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Research efforts within the Department of Pediatrics encompass a broad range of topics and subspecialties, with our overall goal to improve care for kids. Through basic science, translational and clinical studies, and with more than $12 million in annual sponsored support, we are making discoveries that improve the understanding and treatment of childhood diseases both inside and outside the walls of our hospital.
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“As a clinician, your interaction with the patient in front of you is the most important thing at that moment. With research, you hope it will benefit a larger group, whether it’s three patients in the world with a particular disease or everyone who comes into contact with the health system.”
Henry Rozycki, M.D., Vice Chair of Research
The mission of the Child Health Research Institute at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is to ask and answer critical research questions that will lead to improved health and a better future for our children.
To enhance cross-disciplinary collaborations and foster innovative investigations, we have established four research focus areas:
Clifton Lee, M.D.
Co-Director, M3 Pediatric Clerkship
Ashlie Tseng, M.D.
Director, Resident Quality Improvement Education
Edmond Wickham, M.D., FAAP