"CS is pleased to present a selection of extraordinary women who are dynamic leaders in their field. These women of distinction are truly accomplished and stand out as some of the best influencers and contributors of our community." Dr. Laronda is featured on page 111 of the May 2018 issue.
Molly Reimann, a Clinical Research Coordinator II for our Fertility & Hormone Preservation & Restoration Program in Pediatric Surgery at the Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, was awarded the Clinical Research Professionals (CRP) Early Career Exemplar Award on April 27, 2018. She was nominated for by her colleagues because: Molly keeps focused through difficult tasks and prevails in accomplishing our research objectives and because Molly keeps patients and families in the forefront of her mind. The awards were presented by Matthew Davis, MD and Cassandra Luca, PhD. Molly was joined by Patient and Family Advocate awardee Robert Lindquist, MS, Leadership awardee Kathleen Van't Hof, CCRC and another CRP from Pediatric Surgery, Fred Hebal, MD, CCRP who was the Researcher awardee. Congratulations!!
The poster was judged after a 3 minute curated description of the research followed by questions from the audience. The Image shows Nathan at his poster before the session starts, already attracting interest in our research!
Additional Images of Nathan Henning and Dr. Laronda at the moderated poster session.
Monica M. Laronda, PhD was named the Warren & Eloise Batts Scholar. The investiture ceremony took place on January 25th, 2018 and was held at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Robert R. McCormick Foundation Auditorium. Dr. Laronda was joined by Oren J. Becher, MD, who received the Rory David Deutsch Malignant Brain Tumor Research Scholar, and Ruchi S. Gupta, MD, MPH who received the Mary Ann and J. Milburn Smith Research Professorship for a Sr. Scientist in Child Health Research.
The Warren and Eloise Batts Research Scholar was established in 1997 by Mr. and Mrs. Warren Batts to support promising young research scientists. The Batts Research Scholar has previously supported Xiao-Di Tan, MD (2001-2008), Jill Morris, PhD (2009-2011) and Nikia Laurie, PhD (2013-2016). The Batts also have generously supported Lurie Children’s Division of Cardiology. Mr. Batts is a Senior Director of both the Lurie Children’s Medical Center and Foundation Boards, and received the Georg...
On January 12th 2018, the Fertility and Hormone Preservation and Restoration (FHPR) Program hosted a group of Japanese physicians and psychologists from St. Marianna University in Kanagawa, Japan. The group consisted of Tomoe Koizumi, Ph.D., Saido Takae, M.D., Ph.D., Hiraku Endo, MD, as well as Hideyuki and Yuriko Iwahata from Woodruff Lab-Oncofertility Consortium, who were interested in learning more about how the Lurie Children’s FHPR program operates. Specifically, they were interested in how the FHPR Program interfaces with pediatric patients, not just the parents, as is a more common practice in Japan. As part of the day, the team heard presentations from Isabelle Wilson, Barb Lockart, Tricia Eifler, Molly Reimann and Chris Stake. Johanna Mishra, from Lurie’s International Program facilitated a tour of Lurie Children’s Hospital, including the Clinical Research Unit, to see the physical space where Fertility Preservation consultations take place. The group ended the day with a...
Caption: Scientists, students and trainees from dozens of departments gathered for the inaugural Stem Cells and Regenerative Biology Research Retreat, organized by Guillermo Oliver, PhD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension.