Welcome to the Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare newsroom. Gillette is the region’s only—and nation’s first—hospital dedicated to serving children, adolescents and adults who have disabilities and complex injuries. As a result, we’ve assembled a team of experts in some of the most highly specialized areas of pediatric medicine, including orthopedics, rehabilitation, craniofacial surgery, neurology and neurosurgery.
Our experts can comment on national and regional health trends, children’s safety topics (including window falls, helmet use, car seat and driving best practices, and water safety), and on a wide range of issues affecting people with disabilities. We can also offer compelling human interest stories featuring our children’s achievements—often, on an exclusive basis. Whatever your need, we strive to provide information and expert interviews as quickly as possible.
To request an interview or receive a condition update on a patient, contact a member of Gillette’s public relations team. For after-hours requests, call the media pager at 612-580-2192.
|Patty Dunn, Manager,
Communications and Advertising
Public Relations Specialist
Public Relations Specialist
Deb Schultz never considered herself a dog person. When her youngest son, Chuck, turned 13, “I thought I would escape having a pet,” she...Read More »
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Katie Wilkins understands pain. As a previous University of Wisconsin-La Crosse collegiate gymnast, she sustained numerous injuries and has...Read More »
“Our world turned upside down on Aug. 4, 2011,” says Heather Micek. That’s when she and her husband, Jason Micek, learned their twin...Read More »
Light, space, shelter and seating: The new entrance to the St. Paul campus has it all. Construction wrapped up in February 2017, and the new...Read More »
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare received a $1 million gift from SuperAmerica as part of the 30th anniversary celebration of the James R....Read More »
On May 17, 2013, 16-month-old Peyton ran across the living room, slipped, and hit his head on the hardwood floor. The impact struck him...Read More »
We recently chatted with orthopedic surgeon Tom Novacheck, MD, director of the Gillette James R. Gage Center for Gait and Motion Analysis, in honor...Read More »
As we embark on a new year, a year of hope and change, we know Gillette’s future is bright. Why? Because of you. Your dedication to the children...Read More »
Last year, we opened a new therapy pool at our St. Paul campus. Located next to our therapy gym, the new pool includes several features...Read More »
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