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Congratulations to Dr. Catherine Karr! -
Kids engage in child-directed play

Congratulations to Dr. Karr for securing two research grants in agriculture and pediatrics.

UW Pediatrics Welcomes New Chief Scientific Officer -
Dr. Gallo

Dr. Vittorio Gallo joins Seattle Children's as the Chief Scientific Officer. Read more about his achievements and contributions. 

Congrats to Dr. Rachel Umoren and her Co-Investigators, Taylor, Zeenia, and Megan -
Biochemical Genetics

Congratulations to Dr. Umoren for receiving an R18 grant for her 4-year study on Pediatric Transport Learning Laboratory (PTLL) and The TELENEO Trial in the field of pediatrics and healthcare research.

Congrats to Drs Rebecca Stark and Mihai Puia-Dumitrescu  -
Clinical Training Unit

The Academic Enrichment Fund Review Committee will conduct a two-year prospective cohort study to explore the quality of life for survivors of CDH.

Congrats to Dr. Taylor Hendrixson! -
Hospital Medicine

Dr. Taylor received a 5-year K23 grant.

Dr. Hannibal Person Joins the Center for Diversity and Health Equity as Medical Director!  -
Dr. Hannibal Person

Dr. Hannibal Person will join the Center for Diversity and Health Equity (CDHE) as the medical director beginning November 2023.

Listen for Cues to Kids’ Back-To-School Worries -
Dr. Yolanda Evans

With the start of the school year approaching, adolescent medicine expert Dr. Yolanda Evans says this season of change is a key time for parents to be attuned to changes in their children’s mental health.

Most Childhood Cancers Are Curable, but Effective, Low-Cost Drugs Are Often Scarce -
Dr. Sarah Leary

“Most people don’t realize that over 80 percent of pediatric cancers are curable,” Dr. Sarah Leary, told The Epoch Times.

Top 5 Things to Know about Malaria, According to a Seattle Children’s Infectious Disease Researcher -
Alexis Kaushansky, PhD

Eight cases of locally acquired malaria have been confirmed in Florida and Texas this summer. Dr. Alexis Kaushansky, a malaria expert, weighs in. 

Congratulations to our Providers Recognized in Seattle Met’s 2022 List of Top Doctors -
Top Doctors Seattle Met

The Top Doctor's list was created by Seattle Met magazine in collaboration with Professional Research Services. Read more about the process and the doctors who made the list.