Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and of Health Policy (PCOR)


Dr. Wang is the Director of Center for Policy, Outcomes and Prevention. Prior to coming to Stanford in 2011, he was a faculty member at Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. His other professional experiences include working as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company and serving as the project manager for Taiwan's National Health Insurance Reform Task-force. His current interests include: 1) COVID-19 related policies; 2) developing tools for assessing and improving the value of healthcare; 3) facilitating the use of mobile technology in improving quality of care; 4) supporting competency-based medical education curriculum, and 5) engaging in healthcare delivery and payment reforms.
Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)


Clinical Focus: Cardiovascular Medicine: Atrial Fibrillation; Chronic CAD; ACS; Research Focus: My primary research interest is the design and conduct of multicenter clinical trials and analyses of important clinical cardiac issues using large patient databases. My research focuses on novel anticoagulation agents for the treatment of acute coronary syndromes and atrial fibrillation, the study of agents targeted to protect the myocardium during reperfusion therapy for acute myocardial infarction, and the evaluation of cardiovascular safety of diabetic therapies. I am also interested in the methodology of clinical trials. Current research activities include standardization of the definition of myocardial infarction used in clinical trials, the adjudication of suspected clinical endpoint events by Clinical Event Committees (CEC), and the efficient operational conduct of large multinational clinical trials. Administrative Focus: Associate Dean, Clinical Research School of Medicine; Vice Chair of Clinical Research Department of Medicine; Director Stanford Center for Clinical Research; Member of the Stanford IRB Professional Training: 1985 Stanford University, BS Chemistry 1989 University of Washington, MD 1993 University of Arizona, Internship/Residency/Chief Residency 1996 Duke University, Fellowship in Cardiology 1996 Duke University, Faculty in Cardiology 2013 Stanford University, Faculty Cardiovascular Medicine
NICU Nurses Professor and Professor (Research), by courtesy, of Epidemiology and Population Health and of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Maternal Fetal Medicine)


Research interests include; epidemiology of birth defects; gene-environment approaches to perinatal outcomes; and nutrition and reproductive outcomes. I currently serve as Co-PI of the March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at Stanford, PI of the California Center Finding Causes and Preventives of Birth Defects, and formerly a PI for UC Berkeley/Stanford Children’s Environmental Health Center.


Shilpa Gavali Jani, MPH

Project Manager, PCHA Research and Learning Collaborative
Center for Policy, Outcomes and Prevention
Stanford Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Shilpa is the Project Manager for the PCHA (Packard Children’s Health Alliance) Research and Learning Collaborative and works to coordinate research and learning between the School of Medicine and the PCHA.

Kiera Larsen, RN, BSN

Education Program Manager
UHA Project Manager
Stanford Center for Clinical Research
Department of Medicine

Kiera is the Project Manager for the University Healthcare Alliance (UHA) Research and Learning Collaborative. Kiera facilitates research and learning between the Stanford School of Medicine and the UHA


Audrey Nguyen, BS

Research Assistant