Join us at the 4th Annual MCHRI Symposium on October 28, 2021!


8:30-8:45 AM PST - Opening Remarks 

  • Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE, Stanford Maternal & Child Health Research Institute
  • Lloyd B. Minor, MD, Stanford School of Medicine
  • Paul King, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
  • Cynthia Brandt, PhD, Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health

8:45-9:45 AM PST - Welcome Introductions & Keynote Address
Moderator: Anthony Oro, MD, PhD, Stanford Maternal & Child Health Research Institute

  • Kelle Moley, MD, Deputy Director of Reproductive Health Technologies, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Global Priorities in Reproductive Health Technologies

9:45-10:45 AM PST - Session 1: Emerging Maternal & Prenatal Health Discoveries

  • Nima Aghaeepour, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative & Pain Medicine, Stanford Medicine, “Artificial Intelligence-Driven Taxonomies of Maternal and Neonatal Adverse Outcomes”
  • Stephen Luby, MD, Professor of Medicine; Director of Research for the Center for Innovation in Global Health, Stanford Medicine
  • Danielle Panelli, MD, Clinical Fellow in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Stanford Medicine

10:45-11:00 AM PST - Break

11:00-12:00 PM PST - Session 2: Scientific Advances in Diversity, Health Equity, and Social Justice

  • Suzan Carmichael, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Stanford Medicine, “Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Reproductive Health in the U.S.”
  • Erica Cahill, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Stanford Medicine, “Trauma-Informed Research”
  • Irene Loe, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford Medicine, “Promoting Growth Mindset: A School-Based Intervention Targeting Health, Behavior, and Learning in Underserved Communities” 

12:00-1:00 PM PST - Break/Virtual Networking Session

1:00-1:15 PM PST - Visionary Leadership Award

  • Awardee TBA

1:15-2:00 PM PST - Session 3: Groundbreaking Research from Rising Scientists (MCHRI Early Career Investigators & Trainees)

  • Speakers TBA

2:00-2:15 PM PST - Break

2:15-3:15 PM PST - Session 4: Innovations in Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine

  • Casey Gifford, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford Medicine, "Getting to the heart of the matter: Complex Genetics and Congenital Heart Disease"
  • William Goodyer, MD, PhD, Instructor in Pediatrics, Stanford School of Engineering

Closing Remarks – Anthony Oro, MD, PhD

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