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Published on October 07, 2013

MU Children's Hospital To Recognize MFA Oil Oct. 9

COLUMBIA, Mo. ― University of Missouri Health Care will honor MFA Oil Company for its generous support and commitment to raise $100,000 for Children’s Hospital at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the hospital’s Pediatric and Adolescent Specialty Clinic at 404 N. Keene St., Suite 101.

Representatives of MFA Oil, the Columbia Chamber of Commerce and Children’s Hospital will attend a ribbon-cutting and plaque presentation to commemorate the event.

“MFA Oil has been a great supporter of Children’s Hospital for several years,” said Timothy Fete, M.D., medical director of Children's Hospital, chair of the Department of Child Health and Children's Miracle Network Professor in Pediatrics at the MU School of Medicine. “We are so thankful for their support, and to all those who make what we do here at Children’s Hospital possible.”

The hospital’s Pediatric and Adolescent Specialty Clinic features 39 exam rooms and two dedicated telehealth rooms. In addition, the clinic provides blood draw services, as well as a pulmonary function testing lab for respiratory therapy patients.

MU Children's Hospital serves patients from every county in Missouri. With more than 30 pediatric subspecialties, a pediatric intensive care unit, adolescent unit and child life therapy, as well as teams equipped and dedicated solely to transporting infants and children, MU Children’s Hospital is mid-Missouri’s largest and most comprehensive pediatric health care facility.