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John W. Day, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology, of Pediatrics (Genetics) and, by courtesy, of Pathology
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsOur Neuromuscular Division coordinates a comprehensive effort to conquer peripheral nerve and muscle disorders, including the muscular dystrophies, motor neuron disorders, neuromuscular junction abnormalities, and peripheral neuropathies. With patients and families foremost in mind, we have had success defining and combating these diseases, with research focused on identifying genetic causes, developing novel treatment, and maximizing patient function by optimizing current management.
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neurology
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsNeural circuits of movement control in health and movement disorders
Les Dorfman, MD
Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsClinical electrophysiology of the peripheral and central nervous systems, including nerve conduction velocity; electromyography (EMG); and visual, auditory and somatosensory evoked potentials. Multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis and treatment. Neurological education.
Lauren Drag, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) [Shc], Neurology
BioLauren Drag, PhD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor(Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. She received her bachelor’s degree from Pomona College and a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Arizona. Dr. Drag is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology.
She completed a clinical internship in neuropsychology at the VA Ann Arbor Medical Center and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the University of Michigan Healthcare System. Prior to coming to Stanford, she was a researcher at the VA Palo Alto Medical Center and served as Director of the Neuropsychology Area of Emphasis at Palo Alto University. Dr. Drag’s research interests are in cognitive aging and traumatic brain injury.
Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Operations
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsI am a general pediatric neurologist. My interest is in clinical diagnosis and treatment of common neurologic diseases in pediatric patients and teaching feature doctors, neurologists and pediatric neurologists about pediatric neurology.
Shefali Dujari, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
BioDr. Dujari is a neurologist who practices at Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare in Pleasanton. She is also a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Stanford University School of Medicine.
She is dedicated to continuously improving the quality of patient care. She places special emphasis on enhancing patient-doctor communication.
She has made presentations to Stanford University School of Medicine on the treatment of bacterial meningitis and the management of thunderclap headaches in the emergency department. Posters co-developed by Dr. Dujari on quality improvement and patient safety advances have been presented at the Neurohospitalist Society Meeting and American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting.
Dr. Dujari has earned honors from Stanford University School of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, and University of California, Davis. She also received the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting resident scholarship.
She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She is also a member of the Stanford Hospital Neurology Quality Council.
Dr. Dujari has led teams including the Resident Safety Council of Stanford Hospital, which designs and implements improvements in the patient healthcare experience, with a focus on improving communication about medication side effects. She led the wellness initiative of the Stanford Neurology Wellness and Mentoring Program to reduce resident burnout and increase peer-to-peer mentorship.
In addition, she co-founded Dance for Health at Boston University School of Medicine, which taught dance classes at assisted living and senior centers to improve motor coordination and create a social outlet for the elderly.