Our Team

Section Chief

As the inaugural Section Chief of Palliative Care at Texas Children’s Hospital, I see the fundamental importance of treating distressing symptoms experienced by children and parents, understanding how parents, patients and care providers make medical decisions as disease changes, finding the best... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-7228

Attending Physicians

No child or family should suffer needlessly as a result of their medical conditions. Clinical Interests Pain and Symptom Management, Ethics, Shared Medical Decision Making Research Interests Pain Management, Bereavement, Narrative Medicine

Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832.825.8043
I believe that every child deserves thoughtful, compassionate, evidence-based healthcare. Clinical Interests: Communication, pain symptom management, and diagnostic thinking. Research Interests: Medical education, communication, balancing trainee autonomy with supervision and safety.

Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6651 Main St. Suite E.415.33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-8044
Dr Jarrell believes in a holistic approach to caring for patients and families and relies on an inter-disciplinary team to address physical, emotional, spiritual, and social aspects of wellness and illness.  She strives for good communication with patients and families as well as with other... Read more

Address: Complex Care Clinic - Main Campus 6700 Fannin Street, Suite 1730 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Palliative Care 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Healthbridge Children's Hospital United States See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3436
My passion for influencing positive change and alleviating suffering guides my career goals that include integrating my work as a clinical oncologist with the development of a palliative care program. I strive to help other medical professionals become more familiar and comfortable with early... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-8045


Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-7228
I am a pediatrician with a background in critical care medicine and palliative care. I participate in the care of hospitalized children and their families,and in the education of medical students and physicians at various levels of training in Pediatrics. It is a privilege to serve in a world-... Read more

Address: Feigin Center 1102 Bates Avenue, Suite 1860 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5447

Palliative Care Fellow

My goal is provide excellent clinical care for children – which means working as an integrated team with medical staff and families. I seek to understand my patient and his or her family’s goals and priorities in order to best tailor their treatment. My clinical and research interests lie in... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-2778

Palliative Care Nursing

To ensure that every patient and family receives access to high quality, compassionate, collaborative palliative care across the TCH system and to advance the field of pediatric palliative care. To provide this care in a holistic family centered approach utilizing an interdisciplinary team.... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-7129
Pain and symptom management is one of the cornerstones to good pediatric palliative care.  As a nurse practitioner I see my role as a clinician and educator in helping managing pain and other difficult symptoms during the course of a child’s illness. Clinical Interests:    Pain and Symptom... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-7228

Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Team



Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-8907


Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-8096


Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-8098

Palliative Care Administration



Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-6214
I believe that everyone should serve as if they were a leader. Serving as a leader is to be inspiring, to be creative, and to have a complete vision of the objective, with the willingness to perform any task to reach the common goal. In essence, leading by example, and applying ethical principals... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-2299

Research

My passion for research is embedded in my belief that there is lots more than can be accomplished to comfort patients with pain. My areas of interest include, but are not limited to, pain management, end of life symptom management in oncology patients and comforting NICU babies with complex... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Pavilion for Women 6651 Main St., Suite E.415-33 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-7781