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Jodi B. Laurence Appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Nicklaus Children's Health System

08/06/2019 – Jodi Laurence has served since 2016 as vice chair of the board of directors of the health system’s flagship facility, Nicklaus Children's Hospital.


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ENT Surgeon Participates in Mission Trip to Peru

07/01/2019 – Pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon Dr. Brian Ho recently participated in a mission trip to Cusco, Peru. The trip was organized by Support Our Smiles, a nonprofit comprised of medical professionals who volunteer their time to deliver comprehensive ENT care to underserved children around the world. Dr. Ho, in collaboration with colleagues from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, evaluated more than 100 children, performed more than 20 surgeries, visited a school for hearing-impaired children and conducted approximately 50 hearing tests. Dr. Ho looks forward to returning to Cusco for another mission trip this September.


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Latest Video

Diabetes in children (9 of 9): Exercise & Nutrition

8/2/2019 – This is the last video of our diabetes series. In this video, you will learn about nutrition, exercising and carb counting. The video answers the following questions:  What are carbohydrates? How many grams of carbohydrates does your child need? What foods have carbohydrates? How do you count carbohydrates? This video also provides recommendations and ideas on “free food” snacks for your child.


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Upcoming Events

Nicklaus Children's Dental Mobile Unit

The 40-foot mobile unit is Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s latest endeavor to assist families in need as part of its vision “to be where the children are” in South Florida and beyond. In addition to screenings and exams, services can include varnish treatments, dental sealants, oral and health hygiene education as well as referrals for follow-up oral treatment, to underserved families of children who do not have dental insurance.

Date: Thursday, August 29, 2019

Location: Florida City/ Homestead WIC Office

CPR Class (Spanish)

Curso de RCP (reanimación cardiopulmonar, siglas en inglés CPR) y primeros auxilios pediátricos, recomendado para padres, abuelos, y personas que estén al cuidado de menores de edad. Instructores certificados con la American Heart Association enseñarán RCP, el uso de AED y qué hacer en caso de atoramiento en bebés, niños y adultos.  Costo: $20.00 por persona.

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Location: Michael Fux Family Center, Nicklaus Children's Hospital

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