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.

Interventional Radiology Program leads the way with a child-friendly approach  TMCnet, Una Página de Noticias,, Businessweek, and other online news media 12/2/14. 
Press release, Glen Seidel, MD and Matt Lungren, MD are quoted.

Stanford-led study suggests changes to brain scanning guidelines for preemies
Scope 12/1/14. Main study author Susan Hintz, MD is quoted.

'Brain-normalizing' therapy points to new kind of biomarker  SFARI 12/1/14.
Findings based on study published in Brain Imaging and Behavior, Grace Gengoux, PhD is quoted.

The power of positivity: San Mateo teen battles challenges with courage
  San Mateo Daily Journal 11/28/14. Local teen’s story.

“Less is more:” Eating wisely, with delight, during the holidays  Scope, Healthier, Happy Lives Blog 11/26/14.  Healthy holiday eating advice from Maya Adam, MD.

Giving thanks amidst facing challenges 11/26/14. Author mentioned the hospital for treating his granddaughter.

Students raise $5000 for family whose son will undergo heart surgery in December 
Daily Chronicle (DeKalb, IL) 11/26/14. Story about a family whose 6-year-old son will be undergoing open heart surgery this month.

Fremont preschool forced to close after cabinet falls and injures 2 toddlers  KTVU, Fox 2, 11/25/14.  One of the toddlers was airlifted here.

Taking a Bite out of Food Allergies Scope, 11/24/14.  Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, is mentioned.

Genetic clues of severe food allergy
  Science 2.0 11/22/14.  The hospital was cited as a co-author on this study.

Early Support Program for Autism connects families to autism resources  Yahoo; CNBC; BusinessWeek; and various online news media, 11/17/14
Antonio Hardan, MD, and Grace Gengoux, PhD, were quoted.

Mom selling hot tamales for son's heart transplant  Statesman Journal, 11/18/14
One family’s story as they prepare for their son’s possible heart transplant at the hospital.
Parents gather to talk, seek advice  Palo Alto Weekly 11/14/14
Shashank Joshi, MD, along with Sami Hartley, school mental health coordinator for our hospital and the HEARD Alliance are featured. Other mentions found on, 11/15/14.

Fertility parties are attracting more and more women across the country  CBS This Morning, 11/12/14
This segment features Valerie Baker, MD.

Eighty-something “Neonatology Superhero” still at it  Scope, 11/14/14
Longtime Stanford neonatologist Philip Sunshine, MD, is featured.

A healthy APPetite: 7 new apps for healthy eating  Food Network Blog, 11/12/14
Our team’s award-winning Pediatric Weight Control Program is cited.

Google wants to store your genome  MIT Technology Review, 11/6/14
Atul Butte, MD, provides comment.

Parents of autistic kids benefit from group classes about autism therapy  San Francisco Chronicle, 11/10/14
Our recent study is cited.

Study: Group support, education key to learning about autism  The Village Daily Sun, 11/15/14 Study co-author Kari Berquist, PhD, is quoted.

Heart transplant recipient celebrates historic 30-year anniversary   NBC Bay Area, 10/8/14
Daniel Bernstein, MD; Philip Oyer, MD; Sharon Hunt, MD; and Mary Burge, LCSW, were quoted or referenced.

Can Big Data tell us what clinical trials don’t?   New York Times, 10/3/14 
Jennifer Frankovich, MD; Atul Butte, MD; and Christopher Longhurst, MD, were quoted or referenced.

Polio-like mystery illness in kids leads doctors to probe virus
   Bloomberg News, Denver Post, ABC-7, Washington Post, and various global media, 10/6/14
Keith Van Haren, MD, provides insight on enterovirus D68 and its potential link to a mysterious illness that is causing paralysis in U.S. children.

Hospitals must adapt to meet unique needs of 21st century customers   U.S. News & World Report, 10/7/14
Chief Operating Officer Anne McCune is quoted. McCune appeared at a U.S. News “Hospital of Tomorrow” event in Washington, D.C.

More doctors tuned to ultrasound’s frequency   HealthCanal, 10/7/14
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is noted for the ability to see and treat complex cardiovascular issues through ultrasound.


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