Today, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Violence Prevention (CVP) marks a major milestone -- 10 years of unified programming and research focused on reducing exposure to and impact of violence on youth and their families.
Shortly after giving birth at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Meredith Alley found herself visiting her son, Graham, in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). He had arrived earlier than expected and faced respiratory distress that required special care.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has received a $6.4 million gift from the family of Connor Boyle, a Central Bucks East High School graduate who died at age 18 from osteosarcoma. This three-year gift, named The Connor Initiative: Precision Therapeutics for Osteosarcoma & Rare Cancers, will support cutting-edge research in osteosarcoma and other rare cancers.