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Department News and Announcements

Click here to read the Chair's Update for August 2018. 

We are pleased to announce that University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital has earned a spot among the best children’s hospitals in the nation for the 11th consecutive year. U.S.

Click here to read the Chair's Update for July 2018. 

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Faculty, Staff, and Student Highlights

Congratulations to our University of Minnesota faculy and physicians practicing at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital recognized by their peers for their excellence in clinical care! Learn more about the 2018 Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors listing and selection process. 

Congratulations to Dr. Kumar Belani  on his receipt of the 2018 President's Award for Outstanding Service! Dr. Belani holds the rank of professor in the Departments of Anesthesiology, Medicine, and Pediatrics, as well as adjunct professor in the School of Public Health.

Congratulations to our University of Minnesota faculty and physicians practicing at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital for being recognized as "Top Doctors: Rising Stars" in 2018 by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine! We are proud of your outstanding work in improving the health of children in our community and around the world. 

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In the news

Rebecca Shlafer, Ph.D., M.P.H., General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health
Forced separations are just as bad for kids whose parents are in prison. Star Tribune

Judith Eckerle, M.D., Global Pediatrics
Fetal alcohol disorders are more common than you think. PBS NewsHour

Jeff Louie, M.D., Emergency Medicine
Doctors warn about trampolines: So why is there one in almost every backyard? Star Tribune

David Largaespada, Ph.D., Hematology-Oncology
Chainbreaker bike ride raises money for cancer research. Kare 11

Sunny Chan, Ph.D., Michael Kyba, Ph.D., Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Researchers regenerate muscle cells in mice with muscular dystrophy. UPI.com

Aaron Kelly, Ph.D., Epidemiology & Clinical Research
Obesity rates surging in rural America. CBS News

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