Nationwide Children's News Releases

Lynn Rosenthal Announced as President of The Center For Family Safety and Healing
Mar 05, 2019

Lynn Rosenthal Announced as President of The Center For Family Safety and Healing

The Center for Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has announced the appointment of Lynn Rosenthal as President, effective March 25.

Experts Note Children with Mental Health Disorders May Be More Sensitive to Daylight Savings Time Change
Mar 01, 2019

Experts Note Children with Mental Health Disorders May Be More Sensitive to Daylight Savings Time Change

Physicians at Nationwide Children’s Hospital say they notice several changes in sleeping patterns around daylight savings time, which can particularly affect patients with a mental health diagnosis.

Feb 28, 2019

Beeler Family Donates $1 Million to Support Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The gift will focus on services aimed at prevention efforts in the community, as well as researching the causes, treatment, and prevention of behavioral health conditions.

Feb 25, 2019

Achea and Michael Redd Named Honorary Chairs of Woody Hayes Celebrity Classic

Dollars raised at the golf outing will support behavioral health research and care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

New Study Finds Dramatic Increase in Calls to U.S. Poison Control Centers for Kratom Exposure
Feb 21, 2019

New Study Finds Dramatic Increase in Calls to U.S. Poison Control Centers for Kratom Exposure

A new study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that there were more than 1,800 calls to U.S. Poison Control Centers regarding exposures to kratom from January 2011 through December 2017.

Feb 20, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Named Among “Accelerating Investments for Healthy Communities” Participants for Efforts to Increase Affordable Housing

The Center for Community Investment (CCI) at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy announced today the launch of Accelerating Investments for Healthy Communities (AIHC), and named Nationwide Children’s Hospital as one of six participants for its Healthy Neighborhoods Healthy Families (HNHF) initiative.

Study provides new clinical guidance that avoids painful tests for infants with fever
Feb 18, 2019

Study provides new clinical guidance that avoids painful tests for infants with fever

A national research team led by UC Davis Health clinicians and researchers from the University of Michigan, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Columbia University, has derived and validated a new protocol for emergency departments that can determine which infant patients with fevers, age 60 days or younger, are at low risk of significant bacterial infections.

Feb 13, 2019

The Westy Open Paddle Tennis Tournament Slated for March 2

TWIG 3, an auxiliary of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, invites the public to its Westy Open Paddle Tennis Tournament beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 2. All proceeds from the event benefit Big Lots Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide Children’s.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Appoints Tim Robinson as CEO
Feb 12, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Appoints Tim Robinson as CEO

The Board of Directors of Nationwide Children’s Hospital has announced Tim Robinson, the organization’s current executive vice president and chief financial and administrative officer, as the new chief executive officer of Nationwide Children's, effective July 1, 2019.

Feb 11, 2019

Poison Control Centers Receive 10 Calls Every Hour for Eye Exposures

A new study published recently by Ophthalmic Epidemiology and conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that from 2000 through 2016 there were nearly 1.5 million calls to US poison centers for eye exposures associated with pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical substances.