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Trish Lollo, Paul Kempinski, Steven Burghart and Joseph Kahn

Trish Lollo, Paul Kempinski, Steven Burghart and Joseph Kahn

Trish Lollo is the president of the St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Paul Kempinski is the president & CEO of Children’s Mercy Kansas City. Steven Burghart is the president of SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Joseph Kahn, MD, is the president of Mercy Children’s Hospital St. Louis.

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Missouri is facing a pediatric behavioral health crisis

By: - July 13, 2021

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been generally accepted that the virus is not as dangerous to children. Of our nation’s more than 600,000 deaths attributed to COVID-19, nearly 400 have occurred in children ages 0 to 17. For anyone tempted to view this impact dispassionately as “minimal,” we can assure you […]