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Kirsti Weng Elder MD/MPH
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health
BioDr. Weng is the Section Chief of General Primary Care. She has over 25 years of experience caring for patients in primary care, urgent care and in the hospital. She is also a teacher of students and residents. As a leader in primary care re-design, she is passionate about practicing patient-centered medicine. She is a an advocate of Mindfulness Self-compassion to develop equanimity. She practices with an emphasis on musculoskeletal care as she feels fitness is the foundation of wellness. She is a leader in organizational change and physician management. She supports community health and care for the underserved. Outside of work she enjoys biking, reading and spending time with her 8 children.
Wen-Kai Weng, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy) and, by courtesy, of Dermatology
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy research interest is on immunotherapy (including allogeneic transplant) of cancer. I have studies the mechanism of monoclonal antibody therapy in lymphoma patients and am currently working on designing new strategy to enhance the clinical efficacy of antibody therapy by infusing expanded NK cells. I am also interested in using tumor vaccine along with hematopoietic cell transplant.
Professor of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology), Emerita
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsAutoimmunity
Chronic inflammatory disease
Metabolic control of immune function
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsTranslational research in rare and undiagnosed diseases. Basic and clinical research in cardiomyopathy genetics, mechanisms, screening, and treatment. Investigating novel agents for treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and new mechanisms in heart failure. Cardiovascular screening and genetics in competitive athletes, disease gene discovery in cardiomyopathy and rare disease. Informatics approaches to rare disease and multiomics. Molecular transducers of physical activity bioinformatics.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
BioDr. Williams is a fellowship-trained pulmonologist specializing in pulmonary critical care medicine. She has board certification in pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, and internal medicine.
She is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine.
For each patient, Dr. Williams develops a comprehensive and compassionate care plan. Her goal is to help every individual achieve the best possible lung health and quality of life.
Patient reviews praise the quality of the care she delivers, her thoroughness, and her patient skills.
Dr. Williams has participated in clinical research studies. She has published articles on autoimmune disease involving interstitial lung disease, COPD, and life-threatening pulmonary complications associated with leukemia. She also co-authored an article on the development of guidelines for identifying and managing post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms associated with critical illness.
Her work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals including the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, and elsewhere. She also has written chapters in books on critical care medicine and clinical decision-making.
Dr. Williams speaks English and both written and oral medical Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys soccer and distance running.