Media Advisory: Childrens Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center Grand Opening Reception Tuesday

June 5, 2007

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHAT:  
Childrens Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center Grand Opening Reception

WHEN:  
Tuesday, June 5, 2007
5:30 p.m. media opportunity

WHERE:  
Columbus Childrens Hospital Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center 
584 County Line Rd. West   
Westerville, Ohio
*next to Childrens Northeast Close To HomeSM Health Care Center

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 
Join us for the grand opening reception of Childrens Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center. The 23,000-square-foot facility is one of only four of its kind in the nation and the first in Ohio dedicated solely to providing specially targeted care to young athletes. Guided tours will be lead through this unique facility which features clinical and procedure areas, a rehabilitation and performance gym, a two-lane track, basketball space and computerized motion analysis.

Special guest Clark Kellogg, CBS Sports NCAA Mens Basketball Championship analyst and former OSU All-Big Ten and Most Valuable Player, will be in attendance and speaking during the reception. 

WHO: 
Clark Kellogg
Diane Fosselman, Westerville Mayor
Jody Stowers, director of Westerville Parks & Recreation
Steve Allen, MD, CEO of Columbus Childrens Hospital
Thomas Pommering, DO, medical director of Childrens Sports Medicine
Kevin Klingele, MD, surgical director of Childrens Sports Medicine
Lisa Kluchurosky, MEd, ATC, program manager of Childrens Sports Medicine   

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CONTACT:
Mary Ellen Fiorino
Columbus Childrens Hospital Marketing and Public Relations
(614) 722-4595
Pager: (614) 630-5115

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2018-19 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s 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. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.