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David Maron, MD, is the co-chair of Stanford’s Ischemia trial, which wants to recruit more patients. So what does he turn to? Crooning, of course.
Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS, professor of primary care and population health and epidemiology, has just received the India Community Center’s (ICC) Health Leadership Award for her efforts in representing understudied communities in global medicine.
In its first full academic year, Presence, a center dedicated to "fostering research, dialogue, and multidisciplinary collaboration to produce measurable and meaningful change in health care," has made great strides.
Faculty Activities Of Note
The Complexities Behind High Prescription Prices
This week, I have been thinking through some of the issues and news on prescription drug prices in the United States. Certainly, this was a big topic in the last election. When Rob Califf, a cardiologist well known to this audience, was put forward...
Divisions in the Department of Medicine
Breaking Bad at Stanford: Treating a Growing Population of Patients Who Admit to Methamphetamine Abuse
Methamphetamine abuse is known to be bad for many reasons; one of the least known is its association with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Roham Zamanian has followed the geographic spread of the meth epidemic from its US origin in the California Central Valley to current hotbeds in Appalachia and the Ohio Valley.