School of Medicine


Showing 1-10 of 10 Results

  • Andrew Young Chang

    Andrew Young Chang

    Ph.D. Student in Epidemiology and Clinical Research, admitted Summer 2020

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests My research interests center around the epidemiology and health services research of heart disease, with an emphasis on vulnerable populations both international and domestic. Global health projects include mixed methods research in women of reproductive age in Uganda with rheumatic heart disease, with epidemiological profiling of this patient population. Domestic investigation includes understanding the impact of health insurance plan on the treatment of atrial fibrillation.

  • Horn Ching

    Horn Ching

    Ph.D. Student in Health Policy, admitted Autumn 2016

    Bio Jack Ching is a Health Policy Ph.D. student in the Decision Sciences track, with research interests in health systems design and implementation. Prior to joining Stanford in 2016, he worked for three years as a business consultant with The Permanente Medical Group, focusing on operational and quality improvement, as well as large-scale population health programs. He holds a Bachelor’s in Operations Research and Financial Engineering from Princeton University.

  • Stylianos Serghiou

    Stylianos Serghiou

    Ph.D. Student in Epidemiology and Clinical Research, admitted Autumn 2016

    Bio Stylianos (Stelios) Serghiou joined the PhD program in Epidemiology and Clinical Research in 2016. After spending two years as a second lieutenant for the National Guard of Cyprus, he attended the University of Edinburgh, where he obtained a BSc with Honors in Neuroscience in 2012 and received his medical degree (MBChB) with Honors in 2015. He was then awarded a post and worked for a year as an Academic Foundation Doctor for NHS Lothian and as an Honorary Clinical Fellow of the University of Edinburgh. Over his time in Edinburgh, he obtained multiple awards, including scholarships by the Royal College of Physicians of UK and Ireland, Royal College of Ophthalmologists and being an AMGEN scholar. He is moving to Stanford to work on his interests in improving the quality of medical research and exploring the application of novel computational techniques to analyzing big data in medicine. Alongside medicine, he is especially interested in music and had served as the leader of the National Youth Orchestra of Cyprus and a first violin of the University of Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra.

  • Christophe Toukam Tchakoute

    Christophe Toukam Tchakoute

    Ph.D. Student in Epidemiology and Clinical Research, admitted Autumn 2016

    Bio I am a PhD candidate with interests in HIV/AIDS and causal inference. I am interested in novel statistical techniques aiming to improve transportability of average treatment effects across different populations/environments.

  • Erik Wiesehan

    Erik Wiesehan

    Ph.D. Student in Health Policy, admitted Autumn 2019

    Bio Erik is a PhD student in the Department of Health Research and Policy at Stanford University. Since 2006, he has been serving in the United States Army as a commissioned medical services officer, working predominately within its own system for health in the areas of operations, finance, and analytics. His most recently completed assignment was as the Chief Financial Officer for the Fort Knox, KY Medical Activity. His research interests reside in applying economic evaluations, simulations, and modeling to examine the costs and outcomes to the practices, policies, and overall design in health care affecting Maternal and Child Health.

  • Biyao Zou

    Biyao Zou

    Ph.D. Student in Epidemiology and Clinical Research, admitted Autumn 2018

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests My research has been focusing on the disease and economic burden and risk factors of liver disease in the United States and Asia. Currently, I work on identifying causal risk factors for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and the causal role of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in various diseases including cardiovascular disease and cancer using a genetic epidemiology approach.

Latest information on COVID-19