The Big Red School Bus – Advanced Practice Nurse Travels to Greece to Provide Care to Refugees

    By Barbara Lockart, DNP, APN/CNP-AC, PC, CPON, Advanced Practice Provider in the Division of Pediatric Surgery and Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation     Fleeing a war zone is a different type of horror than … Read More

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Below, we highlight several Lurie Children’s staff that play a critical role in providing mental health services to children, teens and families.       Stephanie Powell, PhD, Neuropsychologist, Department of Child & Adolescent … Read More

Lurie Children’s Recognized as Level 1 Pediatric Surgery Center – But What Does It Mean?

By Marleta Reynolds, MD, Surgeon-in-Chief; Chair, Department of Pediatric Surgery; Lydia J. Fredrickson Professor of Pediatric Surgery; Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine   It’s a badge of honor for sure. Lurie Children’s was among the first … Read More

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

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