2013 Annual Report

Message from Our CEO and Chairman

Cody (left), Fisher (right).Michael Fisher, Cincinnati Children’s president and CEO, and Tom Cody, chairman of the board of trustees, share their thoughts on some of the major developments around the medical center in 2013. 

Recognizing Thought Markers to Prevent Suicide

John Pestian, PhD.Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s are creating computer software designed to help clinicians predict patients’ risk of committing suicide. 


A Warrior’s Fight to Save Lives

Nancy Eigel-Miller.The Warrior Run benefits Cincinnati Children’s Surviving the Teens program − a suicide prevention program. 


Perplexing Infection Prompts Breakthrough Research

Perplexing infection prompts breakthrough research.Most cases of osteomyelitis respond to routine treatment. Some don’t. Research at Cincinnati Children’s explains why some children develop a massive, life-threatening infection. 

New Efforts to Prevent Preterm Birth and Infant Mortality

New efforts to prevent preterm birth and infant mortality.In Hamilton County, 9.2 of every 1,000 babies die before their first birthday, an infant mortality rate 50 percent higher than the national average. Cincinnati Children’s and partners are determined to change the outcome. 

Partnership of Donors Fuels Better Research, Better Care

Dr. Andrew South.Neonatologist Andrew South is using the world’s first infant-sized MRI in the NICU at Cincinnati Children's to study necrotizing enterocolitis. 


Introducing the Health Network by Cincinnati Children’s

The Health Network by Cincinnati Children’s has been created to improve the health of children in our region who are insured through Medicaid. 

Superior Outcomes for Children Fighting Liver Cancer

Eleanor.The specialized Liver Tumor Program at Cincinnati Children's offers hope to children with hepatoblastoma, a rare cancer that strikes young children. When she was 3, Eleanor was diagnosed with a cancerous liver tumor.  

Tennis for Charity

Tennis for Charity has donated more than $7 million to the cancer program at Cincinnati Children’s.

Donor Recognition

Friends of Cincinnati Children’s contributed more than $35 million in gifts in fiscal year 2013. Download a list of donors.

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