Category: Advocacy

Meet Victoria!

Hi. My name is Victoria Anella Lackey. I am 8 years old. While I have been a patient of Dayton Children’s since I was about 2 months old, when I was about 3 years old I was rushed to Dayton … Continue reading

Join Victoria as she travels to DC!

What better way to learn about children’s health than to learn from children themselves? Nobody can tell the stories of children’s hospitals better than those who serve and are served in them. On June 21-22, patients, families and pediatric physicians from … Continue reading

E-cigarette rules great for kids

As we have posted multiple times on the Every Kid Counts Blog, e-cigarettes are dangerous for children. The proliferation of “vape” shops across the Dayton region – and across the country – shows the increasing popularity and demand for e-cigarettes. … Continue reading

Aligning to impact kids health

As the director of the Center for Child Health and Wellness, I’m thrilled to announce the creation of  the Dayton Asthma Alliance.  The Dayton Asthma Alliance aims to positively impact the health and wellness of children with asthma in the … Continue reading

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