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Happy Doctor’s Day!

Mar 30 2013

In honor of Doctor’s Day, we’re continuing to reveal the mysterious superheroes behind Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU’s doctors. Discover the secret super powers and superhero personas of these awesome children’s doctors.Rajanya Petersson, MD, Assistant Professor of the Division of Otolaryngology (that’s a fancy long word for ear, nose and throat medicine) is new to team CHoR. In addition to being a member of the 2000 Olympic U.S. Women’s... View Article

Mar 30 2013

The mystery of some of Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU’s superhero personas is finally being revealed. Ladies and gentleman, meet your first four superhero doctors.Timothy Bunchman, MD, Professor and Chief of the Division of Nephrology, joined the CHoR staff in 2011 and successfully revitalized the hospital’s nephrology services, making if the only program of its kind in the region. Since then, many began suspecting that Dr.Bunchman’s powers were beyond... View Article

Mar 29 2013

In honor of Doctor’s Day, some of Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU’s super doctors are officially revealing their superhero personas tomorrow! Each doctor possesses a unique superpower that helps them provide the best care to their patients.  You’ll have to wait until tomorrow to find out. Until then, can you guess who the secret super doctors are and each of their superpowers?Don’t forget to have your child enter our Doctor’s Day... View Article

Mar 28 2013

While most of us non-fairytale creatures don’t keep poisoned apples lying around the house, you might be surprised by what harmful items are lurking in the dark shadows of your cabinets and closets. When child-proofing your home, you probably think of the common steps like covering sockets, removing small objects that might be choking hazards, putting a gate on the stairs and watching sharp corners and edges. But, do you... View Article

Mar 22 2013

Welcome to the team!

Mar 20 2013

Every year, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) has the privilege of welcoming a new team of residents who bring added excitement and expertise to the hospital. The residency program provides an exceptionally comprehensive and challenging pediatric educational experience, giving interns the opportunity to experience a wide variety of clinical care situations. This year, we are extremely proud to welcome the following residents to the Intern Class of 2013... View Article

Mar 20 2013

Do I look fat in this? It’s a question we have all asked, or at least thought. As adults we often worry about our own weight, but what about the increasing rate of childhood obesity? While we want to shield children from the reality of our weight-obsessed world; we also want to instill healthy habits as childhood obesity continues to grow at an alarming rate.In fact, in the U.S. 1... View Article

Mar 19 2013

Did you know that March 30th is Doctor’s Day?  If your doctor were to have super powers, what would those powers be?  Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU wants to know.  To celebrate our doctors, we are asking the children of Richmond to show us what super power their favorite doctors has on our Doctor’s Day coloring page. Enter the contest and your page could be featured in a print... View Article

Mar 15 2013

At only one-year old, baby Kallih was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Kim Mapp was afraid of what this would mean for her only daughter, and how it would affect her daily life.“We try to balance it from day to day,” said Kallih’s step-dad, Will. “Kallih having diabetes can be hard to deal with, but we are very proud because she handles herself very well. Kallih loves everything. She loves... View Article

Mar 5 2013