasm to cheer on race participants at their mile.
11-Jun-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Day Family Announces the Creation of The Ryan and Christina Day Fund for Pediatric and Adolescent Mental Wellness at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Ryan and Christina Day have joined On Our Sleeves™, the movement to transform childhood mental health developed by Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Today, they announced the creation of The Ryan and Christina Day Fund for Pediatric and Adolescent...
5-Jun-2019 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Foundation Pediatric Innovation Fund Makes Sixth Annual Gift for Significant Impact at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The Nationwide Foundation established the Pediatric Innovation Fund in 2014 and has so far contributed $60 million to it, including the gift announced today.
23-May-2019 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ranked 7th of only 12 children's hospitals on U.S.News & World Report’s 2012-13 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children, and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s, also ranked among the Top 10 on Parents magazine’s 2013 “Best Children’s Hospitals” list, completed the largest pediatric expansion construction project in United States history in June 2012, adding 2.1 million square feet of clinical, research and support facilities to total 5.3 million square feet on its main campus. A medical staff of 1,100 and 8,300 employees provide state-of-the-art pediatric care for one million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. Nationwide Children’s remains true to the original mission since its founding in 1892 of providing care regardless of a family’s ability to pay. More information is available at


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