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Why I Give

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Julieann Shanahan

My husband, Keven, and I wanted our philanthropy to reach as many people as possible. Giving to CHOP lets us have a positive effect on so many children locally and, through scientific research, even globally.

Fighting Through the Pain

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Alexa working through therapy

Debilitating pain without a known injury can strike some of the most driven and high-achieving youth. A CHOP program offers support, treatment and relief.

A Day in the Life

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Catharyn A. Turner, II, MD, MEd

Catharyn A. Turner II, MD, MEd, is a psychiatrist in the Behavioral Health Integration Program (BHIP) within the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. When CHOP opens its first-ever inpatient psychiatric hospital in West Philadelphia next spring, she will be its medical director. This is a day in her life.

A Century of Breakthroughs

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Beginning as a single laboratory in the hospital’s basement, the CHOP research program has grown into one of the largest in the country, with 525 investigators and a staff of thousands.

Why I Give

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Since I am a mom to five kids, my family has used our fair share of CHOP services through the years!

A Day in the Life

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Kayla Huey, BSN, RN, SANE, is the first nurse hired to work in the Madlyn K. Abramson Emergency Department (ED) at the Middleman Family Pavilion, CHOP’s new hospital in King of Prussia. This is a day in her life.

25 Years of Changing Lives, One Book at a Time

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Twins Tamairra and Tiairra were infants when Trude Haecker, MD, now Medical Director of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Reach Out and Read program, gave the girls their first book. Until that moment, their mother, Tamia, was unaware of the importance of reading to her children.