Nationwide Children's Events & Announcements

Sep 18, 2019

Ohio State, Nationwide Children's Hospital First to Offer 'Flash' Proton Therapy

A highly targeted form of proton therapy – known as “FLASH” – will be investigated in clinical trial participants with certain newly diagnosed, recurrent or advanced cancers as part of central Ohio’s first and only proton therapy center, a collaborative effort of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

 
MEDIA ADVISORY: In Support of the On Our Sleeves™ movement, Butterfly Run Presented by the Big Lots Foundation is Sept. 14
Sep 12, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: In Support of the On Our Sleeves™ movement, Butterfly Run Presented by the Big Lots Foundation is Sept. 14

The Butterfly Run presented by the Big Lots Foundation is a 5K run/walk family-fitness event created to help bring awareness to childhood behavioral and mental health. In its second year in Columbus, the Butterfly Run will support the national On Our Sleeves™ movement. Participants will help champion the platform’s goal of ending the stigma by raising awareness and advocacy about the one in five children living across America with a mental illness.

Sep 05, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Awarded Nuestra Familia Award

For outstanding support of Ohio’s Latino and Hispanic community, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is being awarded the 2019 Nuestra Familia Award by the Ohio Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs. The Nuestra Familia Award - which the Commission announced today - is given every year to non-Hispanic leaders or organizations “performing service of exceptional benefit to Latino Ohioans.”

Aug 19, 2019

Audition Registration Opens September 1 for Butterfly Guild’s Showing of Mamma Mia!

To raise funds for central Ohio’s only pediatric hospice and palliative care programs, Butterfly Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital will present Mamma Mia! February 28-March 1, 2020 at Columbus’ historic Palace Theatre.

The Butterfly Run Presented by Big Lots Foundation is Sept. 14
Aug 08, 2019

The Butterfly Run Presented by Big Lots Foundation is Sept. 14

The Butterfly Run presented by the Big Lots Foundation is Sept. 14 at Alum Creek Park North, 221 West Main Street, Westerville, Ohio, and is a family-fitness event created to help bring awareness to childhood behavioral and mental health.

Aug 08, 2019

Oluyinka O. Olutoye, MD, PhD, Appointed Surgeon-In-Chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Oluyinka O. Olutoye, MD, PhD, has been appointed Surgeon-In-Chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, effective August 1.

Premature Infant Heads to Home State after Spending More Than a Year in Unique NICU for Babies with Lung Disease
Aug 05, 2019

Premature Infant Heads to Home State after Spending More Than a Year in Unique NICU for Babies with Lung Disease

New data released in 2017 shows a ventilation protocol developed at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, coupled with the treatment of the whole child, are improving severe BPD survival rates to 99%, while the national average is 80%.

Cystic Fibrosis Research and Development Program Awarded $2 Million Grant From Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Aug 02, 2019

Cystic Fibrosis Research and Development Program Awarded $2 Million Grant From Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

A team of researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine recently was awarded a $2 million grant over four years to continue development of the Cure CF Columbus Research and Development Program (C3 RDP).

TDJF, Nationwide Children’s ‘Sock It to Childhood Cancer’
Aug 01, 2019

TDJF, Nationwide Children’s ‘Sock It to Childhood Cancer’

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, The Dale Jr. Foundation and Nationwide Children’s Hospital have teamed up to ‘Sock It to Childhood Cancer.’

Aug 01, 2019

Columbus Duck Race benefitting Nationwide Children's Hospital is Saturday, Aug. 17 at 8th Annual Columbus Food Truck Festival

One lucky duck will win a first-place prize of a $5,000 cash and the second-place prize winner will win $2,500 cash. The third-place duck winner will win $1,000 cash.