Nationwide Children's News Releases

Feb 16, 2023

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Recognized in Top 25 on Forbes List of ‘America’s Best Employers’

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Nationwide Children’s Hospital once again has been named one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes. Nationwide Children’s ranked 22nd among the top 500 large employers category, and eighth in the healthcare and social industry.

Feb 15, 2023

Youth Suicide Rates Increased During COVID-19 Pandemic, Especially Among Particular Subgroups

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Suicide is the second leading cause of death for individuals aged 5-24 years in the United States, and a significant public health concern.

Jan 20, 2023

New Insights into the Role of the NOTCH1 Gene in Congenital Heart Defects

A new study published in Circulation Research provides novel insights into how mutations in the NOTCH1 gene may lead to abnormal differentiation and proliferation of cardiomyocytes and contribute to ventricular hypoplasia and other structural anomalies found in congenital heart defects in humans.

Jan 19, 2023

Cynthia Gerhardt, PhD, Named Chief Clinical Research Officer at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Cynthia A. Gerhardt, PhD, director, Center for Biobehavioral Health in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, has been appointed Chief Clinical Research Officer (CCRO) at Nationwide Children's.

Genomic Medicine, Physician Dedication Give Family Answers About Teen’s Rare Disease
Jan 18, 2023

Genomic Medicine, Physician Dedication Give Family Answers About Teen’s Rare Disease

Through whole exome sequencing performed in 2020 at the Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children’s, one family was finally able to put a real name to their adolescent's rare disease.

Nationwide Children's Hospital CEO Recognized Among the 100 Most Influential People in Health Care
Dec 08, 2022

Nationwide Children's Hospital CEO Recognized Among the 100 Most Influential People in Health Care

Modern Healthcare, the health care industry’s premier business magazine, has named Nationwide Children's Hospital CEO Tim Robinson to its signature list of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.”

Fostering Generosity in Children Makes the Holiday Season Bright for All
Nov 21, 2022

Fostering Generosity in Children Makes the Holiday Season Bright for All

The holiday season often brings sharing, caring and providing joy for others. Whether families donate food, clothes or toys, spend time together volunteering in the community, or work to bring holiday cheer to pediatric patients in the hospital, generosity in all forms has an impact – including on one’s mental health.

Nov 17, 2022

Tickets for Butterfly Guild’s Production of Sound of Music on Sale November 25, 2022

For its 65th annual production, Butterfly Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is pleased to announce Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Sound of Music will take place on March 3, 4 & 5, 2023 at Columbus’ historic Palace Theatre located at 34 W. Broad St. This family-friendly, Broadway-quality production benefits the Hospice and Palliative Care Programs at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, the only programs of its kind in central Ohio.

Nov 16, 2022

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Launches ‘Light Up the Lawn, Light Up a Life’ to Brighten Lives of Patients in the Hospital for the Holidays

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is launching “Light Up the Lawn, Light Up a Life” – a new holiday tradition that builds hope and joy for hospitalized children, families and the health care heroes caring for them.

“The Ripple Effect” New Study Illustrates Vast Influence Children’s Mental Health Concerns have on Workforce Challenges in America
Nov 03, 2022

“The Ripple Effect” New Study Illustrates Vast Influence Children’s Mental Health Concerns have on Workforce Challenges in America

“The Ripple Effect” study from On Our Sleeves found that the mental health of their children remains a concern for the large majority of working parents, with almost half of all parents reporting that in the past year their child's mental health has been somewhat or extremely disruptive to their ability to work on most days.