Renovated behavioral health unit fosters recovery
They knew some of their ideas would raise eyebrows. But the clinicians who got together two years ago to plan renovations for the two-floor Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Intensive Treatment Center at University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital felt that a big change just might make a big difference for kids.
Back from the brink of death, Eagan girl thrives after heart transplant
Grace O’Masta has come a long way from the devastating day in spring 2008 when her parents were told their month-old daughter likely wouldn’t survive the night.
Couple’s gifts support healthy children now and into the future
John and Nancy Lindahl are two of the University of Minnesota’s biggest cheerleaders. Together the two alumni successfully led a $90 million fundraising campaign for TCF Bank Stadium. Nancy also is a member of the University of Minnesota Foundation Board of Trustees, while John serves on its heart fundraising advisory committee. And through their many connections to the University over the years, they’ve only grown to appreciate it more.
One of the most important steps in pushing medical science ahead is funding talented, young researchers who bring new ideas and approaches to solving health problems. That’s the thinking behind the University Pediatrics Scholars Award, which has been given annually since 1990 to at least one promising pediatrician-researcher who’s getting a fledgling lab up and running.
We’re celebrating University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital’s history of achieving medical firsts and breaking records tied to improving outcomes for children by attempting to break another record at WineFest No. 18.
Karen Kaler, wife of University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler, Ph.D., and Rebecca Kill, wife of head Gopher football coach Jerry Kill, rock babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital every week.
Adopt A Rooms are customizable, private rooms designed specially for kids and their families. Bedside consoles give children command of almost everything in their spacious rooms, providing the kids a sense of control during a time when they yearn for it.