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About Elizabeth Simpson Earley

About Elizabeth  Simpson Earley Elizabeth Simpson Earley works in the marketing and public relations department at CHKD. She handles calls from the media, and helps to promote CHKD and children’s health. A former health reporter at The Virginian-Pilot, Elizabeth has two grown daughters who were treated at CHKD on a regular basis.
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    CHKD patient Ian Balutis using the new rehab bike. Posted By: Elizabeth Simpson Earley
    Wednesday, February 23, 2022

    New Therapy Bike at CHKD Uses Electrical Pulses to Stimulate Muscles

    A new exercise bike at CHKD called a functional electrical stimulation therapy bike is the newest piece of bioscience equipment at CHKD’s inpatient rehabilitation unit. 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>>


    CHKD Dr. Michael Vance Checking Patient Zoe Irby's Heart Posted By: Elizabeth Simpson Earley
    Wednesday, February 5, 2020

    Healing the Tiniest of Hearts

    A treatment called Piccolo is helping heal the tiniest of hearts at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters. Read full post>>


    CHKD patient Lucas Guinn in our newly renovated rehab unit Posted By: Elizabeth Simpson Earley
    Monday, October 28, 2019

    Newly Renovated Rehab Unit Helps Children Walk with "ZeroG" Technology

    The $3.7 million renovation melds new technology with a U.S. Navy “Blue Angels” theme. Read full post>>


    CHKD patient Kaeli Price, her mom and Dr. Crystal Proud Posted By: Elizabeth Simpson Earley
    Wednesday, June 26, 2019

    CHKD Patient Is First in Virginia to Receive Gene Therapy Drug Since FDA Approval

    A new gene therapy drug, Zolgensma, that was approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration is giving families of babies with SMA new hope. Read full post>>