A Night to Remember for a Cause to Cherish

At the fifth annual Augusta University President’s Gala, friends, neighbors and university supporters rediscovered the spirit of childhood while helping to ensure generations of special young patients at Children’s Hospital of Georgia will receive the care they need to play, learn and grow. On the night of Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 Augusta University President Brooks A. … Read more A Night to Remember for a Cause to Cherish

What is Extra Life and How Does It Impact Me?

Some people run marathons. Jon Paschal does too; it’s just a different kind of marathon. Every November, just like he has for the past 10 years, Paschal and his team, the Pixelheads, settle in for a 24-hour gaming marathon—8 a.m. to 8 a.m.—all to raise money for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. “Nintendo propelled in … Read more What is Extra Life and How Does It Impact Me?

Gifts that give back this holiday season

Blessings that give back this Christmas season . ‘Tis the period of giving! The special seasons consistently come speedier than we might suspect. But, a few families will spend them in the emergency clinic. Luckily, through network support (and an extraordinary companion in a red suit 🎅) we can carry grins and endowments to patients … Read more Gifts that give back this holiday season

Dad’s corner: Raising strong women

Dad’s corner: Raising strong women. It’s often a topic of conversation—what characteristics of a woman are most important to instill in our youth. A strong woman tends to outshine. Sergio Gallardo, visual fashioner at Augusta University, and his better half Brenda have three young ladies and one kid—Tori (17), Olivia (13), Bella (11) and Tres … Read more Dad’s corner: Raising strong women

Parent’s corner: Raising good men

Parent’s corner: Raising good men. The #MeToo movement has parents wondering, “are we raising good men?” Terry Morrow, atomic medication specialist at Augusta University Health, and his significant other Rebecca have five young men—Gavin (12), Solomon (11), Ethan (9), Obadian (14 months) and Levi (9 weeks)— which I’m certain simply made jaws drop. Or on … Read more Parent’s corner: Raising good men

Stranger than fiction: Cleidocranial dysplasia and “Stranger Things”

A hereditary transformation enables a youngster to twist his body in an awesome manner, makes bizarre teeth and even changes the state of his skull. On the off chance that it seems like a plot from the mainstream show “More interesting Things,” well, it is. Like his character, Dustin Henderson, on-screen character Gaten Matarazzo has … Read more Stranger than fiction: Cleidocranial dysplasia and “Stranger Things”

From the heart of a neonatal nurse

We encounter our patients in the first moments of life with all of its promise and potential. We sometimes have the heartbreaking privilege of caring for these tiny patients as their life ends. We care for debilitated and basically sick newborn children, and we care for their families. We continually balance significant level specialized abilities … Read more From the heart of a neonatal nurse