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MCHRI Seminar Series: Designing Innovations to Improve Health and Health Care

Sponsored by Maternal and Child Health Research Institute


Monday, February 4, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Auditorium (725 Welch Road, First Floor, 180)

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This event is open to:
Faculty/Staff, Students, Members


Event Details:

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) annually sponsors Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign Faculty Fellowships to spur innovations in maternal child health and offer faculty the opportunity to apply their knowledge to advance care delivered through Stanford Children’s Health. Over a 6-month period, participants learn about the process of identifying innovation opportunities, inventing cost-effective solutions, and preparing to implement those inventions to improve patient care. In this MCHRI seminar, learn about education and training opportunities from the Center for Biodesign and the 2017-2018 MCHRI Biodesign Faculty Fellows who will present rapid pitches of their projects that address health challenges and needs.


Introductions by Paul Yock, MD, Director of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign and Professor of Bioengineering and of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)

2017-2018 MCHRI Biodesign Faculty Fellows

  • Scott A. Hoffinger, MD - Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Wui Ip, MD - Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics
  • Priya Prahalad, MD, PhD - Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Endocrinology & Diabetes)
  • Thomas Robinson, MD, MPH – Professor, Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center)
  • Avnesh Thakor, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor, Radiology (Pediatric Radiology)

About the Seminar Series

The MCHRI Seminar Series highlight compelling clinical topics, innovative research, and the latest developments in maternal and child health. The seminars series is open to all, including faculty, staff, trainees, postdocs, and all members of the research community. Seats are limited, and reservation is required. Limited lunch will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch to the event.

Admission Info

Please register at https://mchri-seminar-feb4.eventbrite.com 

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