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MayJacksonville - Wednesday, May 1, 2013
In recognition of his dedication to pediatric asthma research, Dr. John Lima was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Lung Association of Northeast Florida.
AprilJacksonville - Monday, Apr 22, 2013
The Library of Congress has named Dr. Laura Bailet, Executive Director of Nemours Brightstart!, to serve on the Advisory Board of the new Library of Congress Literacy Awards.
MarchFlorida - Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013
Nemours Delaware Sites have been named one of America’s 150 Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics.
DecemberNemours Children's Hospital, Orlando - Friday, Dec 7, 2012
Nemours Children’s Hospital earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with their national standards for health care quality and safety.
OctoberNemours Children's Hospital, Orlando - Monday, Oct 22, 2012
Nemours Children’s Hospital is now open, providing families in Florida and the Southeast have a new place to go for highly specialized medical care.Nemours Children's Hospital, Orlando - Thursday, Oct 4, 2012
When Nemours Children’s Hospital opens Oct. 22, it will be a hospital built by families, for families. To celebrate the upcoming opening, the hospital held a dedication ceremony.
September- Thursday, Sep 27, 2012
Nemours received a five year cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support healthy lifestyles for young children in child care.
AugustJacksonville - Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012
Nearly 500 volunteers, including 85 volunteer physicians, will provide free health screenings for approximately 1,500 local middle school and high school student-athletes in preparation for the school year.
JulyNemours Children's Hospital, Orlando - Monday, Jul 16, 2012
Although Nemours Children’s Hospital will not see its first patient until October 22nd, this morning, for the first time, newly hired Associates reported to the hospital for training.Jacksonville - Monday, Jul 16, 2012
The Nemours Fund for Children’s Health recently honored Richard G. Skinner, Jr., MD, for his lifetime commitment to serving the children of Northeast Florida.
MayJacksonville - Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The First Lady’s Let’s Move! Child Care (LMCC) initiative recognized states, communities, early childhood programs, and networks for exceptional work promoting and implementing the goals of LMCC at a recent luncheon.Orlando - Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Nemours announces Jay R. Wolitz, M.P.H., C.M.P.E., as Administrator, Professional Services for Nemours Children’s Hospital (NCH) currently under construction in Lake Nona’s Medical City.
MarchNemours Children's Hospital, Orlando - Monday, Mar 12, 2012
Nemours Children’s Hospital is pleased to announce Chief Nurse Executive Barbara Meeks will represent Nemours as part of the organization’s recent acceptance into the Children’s Hospital Association.
FebruaryJacksonville - Thursday, Feb 16, 2012
Nemours, the Trust for America’s Health, the YMCA of the USA, the American Heart Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics join Senator Mark Udall in tackling childhood obesity epidemic.Orlando - Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012
Nemours Children's Hospital posts nearly 600 jobs to website. Parents and families will help interview candidates.Orlando - Thursday, Feb 9, 2012
As First Lady Michelle Obama tours Central Florida to celebrate the second anniversary of Let’s Move!, Sat., Feb. 11, Nemours will offer children and families attending educational resources and healthy activities.
NovemberOrlando - Friday, Nov 11, 2011
Nationally recognized physicians have been appointed to the Nemours Children's Hospital leadership team.
SeptemberOrlando - Monday, Sep 12, 2011
Families vote, via Facebook, on how a grant from the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation will be spent at Nemours Children's Hospital.
JuneJacksonville - Monday, Jun 27, 2011
Nemours patient with severe seizures has surgery to disconnect the hemispheres of her brain.Jacksonville - Friday, Jun 3, 2011
The Nemours Children’s Clinic, Jacksonville, is proud to announce that Nemours team members have been honored for their research surrounding new treatments of juvenile diabetes.
AprilOrlando - Thursday, Apr 14, 2011
Nemours, one of the nation’s premier pediatric health systems, today announces the appointment of Randall W. Hartley to the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Nemours Children’s Hospital (NCH).Orlando - Tuesday, Apr 5, 2011
Health First, Brevard County's leading health care provider and Nemours, one of the nation’s premier pediatric health systems, today announced a partnership that will bring expanded pediatric care to the region through a newly created pediatric hospitalist program at Health First's Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne.
MarchJacksonville - Wednesday, Mar 9, 2011
The joint Pediatric Cancer Program of Nemours Children’s Clinic, Jacksonville and Wolfson Children’s Hospital has received the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons (ACS).Orlando - Wednesday, Mar 2, 2011
Nemours today announces the addition of a third professional relations liaison, Lisa Howell, for Nemours Children’s Hospital (NCH). Nemours’ professional relations liaisons are key points of contact for referring physicians concerning the new hospital and Nemours Children’s Clinic, Orlando.
FebruaryDelaware Valley - Monday, Feb 28, 2011
Nemours, one of the nation’s premier pediatric health systems, has received the prestigious HIMSS Davies Organizational Award of Excellence for 2010 from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).Orlando - Thursday, Feb 17, 2011
Nemours announces the public opening of the Nemours Children’s Hospital (NCH) Preview Center, located at 9145 Narcoossee Road, Suite A102 in Orlando, FL. The facility will introduce the new hospital to the community and showcase the transformation of family-centered pediatric care delivery in the 21st century.