Health Pavilion

Interactive exhibits, hands-on attractions, and activities for the whole family

Tech Matters
Experience the Anatomage Table, the world’s most technologically advanced anatomy visualization system used in the world’s leading medical schools and institutions. Play with leading-edge Oculus glasses that let you explore and interact with the human anatomy in 3D. Learn about how passive nighttime monitoring can radically improve the way we help people manage asthma with Tueo Health. Find out how palmm uses a therapeutic wearable to help patients suffering from excessive sweating. See how Google Glass helps autistic children recognize and classify emotions.

Women’s Health
Discover the unique aspects of women’s heart disease prevention and care with experts from Stanford Women’s Heart Health. Learn women-centric strategies for pain management. Discuss advanced health topics with experts from the Stanford Health Library and Stanford Women’s Cancer Center. Talk to on-site aestheticians from Stanford’s Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery clinic about skin care priorities and services. Learn about the continuum of care offered by Stanford’s award-winning Bariatric and Metabolic Interdisciplinary Clinic for patients seeking to lose weight.

WOMEN'S HEALTH TENT TALKS

9:30 am – 10:00 am
Caring for the Caregiver

Susan Myers, MBA, BA, RN, CCM, C-GCN
Jenny Kwak, Advanced LCSW
Kris Perez, LCSW
Renee Cisco, MSW

How can you take better care of yourself and build self-care awareness? An expert panel will offer tips, present a questionnaire assessment, and lead a Caregiver's Bill of Rights discussion.

10:15 am - 10:45 am
The Psychology of Pain: Why It Matters More to Women

Beth Darnall, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Pain is a bigger problem for women than for men. Come learn about the psychology of pain and why it matters more to women. In this brief talk, pain psychologist Dr. Beth Darnall will describe the critical role of pain psychology skills and treatment, and how you can become empowered to move beyond pain.

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Fit and Fab at Any Age
Mary Patricia Nejedly, MS, NP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Stanford Women’s Heart Health

What are the unique symptoms of heart disease in women, and how can exercise keep it at bay? In this talk, nurse practitioner Mary Nejedly from the Stanford Women’s Heart Health Clinic will share heart-healthy exercise tips.

11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Heart Healthy Eating on the Run

Prajakta Ranade, MS, RD, CDE
Clinical Dietitian, Stanford Women’s Heart Health

Healthy eating plays an important role in preventing heart disease, which affects more than 40 million women in the U.S. Learn simple tips for eating right with dietitian Prajakta Ranade from the Stanford Women’s Heart Health Clinic.

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Menopause Matters

Bertha Chen, MD
Professor of Ob/Gyn and Urology (by courtesy), Co-Chief of the Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Ob/Gyn, Stanford University School of Medicine

What changes does menopause bring, and how can women be proactive about staying healthy in their later years? Dr. Chen will discuss highlights from the growing body of knowledge supporting women’s post-menopausal health.

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
Advances in Facial Aesthetic Treatments

Sam P. Most, MD
Chief, Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Professor, Departments of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and Surgery (Plastic)

Breakthroughs in facial reconstructive surgery have enabled positive outcomes for patients who might not have been considered for a procedure just a few years ago. Dr. Most will describe the latest techniques for restoring patients’ facial form and function.

Pet Assisted Wellness at Stanford
Cuddle with an adorable member of PAWS, Stanford's canine wellness program and learn how therapy dogs help patients during a stay in the hospital.

Ask the Experts
Get answers to your health questions from Stanford experts in a variety of medical specialties—no appointment necessary! Test your vision and get free biometric screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index (BMI). Learn about the Stanford Cancer Institute’s groundbreaking clinical trials. Get tips on navigating your health care from Stanford social workers and case managers. Hear from Stanford Stroke Center experts on early detection and prevention. Discover Stanford Health Care Advantage, a health plan for seniors in Santa Clara County.

9:00 am -11:00 am
Spot Check Station for Skin Cancer Screening
Jennifer Chen, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, SHC
Hands on activity- skin cancer screening for spots that may be concerning to patients

11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bring Your Biometric Results and Questions to These Physicians

Mariam Manoukian, M.D., Internal Medicine, Manoukian Medical Group, UHA

Vision Matters
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Vision Screening

Have your visual acuity measured and be screened for glaucoma by having your eye pressure tested by experts from the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford. They’ll also test children’s color vision and screen for misalignment (strabismus).

Wellness Matters
Enjoy cooking demonstrations, presentations, and Q&A with Stanford nutritional experts who will provide tips for creating healthy meals. Participate in a new study by Stanford’s Wellness Living Laboratory.

WELLNESS MATTERS TENT TALKS

9:30 am - 10:00 am
Let’s Talk about Diabetes Prevention!
Leah Groppo, RD, CDE
What are simple, effective steps you can take to reduce your diabetes risk? Health Matters 2017 kicks off with fresh new ideas to improve your health.

10:15 am - 10:45 am
Flavor Bites
Phillip Keefe, CEC, Executive Chef
An array of flavor blends will be offered ranging from dry rubs, marinades and flavor enhancers that are made from wholesome natural ingredients.

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Prebiotics and Probiotics: Everything You Need to Know
Neha Shah MPH, RD, CNSC
What are probiotics and prebiotics, and how can they nurture your microbiome (the beneficial bacteria in your gut)? Learn the basics and hear the latest research on using probiotics and prebiotics safely to optimize your health.

11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Let’s Talk about Diabetes Prevention!
Leah Groppo, RD, CDE
What are simple, effective steps you can take to reduce your diabetes risk? Health Matters 2017 kicks off with fresh new ideas to improve your health.

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Dinner in a Flash
Phillip Keefe, CEC, Executive Chef
Meal planning, prep and service in a few easy steps.  Balance a plate of grains, vegetables with an accompaniment of protein.

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Prebiotics and Probiotics: Everything You Need to Know
Neha Shah MPH, RD, CNSC
What are probiotics and prebiotics, and how can they nurture your microbiome (the beneficial bacteria in your gut)? Learn the basics and hear the latest research on using probiotics and prebiotics safely to optimize your health.

New Stanford Hospital
Check out exciting features of our state-of-the-art hospital that will open in late 2018--experience a virtual tour, see elements from the new garden areas, and learn about the cutting-edge technology that will help accelerate patient care.

Functional Movement Screening
Meet with a Stanford athletic trainer who will perform a hands-on screening to evaluate your flexibility, balance, and body symmetry to identify insufficiencies. You'll walk away with helpful suggestions on how to improve your movement and athletic performance.

Art for Health
Experiment with a variety of art materials to create an expression that will lift your spirits, relieve your stress, and promote your well-being.

Stanford Life Flight Helicopter
Climb aboard Life Flight and experience some of the most advanced airborne lifesaving technologies available.