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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.
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.
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.
9 year old Janil Gracia collected her Shopkins toy after she exchanged Halloween candy and visited some health education tables at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore annual candy exchange on Tuesday November 1, 2016.
The Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics won one of the Best paper awards at the AAP Annual National Conference & Exhibition in San Francisco, CA, October 22-25, 2016. The paper lead by Jaime Gomez, MD, evaluated alignment of the lumbar spine following adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery. The results of the research will help spine surgeons improve their preoperative planning when performing long scoliosis fusion surgery.