Laura A Jana, MD
Title & Bio
MD, Author, Health Communicator, and Connector of Dots
Dr. Jana is a pediatrician and acclaimed parenting and children’s book author with a faculty appointment at Penn State’s Prevention Research Center. Having first collaborated with world-renowned pediatrician, Dr. Benjamin Spock, she has 20+ years experience working with parents, educators, media, academia, government, non-profits and corporations alike. Most recently serving as a Director of Innovation in public health (UNMC), as well as longstanding spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr Jana is committed to insuring that all children grow up healthy with the support and skills needed to succeed. In addition to her award-winning Heading Home with Your Newborn (AAP, 3rd Ed 2013), her latest book, The Toddler Brain: Nurture the Skills Today That Will Shape Your Child’s Tomorrow, focuses on early brain and child development during the first 5 years. Mother of Three.
What value do you see in Owlet for a parent?
Owlet makes use of the latest in convenient and easy-to-use technology to allow today’s parents access real-time, objective information about their infants in a way that fits seamlessly into their tech-savvy lifestyles.
What value do you see in Owlet for a pediatrician?
As the health care system increasingly recognizes the value of data and the use of technology to better inform us not only on matters of illness, but on wellness and prevention, I believe the objective health-related data and information that Owlet provides regarding such fundamentally important day-to-day functions as sleeping and breathing has the potential to contribute real value not only to parents, but to pediatricians as well.
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