Tuesday, May 23, 2017

2016 Report on Giving

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Jennifer YuanTuesday, May 23, 2017

Translating Discoveries into Cures—Faster

Mary Leonard’s own children always know when she’s working in the hospital. They get unexpected text messages from her, reminding them to look both ways before they cross the street. It’s usually on...
Tom AhernTuesday, May 23, 2017

Bubble Boy 2.0

Maria Grazia Roncarolo, MD, has already cured “Bubble Boy” disease. What incurable disease will she cure next? Fixing a single gene gave a child back the immune system he’d lacked at birth, allowing...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Your Impact on Prematurity Research

Dear Friends, Your generosity plays a vital role in supporting faculty scholars and other investigators who might not otherwise have the resources to conduct their research. Premature babies like...
Megan AlpersWednesday, January 25, 2017

You Gave This Young Family a Healthy Start

Chrystian’s head was spinning. This—was it! Right on his birthday, before they even got to sing “Happy Birthday” or serve up his favorite Oreo cake, Chrystian’s fiancée, Cassandra, announced, “My...
Monday, November 14, 2016

Thank You Notes (Fall 2016)

Ambassadors Bring Pumpkin Fun to Patients Every autumn, Ambassadors for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital partner with Webb Ranch to host a day at the pumpkin patch to benefit our hospital. In...
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Your Gift to our Community: Teen Health Van Celebrates 20 Years

In 1996, Seth Ammerman, MD, hit the road in an RV retrofitted to serve as a mobile adolescent health clinic. He was on a quest to deliver care to at-risk teens and young adults where they were—at...
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Julie GreiciusThursday, November 10, 2016

Shining a Light on Teen Mental Health

Elizabeth Kuriakose contributed to this story. With your support, a brighter future is in sight. When your child gets a fever, you know exactly what to do—call the pediatrician. When he breaks his...
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Shashank V. Joshi, MD; Meg Durbin, MD; and Sami Hartley on behalf of the HEARD Alliance (Health Care Alliance for Response to Adolescent Depression)Thursday, November 10, 2016

Local Experts Offer Advice and Guidance

As we work in the community to provide education about wellness, depression, and suicide prevention, we hear students raising important issues about mental health. Below are some of the most common...
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Chloe SorensenThursday, November 10, 2016

Listen More. Listen Deeply.

Two years ago, during my sophomore year, I lost a peer to suicide. This was not the first death by suicide at my school, and it was unfortunately not the last. The losses that my friends and I have...
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