News stories and community announcements concerning members of the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, as well as interviews.
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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Lisa Goldman Rosas invited to serve on PCORI Advisory Panel
September 14, 2020. E&PH faculty member Lisa Goldman Rosas (pictured left) was invited to serve as a member of the PCORI advisory panel on Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Science (CEDS) for a term length of 3 years, and she has accepted the invitation.
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Plant-based meat lowers some cardiovascular risk factors compared with red meat, study finds
August 11, 2020. A study recently published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and authored by E&PH faculty member Christopher Gardner and Stanford colleagues found that "A diet that includes an average of two servings of plant-based meat alternatives lowers some cardiovascular risk factors compared with a diet that instead includes the same amount of animal meat."
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Stanford medical student’s tweet about blueberry pickers’ wages goes viral
August 10, 2020. E&PH MS graduate and incoming medical student Gianna Nino was featured in a Stanford Scope Blog post when her tweet about blueberry pickers' wages went viral.
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August 14, 2020. Gianna was profiled by USA Today, in a piece entitled "Med student’s tweet shines light on farmworkers: ‘How much do you pay for your blueberries?'"
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Megan Roche featured in Stanford Scope Blog
July 16, 2020. In February, Stanford Scope Blog editors featured Epidemiology & Clinical Research PhD student, Megan Roche and her extraordinary research in this story, "She’s an ultrarunning champion, studying the genetics of sports injury."
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Abby King's Our Voice work on Safe Routes to School featured in ISPAH animation project
July 10, 2020. The International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) chose Abby King's Our Voice project, "Safe Routes to School," to be featured in a short animation that was released today! The video is entitled, "Enhancing Safe Routes to School Programs through Community-Engaged Citizen Science: Two Pilot Investigations in Lower Density Areas of Santa Clara County, California, USA."
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In the Spotlight
We have released a new E&PH Spotlight Story with Associate Professor, Lorene Nelson! Click on the link below to read about her current work on building a COVID-19 Public Health Data Ecosystem with Google Cloud.
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