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  • Minang (Mintu) Turakhia

    Minang (Mintu) Turakhia

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Turakhia has an active clinical research program, with funding from AHA, VA, NIH, the medical device industry, and foundations. His research program aims to improve the treatment of heart rhythm disorders, with an emphasis on atrial fibrillation, by evaluating quality and variation of care, comparative and cost-effectiveness of therapies, and risk prediction. Dr. Turakhia has extensive expertise in using large administrative and claims databases for this work. His TREAT-AF retrospective study of over 500,000 patients with newly-diagnosed AF is the largest known research cohort of AF patients. He has served as study PI or chairman of several prominent single- and multicenter trials in atrial fibrillation, investigational devices for electrophysiology procedures, digital health interventions, and sensor technologies.

    His other research interests include technology assessment of new device-based therapies and the impact of changing health policy and reform on the delivery of arrhythmia care. Dr. Turakhia is a Fellow of the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and Heart Rhythm Society.

  • Yousef Turshani MD FAAP

    Yousef Turshani MD FAAP

    Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - General Pediatrics

    Bio Yousef Turshani MD is Pediatric Medical Director at Fair Oaks Health Center in Redwood City, part of the County of San Mateo leadership team.
    Dr Turshani is a leader in iMPACt: Mid-peninsula Pediatric Advocacy Coalition. https://med.stanford.edu/pedsadvocacy/engagement/impactcoalition.html

    Born to Libyan immigrants in Louisville, KY, he developed his passion for teaching and global health as a medical student at the University of Chicago. His pediatric residency began with UCLA's "Community Health and Advocacy Training" and completed at UCSF in 2009 when he joined the UCSF faculty as a neonatal hospitalist at California Pacific Medical Center, directing the newborn nursery rotation for medical students. He spent the next part of his career as a global health clinician until returning to California in 2014 with his wife, a human rights attorney, to continue their social justice work domestically.

    Professional Affiliations:
    -UC-San Francisco: Associate Clinical Professor-VOL, Department of Pediatrics. Affiliate Faculty member at Institute for Global Health Sciences, HEAL Initiative Mentor
    -American Board of Pediatrics: General Pediatrics Exam Committee Member

    International experiences include
    -Former Chair of Pediatrics at the only hospital on Saipan (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands)
    -HIV consultant in Zimbabwe for "Doctors without Borders" collaborating with ICRC, UNICEF and partners to hand over a Pediatric HIV project to the Ministry of Health.
    -Evaluating community health workers in Nicaragua
    -Disaster relief work in Iceland and Peru
    -Pediatric resident rotation in San Pedro Sula, Honduras

  • Nichole Tyson MD

    Nichole Tyson MD

    Clinical Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology - General

    Bio Nichole Tyson MD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford University School of Medicine. She specializes in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (PAG). Dr. Tyson was an OB/GYN, the Chair of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at Kaiser Permanente, Northern California and founder of the Kaiser OB/GYN Teen clinic in 1999. As a Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist, she specializes in problems ranging from abnormal menstrual bleeding, abnormal puberty (too early, or too late), adolescent contraception, vulvar and vaginal symptoms, pelvic/ovarian masses, pelvic pain, differences of sex development, concerns about sexually transmitted infections, congenital utero-vaginal variants, and much more. For over 20 years, Dr. Tyson has partnered with girls and their families as they journey from childhood through adolescence and into adulthood. Dr. Tyson enjoys solving complex problems as well as common concerns that can be overlooked and challenging to girls and young women. She is an advocate for empowering young patients locally and nationally.
    She has been active on a number of national medical committees, including chair of the North American Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG) Education committee, Advocacy committee, Board of Directors, a former member of ACOGs Adolescent committee and a long-standing member of ACOGs LARC work group. She is an active contributor to the peer reviewed literature in adolescent gynecology. Dr. Tyson also has extensive experience with the consumer press as an adolescent gynecology expert for numerous online articles in such magazines as Seventeen, Self and NY Times. She has been recognized for her teaching having won the UC Davis residency teaching award numerous times and locally recognized as winning Sacramento Magazine top doctor several times.
    Dr. Tyson is a fan of using technology to advance the field having been faculty for an advanced laparoscopic surgery course (ligocourses.com), creating and presenting ACOG emodules and webinars as well as numerous interactive e-modules, videos and resources for contraception counseling at Kaiser. She has been a telehealth pioneer and created and co-hosts the podcast for the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.

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