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Dr. Mihai Puia-Dumitrescu Named Research Director of the Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Program at Seattle Children's Hospital -
Dr. Mihai Puia-Dumitrescu

The Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia program, led by director Dr. Rebecca Stark, has recently announced the addition of a research director, Dr. Mihai Puia-Dumitrescu.

46 Outstanding Applicants Chosen for the 2024 Pediatric Residency Program!  -
Photo Roster Match 2024.

46 Applicants Chosen for the 2024 Pediatric Residency

Late Dr. Abe Bergman was Awarded the Medal of Merit for Exceptional Contributions to the Medic -
Dr. Abe Bergman's Family Receiving the Award

The late Dr. Abe Bergman, a Seattle medical pioneer, was awarded the Medal of Merit by the State of Washington for his medical contributions and advocacy.

Dr. Teresa Ward Debunks Some Common Sleep Myths -
Dr. Teresa Ward

Dr. Ward emphasizes that various factors should be considered regarding sleep health, such as sleep timing and regularity, satisfaction, duration, and alertness.

UW Pediatrics Members Return from Kenya  -
UW pediatric team visited Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi. The picture shows Maneesh, Amelie, Emily, Leslie and Suzinne in front of the hospital. The team met with partners at the Dept of Paediatrics.

Members of UW Pediatrics recently traveled to Kenya to visit the site for the REACH Pathway Program.

CNN interviews Dr. Sarah Leary about Medulloblastoma -
Dr. Sarah Leary

CNN interviewed Dr. Sarah Leary about medulloblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor in childhood, after Michael Strahan shared news of his teenage daughter's diagnosis on Good Morning America. 

Dr. Alissa Darden appointed as UW Pediatric Residency Program Director -
Dr. Alissa Darden

The Department of Pediatrics is thrilled to announce that Dr. Alissa Darden has been offered and accepted the UW Pediatric Residency Program Director role beginning in June 2024.

Mix it up! Global WACh and Global Health Collaborative host mixer to connect on global health interests -

The GHC hosted a mixer on January 11 at the Hans Rosling Center for Population Health!

'Ask for the care you want for your child.’ In support of an integrative and holistic system of care for kids. -
Dr. Cora Collette Breuner, a champion for holistic care. Photo by Joshua Huston

"It isn’t about doing these holistic modalities “instead of” medical intervention but doing them with contemporary medical approaches," says Dr. Cora Breuner.

Dr. Deen Writes the New Scientific Guidelines in the American Heart Association -
Dr. Deen

Dr. Jason Deen writes the new scientific guidelines in the American Heart Association for cardiovascular health in American Indian/ Alaska Native (AI/AN) women of childbearing age.