San Francisco-based PR and marketing communications agency Landis Communications Inc. has become agency of record for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital StanfordThe Palo-Alto based medical center, which is staffed by nearly 700 physicians, is one of the most prominent children's hospitals in the country. Part of the Stanford University system, it was founded in 1991.

The medical center is currently in the midst of a major expansion project that will nearly double its size, adding a new main building and medical center to its existing facilities. The construction project, which began in 2012, is scheduled for completion in 2017.

As AOR, Landis will provide PR, marketing and social media services surrounding the opening of the expanded hospital, and will promote the services the center provides children, adolescents and expectant mothers.

Landis, which specializes in consumer technology and B2B communications, posted nearly $2 million in 2015 net fees, according to O'Dwyer's rankings of PR firms, representing 39 percent growth in year-over-year revenues. The agency turns 25 this year.