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MONTEFIORE HEALTHY STEPS PROGRAM RECEIVES GRANT FROM UNITED HOSPITAL FUND TO SUPPORT EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

  • 21 Mar 2017
  • Press Releases

NEW YORK (March 21, 2017) – The Healthy Steps Program at Montefiore Health System has been awarded a $70,000 grant from the United Hospital Fund (UHF) as part of a new initiative, Partnerships for Early Childhood Development, to identify social and environmental risks that interfere with children’s healthy development, and connect families with essential services to address those risks. Montefiore will use the award to connect children aged 3 to 5, who are not progressing developmentally as expected, with Preschool Special Education Services – an often difficult process for parents to navigate.

CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AT MONTEFIORE RECEIVES SPECIAL PROCLAMATIONS FROM NEW YORK STATE LEGISLATURE HONORING SUCCESSFUL SURGICAL SEPARATION OF CRANIOPAGUS TWINS, JADON AND ANIAS MCDONALD

  • 28 Feb 2017
  • Press Releases

NEW YORK (February 28, 2017) –The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) today received proclamations from the New York State Senate and Assembly in honor of the October 14, 2016 surgery, which successfully separated then 13-month-old craniopagus twin boys, Jadon and Anias McDonald. A team of approximately 50 expert surgical and medical providers were involved, many of whom were on hand to accept the honor.

Join us for Painting With a Twist

  • 04 Jan 2017
  • In the News

Rubina Heptulla, MD, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, the Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine cordially invites you to attend a very special event.

SEPARATE BUT TOGETHER: FORMERLY CONJOINED TWINS JADON AND ANIAS MCDONALD MOVE ON TO THE NEXT CHAPTER OF RECOVERY

  • 15 Dec 2016
  • Press Releases

Nine weeks after undergoing more than 20 hours of surgery, formerly conjoined twins Jadon and Anias McDonald are beginning the next chapter of their remarkable story: they have been discharged from the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) to receive specialized rehabilitation care at Blythedale Children's Hospital, in Westchester, NY.

School Nurse Diabetes Education Program

  • 11 Nov 2016
  • In the News

On October 18t, 2016 the Pediatric Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes in collaboration with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) hosted a school nurse diabetes education program at Montefiore New Rochelle. Rebecca Crespi, PNP, CDE and Jeniece Ilkowitz RN, CDE provided diabetes education to local school nurses in attendance and vendors from diabetes technology companies attended to answer questions as well. Each year this successful program reaches members of our community and helps our patients and others get the care they need when they are in school.