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Pediatric Research Day 2020 – Postponed

Due to the COVID-19 virus, the Pediatric departmental leadership has made the decision to postpone Pediatric Research Day and all its activities on Friday, March 27.   We plan to reschedule later this year.

Keynote Speaker

Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE

Arline and Pete Harman Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Stanford University School of Medicine
Adalyn Jay Professor-in-Chief
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Stanford, Calif.

Past Event

Pediatric Research Day 2019 was held Friday, April 5, 2019.

Keynote Speaker

Robert Shaddy, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Pasadena Guild Chair
Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs
Pediatrician-in-Chief at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

“The Changing Face of Pediatric Heart Failure:  From Bench to Bedside and Back”

Dr. Shaddy is recognized nationally for his research into pediatric heart failure and heart transplantation. His expertise also includes:

  • The use of echocardiography and other imaging in pediatric heart patients
  • Transplant coronary artery disease
  • The effectiveness of pharmaceutical drugs in treating heart failure
  • The use of ventricular assist devices in pediatric patients