CHoR is home to the Richmond region’s only pediatric nephrology program. From diagnosis to long-term treatment, the full range of medical and support services for kidney and urinary tract disorders are available at CHoR.
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“I feel like it's very important to raise money for the Children's Hospital,” 9-year-old Emma Whyte said while addressing the audience at this year’s Virginia Dance Festival, “because not only does it show them that we're grateful for what they do, it gives them money to help save the lives of more kids like me and get us back to doing what we love to do—like dancing.”
Q&A with Timothy Bunchman, MD, Professor and Chief, Nephrology, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU
Since Timothy Bunchman, MD, joined Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) in 2011, CHoR’s Nephrology program has expanded to include five physicians, a nurse practitioner, two nurse educators, a social worker, a dietician and nurses.