Published on: 03/06/2013
Pictured from L to R: Dr. Ziad Khatib, Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist; Nancy Humbert, Senior Vice President of Strategic Business Planning and Public Affairs; Dr. Andrea Maggioni, Director of Global Health; HRH Princess Zein bint Al Hussein of Jordan; Mr. Majdi Al-Saleh; Dr. Narendra M. Kini, President and CEO of Miami Children’s Hospital; Dr. Deise Granado-Villar, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs
Princess Zein bint Al Hussein of Jordan visited Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) on March 5, 2013 to meet with administrators and greet hospitalized children.Her Royal Highness toured the hospital to learn about some of the cutting edge programs being offered at MCH. They were given a demonstration of MCH’s TeleHealth program, which extends MCH’s medical expertise to families around the world through the use of medical technologies.
They also toured the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), which provides highly specialized pre- and post-operative care for children undergoing cardiac surgery and interventional catheterization.
The Michael Fux Family Center (MFFC) welcomed the royal guests with a private reception and a tour of the family centered facility. The visit was made possible by MCH’s Department of Global Health, which is dedicated to the health of children throughout the world.
About Miami Children’s Hospital
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Miami Children's Hospital® is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor.