Employee Engagement and Recognition

Meet our Employee of the Month Winners!

Our winner and runner-up nominees for each month will be displayed right here!

Here you will have the opportunity to get to know more information about your dedicated colleagues in Pediatrics such as which division they work in, what their role is within their division, how long they've worked for the Department and University, where they are from, and how they like to spend their time outside of work.

You'll even get a chance to see who else in the Department of Pediatrics is making a notable, positive impact as runner-up nominees for each month!

Your August 2020 winner and runner-up nominees are in!

Congratulations, Surabhi Agrawal 

Surabhi Agrawal is the Director of Finance for the Department of Pediatrics. She has been part of the Pediatrics team for five years and has served at Stanford for a total of seven years. Surabhi grew up in India and moved to the United States for her Master’s degree. She received her MBA in finance from the University of Texas.

Surabhi states, “When not working, I love reading, learning a new skill like tennis/singing/chess, connecting with friends, and spending time with my kids. I love everything about my job. More specifically: my amazing team, the leadership in the department as well as the new challenges/projects that keep evolving and never leave a dull moment.”

Your July 2020 winner and runner-up nominees are in!

Congratulations, Janine Bergin

Janine Bergin is a Program Manager at CPQCC in the Division of Neonatology. She has been working for CPQCC since late 2015. Janine grew up in Northern Virginia (Washington, DC Metro area) and moved to the SF Bay Area six years ago. She went to George Mason University in Northern Virginia where she completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She later received certifications in Project Management, Lean Six Sigma, and Stanford's Clinical Research Operations Certification Program.

Janine states, “I enjoy hiking, camping, and volunteer work. I love going to national parks and redwood forests. My most memorable hikes are Grand Canyon, Dolomites in the Italian alps, and Lake Louise in Canada.  I love the people I work with and the mission behind our work (improving the care of mothers and babies in CA). I am honored to work with an amazing team at CPQCC and Stanford, as well as volunteer committee members from across the state."

Notable, runner-up nominees for July 2020:

Megan Christofferson (Gastroenterology) 

Your June 2020 winner and runner-up nominees are in!

Congratulations, Priyanka Moodlyar

Priyanka Moodlyar is an Associate Director, Clinical Operations. She has been with Pediatrics since May 2018 and with Stanford since May 2009. Priyanka states, “It’s been a rewarding and fun 11 years with Stanford.” Priyanka was born and raised in India, and she moved to the US in 2008. She completed her education in India, attending the University of Pune for a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s in Human Resources and Training.

Priyanka States, “When I am not working, my 5-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son keep me on my toes. I love doing yoga, traveling, trying out new restaurants, and going on hikes with the family. The best part of my job is the people I work with, and the variety of interactions across the department and school which give me an opportunity to learn something new every day!”


Notable, runner-up nominees for June 2020:

Danielle Osburg (Laboratory for Cell and Gene Medicine) Jacqueline Sunderland (Endocrinology) Katarzyna Swietkowiak (Genetics), Kim Son (Cardiology), Loan Nguyen (Stem Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine) Maisi Mayo (Stem Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine)and Premanjali Lahiri (Laboratory for Cell and Gene Medicine)

Your May 2020 winner and runner-up nominees are in!

Congratulations, Mihoko Bennett

Mihoko Bennett is a Biostatistician with the CPQCC in the Division of Neonatology. She has been with CPQCC for 8 years and with Stanford 17 years as a whole. Mihoko was born and raised in Kanagawa, Japan. She attended Tsuda College (Tokyo, Japan) to complete her bachelor’s degree in Math, then Yale to complete her master’s in Statistics, and finally Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to complete her PhD in Decision Science.

Mihoko states, “When I am not working, I like to travel to places I've never been, go to shows, and do Zumba for my exercise!” She also states the best part of her job is, “definitely the people who I work with are the number one reason I love my job. The collaboration and support I get from the group are amazing. I'm proud to be a part of the team dedicated to helping improve the cares of babies.”


Notable, runner-up nominees for May 2020: 

Kim Son (Cardiology)and Juana Fulks (Operation)