Featured Faces

Leaving Collin

I knew that’s what it would feel like. Not ‘going away as a couple’. Not ‘celebrating our 10th anniversary’. But ‘leaving Collin’. We had not both been away from him overnight since he was in the NICU. Only a very › Continue Reading

On March 30, 2008, my son-in-law, Rob, took his own life.  We were celebrating my granddaughter’s 10th birthday when the call came in.  Rob left his 2 little girls, his wife and the rest of his family that day….That was › Continue Reading

Maria Seta Kirkland says she has a soft spot for bald heads and chubby cheeks. She is a childhood cancer survivor and once had a bald head and chubby cheeks herself. She always wants to tell people she loves them. › Continue Reading

In August 2011, I was anxious, nervous, thrilled, worried and relieved all at the same time while walking into Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute. Since the fall of 2008, I felt a strong need to know what my three children’s hearts › Continue Reading

They may not be Olympians, but they have overcome great challenges to keep competing in sports… As the summer Olympics begin this week across the pond, you don’t have to look any farther than people right here to be inspired › Continue Reading

Stories from Camp Joy

Anyone who has ever been to summer camp knows it is a place to make memories. It is a rite of passage we don’t want kids to miss because of a medical condition. Each summer, Cincinnati Children’s hosts overnight camps › Continue Reading

When we asked families to send in photos from their experiences at Cincinnati Children’s, more than 100 people responded. We invited a handful of families to come back and tell us how far they’ve come. On Day Three of our › Continue Reading

Everyone loves an inspirational story. And at Cincinnati Children’s, we have plenty of them. This week, we are sharing mini-profiles of former patients who returned to say, “Look at me now!” The Curtis Family Harrison Curtis was born on March › Continue Reading

Several months ago, we asked families to send in photographs from their experiences at Cincinnati Children’s so we could look back at their medical journeys. More than 100 families sent in snapshots. We invited 14 families back to tell us › Continue Reading

When Adam Zust walks the graduation line in a couple of weeks, his family will have extra reason to cheer. He overcame a stroke to get there. Adam’s graduation from St. Xavier High School with the class of 2012 comes › Continue Reading

Zoe Bruce, a competitive gymnast, was practicing on the high bars two years ago when she fell and broke and dislocated both elbows. With her arms wrapped in full wrist-to-shoulder casts, Zoe needed help with everything from getting dressed to eating and using › Continue Reading

We know one young Reds fan who is excited that Joey Votto is staying put in Cincinnati for a while! Watch Brody’s story here and Happy Opening Day everyone! Go Reds!

We’ve written several times in this space about our global health efforts and the contributions clinicians and researchers at Cincinnati Children’s have made and are making to child health around the world. Today, we focus on our fine clinicians and researchers who were born in other countries › Continue Reading