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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics) and of Education
BioDr. Jason Yeatman is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education and Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Stanford University. Dr. Yeatman completed his PhD in Psychology at Stanford where he studied the neurobiology of literacy and developed new brain imaging methods for studying the relationship between brain plasticity and learning. After finishing his PhD, he took a faculty position at the University of Washington’s Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences before returning to Stanford.
As the director of the Brain Development and Education Lab, the overarching goal of his research is to understand the mechanisms that underlie the process of learning to read, how these mechanisms differ in children with dyslexia, and to design literacy intervention programs that are effective across the wide spectrum of learning differences. His lab employs a collection of structural and functional neuroimaging measurements to study how a child’s experience with reading instruction shapes the development of brain circuits that are specialized for this unique cognitive function.
Ann Ming Yeh
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
BioDr. Ann Ming Yeh is an Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University in Pediatric Gastroenterology and practices at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and California Pacific Medical Center. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree at University of Pennsylvania with a focus in Biological Basis of Behavior and Chinese. She completed her medical training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. She then moved to the San Francisco Bay Area for her pediatric residency and gastroenterology fellowship at Stanford. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology
Dr. Yeh’s research interests include inflammatory bowel disease, nutrition, and integrative medicine for pediatric gastroenterology. She has presented her research on fatty liver, inflammatory bowel disease and integrative medicine at national meetings.
She completed a two-year distance learning fellowship through the University of Arizona’s Center for Integrative Medicine where she gained additional expertise in mind-body therapies, botanicals, and nutritional supplements. With skill and compassion, Dr. Yeh treats her patients with a comprehensive, evidence-based, holistic approach.She is also a formally trained and board certified medical acupuncturist, she has studied the efficacy of acupuncture for functional GI disorders and on chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
Outside of medicine, she enjoys yoga, gardening, hiking, and traveling with her family.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - General Pediatrics
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMedical education, diversity and inclusion
Sophia Yen, MD, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsEmergency contraception access, availability, knowledge.
Pediatric obesity and its treament with videogames and pedometers.
Adolescent use and access to contraception.
Using computers to educate patients during waiting time.
Determinants of Tampon use/initiation.
Health needs of adolescents in local high schools. Obesity, exercise, mental health, reproductive health.
Attitudes towards a reproductive health clinic - parents perspective, adolescents.