Stanford Medicine Newsletter Updates For the Local Community

Learn more about your health

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Space may be limited, so please call to register in advance.

Strong for Life
Presented by Aging Adult Services
A muscle strengthening exercise program for older adults
Date: Wednesdays at 10:30 am
Location: Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Registration required. To register, call 650-498-7826.

Understanding Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: Shamita Shah, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine (Gastroenterology–Hepatology)
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 7 pm
Location: Redwood City Public Library, 1044 Middlefield Road
To register, call 650-498-7826.

Alzheimer’s and Communication: Connecting the Dots
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: Judith L. London, PhD
Author, Connecting the Dots
Adjunct Professor, New York University
Date: Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7 pm
Location: Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
To register, call 650-498-7826.

Help! My Kid Doesn’t Let Me Sleep!
Presented by Friends of Preschool Family and Packard Children’s Hospital
Speaker: Rafael Pelayo, MD
Director, Pediatric Sleep Clinic
Date: Tuesday, March 2, 7:30–9 pm
Location: Cubberley Theater, Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
To register, call 650-856-0833.

Multiples Seminars
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
Preparing for Multiples
Date: Sunday, March 7, 12:30–5 pm
Multiples Breastfeeding
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 7–9 pm
Location: Packard Children’s Hospital Board Room, 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto
Attendance fee. To register, call 650-723-4600 or visit birthclasses.lpch.org.

Heart to Heart: A Seminar on Growing Up for Parents and Kids
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
For Girls Only (ages 10–12)
Mondays, March 8 and 15, 6:30–8:30 pm
Fridays, March 12 and 19, 6:30–8:30 pm
Tuesdays, March 16 and 23, 6:30–8:30 pm
(Roosevelt Room, Campbell Community Center, 1 W. Campbell Ave., Campbell)
Wednesdays, March 24 and 31, 6:30–8:30 pm
Mondays, April 19 and 26, 6:30–8:30 pm

For Boys Only (ages 10–12)
Sundays, March 7 and 14, 3–5 pm
Wednesdays, March 10 and 17, 6:30–8:30 pm
Thursdays, March 25 and April 1, 6:30–8:30 pm
(Roosevelt Room, Campbell Community Center, 1 W. Campbell Ave., Campbell)
Location (except where otherwise noted):
Page Mill Center, 1520 Page Mill Road, Room P140, Palo Alto
Attendance fee. To register, call 650-724-3783 or visit hearttoheart.lpch.org.

Staying Close While Standing Back: The Art of Parenting Teens While They Learn How to Navigate Life
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
Speaker: Julie Metzger, RN
Date: Tuesday, March 9, at 7 pm
Location: Packard Children’s Hospital Auditorium, 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto
Attendance fee: $40/person, $60/family; to register, call 650-724-3783.

Nutrition and Cancer
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: John W. Farquhar, MD
Professor, Medicine / Health Research and Policy
Date: Wednesday, March 10, at 7 pm
Location: Redwood City Public Library, 1044 Middlefield Road
To register, call 650-498-7826.

Celiac Disease
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: Nielsen Fernandez-Becker, MD
Instructor, Medicine (Gastroenterology–Hepatology)
Date: Thursday, March 11, at 7 pm
Location: Oak Room East, Tresidder Student Union, Stanford University
To register, call 650-498-7826.

Hearing Loss and the Latest Advances in Hearing Aid Technology
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: Gerald R. Popelka, PhD
Professor, Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
Date: Thursday, March 18, at 7 pm
Location: Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
To register, call 650-498-7826.

Health Care Reform Explained and Debated
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: Robert Jackler, MD
Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor in Otorhinolaryngology
Date: Wednesday, March 24, at 7 pm
Location: Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
To register, call 650-498-7826.

The Aging Eye
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: Mark Blumenkranz, MD
Professor, Ophthalmology
Date: Thursday, March 25, at 7 pm
Location: Oak Room East, Tresidder Student Union, Stanford University
To register, call 650-498-7826.

Long-Term Care for You or Your Loved One
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: Don Rush
Counselor, Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program
Date: Thursday, March 25, at 7 pm
Location: Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
To register, call 650-498-7826.

Dads of Daughters: The Joys and Challenges of Raising Teen Girls
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
Speaker: Julie Metzger, RN
Date: Tuesday, April 27, at 7 pm
Location: Packard Children’s Hospital Auditorium, 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto

Footer Links: