Author: Scott Huitink

As I study this virus, I can only hope people are grasping the seriousness of what is happening. This novel coronavirus, first identified in China and initially termed the Wuhan flu, is now infecting people throughout Tennessee with the known number of cases likely being a fraction...

  On Wednesday, 2/26/2020, I attended a lecture by Mark Denison, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Infectious Disease specialist who is one of the 20 most knowledgeable people in the world regarding coronavirus.  There are 19 people who know as much as he does about coronavirus,...

  The care of a newborn can be challenging. As you navigate the joy of this new addition to your family, recognizing the effect a baby has on a family and learning how to soften that impact can make life much easier. Reflecting on these early...

As a Pediatrician, I get to see kids of all ages and stages of development. Outside of parental insight and concern, few indications are as helpful as a teacher’s report on a school-aged child’s cognitive, social, and emotional development. While each child is unique in...