Children's Hospital Oakland sident and CEO, Dr. Bert Lubin, talks to KTVU about the hospital's 100 year mission to care for all children at the centennial kick-off party at Fairyland.Watch the video report >
"Top 5 Docs Talk Medicine and More"
(Parents' Press, Alameda, CA © October 2012)
Children's cardiologist Howard Rosenfeld, MD, discusses technological advancements in caring for heart problems in infants and children - including providing treatment to fetuses.
"Bay Area Hospitals Lauded as Top Performers Nationally"
(San Jose Mercury News © 9/20/2012)
Children's Hospital Oakland is one of only seven pediatric hospitals in the entire country to be recognized as a 2011 "Top Performer" by The Joint Commission, the nation's leading accreditor of healthcare organizations.
"Bay Area Researchers Develop New Nutrition Bar"
(KGO-TV, San Francisco © 9/13/2012)
CHORI senior scientist, Bruce Ames, PhD, and colleagues developed the nutritious "CHORI-bar," which studies have shown improves the risk of cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline, and anti-oxidant defenses. The bar is low-calorie, fruit-based, and restores the optimal nutritional balance in people with poor diets.
"Children's Hospital Oakland Eyes Challenges, Opportunities as it Turns 100"
(Oakland Tribune © 9/12/2012)
Children's Hospital Oakland's 100 year history and future plans are included in this article featuring President and CEO, Dr. Bert Lubin; Cynthia Chiarappa, VP of Strategy; and Carolyn Lund, RN, MS, of the NICU. The online version of the article also includes great historic photos from the hospital's first century.
"Children's Hospital Oakland Celebrates 100"
(KTVU-2 © 9/8/2012)
Children's kicked off the centennial celebration with a birthday party at Fairyland. President and CEO, Dr. Bert Lubin talks about Children's 100-year mission to serve all children.
"Community Remembers 'Superhuman' Pediatrician"
(Richmond Confidential, September 7, 2012)
Local pediatrician and the first African American to graduate from Children's residency program, William Jenkins, MD, passed away in Septemeber 2012. Dr. Jenkins cared for thousands of patients and served as a mentor to decades of Children's residents, including Adolescent Medicine division chief, Barbara Staggers, MD.