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Check out the stories below to learn more about the latest happenings involving the people and programs at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.


Melvin & Gisel Mora

Melvin & Gisel Mora's Fall Classic 2009

The mist hovered over the greens as players arrived early on the morning of October 6th, providing a fitting welcome for the more than 100 golfers who made the drive up to Bulle Rock, in Havre de Grace, a made-to-order golf course for a picture-perfect fall day. The occasion was the annual Melvin and Gisel Mora Charity Golf Tournament, a wonderful event held to benefit the programs and patients of Mt. Washington.

Jennifer Gilbert and guest

A Summer Evening at the Station 2009

A Summer Evening at the Station - one of Mt. Washington's biggest fundraisers - was a tremendous success this year, with nearly 200 people enjoying a fantastic time, wonderful food, great entertainment and laughter with friends to benefit the patients and programs of Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.

Car safety seat check

Car Seat Safety Check 2009

Recently, thanks to the Child Safety Seat Check on June 12th at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, more than thirty parents received a much-needed lesson about the right way for their children to ride in a vehicle.

Dr. Katz being interviewed by Kai Jackson

Dr. Richard Katz on WJZ-TV speaking about the Hospital's Feeding Program

As part of the WJZ-TV public affairs program, On Time, news anchor Kai Jackson interviews Mt. Washington Medical Director Dr. Richard Katz about the hospital's Feeding Program.

WJZ featured story on Weigh Smart

WJZ-TV Profiles Mt. Washington's Weigh Smart® Program

WJZ-TV profiles Mt. Washington's Weigh Smart program as the Baltimore City Council embarks on its own program to combat childhood obesity.

Fox 45 Cover Story

Fox 45 Cover Story: Feeding and Weigh Smart® Programs

In their Cover Story, Fox 45 profiles two children whose lives are being turned through their involvement with Mt. Washington's Feeding and Weigh Smart programs.

Child holding skateboard

Traumatic Brain Injury: Getting the Whole Picture

At MWPH, experts in TBI say it's crucial to get a complete picture of the child's history, so they can plan a successful recovery.

Melvin Mora

Melvin and Gisel Mora Sports Zone

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital's newly-named Melvin and Gisel Mora Sports Zone honors the Orioles All-Star and his wife, parents of quintuplets and generous supporters of Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.

Tackling Obesity

Tackling Obesity

This is the story of two eight-year-old girls, Imani and Kyra, and their journey through the Weigh Smart program at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital. See how the program helped them change their eating and exercising habits, leading to the development of healthier lives for both of them.

Childhood Obesity is a Family Affair

Childhood Obesity is a Family Affair

When his mother and doctor told him that his weight was unhealthy and that, from here on, his life was going to change, 11-year-old Christopher Ricks saw the writing on the wall.