Dr. Xanthopoulos's research focuses on the development, implementation, and adherence to medical and lifestyle interventions, including non-invasive ventilation (CPAP/BPAP), eating habits, physical activity, and sleep. She has a particular interest in the interactions among behavioral, lifestyle, psychosocial and physiologic factors as they relate to health and neurobehavioral functioning and quality of life in youth and families.
Research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia touches all aspects of our lives - including our favorite furry friends - as this week's news roundup shows. Find out why a pediatric critical care expert thinks it's valuable for pet owners, even those who aren't parents, to know about pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Learn about special considerations for summertime concussions.
It only took 10 minutes during Harold “Reed” Salmons’ lunch break to sign up and save a man’s life. A Be The Match recruiter performed a quick cheek swab to collect Salmons’ cells and sent them for testing as a potential match for future bone marrow transplant recipients. Salmons hoped that his molecular match was out there somewhere.
Pediatric psychology is embedded into family-centered care at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. When a child has a serious or chronic illness, pediatric psychologists listen carefully and empathetically to concerns of the young patient and family while assessing their strengths, coping strategies, and goals.
Advances CHOP’s education and research missions by working collaboratively to create a culture of learning, discovery, integrity, and innovation to ensure success of the next generation of scientific leaders in child health.