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Catherine Krawczeski, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer and Physician-in-Chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced today that Catherine Krawczeski, MD, the hospital’s physician-in-chief since 2022, will now also serve as Nationwide Children’s chief medical officer.
9-Jul-2024 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives $25 Million Gift to Support Institute for Mental and Behavioral Health Research

Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced today that longtime donors Joe and Linda Chlapaty have donated $25 million to support the recently launched Institute for Mental and Behavioral Health Research. The gift will fund innovative research,...
14-Jun-2024 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives HRSA Grant, Strives to Improve Maternal and Infant Health in Southeast Ohio

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded Nationwide Children’s Hospital a $4.7 million grant for the implementation of the Healthy Start Initiative, striving to improve the health of moms and babies in three Appalachian...
13-Jun-2024 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Close To Home ℠ Center to Open in Grove City

Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced plans today to expand its Close To Home℠ network by opening a new center in Grove City. The new center will expand convenient access to urgent care and specialized pediatric services for families in Grove...
6-Jun-2024 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Injury Prediction Rule Could Decrease Radiographic Imaging Exposure in Children, Study Shows

In a study published today in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, researchers in the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) created a highly accurate cervical spine injury prediction rule. When applied, the rule decreases the...
3-Jun-2024 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Launches “Empower the Possible” Campaign with Historic 10-Year, $100 Million Commitment from Nationwide Foundation

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is honored to announce that it has received a historic 10-year commitment of $100 million from the Nationwide Foundation. This landmark announcement marks the public launch of the hospital’s “Empower the...
22-May-2024 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Increase in Exposures to Synthetic Tetrahydrocannabinols Among Young Children, Teens, and Adults

A sharp rise in exposures to synthetic cannabis products among youth — some leading to hospitalization — highlights the need for increased education around the dangers of exposure and increased focus on safe storage and packaging, according to...
7-May-2024 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Adolescents with Concussion May Benefit from More Activity Earlier

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have found that when it comes to concussion recovery, activity type matters.
8-Feb-2024 9:30 AM EST 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 NationwideChildrens.org.