KIDS Nebraska

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Welcome to iCAN KIDS Nebraska!

KIDS Nebraska, launched in 4th quarter of 2020, is a dynamic group of pediatric healthcare innovators within medicine, science, and research at Children's Omaha Hospital.  

Along with a terrific group of youth experts, KIDS Nebraska includes a core hospital leadership team:

Chanda Chacón, President and Chief Executive Officer

Christopher Maloney, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Clinical Officer & Physician-in-Chief

Kathy English, Chief Operations Officer & Chief Nursing Officer


Here is also a link to the Child Health Research Institute:

KIDS Nebraska is working on additional collaboration and a mechanism to ensure the patient/family voice is present in scientific discovery and innovation.


"What makes our iCAN KIDS Nebraska Chapter Great"

KIDS Nebraska is a great group because we serve the great state of Nebraska through Children's Omaha.  

To learn more about joining KIDS Nebraska, please contact either co-chapter leaders:

Cherie Lytle, Patient Experience Manager, at -or -Nikki Walker, Certified Child Life Specialist and the Child Life Division Supervisor at Children’s Omaha, at