Resources and Facilities
CCHBD’s unique resources and facilities help investigators understand and develop treatments for some of today’s most pressing childhood health problems.
Participate in Research
The CCHBD’s clinical studies let patients play a more active role in their own healthcare, access new treatments before they are widely available and help others by contributing to medical research.
Learn more about CCHBD clinical studies.
Read more about clinical studies in children and ask your doctor or nurse about studies at Seattle Children’s that might be right for you or your child.
A Randomized Trial of the Positive Thoughts and Action Program for Depression Among Early Adolescents. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2013 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print]. McCarty CA, Violette HD, Duong MT, Cruz RA, McCauley E.
Modifying media content for preschool children: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar;131(3):431-8. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-1493. Epub 2013 Feb 18. Christakis DA, Garrison MM, Herrenkohl T, Haggerty K, Rivara FP, Zhou C, Liekweg K.
Comprehension on Family-Centered Rounds for Limited English Proficient Families. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Mar 12. doi:pii: S1876-2859(12)00301-4. 10.1016/j.acap.2012.12.002. [Epub ahead of print]. Lion KC, Mangione-Smith R, Martyn M, Hencz P, Fernandez J, Tamura G.
Development at age 36 months in children with deformational plagiocephaly. Pediatrics. 2013 Jan; 131(1):e109-15. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-1779. Epub 2012 Dec 24. Collett BR, Gray KE, Starr JR, Heike CL, Cunningham ML, Speltz ML.
Predictors of Persistence After a Positive Depression Screen Among Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2012 Nov 19. [Epub ahead of print]. Richardson LP, McCauley E, McCarty CA, Grossman DC, Myaing M, Zhou C, Richards J, Rockhill C, Katon W.
The impact of a healthy media use intervention on sleep in preschool children. Pediatrics. 2012 Sep;130(3):492-9. Epub 2012 Aug 6. Garrison MM, Christakis DA.
Developing innovative treatments to potentially prevent and cure childhood illnesses takes more than just the right ideas. It also takes the right people. We are constantly seeking experienced leaders and enthusiastic emerging professionals who embrace collaboration and are committed to improving child health.
Does that sound like you? Please visit Seattle Children's careers page to find your perfect career in the CCHBD.
Our Experts in the Media
Study: Menu labeling leads to baby steps toward healthier eating
05.29.2013 - KOMO News Seattle and King County Public Health partnered with Seattle Children’s Hospital researchers to study the impact menu labeling might have on consumer behaviors. Eighteen months after King County chain restaurants were required to post nutrition information, customers are eating fewer calories. Dr. Brian Saelens, of Seattle Children’s Research Institute, is quoted in this article.
Young Children Who Miss Well-Child Visits Are More Likely to Be Hospitalized
05.24.2013 - The Wall Street Journal Young children who missed more than half of recommended well-child visits had up to twice the risk of hospitalization compared to children who attended most of their visits, according to a study published today in the American Journal of Managed Care. Authors of the study include Dr. Rita Mangione-Smith and Dr. Cam Solomon, with Seattle Children’s Research Institute.
When Teen Dating Turns Abusive and Violent
05.10.2013 - U.S. News & World Report When teens start dating, parents' worries grow – and experts say that dating violence should be on their list of concerns. "Dating violence happens, and it's more common than we think," said Dr. Yolanda Evans, an assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of adolescent medicine at Seattle Children's Hospital.
Facebook and its Effects on Mental Health
05.09.2013 – KING 5 TV Dr. Megan Moreno and Sarah Klunk, researchers at Seattle Children's Research Institute, talk about Facebook and its effect on children's mental health.
How to talk to kids about the Boston bombing
04.16.2013 – USA Today Turn off the TV. That's the most important advice for parents from child mental health experts in the wake of the Boston bombings. Dr. Robert Hilt shares insight on talking to kids about the Boston bombing.
Federal court rules emergency contraceptives needs to be sold over the counter
04.05.2013 – The Washington Post A federal district court overturned Friday the Obama administration’s ban against women under 17 purchasing over-the-counter emergency contraception without a prescription. Dr. Cora Collette Breuner said that despite the ruling, more work remains – especially in making sure the pills remain affordable to all women.
Seattle Children's flu lab speeding up test results
03.19.2013 – KING 5 TV One of the worst parts about going to the doctor's office is the long wait for test results. Not if you go to Seattle Children's Hospital. Dr. Michael Astion and Dr. Min Xu explain why Seattle Children’s has one of the fastest labs in the country.
Collaborations and Partnerships
Collaborations and partnerships are an integral part of the CCHBD. With diverse research backgrounds, our investigators collaborate with their colleagues at Seattle Children’s, across the nation and around the world in pursuit of curing childhood illness.