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VIP Ribbon Cutting Photo Gallery

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art campus on April 16, 2009.

Hundreds of guests including Children’s Hospital, UPMC and political leaders, physicians and staff, as well as patients and their families gathered for the ribbon-cutting ceremony and VIP reception to mark the completion of the region's largest construction project .


Three Children’s police officers prepare for the VIP Ribbon Cutting event at the new Children’s Hospital in Lawrenceville on April 16, 2009.
The Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra entertained guests before the program.
The Honorable Tim Murphy and Mario Lemieux chat before the program begins.
Guests gather in the main hospital lobby before the program begins.
Children’s President Christopher Gessner talks with Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and County Executive Dan Onorato before the programs begins.
Mary Jo Dively, Esq., speaks to the distinguished crowd during the program.
The Honorable Arlen Specter speaks to the distinguished crowd during the program.
Guests watch on as the speakers talk about the hospital’s past, present and future.
VIPs and Children’s patients gather on the stage to cut the ribbon to officially open the new Lawrenceville campus.
VIPs and Children’s patients gather on the stage to cut the ribbon to officially open the new Lawrenceville campus.
VIPs and Children’s patients gather on the stage to cut the ribbon to officially open the new Lawrenceville campus.
VIPs and Children’s patients gather on the stage to cut the ribbon to officially open the new Lawrenceville campus.
The ribbon cutters pose for a picture after the program.
Guests gather at the Time Wall on Floor 3 on their way to the reception.
Guests walk along the Time Wall on Floor 3 on their way to the reception.
Steve Docimo, MD, and Children’s President Christopher Gessner pose for the camera during the reception in the ambulatory waiting area.
Diane Hupp, RN, MSN, Eric Hess and Liz Munsch stop for a photo with fellow guests during the reception.
Children’s Hospital CEO and Children’s Foundation President Roger Oxendale and Jonathan Finder, MD, talk during the reception.
Guests mingle during the reception in the ambulatory waiting room on Floor 3.
Guests mingle during the reception in the ambulatory waiting room on Floor 3.
Guests mingle during the reception in the ambulatory waiting room on Floor 3.
Guests mingle during the reception in the ambulatory waiting room on Floor 3.
Andrew Urbach, MD, and Dean Walters talk with the Honorable Tim Murphy after the program.
UPMC President and CEO Jeffrey Romoff talks with local television station KDKA after the ribbon cutting.
UPMC President and CEO Jeffrey Romoff chats with Children’s clinical faculty at the reception.
Andrew Urbach, MD, and Martin McGuinn pose for photo during the reception.
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