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Sidney Garrett working in CHKD's NICU. Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

A Sickle Cell Warrior’s Journey: Patient to Nurse

Sickle cell warrior Sidney Garrett grew up as a patient at CHKD. Sidney, now a nurse in our NICU, tells her story for National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Read full post>>

Childhood cancer patient at CHKD reaching for the camera. Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Childhood Cancer: Know the Facts

September is childhood cancer awareness month, and while survival rates for pediatric cancer have significantly improved, more research still needs to be done. Read full post>>

Dr. Ann Kuhn with U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and Community Leaders Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

CHKD’s Trauma Program Receives VHHA Grant to Help Children Injured by Violence

In an effort to break the cycle of violence in our community, CHKD’s trauma program was awarded a grant to help children and families affected by gun violence. Read full post>>

Schoolgirl with digitally enhanced globe in her hand Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Trash to Energy

No need to separate trash at CHKD because we're landfill-free and turning trash into energy. Learn more here. Read full post>>

Macie Leiphart, 7, enjoys a higher view in the family kitchen in Virginia Beach, thanks to an adaptive device that helps her stand. Posted By: Elizabeth Simpson Earley
Thursday, October 15, 2020

CHKD Collaborates with CATS to Help Kids with Disabilities

A new collaboration between CHKD and Children’s Assistive Technology Service (CATS) is helping children with disabilities live life to the fullest. Read full post>>

Patient Ashanti Chapman Celebrates High School Graduation at CHKD Posted By: Elizabeth Simpson Earley
Monday, June 22, 2020

Child Life Specialists Help CHKD Patient Celebrate High School Graduation

Cue the pomp and circumstance. Patient Ashanti Chapman celebrated her high school graduation at CHKD during a special ceremony just for her. Read full post>>