Oct 07, 2021
Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Columbus Crew Announce Wrap Them In Support Campaign, Benefiting On Our Sleeves
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The Columbus Crew and Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced today the beginning of the Wrap Them In Support campaign, supporting the hospital’s On Our Sleeves movement for children’s mental health.
Oct 05, 2021
Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Big Lots Announce 2021 Recipient of Big Lots Behavioral Health Scholarship
Originally launched in 2019, the Big Lots Behavioral Health Scholarship is awarded to a student who plans to pursue, or is currently pursuing, a graduate degree in the fields of behavioral or mental health, social work, or psychology. Recipients of the award receive $10,000 towards their education.
Sep 29, 2021
Legends Luncheon presented by Nationwide shines a bright light on Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and Nationwide Children’s Hospital alliance
The Memorial Tournament presented by Workday hosted the 11th annual Legends Luncheon presented by Nationwide today, a unique, award-winning fundraiser that brings to life the alliance between the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. All proceeds of the Legends Luncheon directly benefit the young patients and families that Nationwide Children’s compassionately serves each day.
Sep 27, 2021
Linden Fresh Market and Charitable Pharmacy Opens to Provide Needed Access to Fresh Produce and Health Care Services in Historic Neighborhood
During a celebratory opening ceremony, Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced the Linden Fresh Market and Charitable Pharmacy are officially open and will serve as the Linden neighborhood’s destination for free fresh and nutritious food and pharmacy services. Until now, the Linden community had limited access to healthy food alternatives.
Sep 09, 2021
In the United States, the rates of suicide and suicidal behavior among youth, children and adolescents 5-17 years of age, have been steadily increasing over the last decade, and Black youth, 5-12 years, are approximately two times more likely to die by suicide than their White counterparts. However, the literature investigating Black youth suicide is extremely limited. For the first time, researchers have examined the trends and precipitating circumstances of suicide in Black youth only by age group and sex.
Sep 01, 2021
The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon is pleased to announce the 2021 “Patient Champions” who will represent 24 of the 26 miles on the course.
Aug 26, 2021
Every 46 Minutes a Child is Treated in a U.S. Emergency Department for an Injury from a Furniture or TV Tip-Over
Furniture and TV tip-overs are an important source of injury, especially for children younger than 6 years old. A recent study led by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that an estimated 560,200 children younger than 18 years old were treated in U.S. emergency departments for furniture or TV tip-over injuries from 1990 through 2019. In 2019, there were 11,521 injured children, which is an average of one child every 46 minutes.
Aug 20, 2021
Researchers identified the mechanism behind the anti-biofilm properties of a protein found in all vertebrates. Too little of this protein allows disease-causing bacteria protected by biofilms to spread, while too much can lead to septic shock. Could a molecule of this protein be engineered to destroy biofilms without negative effects on the body?
Aug 12, 2021
Renowned Pediatric Transplant Surgeon Jaimie Nathan, MD, Named Chief of Pediatric Abdominal Transplant and Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Jaimie Nathan, MD, has been named Chief of Pediatric Abdominal Transplant and Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Balamurugan N. Appakalai, PhD, has been appointed as principal investigator in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute and will lead the pancreatic islet cell isolation laboratories at Nationwide Children’s. Both appointments are effective September 1, 2021.
Aug 06, 2021
A new study conducted at Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Abigail Wexner Research Institute and published in the journal Health & Justice, appears to be the first to use electronic medical records and link children’s personal or family involvement in the correctional system to diagnoses – and the authors say the findings are so alarming they should be a call to action for pediatric providers.