Study Staff

Lida Faroqi, DPM, Director of Clinical Research

Dr. Faroqi has conducted Research at Stanford in the department of Oncology, Endocrinology and Rare diseases. She completed the Wound Care Fellowship at Wyckoff Height Medical Center in New York with Cornell University. She completed her Podiatric Surgical Residency Program at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in 2009. Dr. Faroqi conducted Investigational Research and has Publications with emphasis on Diabetic Limb Salvage.

In addition to her work with the IMPACT and STRONG-D studies, she is also Executive Director of the Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE) and the Program Director of Precision Health Biobank.

Phone: 650.497.9719

Gabriella Sabatini Schreiner, BS, Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Gabriella received her B.S. in Biomechanical Engineering and minored in Modern Languages at Stanford. She became involved in research in high school and has been involved in various studies since. Gabriella is passionate about furthering technology in medicine and hopes to continue her training in medical school after her fellowship for the Stanford Clinical Anatomy Scholars program.


Aishee Mukherji, Clinical Research Coordinator

Aishee Mukherji is a rising junior at Carleton College aspiring to become a physician. She is a computer science major and biochemistry/mathematics double minor. At Carleton, Aishee works as a FOCUS Northstar Mentor, mentoring and tutoring students from groups historically underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and as a FOCUS Northstar Scholar, actively engaged in science journalism for publication in an online newsletter. Outside of school, she enjoys volunteering in the College Buddies program at Laura Baker Services Association, where she plans and leads weekly events with a designated resident with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Aishee enjoys spending time with animals (especially her dog, Ducky), exploring parklands and the wilderness, playing flute, singing, and learning new things.


Ruth Talamoa, Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Ruth Talamoa is a senior at California State University East Bay (CSUEB) majoring in both psychology and biology with a concentration of physiology. She is aspiring to become a physician and specialize in endocrinology. She is currently a summer intern for the Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE) program at the Stanford University School of Medicine. At CSUEB, Ruth is a peer mentor for Transfer Asian Pacific American Student Success (T-APASS) program, mentoring students transferring to the institution from various community colleges and helping them navigate the resources on campus. She is an advocate for H.O.P.E. (Helping Our Pioneers Excel) in which she promotes the food pantry and other services to students on campus. She is active in the community and is a Health Navigator for Taulama non-profit organization in Hayward, promoting Mental Health Wellness for Pacific Islanders in the East Bay area. She is a member of the Pacific Islands Together (PIT) for the San Mateo County promoting Pacific Island cultures and resources to the community. She is excited to learn and build new skills here at the DiscoverLab to help her prepare for medical school and research. Her passion is working with underprivilege communities and improving the quality of life focusing on diabetes.