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Children’s Medical Center of Dallas Honored in Austin

Today, Texas House of Representatives honored Children’s Medical Center of Dallas for serving the healthcare needs of Texas children for 100 years. The institution is celebrating its centennial this year and is the oldest pediatric hospital in Texas. The resolution was sponsored by State Rep. Eric Johnson (Dallas). Pictured L-R from Children’s Medical Center: Medical […]

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Dr. Kern Wildenthal Appointed to Lead Children’s Medical Center Foundation

Kern Wildenthal, M.D., Ph.D. will be appointed president of the Children’s Medical Center Foundation and executive vice president of Children’s Medical Center. He will be responsible for the fundraising programs in support of the nation’s fifth largest, not-for-profit pediatric hospital in the United States. He joins the organizations effective May 28, 2013. “Dr. Kern Wildenthal […]

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Children’s Medical Center of Dallas Celebrates 100 Years of Serving the Community

Humble baby camp becomes one of the top children’s hospitals in the nation In April 1913, a group of visionary and courageous nurses, led by May Forster Smith, erected four donated tents to found the Dallas Baby Camp. The first in the southwest, the camp was formed when infectious disease was killing area children at […]

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Children’s Medical Center of Dallas CEO Honored by Texas Legislature

Austin, TX – Today, the 83rd Legislature of the Texas House of Representatives voted to honor Christopher J. Durovich for his outstanding leadership as president and chief executive officer of Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and chairman of the board of trustees Children’s Hospital Association (CHA). The resolution was sponsored by State Representative Rafael Anchia (D) of […]

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New Primary Care Office to Open in West Dallas

Cockrell Hill MyChildren’s location to provide medical care in underserved area DALLAS (Feb. 6) – On Thursday, Children’s Medical Center (www.childrens.com) will formally open MyChildren’s Cockrell Hill, its newest primary care practice in the underserved neighborhood of West Dallas. Dallas school superintendent Mike Miles will attend the ceremony, along with community leaders and hospital officials. […]

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Children’s CEO to Head Board of Trustees for Children’s Hospital Association

Christopher J. Durovich, president and chief executive officer of Children’s Medical Center (www.childrens.com), expands his service to pediatric health care this month when he becomes the chair of the Children’s Hospital Association board of trustees. Durovich, formerly the board’s vice chair, will lead the 13-member board representing the nation’s children’s hospitals as it oversees efforts […]

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