Say, Isn't That...?

Lots of dignitaries and celebrities have visited Cincinnati Children's over the years to launch national programs, promote healthcare initiatives and brighten the day for patients and families. Here's a look back at some of the famous faces that have been sighted walking our halls.

Britain's Prince Edward paid a visit to Cincinnati Children’s on Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, hosted by the Association of Volunteers.

Former Olympic runner Julie Isphording provided some motivation at a health and wellness presentation in 2005.

First Lady Nancy Reagan interacted with a patient in the Cerebral Palsy Clinic in 1988.

Roy Rogers and his horse Trigger entertained patients at Cincinnati Children's in 1949. He made a return visit in 1988.

U.S. Senator and former astronaut John Glenn tried his hand at laser neurosurgery in 1991, using a cantelope as a patient, while Kerry Crone, MD, supervised.

Former Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton posed with a patient on April 18, 2012.

Actress Miranda Cosgrove, star of Nickleodeon's "iCarly" and movies ("School of Rock" and "Despicable Me") stopped by the Activity Center on Aug. 10, 2011, to sign autographs for fans.

The Big Red Machine's Johnny Bench (r) talked with a patient in 1988.

Tim Shriver, son of Eunice Kennedy Shriver and CEO and chairman of the Board of Special Olympics, presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds on Dec. 7, 2010.

Anthony Munoz, offensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals, visits with Bill Schubert, MD, president and CEO of the medical center in 1992.

First Lady Melania Trump came to Cincinnati Children's in February 2018 to promote her "Be Best" campaign against cyberbullying.

Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland talks with a family during a tour of the medical center in 2007.

Nick Lachey, former 98o lead vocalist, led 20 singers from Cincinnati in TV's "Clash of the Choirs" in 2007. Lachey's choir won the competition and donated the $250,000 prize to Cincinnati Children's.

Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of Health and Human Services, participated in a panel discussion about the Affordable Care Act with patients and families during her visit on Aug. 8, 2012.

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