Tagged: arkansas children's hospital

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Named Keynote Speaker for Anne Hickman Lectureship

by Soirée Staff 8/23/2016 2:18 pm

The biennial Arkansas Children's Hospital event will feature the chief medical correspondent for CNN speaking on pediatric health care issues.

Dr. Betty Ann Lowe: Physician and Educator

by Sarah Campbell 8/15/2016 12:00 am

First woman to graduate top of her class at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences … worked in private practice for 25 years … medical director of Arkansas Children’s Hospital … associate dean of pediatrics at UAMS … namesake of the Betty Ann Lowe M.D. Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Education … winner of numerous awards and a member of multiple boards and committees as well as President Bill Clinton’s task force for healthcare reform … first Arkansan and second woman to become president of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Dr. Bettye Caldwell: Education Visionary

by Dwain Hebda 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Baylor graduate with masters from the University of Iowa and doctorate from Washington University, St. Louis … former director of Children’s Center at Syracuse University … collaborative enrichment program with Dr. Julius Richmond at Syracuse became the foundation for Head Start … principal of Kramer School in Little Rock … longtime faculty member at UALR becoming distinguished professor of early childhood education and distinguished professor emeritus … Ladies Home Journal Woman of the Year, 1978.

Arkansas Children's Research Institute Gets $9.4M for Obesity Studies

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 11:11 am

The Arkansas Children’s Research Institute announces a $9.4 million grant funded by an Institutional Development Award from the National Institutes of Health to create a center for the study of childhood obesity.

Arkansas Children's Announces $70M Campaign for Springdale Hospital

by Mark Friedman 8/5/2016 8:05 pm

Arkansas Children's Hospital announced Friday night its public campaign to raise $70 million for its children's hospital in northwest Arkansas.

Arkansas Children's Building 'Tapestry of Support' for Planned NWA Hospital

by Sarah Campbell 8/3/2016 9:36 am

Since announcing plans for a freestanding children's hospital in Springdale a year ago, Arkansas Children's Inc. has been visiting with community leaders to build "a tapestry of support" for the project.

Tysons Give Arkansas Children's Northwest Record-Setting $15M

by Marty Cook 8/2/2016 10:37 am

The Tyson family and Tyson Foods Inc. announces a $15 million donation to Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.

George Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Sarah Campbell 8/1/2016 10:17 am

Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation announced over the weekend that Robin and Gary George of Springdale had donated $1 million to fund construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.

Horton Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 10:54 am

Karen and Darren Horton of northwest Arkansas, grandparents of a former Arkansas Children's patient, are giving $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest.

Premier Concepts Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/18/2016 10:27 am

Premier Concepts LLC is giving $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest. It will distribute the money over the next five years.

UAMS, Arkansas Children's Receive $1.4M to Study Childhood Obesity

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2016 10:21 am

Scientists at Arkansas Children’s Research Institute and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have received a $1.4 million grant from the USDA to find out why obesity rates in Arkansas are among the worst in the nation, the organizations announced in a news release Wednesday.

Dupps Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:59 pm

Kirk and Cynthia Dupps have donated $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children’s Northwest, which opens in 2018, the Arkansas Children's Hospital announced Monday.

Clark Family Foundation Gives $2.5M to Arkansas Children's Hospital

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2016 11:52 am

The family of the late David M. Clark is giving $2.5 million to Arkansas Children's Hospital, the hospital announced Wednesday.

Health Care in Northwest Arkansas Responds to Growth

by Marty Cook 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Eric Pianalto, president of Mercy Northwest Arkansas, says big investments, such as the one his hospital is making, are critical if health care providers are going to have any hope of keeping up with the demands of the region.

From Morning Coffee to Lights Out: A Day in the Life of Marcy Doderder

by Soirée Staff 6/23/2016 4:30 pm

Marcy Doderder is the president and CEO of Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock.

8 Tips for Hospital Stays

by Heather Bennett 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Even with the excellent standard of care provided by Arkansas Children’s Hospital, extended hospital stays are a strain on the entire family. Sean and Dorothy Graves share advice that made their son’s hospitalization more bearable.

Ari's Return: Battling & Beating a Life-threatening Illness

by Heather Bennett 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Sean and Dorothy Graves did not know their son Ari was born with Down syndrome. He came into the world a month earlier than his due date and 15 minutes after mom, Dorothy’s water broke.

Know When to Have Your Child Tested for Allergies and What to Expect

by Robert Pesek, MD, and Amy Scurlock, MD, FAAP 5/31/2016 12:00 am

When and how you approach allergy testing depends on multiple factors. Doctors must examine the type of symptoms or clinical reaction observed, the age of the patient, and the type of protein, or allergen, causing the reaction. Allergens can be foods, environmental or other common triggers, such as insect venoms or medications.

a La Carte

by Arvest Bank 5/27/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Auxiliary held its annual event a La Carte at the Children’s Hall on the ACH campus. Guests enjoyed treats from 20 of central Arkansas’ finest eateries and participated in a silent auction while enjoying live music. Guests also experienced Art a La Carte for the first year which featured original works of art created by ACH patients with an Arkansas artist.

J.B. Hunt Gives $5M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Mark Friedman 5/19/2016 10:23 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell announces a $5 million donation to Arkansas Children's Hospital's northwest Arkansas hospital, now under construction in Springdale.