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Dr. Leah Harris named Physician-in-Chief at Dell Children’s

Dr. Leah Harris named Physician-in-Chief at Dell Children’s Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin and Dell Children’s Medical Center  announced that Z. Leah Harris, M.D., a clinical leader at some of the nation’s leading medical schools and children’s hospitals for more than two decades, has been named chair of Dell Med’s Department of…
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Dell Children’s launches new drowning prevention and water safety program

Dell Children’s launches new drowning prevention and water safety program Dell Children’s Medical Center and Safe Kids Austin announce the development of the Dell Children’s Drowning Prevention and Water Safety program with a goal of reducing drowning fatalities and injuries for children in Central Texas and beyond. The program includes education, statistical data evaluation, and community collaboration on…
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Rare “mystery illness” may be linked to COVID-19 in children

Rare “mystery illness” may be linked to COVID-19 in children Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health alert after several reported cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19.  According to Dr.  Sarmistha Hauger, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Dell Children’s, MIS-C has symptoms…
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How to talk to your kids about COVID-19

Most children have already heard about coronavirus, but many are scared and confused. It’s important for children to be well informed and have fact-based information. Dr. Roshni Koli, Medical Director for Pediatric Mental Health Services at Dell Children’s was recently featured on KXAN with information about how to help…
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Dell Children’s expands food allergy center

Dell Children’s expands food allergy center Food allergies among children are on the rise. The number of children diagnosed with food allergies has increased by 18 percent in the last decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Food allergy affects approximately 2 kids in each school classroom, and can significantly impact quality of…
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Dell Children’s expands mental health care services

Dell Children’s expands mental health care services The Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit at Dell Children’s now offers outpatient care for pediatric mental health patients. The Texas Child Study Center recently moved into the Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit. The pediatric mental health unit opened in May, with both inpatient…
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IndyCar drivers visit patients at Dell Children’s

IndyCar drivers visit patients at Dell Children’s The inaugural season of NTT IndyCar Series classic recently kicked-off in Austin, where the Ascension Seton emergency medicine team was onsite to provide trauma care. IndyCar drivers also pulled into Dell Children’s to meet with patients. IndyCar racers, Santino Ferrucci, Oliver Askew and Robert Megennis handed out Racing For Kids…
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Ascension Texas announces new Chief Nursing Officer

Ascension Texas announces new Chief Nursing Officer Ascension Texas recently announced that Steven J. Brockman-Weber will serve as Chief Nursing Officer, effective February 18. Brockman-Weber is an experienced healthcare leader, serving in a chief nursing officer role the last 16 years of his career and with more than three decades…
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