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Rami El Assal
Basic Life Sci Res Assoc, Rad/Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection
Bio Dr. El Assal is a Basic Life Science Research Associate (Academic Staff) at the Canary Center for Cancer Early Detection, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine. In 2016, Dr. El Assal completed a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine. Before moving to Stanford, he was working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA as well as the Harvard-MIT Health Science and Technology division. In 2016, Dr. El Assal completed a Certificate Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Dr. El Assal received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from Ajman University of Science and Technology (AUST), School of Dentistry, Ajman, UAE in 2007. Subsequently, He completed a one-year Clinical Internship Program in General Dentistry at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)-affiliated training center at AUST-School of Dentistry. Following his internship, he enrolled in an Advanced Education Program in General Dentistry for two years (2008-2010). His research interests revolved around the applications of nano-/micro-scale technologies and biomaterials in medicine, including regenerative and transfusion medicine as well as cancer research. He has published his research work in esteemed peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, including Advanced Materials (Impact Factor (IF): 18.96), Materials Today (IF: 17.79), Nanomedicine, Biotechnology Journal, Biofabrication Journal, ACS Molecular Pharmaceutics, Lab on a Chip, and Nature Scientific Reports. His research achievements have been recognized by the Center of Nanoscale Systems (CNS) at Harvard University. In 2015, Dr. El Assal has been nominated/elect as a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International (USA), International International Academy for Dental-Facial Esthetics (USA), and International Academy of Oral Oncology (UK). Dr. El Assal has a multifaceted and challenging career in research and patient care, and he is now aspiring to a career that will help fulfill his ambition of being an effective teacher, researcher, and clinician. His ultimate goal, along with treating patients on an individual basis, is to be able to treat them on a larger scale through establishing a world-class research facility that develop innovative solutions to clinical problems. During his free time, Dr. El Assal likes to help the people and serve the community.
Basic Life Sci Res Assoc, Neurobiology
Current Role at Stanford Basic life science research associate in the department of Neurobiology
Course Manager and Academic Projects Coordinator, School of Medicine - MDRP'S - Biodesign Program
Current Role at Stanford Course Manager and Academic Projects Coordinator, Stanford Biodesign
Kambria H. Evans, M.Ed., M.A.
Academic Prog Prof 3, Medicine - Med/General Internal Medicine
Bio Kambria H. Evans, M.Ed., M.A., is the Director of Education and Quality Improvement at Stanford School of Medicine where she serves in the Practice of Medicine Course (two-year doctoring course), clerkship education, and graduate medical education. For over a decade, she has led innovative research across the medical training continuum in quality/safety and medical education through partnership with Stanford Graduate Medical Education, Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Stanford Faculty Development Center, Stanford Medicine Continuing Medical Education, Stanford Hospitalist Group, Stanford Internal Medicine Clinic, Stanford Scholarly Concentration Program, Stanford Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship Program, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford Department of Pediatrics, Stanford Department of Surgery, and Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine.
At Stanford since 2004, she completed certification and professional development through the University of Texas System, Clinical Safety & Effectiveness Course. She received a grant from the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education for online gaming development in quality and safety, which will be disseminated to Stanford Hospital staff and a requirement for residents in all 90 residency programs through the Stanford Graduate Medical Education Department. She received two consecutive grants from the Stanford Vice Provost for Online Learning to collaborate on flipped classroom design for Stanford medical students. She also received the Division of General Research Award for Clinician-Educators to collaborate on best practices during transition to Stanford clerkships.
She received a B.S. and M.Ed. in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University, where she received the award for Outstanding Community Development and Social Policy. She received a M.A. in Psychology from California Institute of Integral studies.
Mrs. Evans is an expert in medical education, psychology, organizational improvement, and quality/safety. She leads quality/safety courses and develops curriculum for Stanford medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty to educate them about quality improvement methodology. She mentors them through quality improvement projects at Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System to improve patient outcomes.
She highlights and disseminates this work in medical education and quality/safety as an invited speaker at national conferences, and internationally through publication in journals such as Academic Medicine, Academic Psychiatry, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, Journal of Hospital Medicine, American Journal of Medicine, Postgraduate Medical Journal, and PLOS ONE. Topics include blood transfusion practices, telemetry best practices and cost, online gaming for sepsis education, flipped classroom for quantitative medicine, impact of generational learners, medical students and electronic medical records, and discharge best practices.
Her research with Septris, a mobile-accessible, case-based, online game developed at Stanford, was piloted in 2012 with Stanford medical students and residents in Stanford Departments of Medicine, Surgery, and Emergency Medicine. By October 2014, Septris garnered over 61,000 visits worldwide in over 10 countries. After publication in Academic Medicine, this work was highlighted through an invited webinar with University HealthSystem Consortium. University of California Los Angeles Medical School, University College London Hospitals (United Kingdom), and University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Germany) collaborate with Stanford to utilize Septris at their institutions.
She is a reviewer for Academic Medicine, Journal of Hospital Medicine, and BMJ.