News stories and community announcements concerning members of the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, as well as interviews.
Human Evolution Isn't Over Yet
November 9, 2020. Julie Parsonnet's research on human body temperature is featured in this Discover story. “We are not the same people that we were a hundred years ago.
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Abby C. King receives the Alva Myrdal Guest Professorship Award
October 29, 2020. E&PH faculty member Abby C. King has been honored with the Alva Myrdal Guest Professorship Award from Mälardalen University in Sweden. This is a one-year award for which Dr. King will be (remotely) doing some mentoring, collaborative research development, and teaching. Alva Nyrdal is a prominent Swedish sociologist and diplomat who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1982.
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Leisure activity for dementia prevention: More work to be done
October 28, 2020. A recent editorial in Neurology written by our own Victor Henderson and colleague was published this week.
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Steve Goodman Elected to National Academy of Medicine
October 19, 2020. It is with great pleasure that we announce that Dr. Steve Goodman was one of 100 new members elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced today. Steve is the fifth faculty member in our department to be granted membership, as Julie Parsonnet was elected last year and John Ioannidis, Mark Cullen, and Alice Whittemore are also members.
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A reflection on the “History of Latinos at Estánfor”
September 24, 2020. E&PH faculty member Yvonne (Bonnie) Maldonado is quoted in this Stanford Daily story about a video by Jesus Beltran ’00, titled “History of Latinos at Estánfor," first shown at the inaugural Stanford Latino Alumni Summit at Stanford University.
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Native American Health Center Launches Food as Medicine Program
September 15, 2020. We are excited to announce the launch of a new Food as Medicine initiative at Native American Health Center. This new site includes both a Food Farmacy led by Dig Deep Farms and Behavioral Pharmacy Group Medical Visits led by Open Source Wellness. Congrats to E&PH faculty member Lisa Goldman Rosas for her efforts on this collaboration!
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In the Spotlight
We have released a new E&PH Spotlight Interview with Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Titilola Falasinnu. Click on the link below to read about her extensive work on increasing ancestral diversity in clinical trials (especially in lupus) and ways to measure pain using electronic health records (EHRs.
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