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Maryam Fouladi, MD, Named Co-Executive Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program

Dr. Fouladi will continue her extensive work on brain stem gliomas (DIPG) at Nationwide Children’s alongside Jeffrey Leonard, MD, co-executive director of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program and chief of Neurosurgery at Nationwide Children’s.
3-Aug-2020 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rustin Morse, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Following an extensive national search, Rustin Morse, MD, has been selected as chief medical officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, effective today.
27-Jul-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Significant Increase in Number and Severity of Suicide-Related Calls to U.S. Poison Control Centers Involving Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital analyzed 549,807 calls made to Poison Control Centers in the U.S. for suicide-related cases involving OTC analgesics from 2000-2018 and found that both the overall number and rate of these cases...
22-Jul-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Decreased Rates of High-cost Care after a Community Development Initiative

More than a decade into the community development initiative called Healthy Neighborhoods Healthy Families, the 30-block Southern Orchards neighborhood on Columbus, Ohio’s South Side had clear, notable improvement. Home vacancy fell from 30% to...
8-Jul-2020 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has once again been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll, this year at number eight. The Honor Roll is a distinction awarded to only 10 children’s medical centers nationwide...
16-Jun-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Encouraging First Report of Systemic Delivery of Micro-dystrophin Gene Therapy in Children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers from Nationwide Children’s Hospital have published in JAMA Neurology results from the first four patients treated in the first clinical trial of systemic delivery of micro-dystrophin gene therapy in children with Duchenne muscular...
15-Jun-2020 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Examines Emotional Regulation, Family History as Risk Factors for Suicidal Behavior

In a recent study, researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital examined the intersection of two risk factors, parental history of suicidal behavior and emotion regulation, in children 6-9 years of age.
11-Jun-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Rising Rate of Mental Health Visits Among Youth to Emergency Departments

While the number of pediatric emergency department (ED) visits across the nation has remained stable over the last 10 years, visits for mental health disorders have risen 60% and the rate of visits for deliberate self-harm have increased 329%. In a...
8-May-2020 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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