Meet the Stanford CME Team

Meet the Stanford CME Team

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General Inquiries
E-mail: StanfordCME@stanford.edu
Phone: 650-497-8554 

 
Mailing Address
Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education
1520 Page Mill Road
Mail Code: 5190
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Leadership
Daryl Oakes
MD
ASSOCIATE DEAN, POST GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
Kurt Snyder
JD, MBA IT

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Fun Fact

Kurt was a cheerleader in college and wore red and white striped overalls at every home game.

MBTI:
INFP
Ruth Adewuya
MD, CHCP

MANAGING DIRECTOR
Jayzona Alberto
EdD, MS

ASSISTANT  DIRECTOR

Fun Fact

Jayzona collects Starbucks mugs from every new country & state she visits – 43 and counting.

MBTI:
ESFJ
Staff
Brandon Armstrong
MHA
COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR

Fun Fact

Brandon enjoys starting his day with a morning run, occasionally being chased by the resident geese along the riverfront.  

MBTI: ESTJ
Nasrin Biglari
MS
WEBSITE COORDINATOR
WEB-DEVELOPER

Fun Fact

When Nasrin was living in Sweden, she transformed a VW T3 into a camper and toured Europe.

MBTI: ESFJ
Laura Corbett
 
COMPLIANCE MANAGER

Fun Fact

Laura is classically trained in cello and piano.

MBTI:
ISTJ
Elena Cortes
 
FINANCE ANALYST
(FINANCE TEAM)

Fun Fact

The Great Gatsby is Elena's favorite book.


Jean Hengst
 

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR

Fun Fact

Pre-children, Jean received her private pilot license flying out of San Carlos in SFO airspace.

MBTI:
ENTP
Deanna Hudspeth
 
GRANTS SPECIALIST

Fun Fact

Deanna is a farmer from Kentucky.  
 
Lauren Lashmet
EdM, MS
E-LEARNING INSTRUCTIONAL
DESIGNER

Fun Fact

Lauren was once struck by lightning. 

MBTI:
 E/INFP
Emily Manche
 

COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR

Fun Fact

Emily's favorite place is being on any beach. (She is partial to Hawaii though!). 

MBTI:
INFJ
Holly Meyer

COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR

Fun Fact

Holly lived in the beautiful country of Colombia for 2 years.

MBTI:
ISFJ
Amanda Morris

INFORMATION DESIGNER &
DATA VISUALIZATION SPECIALIST

Fun Fact

Amanda just finished making an heirloom tshirt quilt for her toddler daughter.

MBTI:
INFJ
Magna Patel

REGULARLY SCHEDULED SERIES (RSS) MANAGER

Fun Fact

Magna is a superfan of San Diego, CA. She also loves to collect coffee mugs.

MBTI: ISTJ
Alisa Richardson

EDUCATION PROGRAM MANAGER

Fun Fact

Alisa is an animal lover that has a Great Dane and three cats.

MBTI: ISFJ
Giselle Saddik

CREATIVE DESIGNER

Robert Schramm

EVENTS COORDINATOR

Fun Fact

Robert used to play on a national paintball team that traveled and competed around the country.

MBTI: ESFJ
Melissa Schwartz

EVENTS PROJECT MANAGER

MBTI: ISFJ
Josefina Simmons

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Fun Fact

Josefina's favorite hobbies include reading and cooking.

 

Mary Sisney

MARKETING SPECIALIST

Fun Fact

Mary was number 2 seat on her high school tennis team.

MBTI:
ENFP
Sonia Vittori

COMPLIANCE AND MEETING PLANNING SPECIALIST

Fun Fact

Sonia is fluent in Italian.

MBTI: ESFJ
Rokeena Williams
CMP, CHCP

E-LEARNING MANAGER

Fun Fact

Rokeena has a green thumb – She grows a luscious garden of fruits and vegetables in her backyard and loves to make her own salsa.

MBTI: ESFJ

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Interns
Mackenzie Brown
 
MSHM INTERN

Fun Fact

Mackenzie has a very good memory pertaining to seemingly useless facts, allowing her to remain the undefeated champion of her (very competitive) family’s annual holiday trivia.



Alexis Hanna
 
PROJECT COORDINATOR

Fun Fact

Alexis has worked at a locally owned coffee shop for 2 years.



Sadaya Lawson
 
PROJECT COORDINATOR

Fun Fact

In her free time Sadaya enjoys cooking.



Christian
Snodgrass Lopes
PROJECT COORDINATOR

Fun Fact

Christian plays multiple instruments.



Lauren Taylor
 
PROJECT COORDINATOR

Fun Fact

Lauren enjoys cooking and baking.



Ishita Verma
 
MEDCAST INTERN

Fun Fact

Ishita loves reading.