Mon, November 28, 2011

La Rabida Featured in International Magazine

Trustee Allen Kutchins wrote about his work with La Rabida Children's Hospital in an article that appeared in the November issue of GGI Insider, a monthly publication of Geneva Group International, a global group of lawyers, accountants, auditor and consultants.   Read more...

Mon, November 28, 2011

American Medical News: Caring for Patients with Mobility Impairments

Lisa Thornton, M.D., and Ruby Roy, M.D., were quoted extensively regarding the large number of disabled patients having public insurance or no coverage, as well as those lacking access to care and the negative effects on patient outcomes.   Read more...

Mon, November 21, 2011

Stolbach comments on ABC News sexual abuse story

ABC News interviewed Brad Stolbach, Ph.D., supervisor of trauma-related psychological services, about the unlikelihood of boys to disclose sexual abuse and the post-abuse effects on boys. Read more...

Mon, November 21, 2011

25th Anniversary Friends Event a Record Breaker

(CHICAGO – Nov. 21, 2011) The Friends of La Rabida raised an unprecedented amount -- more than $700,000 -- from its 25th annual fundraiser that drew an overflow crowd of nearly 600 supporters to the Four Seasons Hotel on Nov. 18.   “I’m excit Read more...

Wed, November 09, 2011

Families of Medically Complex Children Have Extraordinary Needs

According to a study published in the November issue of "Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine," families and caregivers of children with special health care needs have "extraordinary and diverse needs." La Rabida's Rishi Agrawal, M.D., M.P.H., co Read more...

Wed, November 09, 2011

Karin Testa: "Use smaller plates for the kids."

La Rabida's Registered Dietitian Karin Testa, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., suggests parents keep children from over eating during the holidays by using smaller plates to control portions. “It’s also always a good idea to fill up half the plate with fruit and vegetables,'' Testa said in a Read more...

Wed, November 02, 2011

Brad Stolbach: "As a child, I knew no murdered children"

Trauma Expert Brad Stolbach, Ph.D., reflects on his own childhood in an essay that will be included in a book commemorating the lost lives of hundreds of children in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel also contributed to the book, which will be sold this week at five church-based events across the city Read more...