Our Story :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Our Story

As an international leader in pediatric research, science is thriving at Nationwide Children's. Our behavioral, basic and clinician scientists are redefining pediatric health care with best outcomes for every child in mind. We invite you to explore more about usour facilitiesour facts and our history. For detailed reports from the previous year, read our Annual Report.


Our Headlines

U.S. Poison Control Centers Receive 32 Calls a Day About Children Exposed to Prescription Opioids

A new study published online today by Pediatrics and conducted by the Center [...]... [read more]

Article Highlights Needs of Rural Children, Families with Mental, Behavioral and Developmental Disorders

In the latest of a series of reports on child mental health, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention documents that rural children from small communities have more mental, behavior [...... [read more]

A Prescription for Touch: Early Experiences Shape Preterm Babies’ Brains

Newborn babies experience the world through touch. Now, researchers who have measured the brain responses of 125 infants—including babies who were born prematurely and others who w [...... [read more]

First Implant Of Harmony™ Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve in Clinical Study

Nationwide Children’s Hospital today announced its first implant of the Medtronic Harmony™ Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV)—an investigational heart valve designed t [...... [read more]

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Our Facts

Our Facts

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's is one of the fastest growing pediatric research centers in the United States. Among free-standing children's hospitals, Nationwide Children's currently ranks in the top ten based on NIH funding.
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Our Facilities

We've built the most impressive research facilities anywhere.
From cascades of natural light to laboratories designed for collaboration, every detail has been considered in the construction of our research faciilties. Scientists want to work at Nationwide Children's, evidenced by the number of investigators nearly doubling in the past decade.
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Our Facilities

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000