Dana was born in 2004 at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center weighing just 530 grams. That’s just over 1 pound. Her parents, Greg and Fan, were brought to VMC via another hospital because of VMC’s ability to manage high-risk deliveries and very low birth weight infants.
“We knew of Valley Medical; it’s well-known for providing charity care. But we had no idea what Valley Medical would do for us,” said Greg. “Well, we sure learned.”
Thanks to her committed parents and the dedicated, expert staff of VMCs Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Dana left the hospital a happy and healthy baby. Now, 10 years later, the 4th grader is even delivering lectures to her classmates on DNA therapy. Dana is one of many VMC NICU success stories. We could not be more proud. Check out her presentation below –