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Welcome to iCAN KIDS Nebraska!


KIDS Nebraska, launched in the 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,

Contact us at:

Cherie Lytle, Patient Experience Manager:

Nikki Walker, Certified Child Life Specialist and the Child Life Division Supervisor at Children’s Omaha:

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