October 15, 2008

Stanford Hospital and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Unveil Design Plans

Stanford University Medical Center Renewal Project:

 WHAT:   The Stanford University Medical Center Renewal Project is hosting a special event to unveil its design plans for the new Stanford Hospital and expansion of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. The designs will be presented by renowned architects Rafael Vinoly of Rafael Vinoly Architects for Stanford Hospital, and William Pedersen of Kohn Pedersen Fox for Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. -------  WHO:    Featured speakers include: -------  Martha Marsh                  Christopher Dawes President and CEO,            President and CEO, Lucile Stanford Hospital & Clinics   Packard Children's Hospital  Rafael Vinoly                 William Pedersen Rafael Vinoly Architects      Kohn Pedersen Fox  WHEN:   Monday, October 20, 2008 -------  1 p.m. Presentation 2 p.m. Media availability  WHERE:  Garden Court Hotel, Main Courtyard ------- 520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto  WHY:    Stanford University Medical Center is in the early phases of plans to rebuild and modernize its facilities. The design and development process is being led by firms chosen for their skills and track records in creating innovative designs to improve patient care, accommodate rapid changes in technology and develop healing environments adaptable to 21st century advances in modern medicine. For more information about the project, please visit: www.stanfordpackard.org. -------