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Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital (Denver, Colo.)

 Organization

From NJH website, retrieved 11/27/2018:

"In 1978, the National Asthma Center, previously called the Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital (CARIH, pronounced Car-ee), merged with National Jewish Hospital to create the world's largest inpatient treatment facility for pediatric and adult asthma patients. Researchers at CARIH had made many notable discoveries, including the discovery of Immunoglobulin E (IgE), called the “allergy antibody.” The discovery at last established beyond a doubt that there is a physical basis for asthma."

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

CARIH: Children of November, 1972

 Item
Identifier: B229.01.0008.0005
Overview Color film, Children of November, depicting the role of the Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital (CARIH) in the care of asthmatic children, as well as in the search for an asthma cure. Closing credits names Sandra Gainsforth and R. Roger Harkins as associate producers. Film written by John Crowley, narrated by Lorne Green, produced and directed by Robert H. Maxwell.
Dates: 1972

National Asthma Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: B089
Overview The National Asthma Center (NAC) existed under a series of names. It was founded in 1907 by Fannie Lorber as the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children; from 1928-1952, it was called the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver; from 1953-1956, it was the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children in Denver; from 1957-1972, it was the Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital (CARIH); and from 1973-1977, it was the National Asthma Center. In 1978, it merged with the National...
Dates: 1904-2000; Majority of material found within 1950-1982

Patient Register for CARIH and NAC, 1958 July 10 - 1981 May 28

 Item
Identifier: B089.11.0027.00001
Overview Register with patient names, city, birthdate, admit date, discharge date, and months at hospital.
Dates: 1958 July 10 - 1981 May 28