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CohnJohn Cunningham, MD

Professor of Pediatrics,
Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Physician-in-Chief (Interim), Comer Children's Hospital

John M. Cunningham, MD, is an internationally known expert in the treatment and research of childhood cancers and blood diseases. He has particular expertise in treating hemoglobinopathies, which are disorders that affect red blood cells, such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia. He is a recognized leader in the field of pediatric stem cell transplantation, and has developed novel uses for this life-saving treatment.

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Pediatric Grand Rounds

August 6, 2015

12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Billings Auditorium—P117

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Marguerite Herschel Memorial Lecture
Holding Our Ground: Turning Breastfeeding Intention into Breastfeeding Success

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Janelle L. Aby, MD

Medical Director,
Well Newborn Nursery

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Clinical Associate Professor, Division of General Pediatrics

Stanford University School
of Medicine

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Objectives

  • Identify the three main reasons why mothers who intend to breastfeed quit early.
  • Understand the importance of skin to skin time immediately after birth.
  • Recognize the early signs/symptoms of a poor latch.

Presented by

Department of Pediatrics

1 hour CME credit offered

News and Events

2015 Department of Pediatrics Research Day
June 11, 2015
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

12:00-1:00 pm (P117) - The Albert Dorfman Memorial Lecture

Joel Hirschhorn, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Genetics
Boston Children’s Hospital

 2:00-3:30 pm (GCIS W301/303) – Oral Presentations

3:30-5:00 pm (DCAM 4th Floor Atrium) - Poster Session
Featuring Posters by Department of Pediatrics Residents, Fellows and Faculty

FOOD AND WINE RECEPTION

5:00 pm (DCAM 4th Floor Atrium) - Awards Ceremony

We are looking forward to another exciting and successful Pediatrics Research Day.
We hope to see you there!

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NEW - Chicago Pediatrics Monthly - March 2015

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The Pediatric Residency Program Welcomes the 2014 Pediatric Intern Class!

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