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  • Published July 20, 2016

    A treat for you and the kids

    Experience a chilling treat Thursday, July 28, as a national restaurant chain offers a special promotion to benefit Driscoll Children’s Hospital. For the 11th annual Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day, $1 or more from every Blizzard sold at participating Dairy Queen locations will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) … Read More
  • Published June 28, 2016

    The Texas A&M & Driscoll Children’s Hospital Global Institute for Hispanic Health

    Texas A&M System & Driscoll Children’s Hospital Announce Global Institute for Hispanic Health CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —The Texas A&M University System and Driscoll Children’s Hospital (DCH) today announced plans to create a Hispanic health institute for clinical research and education programs that will focus initially on improving the population’s access … Read More
  • Published June 22, 2016

    William Clark, MD, joins DCH staff

    William Clark, MD, has joined Driscoll Children’s Hospital as a pediatric otolaryngologist. Dr. Clark received his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, and completed his internship at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio. He completed his residency in otolaryngology at Walter … Read More
  • Published June 10, 2016

    Baylor professor to address Chagas disease

    WHAT: “Chagas Disease: Optimizing Care for Pregnant Women and Infants,” a Grand Rounds Lecture Series presentation by Morven S. Edwards, MD,  Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Endemic through much of Mexico, Central America and South America, Chagas disease is spread by infected bugs called … Read More
  • Published June 10, 2016

    Camp Easy Breathers a breath of fresh air

    Asthmatic children will learn how to manage their asthma as the 15th annual Camp Easy Breathers gets underway in Rockport. Sponsored by Driscoll Children’s Hospital, the Coastal Bend Community Foundation and the Coastal Bend Asthma Initiative, it will be June 13-17 at Camp Aranzazu. “An ‘Around … Read More
  • Published May 19, 2016

    Formerly conjoined twins released from hospital

    Formerly conjoined twins Ximena and Scarlett Hernandez-Torres were released Wednesday morning from Driscoll Children’s Hospital, five weeks after their separation surgery April 12. Born May 16, 2015, Ximena and Scarlett were fused below the waist and shared a colon and bladders. Their identical sister, Catalina, was born without serious health … Read More
  • Published April 26, 2016

    Pharr Sunrise Kiwanis donates $5,000

    Teamwork and volunteerism are making things better for children at Driscoll Children’s Medical Plaza-McAllen. The Pharr Sunrise Kiwanis Club donated $5,000 to the Auxiliary to Driscoll Children’s Hospital-McAllen  for various projects. The funds will help the Auxiliary replace old playscapes with new ones in the lobby play areas for children … Read More
  • Published April 25, 2016

    Homeless Youth Advocacy Week

    The Driscoll Children’s Hospital Pediatric Residency Program is sponsoring weeklong events focusing on homeless youth advocacy. The events, scheduled April 25-29, are meant to create awareness in both the medical community and in the general public, so that assistance can be offered to help homeless youth. “The resident physicians from … Read More
  • Published April 7, 2016

    Contribution supports COG clinical trials

    A $32,900 contribution from The St. Baldrick’s Foundation to the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Driscoll Children’s Hospital will support the enrollment of children with cancer in Children’s Oncology Group (COG) clinical trials. The Children’s Oncology Group (COG), a National Cancer Institute-supported clinical trials group, is the world’s largest … Read More
  • Published April 7, 2016

    Driscoll, Lithia Dodge team up for safety

    Driscoll Children’s Hospital and a local car dealership are working together to offer parents a chance to feel secure about their children’s safety. Lithia Dodge of Corpus Christi, 4313 Staples St., will offer a Car Seat Inspection on Friday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to noon. A certified car seat … Read More
  • Published April 5, 2016

    Driscoll hosting Child Abuse Summit

    The 4th annual Child Abuse Summit this week will address prevention, recognition, intervention, treatment and investigation of child maltreatment. The event, sponsored by Driscoll Children’s Hospital, will be held Wednesday through Friday at the Omni Bayfront. The summit is being offered for professionals involved in child abuse evaluations and investigations, … Read More
  • Published March 2, 2016

    Driscoll, K99 team for 14th annual Radiothon

    Driscoll Children’s Hospital neurologist Carol DeLine, MD, answers questions on K-99 during the hospital’s annual Radiothon. This year’s Radiothon is March 4. Driscoll Children’s Hospital will team with K99 (KRYS 99.1 FM) on Friday, March 4, for the 14th annual K99 Radiothon. The one-day event will be broadcast live from … Read More
  • Published February 10, 2016

    Driscoll imaging center opens on Southside

    Driscoll Children’s Imaging Center, offering diagnostic X-ray, ultrasound and MRI exams, opened on the Southside on Feb. 2. Located in the same building as Driscoll Children’s Urgent Care at 5945 Saratoga Blvd., the center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. “Driscoll Children’s Hospital is excited to … Read More
  • Four Driscoll social workers elected to office

    Four Driscoll Children’s Hospital and Driscoll Health Plan employees were elected officers of the South Texas Social Workers Society at their December meeting. Driscoll social workers holding positions are Laura Esparza, LMSW, vice president; Bonnie Garcia, LMSW, CCM, secretary; Leticia Ornelas, LMSW, treasurer; and Jessica Rombs, historian. The STSWS, which … Read More