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First-of-Its-Kind Program in Florida Provides Comprehensive Care for Children with Complex Airway and Swallowing Disorders

As the founder of Tampa Children’s ENT and the Medical Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Dr. Karin Hotchkiss specializes in all things ears, nose, and throat…

Extraordinary Care for an Extraordinary Dad Leads to an Extraordinary Gift to St. Joseph’s Hospital-North

An avid cyclist, triathlete, mountain climber, veteran, and explorer, Jack Gaffney was larger than life. His adventurous spirit took him on a desert survival mission in Death Valley, mountain climbing…

Like Mother, Like Daughter: The Story of Two St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Nurses

At 12, Babette Bailey began volunteering at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital, then called Humana Women’s Hospital – Tampa, where her mother was a nurse. She spent her summers helping in…

Renelle’s Journey of Battling Breast Cancer While Pregnant Led Her to Donate to St. Joseph’s Hospitals 

In 2021, Renelle Narine and her husband were ecstatic with the news of their first pregnancy. After experiencing a couple of miscarriages, this baby was truly a celebration. Then at…

An American Dream Comes Full Circle – with a Little Help from BayCare

Soledad Flores’ was only seven years old when her family emigrated from Mexico to the United States and settled in Florida’s Tampa Bay region. As her parents worked 14-hour days…

A Remarkable Gift Inspired by Remarkable Women to Help St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital

There was an elderly woman in the hospital nearing the end of her life. Her vision was failing, as was her memory, but her sweet disposition remained unchanged. The nurses…