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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announces New Regional Participant in The National Children's Study
Date:10/3/2008

ildren's Hospital in 2007.

In total, the study will be conducted in 105 previously designated study locations across the U.S., that together are representative of the nation's population. A national probability sample was used to select the counties in the study, which took into account factors including race and ethnicity, income, education level, number of births and babies born with low birth weights.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking third in National Institutes of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit http://www.chop.edu.

CONTACT: Joey McCool Ryan of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, +1-267-426-6070, mccool@email.chop.edu


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