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2010 Cincinnati Walks for Kids Breaks Record
The fifth annual Cincinnati Walks for Kids was the most successful walk to date, raising more than $825,000 for Cincinnati Children’s. Nearly 8,000 participants came together to celebrate the lives touched by the medical center and to enjoy a day of family fun.
Mark your calendars to join us for the next Cincinnati Walks for Kids on Oct. 15, 2011, at Coney Island.
For the first time, scientists at Cincinnati Children’s have created functioning human intestinal tissue in the laboratory from stem cells. This will open the door to unprecedented studies of human intestinal development, function and disease, and will help develop new therapies for diseases like necrotizing enterocolitis and inflammatory bowel disease.
Cincinnati Children's Welcomes New Foundation President
Jim Saporito joined Cincinnati Children’s in March as president of The Children’s Hospital Foundation and senior vice president of Development. Most recently, Jim served in several key development leadership roles at the Cleveland Clinic, including senior director of Development at the Taussig Cancer Institute, vice chairman of Central Development and vice chairman of Institutional Relations and Development.
Division of Adolescent Medicine Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Established at Cincinnati Children’s in 1960, the Division of Adolescent Medicine was one of the first programs ever to focus solely on the care of adolescents. The division led the way in creating what is now the pediatric sub-specialty of adolescent medicine. It meets the health care needs of teens, their families and their primary care providers, as well as promoting innovative training and research in adolescent health.
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