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  • Nandita Krishnan

    Nandita Krishnan

    Postdoctoral Scholar, General Internal Medicine

    BioMy research focuses on chronic disease prevention and management globally. I am interested in applying causal inference methods to electronic health record data, to assess the effectiveness of clinical and behavioral interventions for chronic disease prevention and management.

  • Alice Milivinti

    Alice Milivinti

    Postdoctoral Scholar, General Internal Medicine

    BioAlice Milivinti is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Stanford University School of Medicine at Center for Population Health Sciences. Her primary interest is to bring economic thinking and econometric techniques to answer Public Health questions. Her primary research interest is on the causal impact of economic and fiscal policies on life-cycle health outcomes. She works with Dr. Rehkopf D. on trying to uncover the causal impact of the New Deal programs and the Earned Income Tax Credit. She is co-PI with Dr. Athey S. on a Spectrum PHS Pilot Grant, which aims to develop a surrogate health index of short-term indicators to evaluate the impact of social policies on longer-term health outcomes. She is also a Fellow of Dr. Carstensen L. New Map of Life Project at the Stanford Center on Longevity, where she investigates the disruptive potential of longer lives on work. Her secondary research interest is on environmental epidemiology. She is a co-investigator of the Spectrum PHS Pilot Grant with Dr. Benini G. and Dr. Brant A. for studying the health effects of upstream methane emission (flaring and venting) from the oil and gas sector.

  • Dulce Rodriguez

    Dulce Rodriguez

    Postdoctoral Scholar, General Internal Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsPostdoctoral researcher at Stanford Medicine, Stanford Aging and Ethnogeriatrics Research Center (SAGE):
    * Conducting a pilot research to study impact of social immersive virtual reality on older
    adults’ health, using mixed methods approach.

    *Conducted scoping review to identify barriers and facilitators of Latinx older adults
    participation in clinical trials.

    * Worked on exploring older adults’ use of technology during COVID-19 pandemic.


    Research at other institutions:
    *Experience conducing research projects using traditional research methods (surveys, observations, interviews, videorecording, diaries) and innovative research methods (360° video, virtual reality, time-lapse photography, artifacts, creative methods).

    *Experience using participatory, ethnographic, multimodal, and design-based research methodologies.

    *Conducted an academic-industry research partnership with the BBC Micro:bit Foundation.

    *Participated in diverse interdisciplinary international research initiatives (UK, Germany, Brazil) to explore, analyze, and discuss tech implementations related to algorithm’s power and bias, ethics and technology, responsible AI.

    *Designed and implemented a technological learning space for children, adolescents and older adults to learn together.

  • Theadora Sakata

    Theadora Sakata

    Postdoctoral Scholar, General Internal Medicine

    BioStanford-Intermountain Fellow in Population Health and Health Services Research

  • Britt Wray

    Britt Wray

    Postdoctoral Scholar, General Internal Medicine

    BioDr. Wray is a Human and Planetary Health Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Her research focuses on the mental health impacts of climate change on young people ('emerging adults') and frontline community members, socio-emotional resilience and capacity building for vulnerable communities, and public engagement for improved mental wellbeing and planetary health. Dr. Wray has a PhD in Science Communication from the University of Copenhagen and is a journalist, speaker, and author of two books: Generation Dread: Finding Purpose in the Climate Crisis (Knopf 2022) and Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics and Risks of De-Extinction (Greystone Books 2017). She has hosted and produced several science radio programs, podcasts and television programs for international broadcasters including the BBC and CBC, and is a TED speaker. Dr Wray is an advisor to the Climate Mental Health Network (addressing the mental health consequences of climate change through community engagement and by harnessing the power of media and technology), Climate Cares (a mental health research collaboration between the Institute of Global Health Innovation and the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London), and the Good Energy Project (a nonprofit unlocking the power of TV and film to inspire courage in the face of climate change).