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Robert W. Carlson
Professor of Medicine (Oncology and General Internal Medicine/Medical Informatics) at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Clinical investigations in breast cancer include institutional and NSABP studies of chemoprevention, adjuvant therapy, psychosocial interventions, treatment of metastatic disease, methods of decreasing anthracycline cardiotoxicity, and modulation of multidrug resistance. Research in meta-analysis includes the performance of meta-analysis in a wide variety of settings in cancer treatment by the international Meta-Analysis Group in Cancer.
Chris Cartwright, MD
Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Molecular mechanisms of intestinal cell growth control; function and regulation of the Src family of tyrosine kinases in normal cells, and their deregulation in cancer cells.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (PCOR)
Bio David Chan, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Stanford School of Medicine, an investigator at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Chan?s research focuses on explaining productivity variation within US health care. He is particularly interested in studying what drives physician behavior, including organizational features of workplace design, financial and social incentives, and the use of information. He is also interested in designing interventions to improve productivity in health care firms and to understand behavioral pathways through which this may take place. He is the recipient of the 2014 NIH Director?s High-Risk, High-Reward Early Independence Award to study the optimal balance of information in health information technology for patient care.
Dr. Chan received master?s degrees in policy and economics from the London School of Economics and Oxford University, where he studied as a Marshall scholar. He holds a medical degree from UCLA and a PhD in economics from MIT. He trained in internal medicine at Brigham and Women?s Hospital and was an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, prior to coming to Palo Alto, where he currently is a hospitalist at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto.
Garrett Chan, PhD, RN
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - General Medical Disciplines
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My research interests focus on palliative care in emergency settings as well as the role development of advanced practice nurses (i.e., nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse midwives, and certified registered nurse anesthetists) in the United States and internationally.
Alicia H. Chang
Instructor, Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Current Research and Scholarly Interests I study infectious diseases in marginalized and vulnerable populations, with a specific focus on gastrointestinal infections and tuberculosis. My projects include assessing outcomes in patients, elucidating determinants of active tuberculosis, and studying the effects of chronic disease and co-infections and host immune response.
Tara I. Chang
Instructor, Medicine - Nephrology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My research focuses on issues such as blood pressure control, coronary revascularization, and the comparative effectiveness of cardioprotective medications in patients with chronic kidney disease, with the long-term goal of improving cardiovascular outcomes in these high-risk patients.