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Published on October 09, 2013

Media Advisory

COLUMBIA, Mo. — University of Missouri Health Care will hold an open house for its new MU Children’s Hospital Therapy Center from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10. The $1 million center provides physical, occupational and speech therapy services, and it has one of the only therapeutic rehabilitation playgrounds in the United States.

Speakers at the open house will include Timothy Fete, M.D., medical director of Children’s Hospital, chair of the MU School of Medicine’s Department of Child Health and Children’s Miracle Network Professor in Pediatrics; Kim Dohm, O.T.R.-L., an occupational therapist and clinical supervisor of rehabilitation services at Children’s Hospital; and Daniel Hoernschemeyer, M.D., a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Children’s Hospital.

The kid-friendly open house will include a bounce house, a fire truck and refreshments. Therapy center staff will provide tours of the center, and children also can play on the new playground. The center is located at 525 Keene St., Suite 101, across the street from MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital.