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  • Danielle DeSouza

    Danielle DeSouza

    Instructor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

    Bio Dr. DeSouza is an Instructor in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences. She completed her PhD at the University of Toronto where her research focused on MRI to examine brain abnormalities and treatment-related plasticity in individuals with the chronic facial pain disorder, trigeminal neuralgia.

    With her mentor, Dr. Robert Cowan, Dr. DeSouza is currently investigating the basic mechanisms and biomarkers associated with chronic daily headache subtypes using multimodal neuroimaging. In addition, she is a member of the Brain Stimulation Lab (BSL) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. With the Director of the BSL, Dr. Nolan Williams, and mentor, Dr. David Spiegel, Dr. DeSouza is involved in investigating the effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on hypnotic analgesia. Her overall research goal is to combine multimodal neuroimaging approaches to understand the basic mechanisms and biomarkers underlying pain phenotypes and chronic pain disorders to inform individual treatment strategies.

    Dr. DeSouza is a Co-Director for the Neuroscience, Behavior, and Cognition (NBC) Scholarly Concentration, part of a required structured program of study in the medical student curriculum that promotes in depth learning and scholarship in this field. She is also a lecturer for the course ANES 215, a required course in the Department of Anesthesia for medical students enrolled in the NBC Scholarly Concentration.

  • Terry Desser

    Terry Desser

    Professor of Radiology (Abdominal Imaging) at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Imaging of gastrointestinal tract cancer
    Simulated learning environment

  • Lauren Destino

    Lauren Destino

    Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics

    Bio Lauren Destino, MD, is the Associate Medical Director of the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Division and Associate Medical Director of the acute care floor at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) Stanford and a clinical assistant professor at Stanford Univeristy. She was a site co-Investigator for the I-PASS study at Stanford and is the site Principal Investigator for the PCORI grant, Bringing I-PASS to the Bedside: A Communication Bundle to Improve Patient Safety and Experience. She is involved in a number of quality and process improvement related activities at LPCH. She is the director for a required quality improvement rotation for residents and co-directs the scholarly concentration for quality and process improvement. She is also the MOC portfolio manager for LPCH Stanford’s MOC part IV portfolio. Her research interests include communication among the care team (inclusive of patients and families) as well as quality and quantity of time trainees spend in patient/family communication.

  • Gayle Deutsch, PhD, ABPP

    Gayle Deutsch, PhD, ABPP


    Bio Gayle K. Deutsch, PhD, ABPP-CN, received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Drexel University in 1994. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at the Brain Behavior Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. She is the lead neuropsychologist for the Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Stanford Center for Memory Disorders and the Stanford Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC). She obtained board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology in 2006 and subspecialty board certification in Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychology in 2016. She is conducting research with individuals with myotonic dystrophy through the Stanford Neuromuscular Program. Dr. Deutsch is a Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences.