Checkup Newsroom (Child Abuse)

2019
April
15,
2019
Child abuse is a difficult subject to think about, much less discuss with your family and friends. But it also can’t be ignored. Jamye Coffman, M.D., medical director of the Child Advocacy Resource and Evaluation (CARE) Team at Cook Children’s, sa...
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2017
July
12,
2017
Fort Worth Star Telegram - Dr. Jamye Coffman, medical director, The Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment and Care at Cook Children's Medical Center, talks about putting the puzzle together. Read special report here.   ...
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April
19,
2017
By Victoria Shelton Cook Children’s has brought in visiting dogs for decades as a way to help patients and their families cope with their situations, but it was one of the first hospitals nationwide to realize the value in having dogs as badge-yie...
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2016
March
22,
2016
Police in Benbrook, Texas, say they have "probable cause" to believe that Sofya Tsygankova killed her two little girls, ages 5 and 1, and then stabbed herself.  Unfortunately, stories of mothers harming their children have become far too prevalent...
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March
08,
2016
The news of a nanny 20-year-old arrested in California for child abuse didn't surprise the child abuse pediatricians at Cook Children's. Jamye Coffman, M.D., a child abuse pediatrician and medical director for Cook Children’s Advocacy Resource and...
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2014
November
21,
2014
The news of a 28-year-old man and a 17 year old arrested on charges of child pornography in Hurst, Texas, may be surprising to some, but not to Jamye Coffman, M.D. As a pediatrician and medical director of the Cook Children’s CARE (Child Advocacy Res...
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