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2024 MCHRI Symposium Agenda

All Day Symposium: 8:00AM - 4:15PM


8:00AM - 8:15AM: Coffee, Refreshments & Registration

8:15AM - 8:30AM: Opening Remarks

  • Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE,  Director, Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute
  • Anthony Oro, MD, PhD, Co-Director, Stanford Maternal and Child Health Institute

8:30AM - 10:10AM: Session 1
Hurdles in the Generation of Pediatric and Maternal Information: How to Get Data Encoded Correctly and Unbiased
Moderator: Nima Aghaeepour, PhD

  • Curtis Langlotz, MD, PhD, Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Informatics Research, and Biomedical Data Science, and Director of the Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Imaging (AIMI Center), Stanford University
  • Natalie Pageler, MD, Chief Health Information Officer, Stanford Medicine Children's Health
  • Stephanie Leonard, PhD, MS, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University
  • Lilian Sung, MD, PhD, Canada Research Chair, Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children


10:10AM-10:25AM: Break

10:25AM-12:05PM: Session 2
Safely Translating Maternal and Child Health Data
Moderator: Lloyd B. Minor, MD

  • Lloyd B. Minor, MD, Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean, School of Medicine and Vice President, Medical Affairs, Stanford University
  • Christopher Longhurst, MD, MS, System Chief Medical Officer & Chief Digital Officer, UC San Diego Health
  • Michelle Mello, MPhil, JD, PhD, Professor of Law and and Policy, Stanford University
  • Kristyn Beam, MD, MPH, Neonatologist, Boston Children's Hospital


12:05PM - 1:20PM: Lunch
Poster Session and Table Discussions

1:20PM - 1:35PM: MCHRI Visionary Leadership Award
Moderator: Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE
Recipient: To Be Announced

1:35PM - 2:20PM: Session 3
Groundbreaking Research from Rising Scientists (Early Career Investigators and Trainees)
Speakers to be chosen from submitted abstracts. Submit yours today.

2:20PM - 2:35PM: Break

2:35PM - 4:15PM: Session 4
Information and Dysinformation: Messaging to the Community
Moderator: Maya Adam, MD, PhD

  • Sunny Liu, PhD, Director of Research, Stanford Social Media Lab
  • Alex Mahadevan, Director of MediaWise, Poynter Institute 
  • Alok Patel, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University
  • Sara Cody, MD, Health Officer and Public Health Director, County of Santa Clara


4:15PM: Closing Remarks
Anthony Oro, MD, PhD