New Facility Dog Lending a Helping Paw to Young Patients

By Alyson Ward The latest hire at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has all the skills he needs to help young patients: solid training, a strong work ethic, a good bedside manner, a wagging tail and a wet nose. Dexter, a 2-year-old golden retriever and Labrador mix, is a new facility dog who spends weekdays working [Continue Reading]

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I’m a Better Nurse Today Because of My Mentor

By Meredith Whittemore Sometimes, the most influential teachers reveal themselves outside of  the formal education process. That’s the case for Ashlyn Cooley, RN, a nurse at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center. Cooley participated in the Nurse Residency Program in 2018 and points to her Clinical Coach, Barbara Garza, RN, as having a large impact [Continue Reading]

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Serving Others on the Frontline and Now at the Bedside

By Shannon Dillon Lakeisha Atkins Malone is a familiar face on the neurosurgical intensive care unit (NSICU) at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, where she’s worked as a nurse for nearly three years. But nursing wasn’t her first career. For almost a decade, Atkins Malone served as a cook in the U.S. Navy before training to become a [Continue Reading]

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Coping After Hurricane Harvey Through Hometown Healing

By Andrea Arrazolo, LMSW, a mental health specialist, with Memorial Hermann Medical Group Life since Hurricane Harvey has been an emotional roller coaster. It’s been a year, but every day I am reminded of Aug. 26, 2017 – a day that tested my will and my ability to survive. The reminders aren’t always negative or [Continue Reading]

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