MCHRI Seminar Series

The MCHRI Seminar Series highlight compelling clinical topics, innovative research, and the latest developments in maternal and child health, and serves as a forum for engaging in conversations with other researchers and scientists across the community. 

Students, faculty, and postdoctoral researchers are encouraged to attend the seminars. Seats are limited, and reservation is required. Limited lunch will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch to the event. 

Seminars are from typically from 12:00pm-1:00pm at the specified locations listed in the registration portal. 

More seminars will be added to the schedule! For questions about registration, please contact MCHRI Administration

Speakers for 2019

December 2, 2019
Intergenerational Transmission of Risk for Psychopathology

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Auditorium

Ian Gotlib, PhD - Professor of Psychology; Director of Stanford Neurodevelopment, Affect, and Psychopathology (SNAP) Laboratory; Recipient of Pilot Grant Award (FY18)

Lucy King - PhD Student in the Department of Psychology

Speakers for 2020

January 13, 2020
Improving School Readiness; A Randomized Controlled Trial

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center
279 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA, 94305

Lisa Chamberlain, MD, MPH – Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics); Recipient of Arline & Pete Harman Faculty Scholar Award (FY17 - FY20)


February 3, 2020
Ways to Prevent, Diagnose, and Treat Children with Food Allergies

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location TBD

Registration link coming soon.

Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD – Professor of Medicine and of Pediatrics (Allergy & Clinical Immunology); Director of Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research; Recipient of Pilot Grant Award (FY12)

Howard Y. Chang, MD, PhD - Professor of Dermatology and of Genetics


March 2, 2019
Systems Medicine in Pediatric Disease

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center
279 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA, 94305

Registration link coming soon.

Dennis Wall, PhD - Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Systems Medicine) and of Biomedical Data Science; Recipient of Pilot Grant Award (FY17)

Additional speaker(s) TBD.


April 6, 2020
MCHRI's Clinical Research Support Office

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center
279 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA, 94305

Registration link coming soon.

Karl Sylvester, MD – Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics); Recipient of Pilot Grant Award (FY08)

Alyson Falwell, MPH – Clinical Research Operations Manager, Stanford Children's Health


May 4, 2020
Topic in Advancing Maternal Health

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location & Speakers TBD

Registration link coming soon.


June 1, 2020
Topic in Pediatrics & Genomics

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location TBD

Registration link coming soon.

Michael Snyder, MD, FACS – Professor of Genetics; Recipient of CVI Pilot Award (FY19).

Additional speaker(s) TBD.

Past Seminars