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  • Wisconsin school that implements healthy initiative could be visited by Super Bowl champion Donald Driver

    October 7, 2015

    Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading receiver, “Dancing with the Stars” champion and four-time children’s book author Donald Driver is teaming up with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin for a second year to continue their push to make the children of Wisconsin the healthiest in the nation.

    Registration is now open for Driven to Better Health, a school- and community-based wellness partnership sponsored by Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) for Wisconsin children and families. Registration is open to school staff and administrators at all Wisconsin Elementary and Middle Schools.

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  • New Playroom of Hope sibling care space opening at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

    September 14, 2015

    Ribbon-cutting ceremony with key donors is Sept. 17, at 3:30 p.m.

    MILWAUKEE – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new, state-of-the-art sibling care room, Playroom of Hope, on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 3:30 p.m. in its new home on the hospital’s second floor. Playroom of Hope was made possible through the generous fundraising efforts of the Wallace family, whose daughter Nevaeh Wallace received care at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin before passing away from a severe heart defect.

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  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin names new medical director of Community Services

    September 11, 2015

    MILWAUKEE - Heather Paradis, MD, MPH, has been selected to serve as medical director, Community Services for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. She will provide medical input to the child welfare, community services and public policy team helping Children’s Hospital evaluate the needs of children in the community and identify resources to enhance the well-being of those children.

    She succeeds Veronica Gunn, MD, MPH, FAAP, who formally held the role before being promoted to vice president for Children’s Population Health Management and Payment Innovation. Dr. Gunn will continue to focus Children’s efforts to improve the health of children, lower the cost of care, develop new payment models and enhance the patient and client experience.

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  • PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY: More than 15,000 people expected at 38th annual Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk, Sept. 19

    September 10, 2015


    MILWAUKEE (Sept. 10, 2015) – For 38 years, Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk for Children’s Hospital has drawn thousands of people to downtown Milwaukee to run, walk and fundraise in support of the top-tier care for kids that Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin provides locally, regionally and nationally. The event was founded in 1977 by legendary Marquette basketball coach Al McGuire and includes a USA Track & Field-certified 8K course and a 3- and 5-mile walk route with family-friendly entertainment.

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  • Donald Driver visits lucky family in Racine

    August 21, 2015

    Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading receiver, “Dancing with the Stars” champion and four-time children’s book author Donald Driver made a personal visit to the Szymczak family of Racine, Wisconsin, Friday, Aug. 21, to congratulate them for winning the 2015 Driven to Better Health family contest.

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  • Free Mom’s Concussion Clinic to talk safety and prevention August 15

    August 13, 2015

    The Kohl’s Cares Grow Safe & Healthy Program in partnership with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Program, will host a concussion clinic Aug. 15, 2015, to provide expert information and education for parents to help reduce the risk of sports-related injuries such as concussions and dehydration in young athletes.

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  • Children’s Community Health Plan to support Fondy Food Center to increase the amount of fresh produce for eligible consumers

    August 4, 2015

    Children’s Community Health Plan is joining a Fondy Food Center-led program to double the amount of fresh produce that eligible consumers can buy with their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP, at the Fondy Farmers Market.  Customers using vouchers from SNAP – also known as FoodShare – or the WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program will be able to purchase more produce because of the match provided by this program.

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  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Neenah names new executive director

    July 28, 2015

    Debbie Franckowiak, PhD, MBA/HCA, has been selected to serve as executive director for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Neenah, Wis. Franckowiak, who has been serving in this interim role since April, will manage all aspects of patient care delivery, fiscal administration, performance improvement, utilization review and professional development at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin-Fox Valley.

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  • Blizzards forecast to hit Wisconsin July 30

    July 27, 2015

    To help local kids receive the care and treatments they need, participating Dairy Queen® restaurants in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton and Green Bay will celebrate Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Funds raised will benefit Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, 1 of 170 hospitals supported by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals). Every minute, 62 children enter a CMN Hospital for treatment. In southeastern Wisconsin, 7 in 10 families have chosen Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin for their child’s care.

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  • As All-Star break arrives in Wisconsin, high-school football takes center field on July 18

    July 16, 2015

    The 39th annual Wisconsin Football Coaches Association’s All-Star Charity Football Game benefiting Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin takes place at J. J. Keller Field at Titan Stadium on Saturday, July 18. Games are played throughout the day starting with 8-man football at 10 a.m. Division 4-7 teams begin play at 2 p.m. followed by Division 1-3 teams at 6 p.m.

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