Tiffany Riley (a.k.a. Dr. Slappy) Leader of Children’s Funnyatrics Clown Program ROUGH START: “When the Funnyatrics program began seven years ago at Children’s, it was hard for the medical staff to trust us; they had no idea what we were going to do or say. But over time they saw we were part of the […]
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Michael Skinner, M.D. Attending Pediatric Surgeon, Children’s Medical Center Edwin Ide Smith, M.D. Professor of Pediatric Surgery, UT Southwestern LIFESAVING WORK: Specializes in thyroid diseases, especially multiple endocrine neoplasia. One of only a few pediatric surgeons in the country surgically removing the thyroid glands from affected children. “We can prevent thyroid cancer before it begins […]
Paul Harker-Murray, M.D. Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist, Children’s Medical Center Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern WHAT HE DOES: Treats all types of childhood cancers; specializes in pediatric Hodgkin’s lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. HIS ROOTS: Born in Minneapolis; never thought he’d live south of the Mason-Dixon Line “because it’s too hot, and I knew I would miss […]
Children’s Med Dallas is an unprecedented look behind the walls of Children’s Medical Center. Watch this promo of the season finale and then visit Facebook to see the episode in full.
March 28, 2012: Watch as CBS 11 reporter Jay Gormley interviews Children’s Medical Center cardiologist Dr. Colin E. Kane on the dangers of synthetic marijuana.
March 1, 2012: CBS Ch. 11 covers the story of Blake Pearce, a teenage boy in need of a new kidney. Blake, his mom and transplant surgeon Dr. Dev Desai are interviewed.
I, unfortunately like many others, was teased in middle school. My peers would ridicule me for being too shy and quiet. I remember staying up nights wondering if I was weird. I struggled with that insecurity so much that I felt like I might even deserve the bullying. But that was a long time ago. […]
Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series offering an inside look into bulimia. This part was written by the father and stepmother of the author of “A thirty-something’s battle with bulimia.” The family’s names have been changed. The thing I remember most about that time was Jessica’s anger. Long before I realized […]
Editor’s note: In this two-part series, a Dallas family gives an inside look into the world of a bulimic. First, the daughter, now in her thirties, talks about the things in her life that led up to her eating disorder. Tomorrow, her father will share his perspective on how he learned about his daughter’s bulimia […]
Texans regard sports more as a religion and less as a hobby. As soon as they’re potty trained, we sign our kids up for just about anything our local recreation centers offer. And while there are many benefits to playing sports at a young age, doing so doesn’t come without risks, as any parent who’s […]