About Us

The Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine aims to provide optimum state-of-the-art care for critically ill and recovering neonates and infants, provide training for young physicians and investigators, and conduct basic and patient-oriented research studies to improve care. We are dedicated to the School of Medicine's mission of advancing and exploring innovative and novel biomedical, translational, and clinical research and education through the nurturing and stimulation of interactions among basic and clinical scientists, clinicians, and educators throughout the School of Medicine and University as well as with the private and public sectors. Through our integrated research, education, patient, and community outreach programs we are committed to maintaining the highest standards of academic medicine and patient care.

Division Faculty Leadership

Interim Division Chief

DAVID K. STEVENSON, MD

  • Harold K. Faber Professor of Pediatrics
  • Senior Associate Dean, Maternal and Child Health
  • Professor, by courtesy, of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Associate Chief of Academic Affairs, Professoriate

SUSAN HINTZ, MD, MS EPI

  • Robert L. Hess Family Professor
  • Professor, by courtesy, of Obstetrics and Gynecology

 


Associate Chief of Academic Affairs, Clinical Educators

RON COHEN, MD

  • Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine

Associate Chief of Clinical Affairs

ALEXIS DAVIS, MD, MS EPI

  • Medical Director of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Nurseries
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine

Associate Chief of Clinical Research

KRISA VAN MEURS, MD

  • Rosemarie Hess Professor in Neonatal and Developmental Medicine

Associate Chief of Innovation and Development

WILLIAM RHINE, MD

  • Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine

Associate Chief of Education

LOU HALAMEK, MD

  • Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine
  • Professor, by courtesy, of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Fellowship Program Director

MELISSA SCALA, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine

Associate Fellowship Program Director

VALERIE CHOCK, MD, MS EPI

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine

Associate Fellowship Program Director

GARY SHAW, DRPH

  • NICU Nurses Professor
  • Professor, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy
  • Professor, by courtesy, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Director of Quality and Safety

LISA BAIN, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine

Central Office

Phone: (650) 723-5711

Division Manager

NAM LY-SARMIENTO, MHSA

namlysar@stanford.edu

Division Executive Assistant

SOPHIA DUNKIN-HUBBY

750 Welch Road, Suite 315

Palo Alto, CA 94304

sophiadh@stanford.edu

Education Program Manager

MEGHAN STAWITCKE

750 Welch Road, Suite 315

Palo Alto, CA 94304

meghans4@stanford.edu

Webmaster

LAURA HEDLI, MS

lhedli@stanford.edu