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  • Heather Henri, MD

    Heather Henri, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Heather Henri is an Associate Professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

    Dr. Henri attended Stanford University, where she received her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences. At Stanford she was the recipient of the President's Award for Academic Excellence in the Freshman Year, awarded to the top 3% of students. She has been the recipient of an American Heart Association Internship at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She also was awarded two Howard Hughe's Institute Research Fellowships at the NIH, one at the National Cancer Institute and the second at the National Eye Institute.

    In 2000, Dr. Henri graduated from Harvard Medical School. She then completed a Surgical Internship at Stanford Medical Center, followed by an Internal Medicine Residency at Stanford in 2004. She served as the Clinic Chief at Blake Wilbur of Stanford Medical Group from 2006-2009, as well as on the General Internal Medicine Executive Committee at Stanford between 2006-2009.

    Dr. Henri was named as a "Top Reviewer" based on the quality of reviews by the Annals of Internal Medicine in 2006. With Dr. Peter Rudd, she co-authored the chapter "Hypertension: Context and Managment" in the Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine published in 2007. Between 2006-2007 Dr. Henri was a member of the California Academic Collaborative on Chronic Care.

    In 2013, Dr. Henri joined Stanford Concierge Medicine where she practiced for six years. She also served as Director of the American College of Physician's Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification Course held in San Francisco from 2013-2017. Dr. Henri has been invited by the American College of Physicians to work on multiple projects. She served on the Internal Medicine Essentials Text and Online Questions Editorial Review Board for the American College of Physicians. In 2016, 2017 and 2018 Dr. Henri reviewed and authored educational material for the American College of Physician's Medical Knowledge and Self Assessment Program (MKSAP 17) Updates. Starting in 2018, Dr. Henri was a primary regular reviewer of educational podcasts published by the American College of Physicians. In 2023 Dr. Henri served as a content Editor for the American College of Physicians Board Preparation course.

    Dr. Henri feels that comprehensive preventive care, combined with excellent patient-physician communication, is fundamental to her care of patients.

    American Board of Internal Medicine Certification 2004, 2014
    Fellow American College of Physicians 2016

  • William Hui, MD

    William Hui, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Hui is a family medicine physician. He practices in the same-day clinic at Stanford Family Medicine clinic in Palo Alto and is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care and Population Health.

    He is the point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) lead in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health. He also teaches with Global Ultrasound Institute, a community of POCUS practitioners and educators from around the world.

    Dr. Hui completed fellowship training in point-of-care ultrasound at the University of Pennsylvania. He trained as a resident in family medicine at Stanford Health Care after earning his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine.

    He has made numerous invited presentations to his peers. Topics include diagnostic and procedural use of point-of-care ultrasound.

    Dr. Hui is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.

    He has volunteered with wilderness education and team-building programs for underprivileged youth. He also has provided translation and intake services to underserved and uninsured Chinese and Indonesian patients at a community clinic.

    Dr. Hui enjoys long-distance running and bouldering in his free time. He is also a coffee enthusiast.

    He speaks English fluently and Cantonese with limited working proficiency.

  • Sharon Wei Hung

    Sharon Wei Hung

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr Sharon Hung is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician who practices at the Stanford Internal Medicine Clinic in Santa Clara.

    She received her MD degree at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
    Prior to working at Stanford, she was on faculty at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

    Currently, her clinical interests include both preventative medicine as well as managing chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis and steatotic liver disease.
    She is the Director of Women’s Health for the Primary Care and Population Health department. Under this role, she is the course director of Stanford CME's Women's Health conference, offers group patient visits for counseling on osteoporosis and creates educational resources for primary care providers on various women’s health topics.

    She is conversational in Spanish and Mandarin.

  • Jennifer L. Hunter, PA-C

    Jennifer L. Hunter, PA-C

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioJennifer Hunter, PA-C is the Lead Advanced Practice Provider (APP) for the Emergency Department & Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) with experience in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) and over 10 years of experience in Emergency Medicine. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor and Educator-4-Care (E4C) at the Stanford School of Medicine & Masters of Science in PA Studies Program.

  • Yusra Hussain, M.D.

    Yusra Hussain, M.D.

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

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsCollaborator in the HALF study
    Collaborator in the PROMISE study
    Primary Investigator, Bidet Pilot Study- 650-644-9230

  • Eric Ip

    Eric Ip

    Clinical Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy research interests include the use and abuse of anabolic steroids and other performance enhancing/cognitive enhancing drugs.

  • John Jay Jernick

    John Jay Jernick

    Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsHealth services research; guided self-care; health, education; outcome oriented decision processes.

  • Can "Angela" Jiang

    Can "Angela" Jiang

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Can "Angela" Jiang is a board certified family physician who enjoys caring for the whole family, from newborn care to geriatrics. She has special interests in women's health, adolescent health, pediatrics, and medical student education. She specializes in primary care procedures including gynecologic procedures.

    Prior to medical school, Dr. Jiang was a high school biology teacher in Chicago with Teach for America and loves combining her passions for teaching and medicine on a daily basis at Stanford Family Medicine. Dr. Jiang also teaches residents at the Stanford Health Care-O'Connor Hospital residency program and is the director of the O’Connor-Stanford Leaders in Education Residency Program (OSLER). Dr. Jiang is also passionate about community outreach and works with the Stanford Youth Diabetes Coaches Program.

    Outside of clinic, she enjoys hiking, reading, group fitness classes, traveling, and running after her two young kids.

  • Jocelyn Jiao, MD

    Jocelyn Jiao, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Jiao is a fellowship-trained, board-certified neurologist with the Movement Disorders Center at Stanford Health Care. She is also a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences.

    Dr. Jiao has extensive experience providing comprehensive care for patients with different types of movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease. She is fellowship-trained in both movement disorders and hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Jiao is developing an interdisciplinary neuropalliative clinic that emphasizes planning for the future and maximizes quality of life for people living with chronic neurological illness.

    Dr. Jiao’s research efforts include a pilot study assessing the impact of deep brain stimulation (DBS) as a treatment for Parkinson’s-related motor symptoms upon mood and pain. Specifically, this work focuses on identifying correlations between DBS targets and reductions in medications that address depression, anxiety, and impulsivity symptoms that result from Parkinson’s treatments. Dr. Jiao has also completed a pilot study focused upon narrative medicine interventions for people living with Parkinson’s disease.

    Dr. Jiao has published her work in multiple peer-reviewed journals, including Pain Medicine and the Journal of Neurosurgery. Dr. Jiao is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society , and the International Neuropalliative Care Society.

  • Evaleen Kay Jones

    Evaleen Kay Jones

    Clinical Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsEvaleen Jones has a passion for Global Health Education. She is President, Founder of Child Family Health International, a non-profit 501©(3) $2 million organization that oversees the placement of 650+l students in immersion programs (a mini 'peace corps') in developing countries. She is also Board Certified in Addiction Medicine (American Society Addiction Medicine and a certified instructor of Mindfulness through the Center for Mind Body Medicine.

  • Maria Juarez-Reyes

    Maria Juarez-Reyes

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

    BioDr. Juarez-Reyes received her PhD in Health Psychology, MD and Internal Medicine residency training from the University of California at San Francisco. Her focus during medical training was in Behavioral Medicine. In 2010, she became board certified in Integrative Medicine through American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. She is currently Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health, Department of Medicine, Stanford University. She serves as Site Director for Internal Medicine Residency program at Stanford. She developed “Beyond Stress”, a six-week group intervention for patients with stress, anxiety, and depression and is the Director of Behavioral health Group Medical Visits. This intervention has now been translated into Spanish, Mas Alla del Estres, and it is delivered to community based Spanish speaking cancer patients.
    Her current research evaluates integrative behavioral health group medical visits and the relationship to anxiety, depression, burnout, and sleep in primary care and Spanish speaking community-based populations. Her other health disparities research has been in tobacco cessation practices of community-based providers, breast cancer screening follow-up in Latinx women, Latinx adolescent reproductive behavior, medication eligibility criteria effects in ethnic subgroups, and TB treatment in urban county jails. She enjoys travel, walking with friends, anything science fiction and spending time with her family.

  • Deborah Kado

    Deborah Kado

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

    BioDr. Kado is a board-certified, fellowship-trained doctor specializing in geriatrics. She serves as co-director of the Stanford Longevity Center. She is a professor of medicine and chief of research for the Geriatrics Section in the Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care and Population Health. She is also the Director of the Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) at VA Palo Alto Health Care System.

    For each patient, Dr. Kado prepares a personalized care plan. Her objective is to help all individuals maintain the best possible health and quality of life as they age.

    A special interest of Dr. Kado is bone health. She has conducted extensive research focused on osteoporosis and the related disorder hyperkyphosis.
    Since joining the UCLA faculty in 2000, she has received continuous funding for her research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

    She has over 100 peer-reviewed publications of her research findings in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Osteoporosis International, Journal of Gerontology and Medical Sciences, Journal of Geriatric Oncology, Nature Communications, and other peer-reviewed journals.

    In 2007, she defined hyperkyphosis as a new geriatric syndrome. Her discoveries in this field were first featured in the American College or Physician’s premier internal medicine journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Later, they also appeared in a dedicated chapter in UpToDate, the electronic resource providing evidence-based clinical decision support for doctors worldwide.

    Prior to coming to Stanford, Dr. Kado practiced at UC San Diego where she started a dedicated osteoporosis clinic for patient care and research. She later broadened her research interests beyond musculoskeletal aging to study other aging-related topics such as the gut microbiome in older men and the effects of cancer treatments on aging in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.

    Dr. Kado is a California native. She trained at UCSF and UCLA. She also earned a Master of Science degree in epidemiology at the UCLA School of Public Health, sponsored by the John Hartford Foundation.

    She is a member of the American Geriatrics Society, American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Gerontological Society of America, The Endocrine Society, and other professional organizations. She co-chairs the NIH National Institute on Aging Workshop for the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research. She also participates in the Bone Health Working Group of the Society for Women’s Health Research.

  • James Kahn

    James Kahn

    Professor of Medicine (General Medical Disciplines), Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy initial research activities involved antiretroviral and novel therapeutic treatments of HIV infection, understanding elements of HIV pathogenesis associated with acute HIV infection and post exposure prevention. My most recent scholarly activities concentrate on working as a team to capitalize on the data stored in electronic medical records, HIV disease modeling and using electronic medical records for outcome research and developing a mentorship program for early career scientists.

  • Beverley Kane

    Beverley Kane

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

    BioBeverley Kane, MD, was Board Certified in Family Medicine, then completed fellowships in Ob-Gyn (San Francisco Children's Hosptial) and Sports Medicine (London Univeristy). She has worked in the private practice of sports medicine; in medical informatics, specializing in doctor-patient communication (WebMD); and in stress management with her private practice, Horsensei Equine-Assisted Learning & THerapy (HEALTH). Her latest book, "Equine-imity--Stress Reduction and Emotional Self-Regulation in the Company of Horses," published 27 March 2021, can be seen at http://equine-imity.com/

  • Robert Kaplan

    Robert Kaplan

    Adjunct Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsHealth services research
    Studies on the cost and quality of health care
    Health outcome measurement
    Social determinants of health

  • Jaya Karnani, MD

    Jaya Karnani, MD

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

    BioDr. Jaya Karnani practices family medicine in Bay Valley Medical Group’s Hayward office. She attended medical school at Kasturba Medical College in India and completed her residency at the Fort Wayne Medical Education Program in Indiana.
    Dr. Karnani is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She speaks English and Hindi. Dr. Karnani joined Bay Valley Medical Group in 2009. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, reading and watching movies.

  • Yeuen Kim

    Yeuen Kim

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

    BioYeuen Kim MD MAS is an internal medicine physician with expertise in population health, medical humanities educational interventions, and working with vulnerable populations in urban settings. She trained at Brown University's Program in Liberal Medical Education (AB Comp Lit/French, MD) and completed residency/chief residency in internal medicine at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in 2000. She has worked with vulnerable populations in ambulatory and mobile settings as a primary care GMC attending and medical outreach physician, as well as completing a Masters' and fellowship in clinical research at UCSF's Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and SFGH DGIM, where she evaluated electronic referrals to subspecialty clinics from safety settings (Kim, Chen et al, JGIM 2009.) Since 2020, she has worked with the SF and Santa Clara County public health departments to help reduce mortality and improve C-19 and mpox mitigation, especially at residential congregate facilities through better ventilation, public-private collaboration, and addressing determinants of health for essential workers; she has summarized lessons learned from international conferences on COVID19 responses (Sales, Kim et al, AJPH 2021). Since 2013, she has facilitated art gallery-based workshops for physicians and learners to improve observation and communication skills. She co-leads narrative medicine and oncology workshops for medicine residents and students (Edwards, Kim et al, BMJ Educ 2022) and is an adjunct clinical associate professor in Primary care and population health, Medicine.

  • Clair Mariam Kuriakose

    Clair Mariam Kuriakose

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioClair Kuriakose is a Physician Assistant with a clinical background in Pediatric Surgery. She joined Stanford September 2014 as the first Manager of Advanced Practice with the Center for Advanced Practice and officially transitioned to the Executive Director of Advanced Practice on August 2017. Clair is passionate about the value advanced practice providers bring to the complex and ever-changing healthcare industry and truly enjoys collaborating with the various Advanced Practice Providers in the organization to ensure the best care for our patients.

  • Lianne Kurina

    Lianne Kurina

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

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy research focuses on the physical and mental health of military service members.

  • Vinh Lam

    Vinh Lam

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Vinh Lam is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care and Population health. He earned his MD from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and chose to stay in Los Angeles to complete his family medicine residency training at UCLA. During his training, Dr. Lam developed a strong interest in teaching and medical education through his involvement with resident education and the graduate medical education committee. He also spent 1 year as a resident informaticist where he also became very interested in informatics, medical technology, and innovative solutions to improving patient health outcomes and decreasing physician burnout. Dr. Lam enjoys caring for patients of all ages from pediatrics to geriatrics, performing office-based procedures, and prioritizing preventative care.
    Outside of medicine, Dr. Lam loves to travel with his family, dabbles in photography and videography, and enjoys attempting to recreate meals he has had while traveling with his wife.

  • Benjamin Laniakea

    Benjamin Laniakea

    Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Benjamin Laniakea is a board-certified family medicine physician specializing in full-spectrum LGBTQ+ health. They are the recipient of the Arthur L. Bloomfield Award and have served as the Theme Lead for the Sex, Gender, and Sexual Function curriculum at the Stanford School of Medicine since 2018. They spearhead the Stanford LGBTQ+ adult clinical program, which offers comprehensive and tailored healthcare for the LGBTQ+ patient population for patients of all ages, sexualities, and gender identities.

  • Bryant Lin

    Bryant Lin

    Clinical Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests-Digital Health
    -Medical device design, prototyping, testing and clinical trials
    -Behavioral determinants of chronic disease
    -Novel diagnostic processes for medical mysteries
    -Asian Health
    -Medical Humanities and Arts
    -Medical Technology

  • Steven Lin

    Steven Lin

    Clinical Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsArtificial intelligence and machine learning in healthcare
    Primary care and population health
    Value added medical education

  • Brian Linde, MD

    Brian Linde, MD

    Clinical Instructor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Linde is a double board-certified, fellowship-trained internal medicine doctor with the Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care & Population Health at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is board certified in both internal medicine and occupational and environmental medicine. He is fellowship trained in occupational and environmental medicine.

    Dr. Linde specializes in preventing, managing, and treating work-related injuries and diseases. He uses his expertise to improve the physical and mental wellness of his patients while reducing their exposure to occupational and environmental hazards. As a public health expert, Dr. Linde also focuses on enhancing the health of entire populations through strategies and policies that benefit communities as a whole.

    His academic interests include inhalational exposures and occupational lung diseases. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Linde studied how to increase adherence to infection prevention recommendations in clinical settings. He has also worked on guidance related to exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). These chemicals, which are found in water, food, and fabrics, are an ongoing public health concern. Dr. Linde has also researched how to improve the mental and physical health of medical students and ways to prevent physician burnout.

    Dr. Linde has published in many peer-reviewed journals, including Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine and Academic Medicine. As a member of the Committee on the Guidance on PFAS Testing and Health Outcomes, Dr. Linde contributed to Guidance on PFAS Exposure, Testing, and Clinical Follow-Up, a publication of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. He was also a reviewer for Archives of Environmental & Occupational Health and the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.

    He has written book chapters for Modern Occupational Diseases: Diagnosis, Epidemiology, Management and Prevention and Patty’s Industrial Hygiene. He wrote about preventing occupational and environmental pulmonary disorders for the Merck Manuals Professional Edition. Dr. Linde has been invited to speak at workshops and presentations all over the nation about a range of topics, including environmental health risks in underserved communities and the health effects of floods.

    Dr. Linde is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Preventive Medicine. He is also a member of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

  • Christine Kee Liu

    Christine Kee Liu

    Assistant Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health)

    BioDr. Liu and her research program are dedicated to improving the lives of older adults with kidney disease. Currently her research focuses on mobility, which is the ability to move safely and reliably from one place to another. In older adults, poor mobility strongly predicts future disability and death. Retaining mobility has been cited by older adults as fundamental to quality to life; yet many older persons with kidney disease, especially those with late stage chronic kidney disease or outright kidney failure, have trouble just walking across the room or transferring to a chair. Dually trained in geriatric medicine and epidemiology, Dr. Liu also has significant expertise in older adult clinical trials, including safety trials of novel agents as well as intervention studies to reduce infections in older populations.

  • Karl Lorenz

    Karl Lorenz

    Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health)

    BioDr. Karl Lorenz, MD MSHS is a general internal medicine and palliative care physician, and Section chief of the VA Palo Alto-Stanford Palliative Care Program. Formerly at the VA Greater Los Angeles, Dr. Lorenz directed palliative care research at the VA Center for Innovation to Implementation and served on the faculty at the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Lorenz is a member of the VA’s national Hospice and Palliative Care Program (HPC) leadership team, director of the operational palliative care Quality Improvement Resource Center (QuIRC), and adjunct facility staff member at RAND. Dr. Lorenz’s work and leadership has been influential to the field of palliative care research. Under Dr. Lorenz’s leadership, since 2009 the Quality Improvement Resource Center (QuIRC) has served as one of three national leadership Centers responsible for strategic and operational support of the VA’s national hospice and palliative care programs. QuIRC develops and implements provider facing electronic tools for the VA’s national electronic medical record to improve the quality of palliative care. In that role, Dr. Lorenz participates with the national leadership team in strategic planning, policy development, and providing resources to support operational efforts. Dr. Lorenz has contributed to the field of global palliative care, serving the World Health Organization in its development of Palliative Care for Older People and leading methods for Palliative Care Essential Medications.