Practitioner Posts

Feel free to browse the titles to our Practitioner Blog Posts below.  Links to each post are provided.  If you have an idea, or are a practitioner who would like to submit a post, please email us at info@sisters-by-heart.org.

Practitioner's Post: Helping Siblings Adjust, Cope, and Thrive

By: Caitlin Meehan, CCLS, Child Life Specialist at Nemours Cardiac Center Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Posted: November 11th, 2017

Practitioner's Post: U.S. News & World Report Rankings Explained

By: Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, Pediatric Cardiologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC)
Posted: July 14, 2015

Practitioner's Post: Parents as Partners

By: Bambi Alexander-Banys, Nurse Practitioner
Posted: July 9, 2015

Practitioner's Post: Information from the NeuroCardiac and Development Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

By:The Heart Program & Brain Institue at Nicklaus Childrens Hospital
Posted: June 10, 2015

Practitioner's Post: Preparing Your Child for the Fontan

By: Sherry Polise, CCLS, Child Life Specialist III - The Cardiac Center
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Posted: July 8, 2013

Practitioner's Perspective: Pain Management and Withdrawal

 

By: Brady S Moffett, PharmD, MPH
Posted: April 8, 2013

Practitioner's Perspective: We Can't Make It All Better

By: Darci Walker, PsyD, Founder of Core Parenting
Posted: February 20, 2013

A Practitioner's Perspective: Family Centered Care

By: Michael V. DiMaria, M.D., Childrens Hospial Colorado
Posted: September 17, 2013

A Practitioner's Perspective: Choosing a Pediatrician/Vaccinating your HLHSer

By: Jennifer Melnychuk, MD ("Dr. Jen"), All Star Pediatrics  Exton, PA
Posted: October 22, 2012
By: Sunjay Kaushal, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center
Posted: September 30, 2012

Practitioner's Post: Grief and HLHS

By: Dr. Kenneth J. Doka, Professor and a Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America
Posted: July 8, 2012

Practitioner's Post: Stem Cell Research for the HLHS Patient

By:  Timothy Nelson, MD, PhD, program director of the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome at Mayo Clinic
Posted: May 6, 2012
By: Michelle M. Kelman, DDS

Pediatric Dentist, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry, Pediatrics
Posted: February 27, 2012

By: Paul Grossfeld, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor at UCSD School of Medicine and Attending Pediatric Cardiologist at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego
Posted: October 9, 2011
By: Anthony Rossi, MD, Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Program at Miami Children's Hospital
Posted: September 11, 2011

Nutrition Series: March 2013

Nutrition Month: Breastfeeding the HLHS Baby - Practitioner Perspective

By: Michelle Steltzer, CPNP-AC, Cardiovascular Program Nurse Practitioner 
Posted: March 7, 2013

Nutrition Month: Breastfeeding the HLHS Baby - Parent Perspective

By: Amy Bennet, Parent
Posted: March 4, 2013

Nutrition Month: The Cardiac Newborn

By: Emily LaRose, MS, RD, CNSC, CSP, Dietitian at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Posted: March 11, 2013

Nutrition Month: The Cardiac Infant

By: Emily LaRose, MS, RD, CNSC, CSP, Dietitian at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Posted: March 18, 2013

Nutrition Month: The Growing (and Sometimes Picky) Toddler

By: Emily LaRose, MS, RD, CNSC, CSP, Dietitian at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Posted: March 25, 2013

Nutrition Month: Busy Kiddos and Busy Families

By: Emily LaRose, MS, RD, CNSC, CSP, Dietitian at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Posted: April 1, 2013

Practitioner's Perspective: Pain Management and Withdrawal

By:  Dr. Moffett, Pharm.D. , Texas Children's Hospital
Posted: April 8, 2013

Fontan Series: July 2013

Practitioner's Post: Preparing Your Child for the Fontan

By: Sherry Polise, CCLS, Child Life Specialist III, The Cardiac Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Posted: July 8, 2013

Practitioner's Perspective: Family Centered Care

By: Michael Di Maria, MD, Children's Hospital Colorado
Posted: September 16, 2013