Shriners Hospitals for Children announces 2017-2018 National Patient Ambassadors in Daytona Beach
I’m so excited to let you know about some of the really great stuff going on at Shriners Hospitals for Children®!
Supporting research to develop innovative in utero procedures and treatments that will one day eliminate specific complex medical conditions, increase the number of healthy births, and give new hope to parents and families.
Special racecar design to commemorate the hospital system’s near century of treating children from around the world
Every year, Shriners Hospitals for Children® selects two national patient ambassadors to represent the patients cared for by the health care system.
The Crain family was out on their boat enjoying the 4th of July weekend in 2014, when tragedy struck.
In 2008, the Koonce family sought refuge from Hurricane Ike at the restaurant in Houston where Katharine’s father, James, worked.
Joe Dertinger was a 2014-15 national patient ambassador for Shriners Hospitals for Children®. Born with an unusual condition affecting all four extremities, Joe underwent a series of surgeries when he was 15 months old, which included amputation of his right foot.
Katie Ladlie was a 2014-15 national patient ambassador for Shriners Hospitals for Children®.