Bio

Bio


Dr. Nounou Taleghani completed her undergraduate education at UCLA, graduating in 1986, and subsequently earned both her M.D. and Ph.D. (Neuroscience) degrees at the Chicago Medical School.
She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine in 1999 and joined the faculty of the Department of Surgery at Stanford as a Board Certified Emergency Medicine specialist in the same year.
She briefly left Stanford in August 2005 and joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College, where she served as the Associate Dean for Clinical Curriculum for the Qatar campus and was responsible for the implementation, management and coordination of the WCMC-Q undergraduate clinical curriculum, including the third year clerkships and the fourth year electives. Under her leadership, WCMC-Q developed a pioneering, multilingual program in medical interpreting designed to assist medical students as they interacted with patients in their clinical courses at the local teaching hospital. Dr. Taleghani has received many awards for teaching, including several Excellence in Teaching awards, both at Stanford and at Cornell.

She re-joined the faculty of the Stanford School of Medicine in Fall 2009 as Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery and as an Attending Physician in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Stanford Hospital. She holds an appointment in the medical school, teaching the clinical curriculum as part of the Educator for CARE faculty and also serves as an Advising Associate to the medical students. Dr. Taleghani is also one of the faculty senators on the Academic Senate of the Medical School.

Dr. Taleghani is the Director for Medical Student Education for the Department of Emergency Medicine and overseas all the courses her department teaches in the Medical School, including the EM Clerkship. She is also the Director for the Rapid Assessment Program , MD in triage for the Emergency Department.

Aside from her clinical and academic responsibilities at Stanford, Dr. Taleghani is also involved in many organizations around the Bay Area including serving as
Medical Director, Palo Alto Fire Department from 1999–2005,
Volunteer Medical Director, Susan G Koman 3 Day Walk, SF from 2003-2010
Volunteer Medical Provider for the Painted Turtle Camp
Volunteer Medical Director, AVON, Breast Cancer Walk, SF 2012-2015.
She is also one of the VTML’s, team medical liaison for the National Football League.

Clinical Focus


  • Emergency Medicine

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine (2009 - Present)
  • Educator for CARE Faculty, Stanford University School of Medicine (2009 - Present)
  • Director EM Undergraduate Medical Education, Department of Emergency Medicine (2015 - Present)
  • Director, Emergency Medicine Clerkships (2015 - Present)
  • Director, Rapid Assessment Program, Stanford Emergency Department (2012 - 2016)
  • Advising Associate, Academic Advising, SoM (2013 - Present)

Honors & Awards


  • Excellence in Teaching, Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar (2008)
  • Excellence in Teaching, Stanford School of Medicine (2010-2014)

Professional Education


  • MD, Chicago, Medicine (1996)
  • PhD, Chicago, Neuroscience (1994)
  • Residency:Stanford University Medical Center (1999) CA
  • Board Certification: Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine (2000)
  • Medical Education:Chicago Medical School (1996) IL

Community and International Work


  • Medical Director

    Topic

    Breast Cancer

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Avon Walk

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    No

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • Medical Director, San Fransisco

    Topic

    Breast Cancer

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Susan G. Koman

    Location

    Bay Area

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

Teaching

2016-17 Courses


Publications

All Publications


  • Regional Anesthesia. Atlas of Emergency Procedures; Sternbach G, Rosen P, Chan T. Taleghani, N., Sternbach, G 2001: 158-162
  • Differential Expression of Estrogen Receptor Alpha and Beta in rat dorsal root ganglion neurons Journal of Neuroscience Research Taleghani N., Sarajari S., Don Carlos L., Oblinger M.M. 1999; 57: 603-615
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage The Five-Minute Review of Emergency Medicine, Ed. Rosen et.al. Taleghani, N., Smith-Coggins, R 1999
  • Transient Ischemic Attacks. The Five-Minute Review of Emergency Medicine, Ed. Rosen et.al. Taleghani, N., Smith-Coggins, R 1999
  • Regional distribution and biochemical characterization of high molecular weight tau in the nervous system. Journal of Neuroscience Research Taleghani, N., Oblinger, M.M. 1992; 33: 257-265