Kids Health Matters
The stories of Gillette patients, families and team members who inspire and inform.
Safe Winter Fun During COVID-19
Even in a normal year, the winter months can present challenges when it comes to getting out and staying active. In a time when many would be transitioning to doing more activities indoors, the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced additional challenges. However, there are still many ways to stay active and have fun this winter.
January 13, 2021
Child and Family Services
Child life specialists provide evidence-based, developmentally and psychologically appropriate interventions aimed at reducing fear, anxiety and pain during medical treatment. Recently, through the establishment of the Delta Air Lines Child Life Fellowship Fund, Gillette was able to expand the capacity of the child life program through a fellowship position.
January 13, 2021
Brain Injury and Concussion
A Conversation with Peter Kim, MD
Peter Kim, MD has worked as a Pediatric Neurosurgeon at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare for nearly ten years. Dr. Kim assumed the role of Associate Medical Director for Surgical Services at Gillette in 2021. Kim has been with Gillette since 2011 and has extensive expertise in treating Chiari malformation, epilepsy and seizures, tethered spinal cord, spina bifida, craniosynostosis, and hydrocephalus. Learn more about him, here:
January 10, 2021
Two Gillette Doctors Release a Book to Help Shape Cerebral Palsy Treatment and Research
A new book edited by Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare orthopedic surgeon, Tom Novacheck, MD, and clinical scientist, Michael Schwartz, PhD, is intended to be a resource for health care providers and scientists to improve the lives of people who have cerebral palsy and mobility challenges. “We hope this new book is a blueprint for the next five years of research and clinical care to help people who have cerebral palsy,” Novacheck says.
January 8, 2021