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Yvonne Maldonado, MD

Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health

Yvonne Maldonado, MD, is chief of pediatric infectious disease at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health. She is also a professor of pediatrics and of health research and policy at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Maldonado’s work includes research on the development and use of vaccines for viral diseases such as polio and measles, and also studies how to prevent transmission of HIV from pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to their babies. Dr. Maldonado is frequently quoted in the media on issues related to global health, infectious disease and childhood vaccinations.

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