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Oliver O. Aalami, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery - Vascular Surgery
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Innovative Medical Devices, Health Information Technology, Imaging in Medicine
Alistair Aaronson, MD, FACP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - General Medical Disciplines
Current Research and Scholarly Interests I am interested not only in improving the medical care of post-op patients in the hospital, but also in improving quality of care both in the hospital as well as at the local and national health systems level. I am also interested in innovative ways in which to incorporate technology into the routine practice of medicine.
Sumaira Z. Aasi, MD
Clinical Professor, Dermatology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests High risk squamous cell carcinoma; frozen histopathology; reconstructive surgery.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine
Bio Dr. Fahim Abbasi specializes in diagnosis and treatment of prediabetes and insulin resistance. Dr. Abbasi has a special interest in prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease through lifestyle modifications.
Oscar J. Abilez
Instructor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Bioengineering, biophysical control of cardiovascular development, pluripotent stem cell biology, optogenetics, electrophysiology, cell mechanics, directed cellular evolution, multiscale engineering, microfluidics, computational biology
Elias Aboujaoude, MD, MA
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Current Research and Scholarly Interests OCD, impulse control, problematic Internet use, telemedicine, telepsychiatry
Daniel A. Abrams
Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Language impairments affect up to 19% of school age children and these deficits are predictive of long-term problems affecting learning, academic achievement, and behavior. My primary research goal is to understand the neurobiological foundations of language impairments. Specifically, I am interested in how the perception and neural coding of speech impact language and other behavioral deficits in children, with a focus on children with reading disabilities and autism spectrum disorders.
Geoffrey Abrams, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care system
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Abrams' research is focused on the role that joint synovial tissue and inflammatory mediators have on rotator cuff pathology as well as cartilage lesions in the shoulder, knee, and hip.
Clinical Professor, Pediatrics - General Pediatrics
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My interest is in the care and evaluation of newborns. In particular, I have been focusing on improving the educational experience for our residents and students in the nursery regarding the examination and management of term or near-term infants.
Peter Acker, MD, MPH
Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests As part of the Stanford Emergency Medicine International Team my work has focused on emergency medicine education and capacity development in resource limited settings, including Myanmar, India, Uganda, Nepal and others. I am currently living and working in Cambodia, providing technical advice for the USAID funded Quality Health Services Project, where our work focuses on strengthening the Cambodian emergency referral system and increasing emergency skills amongst providers.
Lecturer, Pediatrics - Infectious Diseases
Bio Maya Adam MD has been teaching at Stanford University since 2009. She received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford before studying medicine at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to her post-secondary studies, she spent 10 years as a professional ballet dancer with the State Theater of Saxony in Germany.
At the Stanford School of Medicine, Adam creates online educational content for the Re-imagining Medical Education Project, led by Charles Prober MD, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education. In the Program in Human Biology, Adam teaches courses on child health and nutrition. In 2013, Adam created the free, massive open online course Stanford Child Nutrition and Cooking, a public health education outreach effort that has reached more than 300,000 international students. She is also the founder of a non-profit organization called Just Cook for Kids. In 2014, Adam started applying the new teaching technologies being developed at Stanford to the creation of digital teaching tools designed to support the work of international community health workers. The resulting Stanford Health Outreach App is now being used by community health organizations in South Africa and Guatemala and the teaching videos associated with the app have been translated into Xhosa, Spanish and Hindi. In 2015 Adam created the online CME course Food and Medicine and the parallel open online course, Food and Health. She is the author of Food Love Family: A Practical Guide to Child Nutrition.
Steven Adelsheim, MD
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Bio Steven Adelsheim, MD is a child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist who works to support community behavioral health partnerships locally, regionally, at the state level and nationally. He is the Director of the Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Adelsheim has partnered in developing statewide mental health policy and systems, including those focused on school mental health, telebehavioral health, tribal behavioral health programs, and suicide prevention. For many years Dr. Adelsheim has been developing and implementing early detection/intervention programs for young people in school-based and primary care settings, including programs for depression, anxiety, prodromal symptoms of psychosis, and first episodes of psychosis. Dr. Adelsheim is also involved in the implementation of integrated behavioral health care models in primary care settings as well as the use of media to decrease stigma surrounding mental health issues. He is currently leading the US effort to implement the headspace model of mental health early intervention for young people ages 12-25 based in Australia. Dr. Adelsheim also leads the national clinical network for early psychosis programs called PEPPNET.
John R. Adler, MD
The Dorothy and Thye King Chan Professor in Neurosurgery, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests The development and implementation of computerized, image-guided surgical tools to be used during minimally invasive brain operations. The clinical outcome of new technologies, and in particular the application of radiosurgery, for the treatment of brain tumors. The creation of new radiosurgical techniques for a wide array of brain and spine disorders.
Sarah Adler, PsyD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Current Research and Scholarly Interests I am interested in the design and delivery of clinical care using, data and technology. I have focused on disordered eating behaviors and obesity.
Saul A. Rosenberg, MD, Professor of Lymphoma
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Clinical investigation in Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas and cutaneous lymphomas. Experimental therapeutics with novel chemotherapy and biologically targeted therapies.
The research program is highly collaborative with radiation oncology, industry, pathology and dermatology.