Nationwide Children's News Releases

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.

Jul 31, 2019

Thirty-One Gifts Raises More Than $160,000 in Support of On Our Sleeves™

Thirty-One Gifts and its charitable program, Thirty-One Gives, raised more than $163,000 in support of On Our Sleeves™, the movement to transform children’s mental health. From March through the end of May, Thirty-One Gifts customers had an opportunity to round up to the nearest dollar or donate an amount of their choice.

Ashley Eckstein Reveals Stigma-Breaking Dress for Childhood Mental Health with On Our Sleeves™ Themed Dress at San Diego Comic-Con International
Jul 19, 2019

Ashley Eckstein Reveals Stigma-Breaking Dress for Childhood Mental Health with On Our Sleeves™ Themed Dress at San Diego Comic-Con International

The whimsical, color blocked dress features a custom printed fabric with various On Our Sleeves symbols. Eckstein completed the look with heels adorned with a butterfly, the main icon of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Study Finds No Correlation Between Brain Function and Head Impacts After Two Seasons of Youth Tackle Football
Jul 11, 2019

Study Finds No Correlation Between Brain Function and Head Impacts After Two Seasons of Youth Tackle Football

To date, most studies that have attempted to understand connections between neurocognitive function and sub-concussive head impacts have been retrospective – and inconclusive.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives $2.8 Million Grant to Participate in Federally-Funded Pediatric Research
Jul 08, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives $2.8 Million Grant to Participate in Federally-Funded Pediatric Research

The Emergency Medicine department at Nationwide Children’s Hospital recently received a four-year, $2.8 million grant to continue leading one of the six U.S. Research Node Centers for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), the first federally-funded pediatric emergency medicine research network.

The Harlem Globetrotters Announce the Creation of The Harlem Globetrotters Fund at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Jun 25, 2019

The Harlem Globetrotters Announce the Creation of The Harlem Globetrotters Fund at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Deeply committed to bringing the message of positive mental health to their fans and communities around the world, the Globetrotters will support advocacy for breaking the stigma, mental health education and fundraising for mental health research, which is significantly underfunded.

Jun 24, 2019

Columbus Family Travels to Washington D.C. to Advocate for Children’s Health and Patient-Centered Research

The Gibson family’s advocacy efforts this week are in conjunction with the annual Children’s Hospital Association’s Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day, June 25-26. Family Advocacy Day provides families, like the Gibson’s, the opportunity to meet members of Congress and discuss issues that affect children’s healthcare.

Jun 21, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Re-Designated with American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition® for a Fourth Time

This prestigious recognition is the ultimate benchmark in nursing excellence and is awarded to only about eight percent of the nation’s more than 6,000 hospitals across the country. Of that number, only seven percent has achieved designation on four occasions.