Kids Health Matters
The stories of Gillette patients, families and team members who inspire and inform.
Pink, Unicorns and SDR Surgery
March is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month. Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is the world-renowned leader in the treatment of cerebral palsy. We enhance the lives of individuals who have cerebral palsy and promote their well-being by improving diagnosis, management, and care through research, innovation, and collaboration. The Harkness family shares their story of why selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery at Gillette was the best choice for their daughter.
March 3, 2021
March is National Cerebral Palsy (CP) Awareness Month and Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare is one of the world’s leading centers for cerebral palsy diagnosis, treatment and research. We enhance the lives of individuals who have cerebral palsy and are advocates for CP patients and research.
March 1, 2021
My Gillette Story
Ethan Glides, With a Little Help from His Friends
Ethan Johnson was diagnosed with a rare condition as an infant. His parents were told he may never walk without assistance. Now seven years old, not only does he walk, he flies out on the ice. Read Ethan's story here.
February 26, 2021
My Gillette Story
The Power of Story: A Conversation with Tammy Sinkfield-Morey
When Tammy Sinkfield-Morey began her career as a nurse at Gillette, she was the first black woman to do so. Through the years, she’s been a tireless advocate for building a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace at Gillette. We recently spoke with Tammy about a recent article she co-authored in Creative Nursing, and what Black History Month means to her.
February 25, 2021
Neurology and Neurosurgery
“We’re Kind of Like Sherlock Holmes.” Two Gillette Neurologists Share a Passion for Helping Patients Who Have a Rare Disease
Figuring out if your child has a rare disease is a concerning and challenging puzzle for parents.Two members of the Gillette team, pediatric neurologists Randal Richardson, MD, and Jamie Eskuri, MD, say finding answers and guiding families through a rare disease diagnosis and care plan is one of the most rewarding parts of their jobs.
February 24, 2021