Nationwide Children's News Releases

Mar 23, 2021

CareSource Donates More than $350,000 to Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition

COLUMBUS, Ohio – CareSource, a nationally recognized nonprofit health plan, announced today a $361,000 gift to Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Affiliate Andelyn Biosciences Receives Significant Investment and Enters Into Strategic Partnership with Pall Corporation and Cytiva
Mar 18, 2021

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Affiliate Andelyn Biosciences Receives Significant Investment and Enters Into Strategic Partnership with Pall Corporation and Cytiva

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Andelyn Biosciences, Inc, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) and an affiliate company of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, has received a significant, minority investment from Pall Corporation.

Mar 15, 2021

Calls to Poison Centers about High-Powered Magnets Increased by 444% after Ban Lifted

A recent study led by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy, Emergency Medicine, and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital along with the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) analyzed calls to U.S. poison centers for magnet exposures in children age 19 years and younger from 2008 through October 2019 to determine the impact of the CPSC rule and the subsequent lift of the ban.

Mar 10, 2021

GoNoodle Announces Strategic Partnership with On Our Sleeves®, the Movement for Children's Mental Health

One in five children in America is living with a mental health condition and the COVID-19 pandemic has presented all children with new stresses and challenges. In response, GoNoodle has teamed up with On Our Sleeves®, the movement for children's mental health, to create and share social-emotional content for kids and tools and resources for teachers and parents across the country.

Mar 09, 2021

New Study Looks at Effect of COVID-19-Related Social Distancing Policies on Motor Vehicle Crashes and Traffic Volume in Ohio

A new study led by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital estimated associations between COVID-19-related social-distancing policies, traffic volume, and motor vehicle crash-related outcomes in Ohio.

Mar 08, 2021

No More Sitting in the Dark?

A new study by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy, Sports Medicine, and Emergency Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital investigated objectively measured, self-paced physical and cognitive activity across the first week post-concussion.

Patty McClimon Named to Modern Healthcare’s Women Leaders to Watch List
Feb 16, 2021

Patty McClimon Named to Modern Healthcare’s Women Leaders to Watch List

Patty McClimon, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2021’s Women Leaders to Watch in Healthcare. This award program recognizes women in leadership roles, spotlighting their administrative and professional accomplishments.

Jan 29, 2021

Lauren Bakaletz Named 2021 Allen Distinguished Scholar in Pediatric Research

Lauren Bakaletz, PhD, director of the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute (AWRI) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, was named the 2021 Allen Distinguished Scholar in Pediatric Research.

Jan 27, 2021

Study Shows When Housing Quality is Poor, Children Suffer

Housing instability and homelessness are widely understood to have an impact on health, and certain housing problems have been linked to specific childhood health conditions, such as mold with asthma.

Dec 17, 2020

How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Measles Vaccination Rates?

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – One consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic is that more families are putting off their children’s preventive care visits, causing pediatric providers to worry about missed vaccines.