Archive for May 2013

Nunes-Ueno Appears in Cycling Video

Bike breakfast 2 Bike breakfast 1Our own Paulo Nunes-Ueno, director of transportation and sustainability, appears in a video filmed for the annual Bike to Work Breakfast on May 2 benefitting the Cascade Bicycle Club Education Foundation. Seattle Children’s was a sponsor of the event, which raised $103,000 to help create a better community through bicycling.

The video is titled “Three Stories From the Road.” During his scene, Nunes-Ueno talks about Children’s efforts to reduce vehicle traffic by encouraging people to use alternative forms of transportation such as cycling. He also describes our investment to make it safer to bike in the neighborhood around the hospital through our Livable Streets Initiative. “I’ve got the best job where I get to encourage people to discover cycling and I get to work to make cycling safer and more attractive,” Nunes-Ueno says.

Whew! Wow! And Thanks!

RB AYA 1There’s only one thing left to say after the safe and successful opening of Building Hope last week: Whew! Or maybe: Wow! And: Thanks!

Patients from our Cancer Care, Pediatric Intensive Care and Cardiac Intensive Care units completed a smooth move into bright and shiny spaces in the Forest zone on April 21 while our new and improved Emergency Department – complete with its own radiology center – opened its doors right on schedule at 7 a.m. on April 23.

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