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  • Antonio Giordano

    President

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Genetics, biomolecular chemistry, Oncology
     
     
  • Evan Sisson

    Associate Professor, VCU School of Pharmacy

    Keywords:
    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Diabetes Alert Day, Diabetes and Adults, Type 1 Diabetes, Type Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Medications, Diabetes Drugs
     
     
  • Sandra Arevalo

    Director of Nutrition Services/Community Outreach

    Keywords:
    Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes Self-management, Diabetes and Adults, Diabetes and Latino, hispanic health risk factors, Hispanic Health, Bronx and Brooklyn, Latino Health, Minority Health, Minority Health and Health Equity, Health Literacy, Nutrition,
     
     
  • Karen Kemmis

    Clinical Physical Therapist, CDE

    Keywords:
    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Diabetes and Adults, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Insulin, Diabetes Management, Diabetes Self-management, Exercise, Diabetes and exercise
     
     
  • Kellie Antinori-Lent

    Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist, CDE

    Keywords:
    Insulin Pump Therapy, CGM, Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes Management, Diabetes Self-management
     
     
  • Klaus Ley

    Professor

    Keywords:
    Inflammation, Heart Disease, Vaccine, chronic inflammation, Integrins
     
     
  • Debra Zellner

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    Keywords:
    Children's Health, School Lunch, Nutrition, Food, Public Policy, Education, Healthy Eating
     
     
  • Roy Herbst

    Ensign Professor; Professor; Chief

    Keywords:
    Lung Cancer, Nsclc, Clinical Trials For Cancer, Yale Cancer Center, Immunotherapy
     
     
  • Charles Fuchs

    Professor; Director; Physician-in-Chief

    Keywords:
    Colorectal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Yale Cancer Center, Cancer epidemiology, Cancer Prevention and Control
     
     
  • Anees Chagpar

    Associate Professor; Director, Assistant Director

    Keywords:
    Breast Cancer, Yale Cancer Center, breast surgeon, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome breast cancer, Breast Neoplasms, Global affairs, Healthcare
     
     
  • Yashpal Agrawal

    Pathologist

    Keywords:
    ---
     
     
  • Michael Oberg

    SUNY Distinguished Professor of History

    Keywords:
    Native American history, Native Americans, Native peoples
     
     
  • Matthew Johnson

    Chair and Professor of Psychology

    Keywords:
    Marriage, Intimacy, Dating, Sex, Couples, family studies
     
     
  • Mary Muscari

    Associate Professor of Nursing

    Keywords:
    Mass Murder, Shootings, Violence, Bullying, bullying in schools, Parenting, Parenting Advice, Nursing
     
     
  • Michael Wimberly

    Senior Scientist, Geospatial Sciences Ctr Excel

    Keywords:
    West Nile Virus, Malaria, wildfire management
     
     
  • Hans Hassell

    Assistant Professor of Politics

    Keywords:
    Politcs, Elections, political parties, Political Participation, Congress
     
     
  • Melinda Green

    Associate Professor of Psychology

    Keywords:
    Psychology, Eating Disorders, Reserach, Heart
     
     
  • Todd Knoop

    Professor of Economics & Business

    Keywords:
    Macroeconomics, financial economics, Business Cycle
     
     
  • Andrew Gerber

    Medical Director/CEO

    Keywords:
    Neuroscience, Pscyhiatry, Psychoanalysis, Research, Mental Health, Psychotherapy, mental health policy, Autism, Attachment, adolescent mental health, Personality Disorders, bipolar, schizophenia, Depression
     
     
  • Jane Tillman

    Evelyn Stefansson Nef Director, Erikson Institute

    Keywords:
    Suicide, Mental Health, Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis, Research, Suicide Awareness and Prevention, Suicide Awareness, suicidal behavior, suicidal ideations , Suicidal Thoughts, Education and Training
     
     
  • Eric Plakun

    Assoc. Med. Dir. / Dir. Biopsychosocial Advocacy

    Keywords:
    Mental Health Parity, Mental Health Care, Managed Care, Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Psychiatric Care, Mental Health, Mental Illness
     
     
  • Lori Peek

    Director, Natural Hazards Center

    Keywords:
    Disaster Recovery, sociological research
     
     
  • Nicholas Warner

    Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences

    Keywords:
    MARS, Mars landing, planetary geology
     
     
  • Isaac Yang

    Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Radiation onc

    Keywords:
    Neurosurgery, Neuroscience, Brain Tumor, Hearing, Balance, Radiosurgery, UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
     
     
  • Emmanuel Maidenberg

    Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

    Keywords:
    Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Relationships
     
     
  • Bryan Cunningham

    Executive Director, UCI Cybersecurity Policy & Res

    Keywords:
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  • Jennifer Balch

    Assistant Professor

    Keywords:
    Wildfire, Climate Change
     
     
  • Jocelyn Read

    Assistant Professor Physics

    Keywords:
    gravitational wave, Neutron Stars, Astrophyics, LIGO, Physics & Astronomy, Gamma Rays
     
     
  • Larissa Mooney

    Director of the UCLA Addiction Medicine Clinic

    Keywords:
    Addiction, Opiods, Cannabis, Alcoholism, Psychiatry
     
     
  • Donald Kohn

    Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology

    Keywords:
    Adenosine, X Linked Diseases, Bubble Boy Disease, Sickle Cell Disease, Genetic Disease, Gene Editing, Gene Therapy, Stem Cell, Stem Cell Therapy
     
     
  • Zaldy Tan

    Medical Director, Assistant Dean

    Keywords:
    Geriatric, Geriatric Care, Alzheimber's Disease, Alzheimer's, Dementia, educational technology, Quality Improvement
     
     
  • Christopher Giza

    Director, UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program

    Keywords:
    Concussion, concussion and football, traumatic brain injuries, Youth, Neuroplasticity, post-traumatic epilepsy, concussion and sports, Sports-Related Head Injury, Brain Development, helmet studies, Neuroimaging, Genetic Markers, Chronic traumatic encephalo
     
     
  • Larry Schlesinger

    President/CEO Texas Biomedical Research Institute

    Keywords:
    TB Disease, Tb Drugs, Tb Exposure, TB in developing countries, TB and HIV, tb diagnosis, tuberculosis and HIV co-infection, Tuberculosis research
     
     
  • Joanne Turner

    VP of Research, Texas Biomedical Research Institut

    Keywords:
    Tuberculosis, Aging and Disease, Immunology
     
     
  • Jordi Torrelles

    Tuberculosis researcher and scientist

    Keywords:
    Tuberculosis, lung microbiome
     
     
  • Robert Lanford

    Dir. of Southwest National Primate Research Center

    Keywords:
    Hepatitis, Primate Research, Liver Disease
     
     
  • Suzette Tardif

    Scientist and Associate Dir. of Primate Research

    Keywords:
    zika, Reproductive Biology, Aging, Obesity
     
     
  • Marcel Daadi

    Leader of SNPRC Regenerative Medicine & Aging Unit

    Keywords:
    Regenerative Medicine, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Translational Research
     
     
  • Marie-Claire Gauduin

    Assoc. Scientist, Virology & Immunology

    Keywords:
    HIV, AIDS
     
     
  • Raul Bastarrachea

    Scientist

    Keywords:
    Metabolic Disorders, Diabetes, Obesity, Cardiovascular Disease
     
     
  • John Bernal

    Assoc, Dir. of Veterinary Resources

    Keywords:
    Animal Behavior, Veterinarian
     
     
  • Jean Patterson

    Virologist

    Keywords:
    Ebola, zika, Biodefense, Biocontainment, biocontainment lab, Biocontainment Laboratory
     
     
  • Joel Goldstein

    Vincent C. Immel Professor of Law

    Keywords:
    Vice President, Constitution, election 2016, President of the United States, mike pence, Law
     
     
  • Christine Ambrosone

    Senior Vice President

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Epidemology, Cancer Prevention, Breast Cancer, Health Disparities
     
     
  • Ermelinda Bonaccio

    Clinical Chief

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Breast Cancer Screening, Radiology, Mammography, breast cancer early detection, Breast Cancer, Breast Imaging, breast biopsy
     
     
  • Stephen Edge

    Vice President for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy

    Keywords:
    Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Surgery, Surgery, cancer incidence, Health Care Delivery, Health Care Outcomes
     
     
  • Robert Fenstermaker

    Chair of Neurosurgery

    Keywords:
    Neurosurgery, Glioblastoma, Brain Cancer, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines
     
     
  • Andrei Gudkov

    Senior Vice President of Basic Science and the Gar

    Keywords:
    Cancer Genetics, Cancer Therapies, Drug Discovery, Radiation effects
     
     
  • Khurshid Guru

    Chair, Department of Urology and Director of Robot

    Keywords:
    Robotic Surgery, Bladder Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Cancer
     
     
  • Andrew Hyland

    Chair of Health Behavior

    Keywords:
    Tobacco, Tobacco Control, tobacco policy, Epidemiologic, Public Health, e-cigarretes, vaping
     
     
  • Candace S. Johnson

    President & CEO

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Cancer Research, Vitamin D, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines, Genomics, Personalized Medicine, Cancer Therapies, Medical Research
     
     
  • Kara Kelly

    Waldemar J. Kaminski Endowed Chair of Pediatrics

    Keywords:
    Pediatric Cancer, Hodgkin Lymphoma, pediatric leukemia, Cancer Therapies
     
     
  • Boris Kuvshinoff II

    Chief Medical Officer

    Keywords:
    Liver Cancer, Pancreatic, Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, abdominal cancer , Gastrointestinal Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer
     
     
  • Kelvin Lee

    Jacobs Family Chair in Immunology

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Cancer Immunology, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines, Biotech, mutiple myeloma, Medical Oncology, Medical Research
     
     
  • Martin Mahoney

    Chair of the Department of Clinical Prevention

    Keywords:
    Family Medicine, Primary Care, Preventive Medicine, Health Behavior, Lung Cancer, Smoking Cessation, HPV, Vaccination
     
     
  • Philip McCarthy

    Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Center

    Keywords:
    Bone Marrow, Bone Marrow Transplant, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Cancer, Blood Cancer, hematologic oncology
     
     
  • Carl Morrison

    Executive Director of the Center for Personalized

    Keywords:
    Genomics, Personalized Medicine, molecular pathology, Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Molecular Diagnostics, Medical Diagnostics
     
     
  • Kunle Odunsi

    Deputy Director, Chair of Gynecologic Oncology

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Cancer Therapy, Immunotherapy, Cancer Vaccines, Vaginal Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Uterine Cancer
     
     
  • Igor Puzanov

    Director of Early Phase Clinical Trials Program an

    Keywords:
    Novel Therapies, Melanoma, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines, Personalized Medicine, Cancer
     
     
  • Mary Reid

    Director of Cancer Screening and Survivorship

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Lung Cancer, Cancer Screening, Cancer Detection, Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology
     
     
  • Satish Thosar

    Professor

    Keywords:
    Finance, microeconomics, Valuation, Corporate Finance, Markets, Brexit
     
     
  • Steven Wuhs

    Assistant Provost for Internationalization

    Keywords:
    Political Science, Mexico-U.S. relations, Mexico, Latin America, International Politics
     
     
  • Brandon Gibb

    Professor of Psychology

    Keywords:
    Cognitive, Environmental Risk Factors, Depression, Anxiety, Adolescents, genetic, Psychopathology, Children
     
     
  • Thomas Horan

    Dean, School of Business

    Keywords:
    Business, Business & University Partnerships, Technology, GIs, spatial analysis, Management, Leadership, Business Education
     
     
  • Lina Begdache

    Assistant Professor of Health and Wellness Studies

    Keywords:
    Nutrigenomics, Neurodegeneration, Nutrition, Mental Distress, Microbiota, Food
     
     
  • David Campbell

    Chair and Associate Professor of Public Administra

    Keywords:
    Nonprofit, Performance Measurement, Management, Education, Philanthropy, Restructuring, Organizations
     
     
  • Marjorie Speers

    Executive Director-WCG Foundation

    Keywords:
    IRB, IRBS, Human Research Protection Programs, Expanded Access, Expanded Access Program, FDA, Compassionate Care, clinical trial, Clinical Research, Research Ethics, Clinical Trials
     
     
  • Gary S. Kaplan

    CEO

    Keywords:
    Healthcare, hospital administration, Medicine, Health system leadership
     
     
  • Neil B. Friedman

    Director, The Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy

    Keywords:
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  • Armando Sardi

    Medical Director, The Institute for Cancer Care at

    Keywords:
    ---
     
     
  • Jean Moorjani

    Pediatrician

    Keywords:
    Pediatric, Pediatrician, childrens health, Healthcare, Asthma, Breastfeeding, Vaccination, Water Safety, flu
     
     
  • Christine Greves

    OB-GYN

    Keywords:
    OB-GYN, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Women's Health, Labor And Delivery, Prenatal, c-section, Birth, Birth Control
     
     
  • Laxmi Mehta

    Director, Preventative Cardiology and Women's Hear

    Keywords:
    Women's Heart Health, Women's Heart Disease, preventative cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Cardiovascular Disease, cardiovascular disease and women, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Imaging
     
     
  • Michael Cackovic

    Maternal & fetal medicine physician

    Keywords:
    Maternal Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics, preeclampsia (PE)
     
     
  • Ken Yeager

    Psychologist and Director, Stress Trauma and Resil

    Keywords:
    Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Stress, stress and health, Stress and Anxiety, Stress And Depression, trauma exposure, addiction treatment, Family Stress, work stress
     
     
  • Brad Lander

    Psychologist & Clinical Director of Addiction Medi

    Keywords:
    opoid addiction, Addiction Medicine, Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction, addiction treatment
     
     
  • Janice Kiecolt-Glaser

    Psychologist and Director, Institute for Behaviora

    Keywords:
    stress and health, Depression, Immune System, Gut Bacteria and Health, inflammatory biomarkers, Inflammation and disease, Inflammation and aging, inflammation biomarkers
     
     
  • John-Paul Rue

    fellowship-trained Board Certified orthopedic spor

    Keywords:
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  • Clifford Jeng

    Medical Director, The Institute for Foot and Ankle

    Keywords:
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  • Teresa Diaz-Montes

    Associate Director, The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer

    Keywords:
    ---
     
     
  • Carolyn Long Engelhard

    Associate Professor

    Keywords:
    Health Insurance, Healthcare, Patient Safety
     
     
  • Michael D. Williams

    Surgeon

    Keywords:
    Healthcare, Health Policy, Public Health
     
     
  • Amit Shahane

    Psychologist

    Keywords:
    Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, PTSD, Insomnia, Sleep Disorders, Psychology
     
     
  • Amy Badura-Brack

    Professor

    Keywords:
    PTSD, Brain Function, Attention Training, National Science Foundation, NSF, MEG
     
     
  • Robert Recker

    Professor of Medicine

    Keywords:
    Osteoporosis, Medicine
     
     
  • Ernie Goss

    Director of the Institute for Economic Inquiry

    Keywords:
    midwest economy, Regional Economics, american economy, Labor Economics, Econometrics, Macroeconomics
     
     
  • Charles Barr

    Special Associate Professor of Pharmacy Sciences

    Keywords:
    Chaplain, Opiods, opiod dependancy, Public Health, Drug availability, pharmacy education
     
     
  • Edward DeSimone III

    Professor of Pharmacy Sciences

    Keywords:
    Opiod, opiod dependancy, Public Health, drug access, medicine cabinets
     
     
  • Heidi Zinzow

    Associate Professor

    Keywords:
    Trauma, Mental Health, Anxiety, Stress, Sexual Violence, Suicide, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, Military personnel, service use, Intervention
     
     
  • Deborah A. Pasko

    Director, Medication Safety & Quality

    Keywords:
    drug shortages, Opioids, Medication Safety, Patient Safety, Pediatrics, Critical Care, hospital administration, Healthcare, Pharmacy, Polypharmacy
     
     
  • Justin Crepp

    ---

    Keywords:
    Orbital motion, high-contrast imaging, Giant planets, M-dwarf stars, Earth-size planets, Ilocater doppler spectrometer, Exoplanet searches, Kepler Mission
     
     
  • Tracy Kijewski-Correa

    Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Geolo

    Keywords:
    Modern Civil Infrastructure, Natural Hazard Assessment and Mitigation, disaster risk reduction, engineering for international development
     
     
  • Roger Goldman

    Callis Family Professor of Law Emeritus

    Keywords:
    ---
     
     
  • Nicol Howard

    Asst. Professor of Teaching and Learning

    Keywords:
    Education, K12 Education, Technology and education, stem, teaching and learning, Technology K12 classroom
     
     
  • Renee Van Vechten

    Professor, Department of Political Science

    Keywords:
    ---
     
     
  • Anamitra Pal

    Assistant Professor

    Keywords:
    Power, Energy, Smart Grid
     
     
  • Carol Johnston

    Professor, Associate Dir of the Nutrition Program

    Keywords:
    Health, Diet, Celiac Disease, Gluten, Nutrition, Obesity
     
     
  • Jamie Winterton

    Director of Strategy, Global Security Initiative

    Keywords:
    Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, Defense, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Internet, FCC, Regulations, Government, National Security
     
     
  • Joel Garreau

    Research Professor

    Keywords:
    Law, Culture, Values
     
     
  • Nadya Bliss

    Director of the Global Security Initiative (GSI)

    Keywords:
    Defense, National Security, International Relations, Higher Education, women in STEM, Cybersecurity, Innovation, Research And Development, leadership and organizational development, test new tag
     
     
  • Ram Pendyala

    Professor

    Keywords:
    Civil Engineering, Transportation, Infrastructure, self-driving car
     
     
  • Randy Cerveny

    Professor

    Keywords:
    Climate Change, Extreme Weather
     
     
  • Rolf Halden

    Professor

    Keywords:
    Public Health, natural resource management, Urban Development, Biotechnology, Air Quality, Alternative Fuel, Opiods
     
     
  • Swapna Reddy

    Clinical Assistant Professor

    Keywords:
    Health, Health Disparities
     
     
  • Victoria Jackson

    Lecturer of History

    Keywords:
    sports history, Civil Right, Sport And Gender
     
     
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Article ID: 685461

Expert from the Largest Pediatric Craniofacial Program in the U.S. Raises Awareness of Young Patients with Facial Differences and Syndromes Like Treacher Collins

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Children's Hospital Los Angeles is the largest craniofacial program for children in the country and is directed by Mark Urata, MD, DDS, chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at CHLA. He comments on Treacher Collins Syndrome and other facial differences brought to light in the new movie, "Wonder."

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The Link Between Unhappiness and Smartphone Usage with Kids

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Recent research has shown a direct correlation between excessive smartphone usage and unhappiness with kids and teens. Children's Hospital Los Angeles psychologist Stephanie Marcy discusses the issue and provides tips for parents on how to manage their kids' device activity.

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16-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 671787

Five Ways to Protect Your Child From Household Poisons

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to poison centers across the United States, and half those calls involve children under 6. As part of National Poison Prevention Week CHLA pediatric medical toxicologist Cyrus Rangan, M.D. shares tips for preventing poisoning in the home.

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23-Mar-2017 9:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 670145

Winter Injury Safety: It's Not Just About Skiing and Snowboarding

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Every year, thousands of children in the U.S. are injured in winter-related activities, regardless of whether they live in warm or cold climates.

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24-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST
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300… and Counting! Children's Hospital Los Angeles Performs Milestone Liver Transplant

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Children's Hospital Los Angeles performs milestone 300th pediatric liver transplant when father donates tissue to son; family also gets a visit from CHLA's first-ever living donor liver patient.

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29-Dec-2016 7:05 PM EST
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Expert Available to Speak on Sudden Acute Flaccid Myelitis Spike

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

A rare neurological disease has recently taken center stage in the United States. Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) has been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the cause of eight hospitalizations in the Seattle-area alone, all of which involved children with polio-like symptoms. As of September 2016, 89 people in 33 states were confirmed to have AFM, with the CDC expressing concern about the sharp spike in cases in recent months.

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Specialists Offer Top Five Back to School Tips for Parents and Kids

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

With a little advance planning, going back to school can be a fun and exciting adventure for kids and parents. The specialists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have put together their top five tips to ensure parents and kids transition smoothly from summer vacation to the new school year.

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Concussion Expert Tracy Zaslow, MD, Available for Interviews

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Tracy Zaslow, MD, is the director of the Sports Concussion Program and medical director of of the Sports Medicine Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She is Board-Certified in pediatrics, and also fellowship-trained, with board certification in sports medicine. Her clinical interests include a spectrum of orthopaedic and medical conditions affecting young athletes, including sports-related concussion, overuse injuries and injury prevention. Dr. Zaslow, a team physician for the L.A. Galaxy soccer team, understands the goals and challenges faced by young athletes because, like her patients, she grew up playing sports and still remains active in tennis, volleyball, running, hiking, yoga and skiing.

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Parents and Kids: Managing the Anxieties and Emotions of Back to School

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Dr. Marcy’s focus is on the emotional aspects of the new school year — the stress it causes for kids and parents. She has a model called The Six Rs of Returning to School: Rest, Routine, Responsibility, Reassure, Resist and Role Modeling. She talks about how to help children with the sudden overwhelm of transitioning from summer fun and later nights to resuming long days in the classroom and doing nightly homework. She is also an expert on kids’ socialization issues, like bullying (how parents should manage if their kid is the victim or if their kid is the bully), dealing with new teachers, adjusting to a new school.

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James Stein, MD, Veteran of Six Conjoined Twin Separation Surgeries, Answers 10 Questions About Rare Procedure Performed on Six-Month-Old Conjoined Sisters in Haiti

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

On Friday, May 22, an 18-member team of physicians and nurses from Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) led an international collaboration to separate a pair of six-month-old conjoined Haitian twins, the first such operation ever performed on Haitian soil. James Stein, associate chief of surgery at Children's Hospital, was lead surgeon during the rare medical procedure.

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