Press Releases - 2015


  • December 15 Interactions between attention-grabbing networks weak in ADHD

  • December 1 Optimal C-section rate may be as high as 19 percent to save lives of mothers and infants

  • November 23 Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Expansion Reaches Weather-Tight Construction Milestone in Advance of El Niño Season

  • November 13 At Stanford Children’s Health, an Apple HealthKit pilot for type 1 diabetes shows promise

  • November 4 HIMSS Analytics Honors Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health with The HIMSS Stage 7 Award

  • November 2 Fetal and maternal health leader named co-director of Pregnancy and Newborn Services at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford Children's Health

  • October 20 Children’s Health Fund and Stanford Children’s Health Unveil New State-of the-Art Mobile Medical Unit 

  • October 19 Why is a 61-year-old man receiving heart surgery at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford?

  • October 12 Elevated blood-sugar levels in pregnancy tied to baby's heart-defect risk

  • October 5 Information and Frequently Asked Questions About a Recent Vaccine Refrigeration Issue

  • October 1 Juvvadi Pediatrics in Mountain View joins the Stanford Children’s Health network

  • September 30 Board of Directors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford appoints Jennifer M. Johnson 

  • September 23 Nationally known pediatric health leader joins Stanford Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford as vice president for patient care services and chief nursing officer 

  • September 18 For teens with bulimia, family-based therapy works best

  • September 16 Filtered sunlight a safe, low-tech treatment for newborn jaundice

  • September 8 Tutoring relieves math anxiety, changes fear circuits in children

  • September 8  Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford plans major expansion of its world-renowned Heart Center

  • September 4 Girl's massive airway tumor treated through new therapy

  • September 3 Girls and boys with autism differ in behavior, brain structure

  • September 3 Stanford Child Health Research Institute awards $3.4 million for research to improve child and maternal health

  • September 2 Spanish-speaking families prefer native language when discussing surgical care

  • August 20 Five lifesaving organ transplants in 48 hours means a very busy weekend at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

  • August 18 Brain scans better forecast math learning in kids than do skill tests, study finds

  • August 17 Bacterial community in pregnant women linked to preterm birth, study finds

  • August 10 Three-year-old receives lifesaving heart transplant

  • August 7 Girls’ Day Out event helps unite — and nurture — teens battling cancer

  • July 24 El-Sayed appointed associate dean for maternal and child health

  • July 14  Designing a Water-Wise Hospital at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

  • July 9  Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford Children’s Health Named One of 2015’s Most Wired

  • June 25  Silicon Valley Pediatricians in San Jose joins Stanford Children’s Health network of care

  • June 24  Assessing Differences in Mortality Rates and Risk Factors Between Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Patients With Cystic Fibrosis in California

  • June 23  Adolescents uncertain about risks of marijuana, e-cigarettes

  • June 22  Stanford Children’s Health CIO Ed Kopetsky honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

  • June 11  $9 million grant to establish open-access autism database at Stanford

  • June 9   Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is honored in just-released national survey of best children’s hospitals

  • June 9   In Kenya, program changes male attitudes about sexual violence, study finds

  • June 8  Sonoma teen dancer realizes Joffrey dream, thanks to hip preservation specialists at Stanford Children’s Health and California Pacific Medical Center 

  • June 3   Stanford Children’s Health CEO joins Solutions for Patient Safety Board of Directors

  • May 28  Patients at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital will experience: An Evening at the Oasis

  • May 4   Existing drug may treat the deadliest childhood brain tumor

  • April 28   Children’s Eye Injuries from Nonpowder Guns on the Rise

  • April 28   Implanted pump helps heart-failure patient graduate from high school

  • April 23   Brain tumor growth stimulated by nerve activity in the cortex

  • April 20   Kids with dangerous heart arrhythmias receive lifesaving support from high-tech, implantable device

  • April 1    Autism Symposium April 18 at Stanford University, Sponsored by Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

  • March 31   Santa Clara woman with cystic fibrosis thanks CF Center at Stanford Children’s Health for successful journey to adult care

  • March 26   Just-released national data confirm Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford No. 1 in transplantation

  • March 19   Unlocking a heart that could cause sudden death: Teen’s rare congenital heart defect fixed at Stanford Children’s Health

  • March 18   Inaugural Childx conference to be held at Stanford in April

  • March 18   Sacramento girl’s massive airway tumor treated successfully through new therapy advanced at Stanford Children’s Health

  • March 11   Mindy B. Rogers joins Board of Directors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford 

  • March 11   Susan Herman Named President of the Association of California Nurse Leaders

  • March 9   Dennis Lund to join Stanford Children’s Health as chief medical officer

  • March 6   Illinois boy saved by super-surgeon

  • March 6   Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Names Stanford Comprehensive Neuromuscular Clinic at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital a Certified Duchenne Care Center

  • February 26  WWE® launches campaign to benefit Special Olympics International and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

  • February 25  Phoenix baby saved by heart surgery pioneer

  • February 23  Fertility and Reproductive Health Services now offered at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health

  • February 6  Board of Directors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford appoints two new member 

  • February 4  Cochlear implants give young boy with Down syndrome a new lease on life

  • January 22  Many of state's smallest babies not referred for follow-up care, study finds

  • January 21  2015 California whooping cough epidemic discussed with Yvonne Maldonado, MD, of Stanford Children’s Health

  • January 21  Expansion Milestone at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Underscores Progress towards the Bay Area’s Largest Facility for Pediatric and Obstetric Care

  • January 14  Infectious diseases expert at Stanford Children's Health discusses 2015 flu season in California
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