Monday, June 10, 2013

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi visits Children's National Medical Center!

We were thrilled to have His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nayhan visit Children's National at the Sheikh Zayed Campus on Friday, June 7th. He was accompanied by his sons, Sheikh Sultan and Sheikh Zayed, as well as UAE Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba and Deputy Chief of Mission Omar Al Shamsi. The delegation, greeted by Kurt Newman, MD, Mark Batshaw, MD, Tony Sandler, MD, and Pam King Sams, toured the Sheikh Zayed Institute, stopping to see the bioengineering labs, 3D Printer, and Pain Medicine Care Complex

(Left to right) Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, Sheikh Sultan, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nayhan, Dr. Kurt Newman, Dr. Mark Batshaw, Dr. Tony Sandler, Sheikh Zayed


Sheikh Zayed Institute Vice President Peter Kim, MD, led a tour of the Institute labs, making a stop at the 3-D printer and bioengineering labs!

Dr. Kim and His Highness
Dr. Kim talks about the HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) with His Highness



Dr. Kim, His Highness, 3D Printer

Researcher, Dr. Kim, His Highness, STAR Robot


The group discussed progress on the Institute's four initiatives, learned about the Student Innovators program, and then headed to the multisensory room where Pain Medicine Program Director Sarah Rebstock, MD showed off the gaming equipment!

Dr. Sarah Rebstock showing off the gaming technology


His Highness Sheikh Hamdan also visited with Emerati children and families, who are receiving medical treatment at Children's National.

His Highness visits with a patient

The group was grateful to visit and witness one of many displays honoring Sheikh Zayed's legacy and vision for the health and well being of all children.

Dr. Newman shares a moment with His Highness at the end of their visit.

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