New members of National Academy of Medicine
Maximilian Diehn, Mary Hawn, Michelle Monje and Carla Pugh are among the 100 members elected this year to the National Academy of Medicine.
Office of Child Health Equity launched
Pediatrician Lisa Chamberlain will lead a new office that promotes pediatric health equity via research, community engagement and health policy.
New chair of otolaryngology
Stankovic, a prominent hearing loss researcher and surgeon and former Harvard faculty member, takes the helm of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
With health equity, top-down answers won’t work
In the second installment of “The Pandemic Puzzle: Lessons from COVID-19,” leaders and experts from government, academia, health care and business said the road to health equity begins and ends in the underserved communities.
Blood test predicts hip-replacement recovery
A simple blood test that analyzes immune function can forecast how quickly a person undergoing hip replacement surgery will recover.
New Department of Health Policy
Stanford School of Medicine’s new health policy department will be a hub for research and education on the causes of and solutions to health inequities.
J&J produces low antibody response
In large study of dialysis patients, low immune response to the COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson indicates that a booster shot might be needed.
Stanford Medicine magazine explores the brain and nervous system
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine features articles about developments in neuroscience and treatments for conditions affecting the brain and nervous system.
Sculpture honors anatomy donors
Using bricks salvaged from a demolished anatomy building, art and anatomy lecturer Lauren Toomer created “Renewal,” now gracing the medical school campus.
Oil spill may put Yemeni health at risk
An oil spill from the FSO Safer could increase cardiovascular and respiratory hospitalizations and disrupt access to food and water for millions of people, researchers predict.