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Prader-Willi Clinic helps coordinate complex care

Sep. 13, 2018—For nearly one year, Mary Howard spent hours driving from her home in Columbia, Kentucky, to get medical care for her youngest child, Emily. That all ended when she heard about the comprehensive, multidisciplinary Prader-Willi Clinic at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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People power Department of Pediatrics’ success: Webber

Sep. 13, 2018—Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, chair of the Department of Pediatrics, delivered the annual State of the Department address Sept. 4, celebrating the people that form the department while reviewing major achievements in the past year and discussing the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.

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Thomas takes on two new leadership roles at Children’s Hospital

Aug. 30, 2018—John Thomas, MD, associate professor of Pediatric Urology, has two new roles at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Thomas has assumed a newly created role as clinical director for the OR at Children’s Hospital and is an associate chief of staff.

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The boys of summer

Aug. 30, 2018—Nashville Sounds baseball players recently spent time at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, where they played a game in Seacrest Studios and visited with patients and families.

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Children’s Hospital launches pediatric food allergy clinic

Aug. 30, 2018—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has launched a new pediatric food allergy clinic.

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Celebrating success

Aug. 30, 2018—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt staff gathered recently to celebrate the hospital’s performance in the recent U.S. News & World Report ranking of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.

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Arrington Vineyards event benefits Children’s Hospital

Aug. 23, 2018—More than 5,000 people gathered for the Arrington Vineyards Harvest Party on Saturday, Aug. 11, to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The daylong event, now in its seventh year, featured wine tastings, food trucks and a concert by country music star Kix Brooks.

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San Diego Zoo TV channel debuts at Children’s Hospital

Aug. 23, 2018—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrated the arrival of San Diego Zoo Kids with a launch celebration last week, making it the 150th facility to offer the closed-circuit television channel to patients.

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Tri My Best Triathlon runs on friendship, teamwork, support

Aug. 23, 2018—Winning is not always at the end of the race, but lies in the journey of getting there.

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High Five camp helps strengthen weakened hands, arms

Aug. 16, 2018—Jack Lowman pulls his plate closer to the table’s edge so that his goldfish and apple slices — his camp snack — are closer to him. With his left hand, he paws at a goldfish, and once able to pinch it with his fingers, draws it slowly toward his mouth.

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Premier Parking, Children’s Hospital partner on signage project

Aug. 16, 2018—Premier Parking is teaming up with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to create custom Children’s Hospital signage that will feature patient artwork and be displayed in seven select parking lots throughout downtown Nashville.

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Study finds behavioral changes insufficient at preventing early childhood obesity

Aug. 9, 2018—Young children and their families in poor communities were able to make some achievable and sustainable behavioral changes during the longest and largest obesity prevention intervention ever conducted. But, in the end, the results were insufficient to prevent early childhood obesity.

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