Published in the Alameda Sun, Thursday, November 10, 2016 By Avalon Cassard (Correction to the article: Medical Clown Project also delivers services at the California Pacific Medical Center and Rhoda Goldman Plaza.) In the run up to Halloween, clowns have been scaring people but not all clowns are out for mischief. Alameda residents Jeffery Raz… Read More
by Michele Ellson, The Alamedan, 16 October 2012 Every Tuesday, Molly Shannon makes her rounds of patients young and old at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Her pre-visit preparation includes a light dusting of makeup and the donning of a bright red clown nose. “It blends in, but things about it bring it… Read More
The Daily – June 25, 2012 Armed with new research that shows laughter is powerful medicine, hospitals around the world are sending in the clowns, and seeing remarkable results. The strange phenomenon of “medical clowns” has been validated by recent scientific studies that show circus-inspired buffoonery has health benefits that are nothing to chuckle about.