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Nancy Lee Joins CHLA As New VP, To Oversee Clinical Services, Operations

Nancy Lee In her new role at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Lee will oversee all clinical services and operations including inpatient and outpatient nursing, clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology, pharmacy, radiology, rehabilitation services, occupational, physical and speech therapy, audiology, respiratory therapy, social work, spiritual care services, language and cultural services, nutrition, clinical education and professional development, patient and family education and diversity services.   Read More

Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA’s ‘Giving Circle’ Supports Pediatric Physician Scientists’ Innovative Research

A total of $210,000 was awarded to three pediatric physician-scientists—holding checks (from left): Drs. Katherine Wesseling-Perry, Elizabeth Marcus and Kalpashri Kesavan—at the circle’s, known as the Today’s and Tomorrow’s Children Fund, Faculty Presentations and Awards Day at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.    			                                  Photo by Don Ponturo

Many physician-scientists have ideas for research that could lead to new treatments or cures for patients they treat. But getting federal funding to support that research isn’t always easy. But a “giving circle” at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA is making an impact. It offers pediatric physician-scientists the opportunity to pitch their ideas, win grants and change young lives.

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Trying It On For Size

JAnNoah CHLA's CATCH Program, along with former major league baseball pitcher Jim Abbott, shows children with hand and upper limb differences (such as having a weak arm, missing fingers or missing an arm) that "anything is possible." Read More