Faculty Leaders

Mark R. Cullen, MD

Director, Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences
Professor of Medicine  

Prior to coming to Stanford in May 2009, Dr. Cullen was Professor of Medicine and Public Health and Director of the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program at Yale. An internationally known expert in occupational medicine, the focus of Dr. Cullen’s research has been on the physical and social aspects of work that contribute to disparities in health, function and mortality; and development of new observational methods to study them. 


Lorene Nelson, PhD, MS

Associate Director, Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences
Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)

Dr. Nelson's research program is focused on the epidemiology and complex etiology of neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and multiple sclerosis. 

 Dr. Nelson is also leading strategic initiatives that involve a growing number of population health scientists at Stanford. Her goal is to develop innovative and transdisciplinary approaches to address the critical determinants of population health, including but not limited to strategies that can be addressed in our rapidly changing health care system.


Working Group Co-Chairs

Preconception, Pregnancy, & Early Childhood

Gary Shaw, DrPH

Professor and Associate Chair of Pediatrics (Neonatal and Developmental Medicine); Co-Director, March of Dimes Center for Prematurity Research

Paul Wise, MD, MPH

Richard E. Behrman Professor of Child Health and Society; Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatal and Developmental Medicine) and, by courtesy, Health Research and Policy; Co-Director, March of Dimes Center for Prematurity Research 

Work-Life, Retirement, Disability, Aging and Cognitive Decline

Laura Carstensen, PhD

Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Psychology; Director, Stanford Center on Longevity

Mark Duggan, PhD

The Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics; Director, Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research 

 

Lorene Nelson, PhD

Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology); Associate Director, Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences

Sex and Gender in Health Research

Londa Schiebinger, PhD

John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science; Director, EU/US Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering & Environment Project

Marcia Stefanick, PhD

Professor of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center) and of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Director, Stanford Women & Sex Differences in Medicine (WSDM) Center

Special Populations and Rare Diseases

Shivaani Kummar, MD

Professor of Medicine (Oncology); Director, Phase I Clinical Research Program 

Jon Bernstein, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Genetics) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital

Immigration and Health

Fernando Mendoza, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics); Associate Dean of Minority Advising and Programs, Office of Student Affairs

Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS

Clinical Professor, Medicine, Division of Primary, Preventative, and Community Medicine (formerly General Medical Disciplines)

Adolescent Health

Steven Adelsheim, MD

Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Gene-Environment Interaction

Julie Parsonnet, MD

George Deforest Barnett Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases); Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)

David Rehkopf, ScD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Primary, Preventative, and Community Medicine (formerly General Medical Disciplines)

Mike Snyder, PhD

Stanford Ascherman Professor and Chair of Genetics; Director, Center of Genetics and Personalized Medicine

Health Disparities – Global and Domestic

Sanjay Basu, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center)

Carlos Bustamante, PhD

Professor of Biomedical Data Science, of Genetics and, by courtesy, of Biology; Chair, Department of Biomedical Data Science

Jeremy Freese, PhD

Professor of Sociology

Environment and Health

Marshall Burke, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Earth System Science
Center Fellow, Center on Food Security & the Environment

Food, Nutrition, and Health

Christopher Gardner, PhD

Professor (Research) of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center)

Health and Behavior

Lisa Goldman Rosas, PhD, MPH

Instructor, School of Medicine
Research Director, Stanford Prevention Research Center

Leanne Williams, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (Major Laboratories & Clinical Translational Neurosciences Incubator)

The Learning Health System and the Science of Care Delivery

Steven Asch, MD

Professor of Medicine; Vice-Chair for Research, Division of Primary, Preventative, and Community Medicine (formerly General Medical Disciplines)

mHealth and Other New Technologies for Health

Abby King, PhD

Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) and of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center)

C. Jason Wang, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Center for Policy, Outcomes and Prevention

Analytics

Liran Einav, PhD

Professor of Economics

Nigam Shah, MBBS, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics Research)