CHaD Matters

Tommy Cox with Dr. John Nigriny

Our Patients. Their Stories. Tommy Cox

After suffering a traumatic leg injury from a boating accident, 16-year-old Tommy Cox comes often to say thanks to the DHMC providers, nurses and staff who took care of him.

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Aliyah holding a tennis shoe

Sickle Cell Disease Can't Stop Alliyah

Since birth CHaD patient Alliyah has had to overcome the devastating symptoms of living with Sickle Cell Disease.

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Dr. McKinnon

Meet CHaD Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon William (Bill) J. McKinnon, Jr., MD

In our ongoing series on Dartmouth-Hitchcock staff, we interview William (Bill) J. McKinnon, Jr., MD, who joined the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Department of Orthopaedics in September 2018.

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Donor wall display

CHaD Donor Wall

A new donor wall has been installed and welcomes patients as they enter our renovated CHaD Inpatient Unit.

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Irving Oil volunteers

Irving Oil: Fuel the Care Day

Each year, Fuel the Care provides $50,000 in fuel vouchers to CHaD families who travel for specialty care.

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People in front of the Cumberland Cups display

Cumberland Farms: Cups for Kids

This year’s fundraising campaign raised over $151,000 for their five partner hospitals and $16,000 for CHaD.

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Gunlock in package

Putting a Lock on Children’s Gun Accidents

The Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) is piloting a program to provide gun-safety assistance to anyone who keeps a firearm in their home.

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Boy riding tricycle.

Kohl’s Safe and Active Community Partnership

This new two-year initiative, funded through a grant from Kohl’s Cares, provides support to local initiatives promoting safe and healthy activity for children and their families throughout New Hampshire.

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Captain America at CHaD Hero

2018 CHaD HERO Recap

A record breaking 3,200 HEROES filled the Dartmouth Green on October 14 to support CHaD Kids.

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Child in a car seat giving a thumbs-up

Booster Seat Basics

The Injury Prevention Program at CHaD provides these guidelines to help you determine if your child is ready to use a booster seat.

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