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  • Crystal M. Botham, Ph.D.

    Crystal M. Botham, Ph.D.

    Director of Strategic Research Development, Medicine - Med/Cardiovascular Medicine

    Current Role at Stanford • Providing individualized grantsmanship assistance to postdoctoral fellows and faculty
    • Editing and critically evaluating grant applications to improve funding potential
    • Interpreting sponsor requirements and providing strategic advice
    • Identifying a diverse portfolio of funding opportunities
    • Designing and facilitating courses to enable postdoctoral fellows to develop competitive Career Development applications
    • Developing and presenting at workshops on grant writing and proposal submission
    • Coordinating completion of subcontracts and large collaborative projects

  • Cynthia Castro Sweet

    Cynthia Castro Sweet

    Sr Research Scholar, Medicine - Med/Stanford Prevention Research Center

    Current Role at Stanford Senior Research Scholar at the Stanford Prevention Research Center
    Research Project Director for the Healthy Aging Research and Technology Solutions lab (HARTS)

  • Julie Croteau

    Julie Croteau

    Information Editor, Med/HIP/BeWell

    Bio Julie Croteau is recognized as the first woman to play men's NCAA baseball (St. Mary's College of Maryland), as well as the first woman to coach men's NCAA Division I Baseball (University of Massachusetts). Croteau played professionally for the Colorado Silver Bullets in its inaugural year as the team's starting first baseman. She is also one of two women to ever play in a Major League Baseball sanctioned winter league (Hawaiian Winter League), and her baseball glove and photo are on permanent display at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

    Following her professional playing career, Julie was the television host of Rockies Weekly, the official magazine show for the Colorado Rockies and provided pre-game reports for the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A's. She also served as a television commentator for the World Series and All Star Games for Major League Baseball.

    In 2004 Croteau coached the United States Women's National baseball Team, which captured Gold at the 2004 World Cup in Canada. In 2006, Croteau was tapped to be the Manager of the Women's National Team which also captured Gold in Taiwan.

    Croteau has earned many honors for her accomplishments including, being recognized by the White House and Senate as a United States National Girls and Women in Sports honoree as well as being named NBC's the Today Show's Sportsman of the Week. Croteau was also selected by the National Organization of Women to receive the Most Valuable Player Award.

    In addition to her many on-field accomplishments, Croteau served as an Associate Director for Development for Major League Baseball; worked as a Wealth Advisor for Morgan Stanley and Bear Stearns; and made an appearance in the major motion picture, A League of Their Own.

    Croteau obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Mary's College of Maryland and attended Smith College on a full academic scholarship for graduate studies in Exercise and Sports Studies. An avid runner and hiker, she enjoys her free time with her husband and two children. They reside in the San Francisco Bay Area.

    E-mail her: jcroteau@stanford.edu

  • Beth Duff-Brown

    Beth Duff-Brown

    Communications Manager, Medicine - Med/PCOR

    Current Role at Stanford Communications Manager for the Center for Health Policy and Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research at Stanford University.

  • George Duran

    George Duran

    Cancer Biologist and Laboratory Manager, Medicine - Med/Oncology

    Current Role at Stanford Cancer biologist specializing in drug resistance in breast and ovarian cancers. Current research ranges from biochemical and molecular studies in cellular models to clinical trials of new inhibitors of drug resistance and novel therapies.

  • Kambria H. Evans, M.Ed., M.A.

    Kambria H. Evans, M.Ed., M.A.

    Academic Research & Program Officer, Medicine - Med/General Internal Medicine

    Bio Kambria H. Evans, M.Ed., M.A., is an Academic Research and Program Officer at Stanford School of Medicine where she serves as both Program Officer of Quality and Organizational Improvement in clerkship and graduate medical education, and Specialist in Education and Evaluation in the Practice of Medicine Course (two-year doctoring course). For over a decade, she has led innovative research across the medical training continuum in quality/safety and medical education through partnership with Stanford Graduate Medical Education, Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Stanford Faculty Development Center, Stanford Medicine Continuing Medical Education, Stanford Hospitalist Group, Stanford Internal Medicine Clinic, Stanford Scholarly Concentration Program, Stanford Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship Program, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford Department of Pediatrics, Stanford Department of Surgery, and Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine.

    At Stanford since 2004, she completed certification and professional development through the University of Texas System, Clinical Safety & Effectiveness Course. She received a grant from the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education for online gaming development in quality and safety, which will be disseminated to Stanford Hospital staff and a requirement for residents in all 90 residency programs through the Stanford Graduate Medical Education Department. She received two consecutive grants from the Stanford Vice Provost for Online Learning to collaborate on flipped classroom design for Stanford medical students. She also received the Division of General Research Award for Clinician-Educators to collaborate on best practices during transition to Stanford clerkships.

    She received a B.S. and M.Ed. in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University, where she received the award for Outstanding Community Development and Social Policy. She received a M.A. in Psychology from California Institute of Integral studies.

    Mrs. Evans is an expert in medical education, psychology, organizational improvement, and quality/safety. She leads quality/safety courses and develops curriculum for Stanford medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty to educate them about quality improvement methodology. She mentors them through quality improvement projects at Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System to improve patient outcomes.

    She highlights and disseminates this work in medical education and quality/safety as an invited speaker at national conferences, and internationally through publication in journals such as Academic Medicine, Academic Psychiatry, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, Journal of Hospital Medicine, American Journal of Medicine, Postgraduate Medical Journal, and PLOS ONE. Topics include blood transfusion practices, telemetry best practices and cost, online gaming for sepsis education, flipped classroom for quantitative medicine, impact of generational learners, medical students and electronic medical records, and discharge best practices.

    Her research with Septris, a mobile-accessible, case-based, online game developed at Stanford, was piloted in 2012 with Stanford medical students and residents in Stanford Departments of Medicine, Surgery, and Emergency Medicine. By October 2014, Septris garnered over 61,000 visits worldwide in over 10 countries. After publication in Academic Medicine, this work was highlighted through an invited webinar with University HealthSystem Consortium. University of California Los Angeles Medical School, University College London Hospitals (United Kingdom), and University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Germany) collaborate with Stanford to utilize Septris at their institutions.

    She is a reviewer for Academic Medicine, Journal of Hospital Medicine, and BMJ.

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