Archive | March, 2013

Christ Wallace

Chris Wallace Rocks Out With Children’s Patients

Singer and songwriter Chris Wallace visited the Red Balloon Network at Children’s Medical Center Dallas on Friday, March 16 after performing at South by Southwest in Austin. He performed several songs, including his pop hit Remember When, and answered questions from studio staff and patients. Check out a few of the highlights of his visit! Wallace talked […]

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D Magazine Honors Children’s Nurses

Four of our own were honored as winners of the annual D Magazine Excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth Nursing Awards on Feb. 20. Mark LeClair, RN, BSN, CPEN, EMT-B, winner in Emergency Medicine; Tami Barr, RN, CPN, winner in Pediatrics; Mary Jones, RN, BSN, winner in Orthopedics; and Joy Macaluso, RN, winner in The Heart Center, were […]

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Teddy Bear Clinic Helps Kids Cope

Child Life specialists at Children’s use a variety of methods to help children cope while they are at the hospital. Teddy Bear clinics are just one of the many ways children are able to feel empowered and in control of their situation. I recently watched children go through a special kind of healing process as they lined […]

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Red Balloon Network Interns


Interns participate in developing and implementing programming; and serve as the on-air host of  game shows, puppet shows and radio talks shows. While using professional audio and video  broadcast equipment, interns also gain an understanding of a health care organization and the unique needs of patients and families. Application deadlines Fall 2014 – July 3, 2014 Spring […]

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Guest Chef to be Featured at Allergy-Free Cooking Class

Gina Paterno Villalobos, founder of Gina’s Organic Kitchen, will be our guest chef at the Allergy-Free Cooking Demonstration from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, at the Ronald McDonald House in Dallas (4707 Bengal St.). I caught up with Gina to find out more about her personal journey to holistic nutrition and how families can eat healthy, allergy-free […]

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