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Pediatrics selects eight for Kids Care Grants

Friday, April 19, 2019
Child life specialist and patient

Each year a portion of the net proceeds from the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) fundraising at Duke is allocated to the Kids Care Fund. This fund awards Kids Care Grants to support patient/family needs, entertainment and educational activities directed at the patients and families receiving care throughout all of the Duke Children’s inpatient and outpatient practices.

Winners of the 2019 Kids Care Grants include:

Jennifer Coker, BSN
Nurse Clinician
Division of Medical Genetics
Resource Materials for Fabry Patients

Rachel Dizney, MSW, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker
Division of Infectious Diseases
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Patient/Family Lending Library

Jenny Favret, LDN, MS, RD
Clinical Dietician
Healthy Lifestyles Clinic
Further Integration of Culinary Medicine into the Healthy Lifestyles Program

Emily Hannon, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Primary Care Pediatrics
Medical Director of the Newborn Nursery at the Duke Birthing Center 
Read, Talk, Sing!

Susan Izatt, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
Flowers of Hope Quilt

Ave M. Lachiewicz, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neurology
Workshop on Understanding and Treatment of Fragile X Syndrome

Lisa Rasbach, PhD, CPNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Division of Endocrinology
DEEP: Diabetes Educational and Coping Equipment for Pediatrics

Scott Snider, LCSW
Medical Center Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Coordinator, Child Abuse and Neglect Program
Creating a Child Friendly Clinic Environment for Child Abuse Evaluations

Congratulations to all of our Kids Care Grant recipients on these well-deserved awards.