Nationwide Children's Events & Announcements

Fans Will Celebrate Setting the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for Longest Chain of Sports Fan Scarfs During On Our Sleeves® Day at Columbus Crew’s May 21 Home Match
May 18, 2022

Fans Will Celebrate Setting the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for Longest Chain of Sports Fan Scarfs During On Our Sleeves® Day at Columbus Crew’s May 21 Home Match

Fans and partners from the Columbus Crew, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Nationwide and On Our Sleeves will celebrate becoming a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title holder for longest chain of sports fan scarfs during On Our Sleeves Day at the Columbus Crew home match on Saturday, May 21, drawing attention to childhood mental health. The record-setting scarf tied together a community wide commitment through the Wrap Them In Support campaign, where all proceeds benefit the mission of On Our Sleeves.

May 12, 2022

$2 Million Grant Awarded to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to Increase Access to Trauma Services

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been awarded a $2 million grant from The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to increase access to trauma services in Franklin and Licking Counties.

Columbus Crew Fans Set GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Longest Chain of Sports Fan Scarfs to Support On Our Sleeves® , the Movement for Children’s Mental Health
May 12, 2022

Columbus Crew Fans Set GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Longest Chain of Sports Fan Scarfs to Support On Our Sleeves® , the Movement for Children’s Mental Health

Fans and partners from the Columbus Crew, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and On Our Sleeves, the national movement for children’s mental health, wrapped the Lower.com Field pitch, setting the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for longest chain of sports fan scarfs, to draw attention to childhood mental health. The record-setting ceremony was celebrated this morning at the Crew’s new and modern Lower.com Field. The prized scarf tied together a community wide commitment through the Wrap Them In Support campaign, where all proceeds benefit On Our Sleeves to provide free mental health educational resources to every community in America.

Apr 29, 2022

Local and Regional Corporate Partners Pledge Their Support to On Our Sleeves® During Mental Health Awareness Month

In partnership with On Our Sleeves®, the movement for children’s mental health, several local and regional corporate partners have pledged their support in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month this May. These corporate activations help On Our Sleeves, which is powered by behavioral health experts at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, achieve its mission of providing access to free mental health educational resources to every community in America, including those in the central Ohio area, and empower advocates of children’s mental health. On Our Sleeves supports access to services by connecting families to trusted local resources.

 

Apr 28, 2022

JENI’S SUNSHINE FLAVOR RAISES AWARENESS FOR CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH

Today, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, announces the return of Sunshine, the deceptively gray yet citrusy flavor, in honor of Mental Health Awareness month, and in partnership with On Our Sleeves®, a nonprofit organization on a mission to break stigmas around children’s mental health.

Apr 25, 2022

Ohio Legislators Visit The Center for Family Safety and Healing

The Center for Family Safety and Healing and the Ohio Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers (ONCAC) hosted an open house today at The Center for Family Safety and Healing at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Mar 28, 2022

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Once Again Earns Highest Ranking from Human Rights Campaign for Inclusive Care and Employment Practices

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has once again earned the “LGBTQ+ Health Care Equality Leader” (HEI) designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) for its successful commitment to being both an inclusive health care provider and employer.

Mar 23, 2022

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Selected as Clinical Coordinating Center in Large National Clinical Trial Sponsored by National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been selected for funding as the Clinical Coordinating Center for the multicenter randomized trial: “Percutaneous intervention versus observational trial of arterial ductus in lower gestational age infants (PIVOTAL)”.

Catherine Krawczeski, MD, Named Chief of the Department of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Mar 15, 2022

Catherine Krawczeski, MD, Named Chief of the Department of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Catherine Dent Krawczeski, MD, has been named Physician-in-Chief and Chief of the Department of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Krawczeski will also serve as Chair of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, pending approval from The Ohio State University Board of Trustees. Dr. Krawczeski will begin this new role in Summer 2022.

Mar 09, 2022

Early Phase Gene Therapy Study for SMARD1/CMT2S Disease Now Enrolling

Nationwide Children's Hospital has launched a new Phase I/IIa gene replacement clinical study to evaluate the safety of a gene therapy for IGHMBP2-related diseases, specifically spinal muscular atrophy with respiratory distress type 1 (SMARD1) and Charcot Marie Tooth disease type 2S (CMT2S). SMARD1 and CMT2S are rare inherited conditions that are both caused by mutations in the IGHMBP2 gene, of which more than 60 have been found to date. SMARD1 is the most severe form of these diseases and causes muscle weakness and respiratory failure in infancy.