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
Ava Hausmann still remembers her first appointment with Gillette orthopedic surgeon Tom Novacheck, MD. But it’s not the clinical dialogue or...Read More »
Slowly and deliberately, 3-year-old Ashlyn reaches down to her socks. She pulls them off, one by one, and throws them over the side of her...Read More »
For Angela Hartwig, a surgery nurse at Lakewood Health System in Staples, Minnesota, her coworkers are like family. So when she discovers she’s...Read More »
From an early age, Nick Lohmer knew he wanted to enter some type of medical field when it came time to choose a career. “It was a very familiar...Read More »
As the 2016-2017 influenza season gears up, it brings with it anxiety—among parents and kids alike—about receiving an annual flu shot. A...Read More »
“Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts.”—Robert Fulghum You send your child out into the world and...Read More »
Jim Gage, MD, walks unassumingly through the Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare skyway toward the James R. Gage Center for Gait and Motion...Read More »
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is honored that 17 of our physicians are on Minnesota Monthly Magazine’s 2016 “Best...Read More »
Lyn Baier knows what it’s like to deal with a challenge. As a math teacher she’s devoted herself to helping students reach their highest...Read More »
“I realized, you know, I have my brain, I have my smile, I have my body. It’s just that I have to move around...Read More »
Many Gillette families are already buzzing about the new ABC television sitcom “Speechless” set to premier on Wednesday, Sept. 21. ...Read More »
The invitations have been delivered, the cake ordered, the favors purchased. But as Caroline Estrada prepares for her daughter Alexandra’s 8th...Read More »