Employee Stories

Jennie Thai’s Journey Through Lurie Children’s

Stories in: Research

Jennie Thai is a Research Compliance Coordinator here at Lurie Children's and has been part of our amazing team for four and a half years. "I've always done the research -- even in my undergraduate...

Dahlia’s Journey to Lurie Children’s

Stories in: Leadership , Advanced Practice

Dahlia  Klepac  is   our awesome   D irector of the  S peech,  L anguage,  P athology, and  A udiology department.  Her path to healthcare began when she   studied  speech pathology.       “I chose...

Feeling Your Value at Lurie Children’s with Jean-Pierre Vidrine

Without our Support Services team at Lurie Children’s, the work and research we do would not be possible. Everyone from our talented culinarians in the kitchen to our security shuttle drivers are a...

3 Reasons Why Respiratory Therapists Should Join Lurie Children’s with Mary Vrskovy

Stories in: Allied Health

Since April 2004, Mary Vrskovy has been a Respiratory Care Practitioner at Lurie Children’s. Every day for almost fifteen years, Mary says, what keeps her coming back is the fact that she is...

Diversity and Inclusion at Lurie Children's Town and Country Pediatrics with Donald Camp

Stories in: Diversity & Inclusion , Leadership

Pride at Lurie Children’s runs deep. In 2018, we were named “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign. Our team earned top marks in meeting non-discrimination, and training...

Learning to be a Leader at Lurie Children’s with Brandon Parker

Stories in: Leadership

From an early age, Brandon Parker was interested in pediatric medicine. As the son of an Air Force pediatrician, Brandon was surrounded by physicians who turned from friends to extended family, to...