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 care to children and expectant mothers. Following is a sampling of these media appearances.

Misdiagnosed as Bipolar: Stanford doctors make bold diagnosis and treatment   San Jose Mercury News, Bay Area News Group, 4/20/14
Rheumatologist Jennifer Frankovich, MD, and adolescent psychiatrist Kiki Chang, MD, comment.

Neurosurgery saves Campbell boy from deadly brain disorder   ABC-7, CBS-5, 4/16/14
Neurosurgeon Michael Edwards, MD, explains a lifesaving procedure.

Rape-prevention program cuts sexual assaults in Kenya   Reuters, 4/15/14
Infectious disease expert Yvonne Maldonado, MD, discusses her research.

Button batteries continue to pose health risks for children  The Seattle Times, 4/9/14
ENT specialist Peter Koltai, MD, comments.

Kids who don’t cry: New genetic disorder discovered   CNN, 3/20/14
Geneticist and study co-author Gregory Enns, MD, was quoted.

Doctors still hunting for the sources of ‘polio-like’ illness   San Francisco Chronicle, KQED Forum, 3/20/14
Neurologist Keith Van Haren, MD, provides comment in these interviews.

Parents in India put baby in an icebox to save his life   Babble, 3/20/14
Neonatologist Vinod Bhutani, MD, provides insight.

Volunteer cuddlers offer comfort to infants, parents   ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, 3/13/14
Neonatologist Ronald Cohen, MD, was interviewed.

Secondhand smoke tied to miscarriages, stillbirths, study says   Reuters, 3/14/14
Obstetrician Maurice Druzin, MD, provides comment on new research out of New York.

Dietary changes used as autism remedies   San Francisco Chronicle, 3/19/14
Child and adolescent psychiatrist Antonio Hardan, MD, provides comment on this trend.

Teaching students to overcome the traumas of poverty   PBS NEWSHOUR, 3/3/14
 Trauma expert Victor Carrion, MD, provides comment.

Caution urged for infant sleep machines   USA Today, 3/3/14
Sleep expert Nanci Yuan, MD, is quoted.

5-year-old back to karate after beating liver transplant odds   Orange County Register (not available online), 3/5/14
Surgeon Waldo Concepcion, MD, and radiologist Shreyas Vasanawala, MD, were quoted.

Study: Asthma drug aids simultaneous desensitization to several food allergies   Inside Stanford Medicine, 2/27/14
Study senior author Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, is quoted.

Polio-like illness called a ‘rare phenomenon’   Associated Press, 2/24/14
Neurologist Keith Van Haren, MD, provides comment in this Associated Press article.

Teen with cystic fibrosis blogs while awaiting transplant   CBS-5, 2/21/14
While 17-year-old cystic fibrosis patient “Elizabeth M.” waits for a lung transplant, she is spending time blogging on her site “mylifewithcf” and raising awareness about the disease.

12-year-old ‘Leukemia Slayer’ done with chemo   ABC-7, 2/24/14
Pediatric hematologist-oncologist Gary Dahl, MD, provides comment.

Marijuana tested as treatment for children with epilepsy  San Francisco Chronicle, 2/19/14
Pediatric neurologist Donald Olson, MD, provides comment.

California voters concerned about kids’ eating, exercise  San Francisco Chronicle, 2/12/14
Thomas Robinson, MD, MPH, provides comment.

Staying healthy during flu season
  KQED Forum, 2/5/14
Infectious disease expert Yvonne Maldonado, MD, is featured.

Talking to premature babies tied to later development  Reuters, 2/12/14
Heidi Feldman,MD, an expert in developmental behavior, gives insight.

Family donates deceased child’s tumor for research   NBC Bay Area, 2/14/14
Neuro-oncologist Michelle Monje, MD, PhD, provides comment.


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