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Visiting Professor, Surgery - General Surgery
Bio Katarzyna Wac, Associate Professor of Computer Science
Quality of Life technologies lab, Center for Informatics, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Human-Centric Computing Section, Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Research Vision: Leveraging behavioral markers to quantify and improve individuals’ Quality of Life in new ways – drawing on new emerging models from computer science incorporating examination and treatment of daily life as an “organ” – much like a cardiologist examines heart.
Todd H. Wagner
Associate Professor (Research) of Surgery
Bio Director, VA Health Economics Resource Center
Associate Director, VA Center for Innovation to Implementation
Co-Director, VA & NCI Big Data Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery) and, by courtesy, of Bioengineering at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Health Technology Innovation
Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Clinical trials in operative procedures such as Nipple-sparing mastectomy, arm lymphatic mapping, skin perfusion and Treatments for Breast Cancer, especially local recurrence. Dr. Wapnir is institutional Principal Investigator and Chair for National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) clinical trials. Laboratory and translational research includes exploring the activity of breast iodide transporter in breast cancer brain metastasis.
Thomas G Weiser, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Bio I am a general and trauma surgeon, and surgical intensivist. I treat and care for injured patients and those with acute surgical emergencies, and manage critically ill surgical patients in the Intensive Care Unit.
My research is focused on evaluating the role of surgical care in the delivery of health services in resource poor settings, particularly low and middle income countries. I am interested in barriers to access and provision of surgical care, the quality of surgical services, and outcomes research. My current projects focus on quality and cost effectiveness of care, and strategies for improving the safety and reliability of surgical delivery in resource poor settings. I have been involved in surgical program assessment projects in Cambodia, India, the UK, and the United States. From 2006-2009 I was part of the World Health Organization’s Safe Surgery Saves Lives program where we quantified the global volume of surgery and created, implemented, evaluated, and promoted the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist.
Eric L. Weiss, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Ignorance of Hepatitis A Among Travelers (writing up data).Travelers Neglecting to Seek Pre Travel Medicine Advice (writing up data).Fluoroquinolones in the Treatment of Complicated Urinary Tract Infections (new ED study)
Mark Lane Welton
Harry A. Oberhelman, Jr. Professor
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Clinical research focused on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of anal cancer and its precursor lesions. Clinical trials of ablative therapy for High-grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions (HSIL) of the anus and perianal tissues as a means for preventing anal cancer.
Basic science work in collaboration with Ronald Davis and Hanlee Ji focused on the molecular genetic and pathologic studies of anal cancers using moecular inversion probe genomic technology
Current Role at Stanford Biostatistician
- Implement protocol for quality control
- Create analytic files with detailed documentation
- Implement data analysis through statistical programming
- Present results for investigators by graphs and tables
- Summarize finding orally and in written forms
- Participate in preparations of papers for publication
- Assist with grant preparation