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  • Neda Pakdaman

    Neda Pakdaman

    Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Bio Dr. Pakdaman practices Internal Medicine in Silicon Valley. She received her medical education at Yale University School of Medicine where she earned the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Award for Women in Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Stanford University Hospital and was nominated for the Alwin Rambar-James Mark Award for Excellence in Patient Care.

    Dr. Pakdaman has been involved in developing innovative models for patient centered practice delivery. She has extensive background in Concierge Medicine as well as Executive Medicine. In addition, prior to coming to Stanford, she helped initiate and served as medical director for the Palliative Care inpatient consult service at El Camino Hospital. During that time, she served as chair of the El Camino Hospital Ethics Committee and as an advisory member for the Genomics Medicine Institute at El Camino Hospital. Drawing from her experiences working in both executive health programs and retainer based practices, she joined Stanford in 2012 to help launch Stanford Concierge Medicine. She subsequently served as the Medical Director of Stanford Concierge Medicine and Stanford Executive Health for five years where she helped pilot aspects of Stanford Precision Health platform.

    Dr. Pakdaman's clinical focus is adult primary care with health promotion and disease prevention/management.

    Board Certified Internal Medicine 2003, 2013
    Board Certified Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2008

  • Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS

    Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS

    Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Palaniappan has completed over 80 studies spanning 20 years in diverse and understudied populations, chronic disease, and prevention. She has expertise in epidemiological research using large databases, use of electronic health records for research, and clinical trials.

  • Lesley Park

    Lesley Park

    Instructor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Bio Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences (PHS)
    Associate Director, Education (2019-present)
    Director, PHS Postdoctoral Fellowship (2018-present)
    Associate Director, Research and Data Strategy (2016-2019)

    Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS)
    Cancer Core Co-Director

    Dr. Lesley Park is one of the leaders of the Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences and the VACS Cancer Core. PHS aims to provide a central hub where researchers can efficiently access, link, visualize, and analyze data from a wide variety of sources to ultimately facilitate transdisciplinary population health science research. Within the VACS, Dr. Park oversees cancer outcomes research in persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Her research experience has focused on the intersection of cancer and HIV, examining epidemiologic methods for cancer research, cancer incidence trends, and cancer (particularly hepatocellular carcinoma) prevention in PLWHA. Dr. Park is an experienced epidemiologist, skilled in observational research, survival analysis, and SAS programming. Her prior experience includes research at the Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research (CBAR) at the Harvard School of Public Health and at the Yale School of Medicine.

  • Ria Paul

    Ria Paul

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Bio Clinical Focus
    .Internal Medicine
    .Geriatric Medicine
    .Wellness
    .Focus on Health Disparities in Elderly Population

  • VJ Periyakoil, Geriatrics, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

    VJ Periyakoil, Geriatrics, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health) and, by courtesy, of Neurology at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests My research focuses on the intersection of biological, psychosocial and cultural aspects of care of persons with chronic and serious illnesses including dementia.

  • Anuradha Phadke

    Anuradha Phadke

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Bio Dr. Phadke is a general internist at the Hoover Pavillion specializing in the management of chronic medical conditions in adult patients and preventive health. She also precepts within the Stanford Internal Medicine East resident primary care clinic and teaches students during the internal medicine ambulatory clerkship.

    Her administrative and scholarly focus include ambulatory care delivery system redesign and quality improvement to achieve improvement in population health and promote the quadruple aim. She serves as Medical Direction for Population Health in Primary Care, Director of Quality for the Division of Primary Care and Population Health, and co-director for the Primary Care Performance Enhancement Program, a platform for mentoring primary care teams to improve clinical care using structured problem solving.

  • Terry Platchek

    Terry Platchek

    Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Platchek's research interest focuses on improving value in healthcare delivery using healthcare model design thinking and a "Lean" business strategy. Dr. Platchek is also interested in effective methods for engaging clinicians in systems-based clinical improvement efforts.

  • Peter Pompei, MD

    Peter Pompei, MD

    Clinical Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Geriatrics, Medical Education