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  • Nichole Olson

    Nichole Olson

    Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    BioDr. Nichole Olson is a Clinical Assistant Professor and licensed psychologist in the INSPIRE Clinic and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program at Stanford. Dr. Olson completed her masters and doctorate degrees at Northwestern University in Chicago and finished her postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University. Dr. Olson specializes in evidence-based, recovery-oriented care for individuals with psychosis, providing both individual and group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp) to adults within the INSPIRE Clinic. In addition, Dr. Olson leads trainings and ongoing consultation for providers learning to implement CBTp. As a clinician and Assistant Director of Stanford’s DBT program, Dr. Olson also provides individual DBT treatment for those with emotion regulation difficulties.

  • Antonio Omuro, MD

    Antonio Omuro, MD

    Joseph D. Grant Professor

    BioDr. Omuro is a neuro-oncologist and chair of the Department of Neurology & Neurological Sciences. Previously, Dr. Omuro held leadership roles including chief of Neuro-Oncology at Yale Cancer Center and chief of the Neuro-Oncology Division at the University of Miami. He received fellowship training in neuro-oncology from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

    As a worldwide leader in neuro-oncology, Dr. Omuro is at the forefront of the latest advances in cancer care. He is passionate about developing new therapies to treat glioblastoma and other types of gliomas (tumors of the brain or spine). He specializes in innovative treatments, including targeted medications, immune-checkpoint inhibitors, and other immunotherapies (treatments that activate or suppress the immune system).
    Dr. Omuro is a physician-researcher who has been the principal investigator in multiple clinical trials, and he has been awarded dozens of research grants from organizations all over the globe. His research interests include novel treatments for gliomas and primary central nervous system lymphoma. He has also studied the neurological effects of cancer. Dr. Omuro led the largest international clinical trial ever conducted to explore treatments for glioblastoma.

    Dr. Omuro has presented and lectured to colleagues across the nation and around the world, including in South Korea, Brazil, France, Japan, and Switzerland. He has published more than 140 articles in dozens of peer-reviewed journals, such as American Journal of Neuroradiology, Cancer, Neuro-Oncology, and Neuro-Oncology Advances. Dr. Omuro completed his residency in Neurology at the University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine in Brazil, his native country, and worked as a clinician and researcher at Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital, Sorbonne Universities in Paris, France.

    He has reviewed articles for more than 30 medical journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet. Dr. Omuro has also published several book chapters, and he cowrote a book entitled Meningiomas: Comprehensive Strategies for Management. In addition, Dr. Omuro has served on the editorial board for many academic journals, including the Journal of Neuro-Oncology and Current Opinion in Neurology.

    Dr. Omuro is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Society for Neuro-Oncology, and American Association for Cancer Research. Dr. Omuro is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in health care, and he has served as a mentor for many physicians and researchers.

  • Yoshikazu Ono

    Yoshikazu Ono

    Visiting Instructor/Lecturer, Cardiothoracic Surgery

    BioYoshikazu Ono is a pediatric cardiovascular surgeon who is board certified by The Japanese Board of Cardiovascular Surgery.

    He graduated from Nagoya City University in 2015 and began his internship at Nagoya City East Medical Center. He then completed his residency in cardiovascular surgery at the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center. He completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiovascular surgery at the same institution after a three-year residency.

    His main interests are congenital cardiac defects and mechanical support in children. He is dedicated to improving the safety and durability of surgical treatments and ventricular assist devices for these patients.

  • Sonia Onyeka

    Sonia Onyeka

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Dermatology

    BioDr Sonia Onyeka MBBS MRCGP (UK) is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the Department of Dermatology at Stanford University under the auspices of Professor Eleni Linos.

    She received her medical degree from St. George's University of London and attained a Merit for excellence in Medical Sciences. She completed her internship at the Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in central London, achieving commendations for being an exemplary trainee. During this time, she became co-chief resident and received a Merit award for outstanding e-portfolio. Dr Onyeka went on to complete her residency in General Practice (Family Medicine) at the King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in South London and became the South London GP trainee representative for her cohort.

    Dr Onyeka discovered her passion for dermatology whilst working as a Family Medicine resident within a multicultural training setting and developed a keen interest in telemedicine as well as the management of dermatological conditions that disproportionately affect skin of color patients and the medically disenfranchised.

    Dr Onyeka turned her endeavors to academia, inspired by the knowledge that medical research is a powerful manner with which to advocate for patients on a greater scale, her objective is to harness research to become an impactful stakeholder in the improvement of patient care. Her research focuses on the remote monitoring of dermatological conditions in the older adult and minority populations as well as the application of machine learning within dermatology.

    She also enjoys mentoring and teaching students and serves on the leadership committee for the American Academy of Dermatology Geriatric Dermatology Expert Research Group. Dr Onyeka has been nominated for the Stanford Postdoctoral scholars Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Champion Award due to her notable efforts towards creating a more inclusive environment at Stanford. Sonia was also most recently elected as an executive member of the Stanford Black Postdoctoral Association.

    In her free time, Dr Onyeka enjoys traveling, exploring new restaurants, watching sci-fi movies and playing various sports including badminton, tennis and most recently pickle ball. She delights in the performing arts due to her background as an amateur dancer and actress and enjoys attending plays and music concerts.

  • Marily Oppezzo

    Marily Oppezzo

    Instructor, Medicine - Stanford Prevention Research Center

    BioMarily Oppezzo is a behavioral and learning scientist. She completed her doctorate in Educational Psychology at Stanford in 2013. She also is a registered dietitian and has her master's of nutritional science. She completed her dietetic internship at the Palo Alto Veterans Hospital, and currently consults as a sports dietitian for Stanford's Runsafe program. Her research interests leverage her interdisciplinary training, with a focus on how to get people to change to improve their health and well-being. Specifically, these areas include: using social media to motivate physical activity changes in those with or at risk for heart disease; culturally tailoring nutrition and physical activity recommendations and education materials for an Alaskan native population; how walking can be used to improve people's cognitive and creative thinking; and applying learning theories to medical education topics.

  • Chi Mong Christopher Or

    Chi Mong Christopher Or

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

    BioDr. Or is a board-certified ophthalmologist and family medicine physician. He received advanced uveitis training through the uveitis and medical retina fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine. Prior to residency, he also completed a fellowship in optical coherence tomography (OCT) research at the New England Eye Center. Dr. Or treats patients at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford Health Care and Menlo Medical Clinic in Menlo Park. He is also a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

    Dr. Or treats many eye diseases, including age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, and uveitis. He emphasizes using imaging to diagnose and monitor the progression of eye conditions.

    His research interests include eye imaging methods such as OCT and OCT angiography (OCTA). Dr. Or has studied these imaging techniques for years, first as a research assistant, then as a fellow, and now as a principal investigator. He has studied using these imaging techniques for diagnosing and monitoring age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and uveitis.

    He is actively involved in clinical trials for optical imaging and serves as principal investigator in clinical trials assessing different medications to treat eye diseases.

    Dr. Or has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on topics such as optical imaging, autoimmune eye diseases, and vascular eye diseases. His research has appeared in prestigious journals including Clinical Ophthalmology, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, Retina, the American Journal of Ophthalmology, and many other ophthalmology journals worldwide.

    He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Dr. Or has presented his research at various national and international meeting several times.