News and Updates from Phoenix Children's
Phoenix Children’s Research Institute at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Created to Bolster Pediatric Cures, Treatments
- Phoenix Children’s, one of the nation’s fastest-growing pediatric healthcare systems, and University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, today announced the creation of The Phoenix Children’s Research Institute at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, a collaboration that will allow clinicians to accelerate research efforts.
- As Phoenix Children’s prepares to open an emergency department in July 2023 in Avondale, Ariz., the pediatric healthcare system today announced the site’s clinical leadership team. Christina Conrad, DO, a pediatric emergency medicine specialist, will serve as medical director and Theresa Asta, RN, MSN, CPEN, CPN, will serve as clinical manager.
- Opening April 27, the lab incorporates families’ recommendations and improves care for children undergoing sleep studies and electroencephalogram testing
- Our latest annual report features facts, figures and stories that highlight our growth and clinical impact.
- Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) at Phoenix Children’s, one of the largest pediatric neuroscience programs in the country, today announced the appointment of Neil Friedman, MBChB as director. Dr. Friedman is a leading pediatric neurologist and has served as interim director since 2022, overseeing the institute’s comprehensive inpatient and outpatient neuroscienceslogical care and services to infants, children and teens with neurological-related issues.
Globally Renowned Research Scientist Joins Phoenix Children’s, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
- Vladimir Kalinichenko, MD, PhD, will be Director for the Phoenix Children’s Research Institute at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, and professor of Child Health with tenure. Dr. Kalinichenko is internationally renowned for his research in lung development and regeneration.
- A series of expansion projects at Phoenix Children’s Hospital – Thomas Campus totals 212,000 square feet and will increase the amount of clinical space, inpatient beds and clinical exam rooms. The campus-wide expansion is part of the health system’s long-range plans to meet the healthcare needs of Arizona’s burgeoning pediatric population.
- Phoenix Children’s and Cigna announced the two organizations reached a tentative agreement yesterday as contract discussions continue. While the contract is being finalized, Phoenix Children’s remains an in-network provider for families with Cigna employer-sponsored health coverage.
- Joining the newly created Division of Anesthesiology are 39 experienced providers who recently transitioned from a longstanding private practice into Phoenix Children’s Medical Group. Many of these skilled providers have subspecialties within anesthesia, including pediatric pain management, cardiology, transplantation and more. This team is already an integral part of daily care delivery, having practiced extensively within Phoenix Children’s health system.
- Children who need care for cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, plagiocephaly and other craniofacial conditions will benefit from having seamless, coordinated care through Phoenix Children’s Medical Group.