News and Updates from Phoenix Children's
Phoenix Children’s Researcher Awarded $3 Million Grant to Develop New Therapy for Lung Diseases in Premature Babies
- PHOENIX [February 13, 2024] – An internationally renowned research scientist at the Phoenix Children’s Research Institute at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix has been awarded a multimillion-dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new treatment methods for lung disease in premature infants.
Phoenix Children’s President and CEO Robert Meyer Named One of Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
- This prestigious recognition program acknowledges and honors individuals who were chosen by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare as the most influential figures in the industry in terms of leadership and impact.
- Phoenix Children’s announces its partnership with the Real Salt Lake-AZ (RSL-AZ) youth soccer club today, further strengthening the health system’s commitment to the health and development of young athletes.
- The new clinic, which will begin serving families on Wednesday, Nov. 15, is located at 6524 W. Sack Drive in Glendale. The opening of the multi-specialty clinic marks the first phase of the campus’ opening. Construction continues at Phoenix Children’s Hospital – Arrowhead Campus, a freestanding pediatric hospital that will provide inpatient care, a 24/7 emergency department, a surgery center and a full suite of imaging services. The hospital is slated to open in July 2024.
- This is the fifth EMS conference Phoenix Children’s has produced. The health system prioritizes this training to ensure EMS partners can recognize pediatric-specific symptoms and know how to help stabilize Arizona’s youngest patients.
- With these hires, Phoenix Children's is delving into new cancer treatments that have fewer side effects while also enhancing their understanding and care of brittle bone disease. The two join a large and growing team of researchers investigating new therapies for a wide range of devastating childhood illnesses.
- Phoenix Children’s has been featured on the list for three straight years among some of the largest and most recognizable organizations in the world.
- The health system continues to strengthen its focus on pediatric research with the hire of Tanya Kalin, MD, PhD, a renowned scientist focused on pioneering effective treatments for pediatric cancers with fewer negative side effects for children.
- Phoenix Children’s, one of the fastest-growing pediatric healthcare systems, is one of only three children’s hospitals and 10 healthcare organizations in the country to receive recognition as a Top Innovator by Modern Healthcare for developing and leading transformative innovations that are driving change across the healthcare industry.
- Phoenix Children’s reached a new contract agreement with Aetna, ensuring patient families receive in-network care.