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New Playroom of Hope sibling care space opening at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
September 14, 2015
Ribbon-cutting ceremony with key donors is Sept. 17, at 3:30 p.m.

MILWAUKEE – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new, state-of-the-art sibling care room, Playroom of Hope, on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 3:30 p.m. in its new home on the hospital’s second floor. Playroom of Hope was made possible through the generous fundraising efforts of the Wallace family, whose daughter Nevaeh Wallace received care at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin before passing away from a severe heart defect.
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin names new medical director of Community Services
September 11, 2015
MILWAUKEE - Heather Paradis, MD, MPH, has been selected to serve as medical director, Community Services for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. She will provide medical input to the child welfare, community services and public policy team helping Children’s Hospital evaluate the needs of children in the community and identify resources to enhance the well-being of those children.

She succeeds Veronica Gunn, MD, MPH, FAAP, who formally held the role before being promoted to vice president for Children’s Population Health Management and Payment Innovation. Dr. Gunn will continue to focus Children’s efforts to improve the health of children, lower the cost of care, develop new payment models and enhance the patient and client experience.
PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY: More than 15,000 people expected at 38th annual Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk, Sept. 19
September 10, 2015

MILWAUKEE (Sept. 10, 2015) – For 38 years, Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk for Children’s Hospital has drawn thousands of people to downtown Milwaukee to run, walk and fundraise in support of the top-tier care for kids that Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin provides locally, regionally and nationally. The event was founded in 1977 by legendary Marquette basketball coach Al McGuire and includes a USA Track & Field-certified 8K course and a 3- and 5-mile walk route with family-friendly entertainment.