Bio


JULIETA GABIOLA, MD, RN BIO

Julieta Gabiola, MD is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Stanford University. She is an Educator’s for CARE faculty, teaching the Practice of Medicine at Stanford Medical School, while mentoring medical students longitudinally. She is involved in mentoring medical students with their MedScholar projects with focus on global health outreach programs. Her specialty is Internal Medicine with interest in chronic diseases like Hypertension and Diabetes. She is a Stanford CIGH faculty fellow.

She practices Internal Medicine at Stanford Express Care, involved heavily in her foundation, ABC’s for Global Health with a mission to improve chronic disease management and outcomes in Filipinos in the Philippines and in the US. She collaborates with hospitals and universities in the Philippines to mitigate disparities in health care and improve health care access. She has partnered with institutions in the Philippines in research and health education. She provides opportunities for global health immersion in the Philippines to students from high school to medical school. She co-authored an interdisciplinary textbook in clinical assessment, published by Pearson. This book is poised to provide clinical assessment tools to various disciplines like medical students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other paramedical practitioners. She was also one of the authors for DISRUPT, a book by Filipina leaders with the idea that in order to effect change, we must be willing to disrupt the status quo.

Most recently, she was instrumental in launching the first medical mobile clinic in Pampanga, Philippines with a vision to promote community outreach programs, continuity of care, education, prevention and research in health care. Focus is on improving health outcomes in chronic non- communicable diseases and decreasing health disparity. Specific target populations are: disenfranchised population with chronic cardiovascular diseases with limited access to care and the indigenous population (AETAS tribes).http://www.abcsforglobalhealth.org

She is now involved with the planning and execution of Stanford Digital MEdIC in the Philippines where academic institutions and non- profit organizations partner with Stanford to enhance digital medical education.http://www.digitalmedic.com

Her passions are teaching, community outreach programs, and integration of work and life balance. Her motto: LIVE LIFE EACH DAY!

Clinical Focus


  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Mobile Clinic
  • Women's Health Services
  • Medical Missions to the Philippines
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Mentoring students in Global Health
  • Express Care
  • Preventive medicine research
  • Global Health projects

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Chief Stanford Medical Group Hoover, Stanford University (2006 - 2009)

Honors & Awards


  • Outstanding Student Nephrology Award, Rush University (1982)
  • Scholastic Achievement Award, American Medical Womens Association Womens (1982)
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Stanford University (1983)
  • Most Outstanding Student Award, Far Eastern University (1972)
  • Humanitarian and Volunteerism Award, American College of Physicians (2011)
  • Top 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award, Filipina Womens Network (2013)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Fellow, Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health (2015 - Present)
  • Board of Director, National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians ( NCAPIP) (2015 - Present)
  • Founder, ABC's for Global Health (2009 - Present)

Professional Education


  • Internship:Stanford University Medical Center (1983) CA
  • Residency:Stanford University Medical Center (1985) CA
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1985)
  • Medical Education:Rush University Medical College (1982) IL
  • BSN, Far Eastern University, Nursing (1972)
  • MD, Rush University, Medicine (1982)

Community and International Work


  • ABC's for Global Health

    Topic

    Preventive medicine research, education

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Medical Mobile Clinic

    Topic

    Chronic disease management

    Ongoing Project

    No

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • Help Rebuild Tacloban, Tacloban, Palo and Tanauan

    Topic

    Help rebuild medical infrastructure in Tacloban

    Partnering Organization(s)

    ABC's for Global Health and Corporal Works of Mercy

    Populations Served

    Tacloban and surrounding areas

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Medical mobile clinics, Philippines

    Topic

    Sustainable medical mobile vans to serve the underprivileged

    Partnering Organization(s)

    ABC's for Global Health

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Prevention of Hypertension through education and lifestyle modification, Manila, Philippines

    Partnering Organization(s)

    ABC's for Global Health and Manila Doctor's Hospital

    Populations Served

    Filipinos in the Philippines

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Medical mision, Philippines

    Topic

    medical care to communities in the Philipines

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Philippine Medical Society of Northern California

    Populations Served

    10,000

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


In the Philippines where hypertension and prehypertension are prevalent and medication not affordable, we are looking into prevention of hypertension through education and lifestyle modification as a practical alternatives.

Projects


  • Medical Mobile Clinics in the Philippines, ABC's for Global Health with research support from Stanford University

    Creation of medical mobile clinics in he Philippines as part of outreach programs to ensure continuity of care, enhance access, prevention and education to improve health and well-being of the population in underserved areas.

    Location

    Philippines

  • Prevention of Hypertension and Diabetes in the Philippines through lifestyle modification, Stanford University, Manila Doctors Hospital

    Location

    Manila Philippines

    Collaborators

    • Dante Morales, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of the Philippines , President of Manila Doctor's Hospital, Manila Doctor's Hospital

2017-18 Courses


Stanford Advisees


All Publications


  • Textbook: Patient -Focused Assessment: The art and Science of Clinical Data Gathering Gabiola, J., Mansen, T. Pearson. 2015
  • DISRUPT Filipina Women's Leadership Gabiola, J. 2015: 11