Join us at the 5th Annual MCHRI Symposium on October 20, 2022!

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Opening Remarks

Cynthia J. Brandt, PhD

CEO and President, Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE

Director, Stanford Maternal & Child Health Research Institute; Chair of Pediatrics, Stanford School of Medicine; Physician-In-Chief, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Paul A. King

CEO and President, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Lloyd B. Minor, MD

Dean, Stanford School of Medicine; Professor of Otolaryngology (Head & Neck Surgery)

Keynote Speakers - Community-Engaged Research

Nakela Cook, MD, MPH

Executive Director at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Sinsi Hernández-Cancio, JD

Vice President for Health Justice, National Partnership for Women & Families

Eliseo Pérez-Stable, MD

Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health

Alonzo Plough, PhD, MPH

Vice President of Research Evaluation-Learning and Chief Science Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Nina Wallerstein, DrPH, MPH

Director of the Center for Participatory Research at the University of New Mexico

MCHRI Visionary Leadership Award

Christy Sandborg, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Rheumatology), Emerita

Session 3: Groundbreaking Research from Rising Scientists

Simon Borna, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Stem Cell Translplantation

Jennifer Ikle, MD, PhD

Instructor, Pediatrics - Endocrinology and Diabetes

Zoel Quiñónez, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Roshani Sinha, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Stem Cell Transplantation

Yanming Wu, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Session 4: Neurodevelopment

Kalanit Grill-Spector, PhD

Professor of Psychology

Suzanne Tharin, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Anca Pasca, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Neonatal and Developmental Medicine

Closing Remarks

Anthony Oro, MD, PhD

Eugene and Gloria Bauer Professor of Dermatology, Co-Director, Stanford MCHRI, Stanford School of Medicine