Dr. Peter Whitington Retires

After a distinguished career of 45 years as a physician, and 20 years at Lurie Children’s (formerly Children’s Memorial), Peter Whitington, MD, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, will be retiring in May 2017. In 1997, Children’s Memorial, recruited Dr. Whitington to … Read More

How a Nurse Practitioner Helps Families Navigate Life with Congenital Heart Disease, With the Benefit of Lifelong Research

By Michelle Steltzer, CPNP-AC/PC Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology Program Coordinator for the Single Ventricle Center of Excellence My connection to congenital heart disease (CHD) has been lifelong. Born in 1970, I was third of four children. My parents at the time … Read More

Hero’s Heart – A Fight Against Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome. That was a term Catherine Campbell had never heard before her son, Idris “Hero,” was born on March 15, 2015. “He was born a healthy, 8lb, 15 oz., baby boy- scoring high on the apgar test, … Read More

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