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  • Joseph David Cooper

    Joseph David Cooper

    Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Medicine - Med/Infectious Diseases

    BioJoseph David Cooper attended Bucknell University for his undergraduate degree with a dual major in Biology and Philosophy. He graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine and went on to complete his Internal Medicine residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. He remained at Geisinger for an additional year as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine with a focus on teaching and the education of trainees. He completed his Infectious Diseases fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease.

    He began working at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center primarily in the PACE (Partners in AIDS Care and Education) and Infectious Diseases Clinics in July 2019. He has an active outreach HIV clinic at Valley Health Center in Gilroy, California once a month. He sees outpatients with general infectious diseases and provides inpatient consultation at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. He is actively involved in the teaching and training of Stanford University Infectious Diseases fellows and medical students, including Internal Medicine residents from his home institution and Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara. Dr. Cooper holds an appointment of Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) at Stanford University School of Medicine as of September 2020.

    Dr. Cooper is an active member of the American College of Physicians, Infectious Diseases Society of America, HIV Medicine Association, Society for Cannabis Clinicians and Doctors for Cannabis Regulation. He volunteers his time within these professional organizations previously serving on workgroups surrounding education, mentoring of trainees and as an ad hoc reviewer for infectious diseases and general internal medicine journals. His professional interests include HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, HIV PrEP/PEP, sexually transmitted infections, emerging infectious diseases, cannabinoid science, and the intersection of substance use with infectious diseases. Dr. Cooper is passionate about providing high quality, evidence-based care to people living with HIV and AIDS. He uses his professional expertise, passion and energy to ensure that his patients remain as well and healthy as possible.

    Outside of medicine and work, you can find Dr. Cooper spending time with his wife and two daughters - hiking and exploring the Bay Area and beyond, listening to music, gardening, photography, exercising and playing sports.

  • Heather Truher Cousins

    Heather Truher Cousins

    Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Cousins is a clinician educator based at the Palo Alto VA. She is board certified in Geriatric Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and Internal Medicine. Dr. Cousins has an undergraduate degree from Stanford (Human Biology) and medical degree from the University of Chicago, and completed residency and fellowship at UCSF. She serves as medical director for the subacute nursing home (4C Short Stay CLC) at the Palo Alto VA, as well as for the VA Home Based Primary Care teams in Palo Alto and San Jose. Dr. Cousins serves as the primary faculty expert on geriatric palliative care for the Stanford Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program. She is closely involved with teaching the Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellows in the long term care setting and teaches the Geriatric-Palliative care thread for the fellowship core curriculum. Dr. Cousins is the VA site director for the Home Care Medicine rotation for the Stanford Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program. She also enjoys teaching history/physical and presentation skills to medical students in their second-year Practicum course. Her interests include supportive care for advanced cancer patients (especially head/neck cancer), nursing homes, home care medicine, transitions between care settings, elder abuse/neglect, and wound care.

  • Anthony Crimarco

    Anthony Crimarco

    Clinical Research Coordinator 2, Med/Stanford Center for Clinical Research

    BioAnthony Crimarco, Ph.D., is a Clinical Research Coordinator for the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division at Stanford's Center Clinical for Research.

    Previously, Dr. Crimarco completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention at the Stanford Prevention Research Center and a Ph.D. in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior at the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina. He also completed M.S. degrees in Management at the University of Florida and Wellness Management at Ball State University.

    His research focus areas include: Diet and lifestyle interventions; plant-based diets; diet and inflammation; as well as the gut microbiome and chronic disease risk.