Geraldine A. Stramski, a pediatrician, recognized the need for a team approach to the multiple health issues often encountered in children with chronic diseases and developmental conditions. In 1975, she founded the Chronic Disease Center at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach using the multi-disciplinary team philosophy. Decades later, the Stramski Center continues its mission to provide comprehensive care to children with special needs, most recently with the addition of Ioana Pal, PsyD, a licensed psychologist. Read more…