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Dr. Jennifer Arnold, Neonatologist, Cancer Survivor and Star of TLC’s ‘The Little Couple,’ to Speak in Pittsburgh

WHAT: Family Hospice and Palliative Care welcomes Jennifer Arnold, M.D., for a fundraising event—“Thinking BIG: An Evening with Dr. Jennifer Arnold.” 
 
WHY: Dr. Arnold will share her guide for dealing with loss, dreaming big, setting goals and overcoming challenges. Born with skeletal dysplasia (commonly known as dwarfism), she endured 10 surgeries before the age of 8. She graduated from medical school at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and later attended a pediatric residency program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. In 2007, she obtained a Master of Science in medical education from the University of Pittsburgh.
 
Proceeds from the Thinking BIG event benefit the 2,700 patients and their families in western Pennsylvania who annually receive end-of-life services through Family Hospice and Palliative Care.
 
WHO: Dr. Jennifer Arnold is an attending neonatologist at Baylor College of Medicine and medical director of the Simulation Center at Texas Children’s Hospital. She and her husband have adopted two children, also born with skeletal dysplasia.
 
WHEN: 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10; book signing at 9:15 p.m. 
 
For ticket information, visit the Family Hospice website.
 
WHERE: Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, 15213

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