In 2016 I began writing for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Here are links to a few of the pieces I have written.
CAR T-Cell Therapy for Relapsed Leukemia: Mitch’s Story
Mitch suffered two relapses from acute lymphoblastic leukemia and was out of options until an experimental immunotherapy treatment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia rid his body of cancer.
Health tip articles
Back to School, Back to Bedtime: Why Sleep Schedules Matter
As the summer ends and school and daycare schedules resume, it’s important to shift back to a healthy sleep routine. These tips will help you get back on track.
Belly Pain 101: What’s the Difference Between IBS and IBD?
Is your child’s tummy ache and diarrhea a normal, occasional experience or something more? Find out how to tell the difference and when to seek medical help.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
This behavior disorder is characterized by uncooperative, defiant, negativistic, irritable, and annoying behaviors toward parents, peers, teachers, and other authority figures.
Adherence and Self-management in Children with Chronic Medical Conditions
Children with adherence and self-management issues don’t regular take their medications, follow prescribed treatment actions or avoid unhealthy behaviors.