Bio


Nathaniel “Nate” Braun is a Research Manager/Analyst for the Division of Primary Care and Population Health at the Stanford University School of Medicine's Department of Medicine, where he principally assists the operations of the Health Leadership, Organization & Innovation Labs and serves under the directions of Dr. Sara Singer and Dr. Rebecca Aslakson. He also serves as the Course Advisor for a course on COVID-19 also based at Stanford's School of Medicine. Prior to his current position at Stanford, he worked in the Connected Care service of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, where he worked in the management and implementation of Connected Care/telehealth programs and operations, and educated patients, patient family members and friends, caregivers, providers, and care teams on telehealth technologies. His research interests and/or professional and academic backgrounds are in public health, LGBTQ+ history and studies, education, ethics, and telehealth. Nate graduated from Stanford in 2021 with his B.A. in History (Public History/Public Service), and with minors in Education and Ethics in Society.

Current Role at Stanford


Research Manager/Analyst (Social Science Research Professional 1) - Division of Primary Care and Population Health, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

Education & Certifications


  • B.A., Stanford University, History (Public History/Public Service) (2021)
  • Minor, Stanford University, Education (2021)
  • Minor, Stanford University, Ethics in Society (2021)

Service, Volunteer and Community Work


  • Member at Large, Board of Directors, Cincinnati Pride

    Location

    Cincinnati, OH

  • PEDS 220: Covid-19 Elective (designated Cardinal Course), Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

    The purpose of this course is to localize information surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic to stay informed and better advise our patients, families, friends, and broader community. We will focus on aspects of the virus including virology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and prognosis. We will also be looking at the epidemiology, diagnostic tools, current clinical research, and the societal and economic impacts of COVID-19. Students will engage in lectures from faculty in the School of Medicine. A 2-unit option is available for students who want to work on mentored projects related to COVID-19. A 3-unit option is available for students who want to submit a first draft of an article describing the broader implications of their COVID-19 project. Cardinal Course certified by the Haas Center for Public Service.

    Location

    Virtual

Personal Interests


- LGBTQ+ Health, Advocacy, History, and Studies
- Public Health
- Telehealth
- Social Determinants of Health
- Bioethics
- Health Equity
- Health/Public Policy
- Health Security
- Health Law
- Human Rights Law
- Education
- Higher Education
- Health Education
- Epidemiology
- SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

Professional Interests


- LGBTQ+ Health, Advocacy, History, and Studies
- Public Health
- Telehealth
- Social Determinants of Health
- Bioethics
- Health Equity
- Health/Public Policy
- Health Security
- Health Law
- Human Rights Law
- Education
- Higher Education
- Health Education
- Epidemiology
- SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

Professional Affiliations and Activities


  • Affiliate, Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement

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