Nationwide Children's News Releases

Lorina Wise Named Chief Human Resources Officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Dec 12, 2018

Lorina Wise Named Chief Human Resources Officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has selected Lorina Wise as chief human resources officer. 

Dec 10, 2018

Pediatric Experts Help Families Navigate Difficult Conversations About Health and Illness During the Holidays

During the holiday season, families are more likely to interact with friends and relatives, including loved ones they may not have seen since a child’s medical diagnosis or hospitalization. While conversations about the diagnosis or hospital stays are well meaning, families might not be prepared to have the discussion or answer these personal questions.

Dec 06, 2018

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship sets giving record to Nationwide Children’s Hospital with $2,104,254 donation

The 12th playing of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship raised a total of $2,218,004 for central Ohio charitable organizations, including $2,104,254 for pediatric cancer research and treatment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Dec 05, 2018

Record-Setting Charitable Donation Announced for 43rd Playing of the Memorial Tournament Presented by Nationwide

More than $2 million raised in 2018 for Nationwide Children’s Hospital through alliance with Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation

Prenatal Magnesium Sulfate May Not Reduce Cerebral Palsy Severity as Once Believed
Dec 04, 2018

Prenatal Magnesium Sulfate May Not Reduce Cerebral Palsy Severity as Once Believed

A large randomized controlled trial showed in 2008 that when pregnant women at imminent risk of preterm delivery were given magnesium sulfate, their children had reduced rates of moderate or severe cerebral palsy. As a result of the trial, many delivery hospitals implemented magnesium administration policies. A new study from Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center calls into question whether these labor-intensive magnesium administrations have an effect outside of the controlled environment of a trial.

Dec 03, 2018

Catherine Krawczeski, MD, Named Division Chief of Cardiology at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Catherine Dent Krawczeski, MD, has joined Nationwide Children’s Hospital as division chief of Cardiology.

Nov 20, 2018

Region’s First Proton Therapy Facility to Treat Cancer Patients

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute are collaborating with Nationwide Children’s Hospital to bring the first proton therapy treatment facility to central Ohio. This will offer state-of-the-art radiation oncology treatment for adult and pediatric cancer patients in one place.

Nov 16, 2018

Lane Bryant And Cacique Announce Give.Love.Share. Campaign In Support Of Nationwide Children's Hospital

Plus size apparel brand Lane Bryant and intimates brand Cacique are thrilled to announce the continuation of the Give.Love.Share. campaign in support of Columbus-based Nationwide Children's Hospital and the hospital's mission of providing the highest quality care to all children and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.

Nov 13, 2018

Donatos & Cheryl’s Cookies® Sweetness of the Holidays Returns To Benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Donatos Pizza and Cheryl’s Cookies have joined together this Holiday season to support life-saving research and care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The Sweetness of the Holidays campaign will run Nov. 20, 2018 through Jan. 6, 2019 or while supplies last.

Wishes Help Keep Pediatric Patients Out of the Hospital
Nov 13, 2018

Wishes Help Keep Pediatric Patients Out of the Hospital

Cimone Stills, 15, has a medical condition that has caused her to have multiple seizures a day for most of her life. Specifically, she has treatment-resistant generalized epilepsy because of a genetic variation. Like many patients with such a serious illness, it affects her daily life and as a result, she was diagnosed with clinical depression. But Cimone’s outlook on life completely changed for the better after her wish of going to Paris.