I Will Miss Him Big Much

I Will Miss Him Big Much

I Will Miss Him Big Much   I took my toddler to the emergency department after a sleepless night, insisting that perhaps he was suffering headaches. Wearing a bright yellow t-shirt that matched his curly blonde hair, cargo shorts and flip flops, Ty jumped and...
Beth Frenkel Tissue Navigator

Beth Frenkel Tissue Navigator

Beth Frenkel Tissue Navigator My name is Beth Frenkel and I am the tissue navigator for Gift from a Child (GFAC) program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. I began my professional career as a licensed funeral director and then transitioned into being an advocate...
Light That Seeps Through a Broken Heart

Light That Seeps Through a Broken Heart

Light That Seeps Through a Broken Heart I  can’t tell you how often people are dumbfounded on how I can so enjoy working with a pediatric brain cancer foundation, especially one focused on post-mortem tissue donation. I guess they imagine the sadness and loss that...
Stanford Team Pitches in to Support COVID-19 Testing

Stanford Team Pitches in to Support COVID-19 Testing

Stanford Team Pitches in to Support COVID-19 Testing A big shout out to Dr Monje and her colleagues at Stanford University! Once again we are honored to have The Monje Lab at Stanford lead one of our Centers of Excellence! We spoke with Dr Monje and asked her about...
Growing During Isolation – And the smell of fresh baked bread!

Growing During Isolation – And the smell of fresh baked bread!

Growing During Isolation – And the smell of fresh baked bread! Fear, uncertainty, disruption, crisis these are the words swirling around us these days. It’s hard not give in to despair. I can’t stop this virus, however I can share what I learned while caring for...
Meet Augustine Eze – Tissue Navigator

Meet Augustine Eze – Tissue Navigator

Meet Augustine Eze – Tissue Navigator   My name is Augustine Eze and I have the privilege of serving as the Tissue Navigator at Children’s National Hospital. Coming from a small city in North Carolina, I came to D.C. for college in 2012 and have continued...