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Stanford Medicine community invited to Oct. 12 town hall meeting on precision health

Faculty members will discuss the significance of precision health and how their work is helping to advance it during a panel discussion moderated by medical school Dean Lloyd Minor.

Lloyd Minor

The Stanford Medicine community is invited to a colloquium titled “Precision Health in Action” from 11 a.m. to noon Oct. 12 in Berg Hall at the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge. Light snacks will be served after.

The event will be hosted by Lloyd Minor, MD, dean of the School of Medicine; Amir Dan Rubin, president and CEO of Stanford Health Care; and Christopher Dawes, president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.

Precision health places primary emphasis on prediction and prevention, rather than on simply treating diseases once they appear. A group of faculty members will discuss the significance of this approach and how their work is helping to advance it during a panel discussion moderated by Minor. The panelists are:

Community members who plan to attend the town hall should RSVP by Sept. 28. They may also pose questions for the Stanford Medicine leadership through the Web page.

Stanford Medicine integrates research, medical education and health care at its three institutions - Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics), and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. For more information, please visit the Office of Communication & Public Affairs site at

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