Nick is a Professor of Vascular Surgery and Cardiovascular Medicine. He holds degrees with honors in Chemistry and Medicine from the University of Chicago, and completed his Internal Medicine training at the University of California, San Francisco. Nick joined the Clinical Investigator Pathway at Stanford University in 2005, served as the Division's Chief Cardiovascular Fellow in 2007, prior to joining the faculty. His academic interests focus on pathological vascular processes such as atherosclerosis, vessel inflammation, endothelial cell dysfunction, smooth muscle cell physiology and aneurysm formation. In particular, he is interested in investigating the genetic mechanisms of heritable cardiovascular diseases as well as translational Vascular Medicine. Nick is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Vascular Medicine. Nick's biosketch.
Fouzia is the clinical trial coordinator for all Stanford Vascular Medicine research studies. She received her MD from Dow University of Health Sciences in Karachi, Pakistan where she previously performed clinical research with OB/GYN patients. Fouzia joined the translational and clinical research team in 2012, and is involved in studies of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), critical limb ischemia (CLI), vascular physiology and vascular regeneration. She works closely with the clinical team to screen and enroll study patients, conducts follow-up by questionnaires and performs study related tests/exams. She also is involved in the regulatory and budgeting process for the different clinical studies. In her free time, Fouzia likes to spend time with her family, including her son and twin daughters.
Elsie is a vascular surgery resident currently undertaking advanced
postdoctoral research training in the Stanford Vascular Biology T32
program. She completed her B.A. in Human Biology at Stanford University
and received her M.D. from Stanford University School of Medicine.
During her medical school career she received a Masters of Health
Policy, Planning and Financing from the London School of Economics with
the support of a United Kingdom Fulbright Grant. She is now pursuing
postdoctoral research in bioinformatics with the goal of using advanced
data mining techniques and big data approaches to predict outcomes in
patients with peripheral vascular disease.
Eri is a Vascular Medicine specialist and Clinical Instructor in the Vascular Surgery Division. She obtained her MD and PhD from Tokyo Women’s Medical University and completed a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training in Japan. She did her post-doctoral research at UCSF prior to completing an Internal Medicine residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York and Lankenau Medical Center in Pennsylvania. Eri joined Stanford University in 2015 following a Vascular Medicine fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. She is board certified in Vascular Medicine, Internal Medicine (US) and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Japan).
Eri is involved in translational research and her most current interests includes using m-health to diagnose, treat and prevent disease. After work, you will find her experimenting with vegetarian recipes, playing the violin and training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Dr. Kaufman is a Fellow in Vascular Medicine. She completed her undergraduate studies in Biological Sciences at Stanford University and her MD at the University of Chicago. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago (Northshore) program. She is interested in developing an expertise in a wide range of vascular conditions and optimizing medical management for patients with peripheral artery disease. In her free time she enjoys tennis, yoga, and hiking.