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.

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.

Videogame technology provides helpful educational tool for patient families   The Wall Street Journal, 9/1/14
Frank Hanley, MD, was quoted.

Study: Kids' brains reorganize when learning math skills   Science Daily, 8/17/14
Study senior author Vinod Menon, MD, is quoted.

Happy Wheels volunteer receives Jefferson Award   KPIX-5, 8/27/14
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford was part of this story.

Nurse coordinator with congenital heart disease treats patients with the same condition   Reuters, various online media, 8/27/14
Christy Sillman, RN, has a unique connection with her patients at the Adult Congenital Heart Program at Stanford – she was born with the same disease. George Lui, MD, and Susan Fernandes were also quoted or referenced this press release.

Cleft and Craniofacial Center provides hope to generations of patients   Yahoo, Healthier, Happy Lives, 8/28/14
In this press release on one family’s extraordinary journey with cleft and craniofacial care at our hospital, Rohit Khosla, MD; Jonathan Bernstein, MD; and Elena Hopkins, NP, were quoted or referenced.

The Bezos family extends a $2.25 million challenge grant to fund food allergy research at Stanford   Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, 8/18/14
Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, was quoted.

CDC: HPV vaccine rates for teens unacceptably low   KQED Forum, 8/5/14
The CDC released a study recently stating that less than half of American teens receive the HPV vaccine. Sophia Yen, MD, provides insight.

Heart-lung transplant gives Bay Area preteen a second chance at life   NBC Bay Area, 7/31/14
Jeffrey Feinstein, MD, was featured.

High-risk birth specialists save Salinas baby   ABC-7, 7/23/14
Karl Sylvester, MD, and Jane Chueh, MD, were interviewed.

Microchip to ID Type 1 diabetes developed by Stanford team   San Francisco Chronicle, 7/14/14
Researcher and pediatric endocrinologist Brian Feldman, MD, PhD, was featured.

‘Lipstick girl’ gets birthday wish: A double lung transplant   KTVU-2, 7/11/14
Carlos Milla, MD, was interviewed.

Population boom leads to fast moves for Silicon Valley hospitals   Silicon Valley Business Journal, 7/4/14
President and CEO Christopher G. Dawes was quoted.

Food allergy treatments for kids show promise   NBC News, 7/1/14
Allergist and immunologist Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, provides insight.

Boy with rare cancer fights his illness with love from family and the community,   Morgan Hill Times, 6/26/14 
A lover of cars and stylish hats, 5-year-old Nathan Alonso had a new reason to celebrate recently: He finished his last chemotherapy treatment at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. He was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma in 2013.

Obesity before pregnancy links to earliest preterm births, Stanford/Packard study says   Inside Stanford Medicine, 6/27/14
Study lead author Gary Shaw, PhD, and obstetrician Deirdre Lyell, MD, were quoted.

Is it an anxiety disorder or just anxiety?   Everyday Health, 6/25/14
Child psychologist Sanno Zack, PhD, was quoted.

Changes on the way for the South Bay hospital landscape   San Jose Mercury News, 6/25/14
President and CEO Christopher G. Dawes was quoted.

Pulmonologist treats rare, ‘1 in a million’ lung disease   KRON-4 (not available online), 6/16/14
Pulmonologist Nanci Yuan, MD, provides comment.


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