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Liberty Campus

Nancy Zahradnik, MSN, RN, CEN, clinical director, Emergency Department; and Todd Glass, MD, medical director, Emergency Department, welcome visitors to the Liberty Campus’ opening on Aug. 11.

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Liberty Campus opens for patient care on August 11, at the intersection of I-75 and Ohio State Route 129. The 230,000 sq. ft. facility is designed with patient and family input, featuring interactive elements in waiting areas, warm colors and natural light. It boasts 12 short-stay beds, an Emergency Department, sub-specialty clinic space and eight operating rooms. On that same day, Surgical Services closes at Mason Campus and moves to Liberty Campus.

Dr. Ward works on the rotavirus vaccine.
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A rotavirus vaccine developed and tested by two Cincinnati Children’s researchers — Richard Ward, PhD, and David Bernstein, MD, MA — is approved for use in the first of more than 100 countries. Rotavirus is the leading cause of diarrhea in children, and diarrhea is the leading cause of global child mortality. Rotavirus vaccines save tens of thousands of lives annually.

Buckle-up for Life.


Buckle Up for Life was founded at Cincinnati Children's by Victor Garcia, MD, in 2004. The outreach program partners with Toyota to provide passenger safety education to families and their children and has provided over 85,000 car seats to those in need.

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Cincinnati Children’s receives the 2002 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Pursuing Perfection grant. The award formalizes Cincinnati Children’s quest to transform healthcare through a family-centered approach and underscores its national leadership role in healthcare improvement.

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The Sabin Education Center is dedicated in 2001 in honor of Albert B. Sabin, MD (1906-1993), who developed the oral polio vaccine to eradicate perhaps the greatest public health scare of the early 20th century. The center originally housed the Pratt Research Library, Rubinstein Library, Patient Services Library and Family and Professional Resource Center. Today the area around the Sabin Auditorium is a gathering space and home to the medical center’s broadcast studio, Seacrest Studios.