Maryam Hamidi, PhD is a researcher at the Stanford Medicine WellMD Center and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. In her role, she is involved in development, implementation and evaluation of various innovative interventions to improve physicians’ well-being. Dr. Hamidi has particular nutrition expertise in enhancing the cognitive performance and alertness of professionals with high cognitive demands. The focus of her current work is to use latest scientific evidence to improve the cognitive performance and overall well-being of physicians at Stanford Medicine.
Dr. Hamidi completed her graduate studies in nutritional sciences at University of Toronto in Canada and is the author and co-author of many highly cited scientific papers on nutrition and well-being. 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)