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News Coverage

Pediatric and obstetric health leaders from Stanford Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford are frequently highlighted in local and national media for providing world-class, extraordinary care to children and expectant mothers. Following is a sampling of these media appearances.

ENR's "2016 Year in Construction" photo contest winners Engineering News-Record January 2017. Retired Stanford physician, Barry Fleisher, MD, has chronicled the construction of the hospital expansion in photographs, one of which was selected as a Year in Construction photo contest winner for Engineering News-Record magazine.

Diabetes hampers activity of bone stem cells, Stanford researchers find Scope 1/11/17. The work of Michael Longaker, MD, FACS, is featured.

What happened within this player’s skull New York Times 1/10/17. David Camarillo, PhD, is quoted.

Stanford researchers expand comparison of males and females with anorexia Scope 1/10/17. This post highlights a study led by Jason Nagata, MD, a former resident in pediatrics, which suggests bone density does not differ between adolescent males and females who have had anorexia for short periods of time. The article also mentions a project led by James Lock, MD, PhD, that helps parents who have eating disorders learn to teach their children healthy eating behaviors. Shiri Sharvit, PhD, is also quoted.

Stanford initiates variety of programs to help local children with mental health issues Physician News Network 1/9/16. Article highlights Stanford Children’s Health’s new mental health support programs and services. Tandy Aye, MD, and Steven Adelsheim, MD, are quoted.

Secondhand marijuana smoke and your children U.S. News & World Report 1/6/17. Article highlights a recent study that suggests secondhand marijuana smoke exposure may pose health risks, such as respiratory infections, to infants and young children. Seth Ammerman, MD, is quoted.

10 medical advances that are giving us hope in 2017 and beyond Reader’s Digest 1/5/17. Article mentions a trial underway at Stanford Medicine in which stem cells are injected into the damaged parts of stroke victims’ brains to help restore physical function following stroke. Lead author Gary Steinberg, MD, PhD, is quoted.

Newborns benefit from hospital cuddle program Massage Magazine 1/5/17. Article profiles the Packard Children’s baby Cuddler volunteer program. Lori Bowlby, RN, is quoted.

Vintage Hills students work on kindness projects Independent News 1/5/17. The hospital is mentioned.

Vote for Your Favorite NCAA Coach to Raise Money in the "INFINITI Coaches' Charity Challenge" Financial Buzz 1/4/17. The hospital is mentioned as the charity selected by the Stanford University men’s basketball team.

Local painter helps teen with cancer expenses Times Standard News 1/4/17. The hospital is mentioned.

CIO and CMIO roles will continue to evolve in 2017 Information Management; HealthData Management 1/3/17. Ed Kopetsky, chief information officer, is quoted.

Many U.S. kids live far from child surgery specialists Reuters 1/3/17. Matthew Muffly, MD, provides comment.

Overdiagnosis, overtreatment too common in pediatric care Medscape 1/3/17. Alan Schroeder, MD, is quoted.

Obstetricians balk at FDA warning on anesthesia in pregnant women Reuters; Yahoo!; Philadelphia Inquirer 12/29/16. The FDA recently issued a safety warning that repeated or lengthy use of general anesthetic in pregnant women in their third trimester could damage children's developing brains. Maurice Druzin, MD, provides comment.

They captured the journey of conjoined twins and took us from ones to twos Sacramento Bee 12/29/16. The hospital is mentioned.