Nationwide Children's News Releases

Sep 10, 2020

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives $2.5 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Expand Teen Health Programs in Columbus City Schools

The Office of Population Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently awarded Nationwide Children’s Hospital a $2.5 million grant to support and expand its school-based adolescent healthcare services within Columbus City Schools (CCS).

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Earns “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” Designation in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index
Sep 02, 2020

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Earns “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” Designation in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has earned the “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” (HEI) designation, announced the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). Nationwide Children’s joins 10 other health care providers in the state of Ohio on the esteemed list.

Sep 01, 2020

Katherine Deans, MD, MHSc, Appointed as Chief Clinical Research Officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Following a national search, Katherine Deans, MD, MHSc, has been appointed to the new position of Chief Clinical Research Officer at Nationwide Children's. She will begin in the role on September 1, 2020. Dr.

Aug 27, 2020

Patient-Centered, Age-Appropriate Contraception Counseling Helps Health Care Providers Educate Adolescents About Contraceptive Methods

Preventing unplanned pregnancies in adolescents with effective and easy-to-use contraception is key to ensuring that adolescents do not become parents before they are ready. Adolescents view their health care providers as trusted sources of medical information. Thus, providers are tasked with providing adolescent patients with comprehensive, age-appropriate and nonjudgmental contraception counseling.

Aug 21, 2020

Nationwide Awards Scholarship to Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patient Champion

Nationwide, the founding partner of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship (NCHC) golf tournament, surprised Zaven and his family with a $10,000 college scholarship this morning. The presentation was made prior to the first round of play at the Korn Ferry Tour Finals event at The Ohio State University Golf Club in Columbus, Ohio. The proceeds from the tournament benefit pediatric cancer research and treatment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Since the tournament’s inception in 2007, nearly $14 million has been raised for the hospita

Aug 17, 2020

Dayton Children’s Hospital, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and CareSource Bringing Accountable Care Organization, Partners For Kids, to the Dayton Region

Today, Dayton Children’s Hospital, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and multi-state managed care plan CareSource announce the extension of their longstanding collaboration to improve the health of children by bringing Partners For Kids, a transformational accountable care organization

Despite Decreases in Recent Years, New Study Finds ATV-Related Head and Neck Injuries Among Youth Continue to Remain High
Aug 10, 2020

Despite Decreases in Recent Years, New Study Finds ATV-Related Head and Neck Injuries Among Youth Continue to Remain High

A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Nationwide Children’s Hospital analyzed data regarding ATV-related head and neck injuries treated in U.S. emergency departments from 1990 through 2014 involving patients younger than 18 years of age, and found an average of more than 11,000 children and teens treated for nonfatal ATV-related head and neck injuries annually – that’s approximately 31 children and teens injured each day.

Aug 03, 2020

Maryam Fouladi, MD, Named Co-Executive Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program

Dr. Fouladi will continue her extensive work on brain stem gliomas (DIPG) at Nationwide Children’s alongside Jeffrey Leonard, MD, co-executive director of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program and chief of Neurosurgery at Nationwide Children’s.

Jul 29, 2020

Pediatric Experts Offer Tips for Children’s Mental Health in Transition Back to School

(COLUMBUS, OHIO) – Whether returning to a school building, online learning or a hybrid school environment, it is normal for children and adolescents to have some stress or anxiety about going back to school.

Rustin Morse, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Jul 27, 2020

Rustin Morse, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Following an extensive national search, Rustin Morse, MD, has been selected as chief medical officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, effective today.