list : Preventive Medicine

  • Roshni Mathew on vaccine confidence

    Roshni Mathew, a pediatric infectious disease specialist, discussed the race to inoculate as many people as possible against COVID-19 to prevent the emergence of variants that could increase disease rates.

  • Health Matters to explore medicine, wellness

    Stanford Medicine's free community event, which runs May 10-15, will include talks and Q&As that explore the latest advances in medicine, health and wellness.

  • Using population data to prevent disease in individuals

    In a virtual chat, the School of Medicine’s dean and the chair of epidemiology and population health discussed how the seemingly distinct fields can intersect to boost health equity.

  • Digital coach increases walking

    A virtual adviser can help older adults become more physically active, a Stanford Medicine study reports.

  • Stanford Medicine leaders discuss COVID-19

    Leaders of the Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health answered questions about COVID-19 and discussed how Stanford Medicine is addressing the outbreak.

  • AHA chief on research, health equity and more

    Robert Harrington, the new president of the American Heart Association, recently discussed his views on technology and diversity in medicine.

  • Industry-linked studies favorable to indoor tanning

    Indoor-tanning studies with financial ties to the industry are likely to downplay risks and discuss the potential benefits of tanning, researchers have found.

  • Center focuses on improvement science

    The goal of the Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement is to build and support a culture that is the best at getting better.

  • Smartphone app encourages physical activity

    Using a smartphone app, Stanford scientists and their colleagues conducted the first entirely digital randomized clinical trial to boost exercise among participants.

  • Stanford honored for MD wellness efforts

    Stanford Medicine’s commitment and work to improve physician fulfillment and reduce burnout have been acknowledged with the highest-level designation from the American Medical Association.