Amy D. Blake-Iranon has served as the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Clinician Scientist program coordinator since 2018. She works alongside Dr. Cheng on all administrative aspects of the training program as well as assists program trainees with program-specific needs. Her favorite aspects of the program are interacting with the program trainees as well as seeing their progress in their personal growth and projects.

Amy earned her bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Stanford University and her Master of Science in Management & Leadership from Western Governors University. She is passionate about equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion, especially in higher education. She has extensive history in multiple academic and legal administrative support roles and is formally trained as a paralegal.

Current Role at Stanford

Pediatric Otolaryngology Division and Research Administrator
Clinician-Scientists Training Program Coordinator

Professional Interests

Process improvement, program management, project management, graduate education, diversity, equity, inclusion, staff training, team building, healthy work environment, human resources, leadership, and administrative management.