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  • Chad Anderson

    Chad Anderson

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioChad Anderson is a Physician Assistant at Stanford ValleyCare and a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Stanford School of Medicine MSPA program. He is the Assistant Director of PA education at ValleyCare. He is dual credentialed as a Family Nurse Practitioner and a Physician Assistant. He completed his FNP/PA training at the Stanford School of Medicine and his graduate studies at A.T. Still University – Arizona School of Health Sciences. He has great interest in improving patient care through process improvement and has been the lead in many successful projects. He is passionate about improving our patients hospital experience as well as educating our future providers. He is also interested in Pre-Hospital Care and Emergency Medicine.

  • Steven Asch

    Steven Asch

    Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health) and, by courtesy, of Health Policy

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDescribe your current research interest and activities

  • Mehrdad Ayati

    Mehrdad Ayati

    Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Ayati completed his residency at UC Davis and his fellowship at Stanford University. During his residency at UC Davis, Dr. Ayati received the Award of Excellence in Clinical Teaching. Dr. Ayati worked at hospitals such as Lodi Memorial Hospital in Lodi, California, and as an Emergency Medicine Attending at Veteran Affairs in Palo Alto, California. Dr. Ayati worked as a Stanford Medical Director at Los Altos and Palo Alto Subacute and Rehabilitation centers and he is currently serving as a medical advisor for many Skilled Nursing facilities and also memory care units and assisted living facilities in Northen California. Dr. Ayati has a broad spectrum of practice and knowledge of general medicine and primary care in various settings, from office to Emergency room and acute and Sub-acute care. Dr. Ayati’s main areas of research and clinical focus are in the physiology of aging and on finding practical and yet innovative ways of addressing the wellbeing and needs of the population in any age category. Dr. Ayati is an advocate of his patient’s physical and mental health at any age in addition to disease management and prevention. Dr. Ayati is currently a member of the Ethnogeriatric and Quality and Policy Performance Committees of the Americal Geraitric Society. He also serves as a Community Health Advisor for Alzheimer Association, Northen California and Nevada Chapter. Dr. Ayati is the author of “Paths to Healthy Aging”. Dr. Ayati is also a guest educational speaker on several radio stations such as National Public Radio (NPR) and San Francisco’s KQED and international and national conferences. He also testified in the Senate of the US, Special Committee of Aging in 2018 to address the challenges of aging populations in the US.
    Dr. Ayati strives to provide reliable information, effective strategies, and simple guidelines for patients of all ages to avoid or manage chronic diseases and to have a significantly better quality of life.
    Dr. Ayati’s main focus and passion are in:
    Raising awareness about Over Medication and Drug Cascade issues in the elderly population as well as highlighting prevention strategies
    Helping patients better understand and voice their end of life care choices and medical intervention wishes
    Bringing into focus the numerous social, economical, political and health challenges and hardship the elderly face in our society as well as finding solutions to address their needs
    Being the voice of the elderly in finding innovative and yet practical solutions to promote their physical and mental health and well being

  • Michele Barry, MD, FACP

    Michele Barry, MD, FACP

    Drs. Ben & A. Jess Shenson Professor, Senior Associate Dean, Global Health, Director, Center for Innovation in Global Health, Professor of Medicine and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute
    On Leave from 08/30/2022 To 11/30/2022

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsAreas of research
    Ethical Aspects of research conducted overseas
    Clinical Tropical Diseases
    Globalization's Impact upon Health Disparities
    Hemorrhagic Viruses

  • Preetha Basaviah, M.D.

    Preetha Basaviah, M.D.

    Clinical Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMedical education, preparation for clerkship curricula and hospital medicine.

  • Eran Bendavid

    Eran Bendavid

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health), Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and, by courtesy, at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsEffect of global health policies on health of individuals in developing countries, global health, HIV and TB.

  • Gordon Bloom

    Gordon Bloom

    Lecturer, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioGordon founded the Social Entrepreneurship Collaboratory (SE Labs) at Stanford, Harvard and Princeton. He teaches about the design, development and leadership of innovative social ventures in global health and environmental sustainability.

    At Stanford, Gordon is director of the Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Lab (SE Lab)- Human & Planetary Health and is a faculty fellow of the Center for Innovation in Global Health. He is a Lecturer in the School of Medicine, Division of Primary Care and Population Health/Dept. of Medicine, an affiliate at Stanford Health Policy/Center for Health Policy, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and a mentor in the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program.

    At Harvard, Gordon taught jointly on the faculties of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health (Health Policy & Management) and the Harvard Kennedy School (Management, Leadership & Decision Sciences) and served as an Expert-in-Residence (EiR) at the Harvard Innovation Lab (i-Lab), and affiliated faculty at the Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School (HMS). He was faculty director of the Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Lab (SE Lab) for US & Global Health, an incubator course taught in a new interdisciplinary, collaborative model based at the i-Lab. He has also served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence (2013-2014) at Harvard Business School in the Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, on the Faculty of Arts & Sciences in the Sociology Department, at the Harvard Kennedy School, on the Leadership & Management faculty, and as a principal of the Hauser Center for Non-Profit Organizations (2004-2007). Gordon served as one of the founding faculty of the $10 million Reynolds Fellows Program in Social Entrepreneurship, a Center for Public Leadership and Harvard President’s interdisciplinary fellowship initiative that paid full tuition and stipend for graduate students from the Harvard Kennedy School, School of Public Health and Graduate School of Education.

    At Princeton, Gordon served as Dean’s Visiting Professor in Entrepreneurship in 2009-2010. Working together with the School of Engineering & Applied Science, the [Woodrow Wilson] School of Public & International Affairs, and the Faculty of Arts & Sciences, he launched a new set of programs and prizes in social innovation and entrepreneurship in collaboration with students, faculty and alumni.

    At Stanford in 2001-2002, Gordon created the SE Lab, a Silicon Valley and technology–influenced, interdisciplinary incubator for social ventures and global problem solving. Gordon taught on the Public Policy Program and Urban Studies Program faculties (School of Humanities & Sciences) and served as a faculty affiliate at the Center for Social Innovation at Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a Program Officer at Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

    Many of the talented students and fellows in Gordon’s SE Labs have won the top awards of prestigious idea and business plan competitions, including those at Stanford, Harvard, Princeton and MIT.

    Gordon is a co-author in the edited volume Frontiers in Social Innovation (N. Malhotra, ed., Harvard Business Review Press, 2022) and Social Entrepreneurship: New Models of Sustainable Social Change (A. Nicholls, ed., Oxford University Press, 2006/2008) and served as a founding member of the Oxford/Ashoka led University Network for Social Entrepreneurship. His interest in entrepreneurship is informed by work in both the private and nonprofit sectors in the U.S. (New York, Cambridge, Palo Alto), Europe (London, Paris) and Asia (Hong Kong), as CEO of a medical technology company (EDAP Technomed, USA) and in international strategy consulting (Bain & Co. Ltd.).

    Gordon is married to Sara Singer- they on occasion teach together at Stanford, have a daughter Audrey (23) and son Jason (19), and live in the Frenchman's Hill residential section of campus.

  • Bryan Bohman

    Bryan Bohman

    Clinical Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioBryan Bohman is Associate Chief Medical Officer for Workforce Health and Wellness. Additional roles include Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Co-Director of the Clinical Effectiveness Leadership Training (CELT) program and Senior Advisor to the WellMD Center.

    Bryan trained at Stanford in internal medicine and anesthesiology. After two decades of clinical practice in community-based anesthesiology, he served as SHC's first elected Chief of Staff from 2008-2011.

    As Chief of Staff, Dr. Bohman established Stanford’s wellness committee and subsequently shepherded the founding of its WellMD Center in 2015, serving as the Center’s interim Director until 2017. The Center’s aim is to advance faculty, trainee and care team wellbeing across Stanford Medicine while also serving as an international leader of scholarship in a field that is increasingly vital to the future of medicine. He also led the establishment in 2014 of the CELT program, which continues to serve as a key driver of clinical quality improvement across Stanford Medicine.

    Dr. Bohman’s primary areas of interest include population health management and the relationships between clinician wellness, quality improvement and healthcare system performance.

  • Heather E Boynton

    Heather E Boynton

    Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioHeather E Boynton is an emergency physician at Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley, California and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine in the Department of Primary Care and Population Health.

    Dr. Boynton trained in emergency medicine at UC San Diego, where she served as chief resident. She attended medical school at Georgetown University and also has a master’s degree in International Security Studies from the School of Foreign Service. She completed her undergraduate studies at Princeton University.

    As an emergency physician practicing in a rural, cross-border community she hopes to challenge and engage rotating students to provide patient-centered care in a resource-limited setting.

  • Michelle Elizabeth Yael Braunschweig, MD, PhD, MPH

    Michelle Elizabeth Yael Braunschweig, MD, PhD, MPH

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Braunschweig is a board-certified family medicine doctor. She provides care for the entire family and welcomes patients of all ages.

    Her special interests include women’s health, children’s health, and mental health. For each patient, she develops a personalized plan of care. Her goal is to help every individual achieve the best possible health and quality of life.

    Another special interest of Dr. Braunschweig is medical education. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care and Population Health, at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    The training of health care professionals in low-resource settings is one of her key research interests. Another is reproductive justice.

    Dr. Braunschweig grew up in San Jose. Prior to medical school, Dr. Braunschweig studied music and earned a PhD in musicology from UC Berkeley. Her interest in women’s health led her to volunteer as a birth doula at San Francisco General Hospital.

    There, she became passionate about maternal and child health, and was inspired to go to medical school to become a doctor.

    Outside of her clinical practice and research, she enjoys spending time with her family, going for walks, and trying out new recipes.