CHaD Matters

Deb Samaha and Dr. Steve Chapman

Debra A. Samaha MPH, RN, Awarded New Hampshire Public Citizen of the Year Award by the New Hampshire Pediatric Society

On September 12, Debra A. Samaha MPH, RN, manager, Injury Prevention Program, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD), received the New Hampshire Public Citizen of the Year Award by the New Hampshire Pediatric Society.

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Girl in pink ski helmet

Winter Sports Safety

The Injury Prevention Center at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock offers this helpful list of helmet do’s and don’ts to keep in mind as you head up the mountain or glide out onto the ice.

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Female teen standing next to car with holding car keys.

Keeping Teens Safe Behind the Wheel

Both parents and teenagers need to work together to keep teen drivers safe behind the wheel.

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Nightmare before Christmas display

CHaD Storybook Ball Dazzles in Winter Wonderland

On a chilled December evening, hundreds of CHaD supporters climbed aboard a magical sleigh and took a journey through the Gumdrop Village, Christmas Town, and WhoVille at the 2018 CHaD Storybook Ball.

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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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