Nationwide Children's News Releases

Feb 13, 2019

The Westy Open Paddle Tennis Tournament Slated for March 2

TWIG 3, an auxiliary of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, invites the public to its Westy Open Paddle Tennis Tournament beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 2. All proceeds from the event benefit Big Lots Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide Children’s.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Appoints Tim Robinson as CEO
Feb 12, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Appoints Tim Robinson as CEO

The Board of Directors of Nationwide Children’s Hospital has announced Tim Robinson, the organization’s current executive vice president and chief financial and administrative officer, as the new chief executive officer of Nationwide Children's, effective July 1, 2019.

Feb 11, 2019

Poison Control Centers Receive 10 Calls Every Hour for Eye Exposures

A new study published recently by Ophthalmic Epidemiology and conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that from 2000 through 2016 there were nearly 1.5 million calls to US poison centers for eye exposures associated with pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical substances.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital  Announces Plans to Dedicate the Abigail Wexner Research Institute
Jan 25, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Announces Plans to Dedicate the Abigail Wexner Research Institute

Ms. Wexner’s partnership with her fellow board members, Chief Executive Officer Steve Allen, MD, and the Nationwide Children’s executive team made this evolution possible. In recognition of Dr. Allen’s role, Nationwide Children’s will also establish the Allen Distinguished Scholar in Pediatric Research.

Suicide Deaths Among Incarcerated Youth
Jan 23, 2019

Suicide Deaths Among Incarcerated Youth

According to a U.S. Department of Justice survey, from 2000 to 2014, suicide rates were two to three times higher for youth in custody than those in the general population. In a new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), researchers from Nationwide Children's Hospital looked at circumstances preceding suicide to understand better why this disparity in suicide rate exists.

Jan 21, 2019

Wexner Family Fund Donates $20 Million to The Center for Family Safety and Healing

TCFSH’s mission is to fully address all aspects of family violence, including child abuse and neglect, teen dating abuse, domestic violence and elder abuse.

Jan 17, 2019

Lane Bryant And Cacique Raise Over $419k For Nationwide Children's Hospital Through Give.Love.Share. Campaign

Since 2016, Lane Bryant and Cacique have raised over $2.1M dollars for Nationwide Children's through multiple initiatives, in support of the hospital's mission of providing the highest quality care to all children and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.

Jan 14, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Dayton Children’s Hospital Announce Cancer, Blood Disorder and Bone Marrow Transplant Collaborative

The collaborative will enhance services, create more research opportunities for both institutions and allow more patients from the Dayton region to stay closer to home during treatment.

Jan 02, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invites Public to Attend Nursing and Respiratory Therapy Career Fair

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is inviting members of the general public to attend their Nursing and Respiratory Therapy Career Fair.

Dec 21, 2018

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Researchers Review Influences of Maternal Diabetes on Fetal Heart Development

In a comprehensive review recently published in Birth Defects Research, Vidu Garg, MD, and Madhumita Basu, PhD, offer a “state of the science” look at the impact of maternal diabetes, and potential gene-environmental influences in that context, on fetal heart development.