MCHRI Virtual Seminar Series

The MCHRI Virtual 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. Seminars are from typically from 12:00pm-1:00pm at the specified locations listed in the registration portal. For question about registration, please contact Roxanna Van Norman.

Speakers for 2021

June 7, 2021
Social Policy Recommendations to Improve Child Health and Development

12:00pm - 1:00pm
This will be a virtual event via Zoom. REGISTER HERE.

David Rehkopf, MPH, ScD
Co-Director of the Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences; Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health and of Medicine (Primary Care & Population Health), Stanford School of Medicine


July 12, 2021
MCHRI SPARK Partnership

12:00pm - 1:00pm
This will be a virtual event via Zoom. REGISTER HERE.

Daria Mochly-Rosen, PhD - Professor of Chemical & Systems Biology; Founder and Co-Director of SPARK; Recipient of MCHRI Cardiovascular Institute Award (FY14) and of Transdisciplinary Initiative Program Award (FY14)

Kevin Grimes, MA, MD, MBA - Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology, Co-Director of SPARK


September 13, 2021
Why Some Diseases Only Affect Babies

12:00pm - 1:00pm
This will be a virtual event via Zoom. REGISTER HERE.

Lawrence (Lance) Prince, MD, PhD
Division Chief of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatal and Developmental Medicine), Stanford School of Medicine


October 4, 2021
Building Assembloids to Investigate Human Brain Development and Disease 

12:00pm - 1:00pm
This will be a virtual event via Zoom. REGISTER HERE.

Sergiu Pasca, MD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford School of Medicine


December 6, 2021

Global Child Health

12:00pm - 1:00pm
This will be a virtual event via Zoom. REGISTER HERE.

Michele Barry, MD, FACP, FASTMH
Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health); Director of Center for Innovation in Global Health, Stanford University

Past Seminars