Monday, June 3, 2019

2018 Report on Giving

In 2018, you and 15,870 other donors gave $136 million to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and the child and maternal health programs at Stanford University School of Medicine. Your...
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Jodi MouratisMonday, June 3, 2019

Called to Serve: New CEO of Packard Children's Feels Right at Home

When Paul King stepped into the role of president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health earlier this year, he knew he’d found his dream job. “How do...
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Ruthann RichterMonday, June 3, 2019

Prenatal Testing: Making Breakthroughs

Doctors will soon be able to predict prematurity with a simple blood test. When his wife was pregnant with their first child, physicist Stephen Quake, PhD, had an unsettling experience that would...
Monday, June 3, 2019

In the News (Spring 2019)

Seth Ammerman, MD, Founder of the Teen Health Van, Retires Seth Ammerman, MD, clinical associate professor of pediatrics (adolescent medicine), has retired after 28 years of service to Lucile Packard...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The Science of Exercise: Q&A with Gavin Tempest, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow (psychiatry)

With support from The Specialized Foundation, Stanford School of Medicine researchers Allan Reiss, MD, and Gavin Tempest, PhD, study brain activity during cycling exercise. Q: Your research involves...
Guest blogger: Suzanne SummersTuesday, May 7, 2019

Bloom & Birch Gives the Gift of Kindness this Mother's Day

In 2017, my son, Barron, was rushed to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford for a very rare (and potentially deadly) form of strep. During Barron’s treatment, a dear friend sent me a gorgeous...