In the News
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.
Measles outbreak in California KQED 1/23/15. Yvonne Maldonado, MD phoned into KQED’s Forum as an expert on infectious diseases.
In addition, Dr. Maldonado also provided a media Q&A about the pertussis (whooping cough) epidemic in California. Issued as a press release on 1/21, picked up by various online media outlets.
Integrating mindfulness into regular curriculum in the Ravenswood City School District San Jose Mercury News; Palo Alto Weekly; CBS5 1/21/15. New program/study launch event on 1/21. Victor Carrion, MD, study lead is mentioned and quoted.
Many of state's smallest babies not referred for follow-up care, study finds Health Canal and various online media outlets 1/23/15. Summary of study findings from SOM led by Susan Hintz, MD.
Local teen fighting stigma about Tourette’s Syndrome SJ Mercury; Inside Bay Area 1/16/15. Article profiles a San Mateo teen working to ease stigma around the condition. Anita Kishore, MD provides comment.
Grandparent classes teaches old hands new baby routines SF Chronicle; Scope 1/20/15. Chronicle article interviews Marilyn Swarts, program co-creator and co-leader, as well as two participants.
Expansion project celebrates structural completion milestone Yahoo; Yahoo Mexico; Reuters; various online publications 1/21/15. Coverage of Jan. 14 topping off ceremony and sharing details on the plan and vision for the expansion program.
Teen travels 3000 miles for life-changing “stealth surgery” Healthier, Happy Lives 1/21/15. Story highlighting a case correcting a 19 year-old girl’s torticollis (wry-neck) condition via stealth surgery technique performed by Sanjeev Dutta, MD.
Facts about being pregnant and overweight Health24 1/19/15. Deirdre Lyell, MD, provides insight.
If your toddler ‘W’ sits you may need to take a closer look The Stir (Café Mom) 1/16/15. Samantha Dutrow, PT, DPT, CSCS, physical therapist is quoted.
Environment, not genes, dictates human immune variation, study finds NY Times; USNews.com; SF Chronicle; Inside Stanford Medicine; Science Daily; Health Canal; EurekaAlert 1/15/15. Cornelia Dekker, MD, study co-author is mentioned.
More collaboration among clinicians may reduce medical errors American Journal of Managed Care 1/20/15. Summarizing recent study published in JAMA, Lauren Destino, MD is quoted
Local high school wrestling champ is better than ever after LPCH surgery CalHi Sports 1/12/15. Television story about local student athlete who found a solution for his lifelong leg deformation (verrucous hemangioma) with Rohit Khosla, MD.