Maryam Hamidi, PhD is a nutrition scientist engaged in conducting innovative research projects including development, implementation and evaluation of interventions to improve physicians’ well-being at Stanford Medicine WellMD Center and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Hamidi completed her graduate studies in nutritional sciences at University of Toronto in Canada. She is the author and co-author of many highly cited scientific papers on nutrition and well-being and maintains membership in Canadian Nutrition Society and the American Society for Nutrition. Dr. Hamidi has particular nutrition expertise in enhancing the cognitive performance and alertness of professionals with high cognitive demands. Prior to coming to Stanford she served as a scientific associate at the University Health Network of Toronto, and as an advisor to Air Canada Rouge pilots and cabin crew on optimal nutrition.
Current Role at Stanford
Associate Director of Scholarship & Health Promotion at Stanford Medicine WellMD Center
Research Professional at Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Education & Certifications
PhD, University of Toronto, Institute of Medical Science, Nutritional Epidemiology (2012)
MSc, University of Toronto, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Clinical Nutrition (2002)