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  • Kristina Kudelko

    Kristina Kudelko

    Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Drugs and toxins-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension, clinical outcomes research, acute kidney injury in pulmonary arterial hypertension

  • Andre Kumar MD, MEd

    Andre Kumar MD, MEd

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

    Bio Andre Kumar earned his MD degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Stanford University. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Stanford Division of Hospital Medicine.

    Dr. Kumar currently serves as co-president of the Society of Hospital Medicine Bay Area Chapter and is the director of the medicine consult service. His professional interests include point-of-care ultrasound and medical education. He recently completed a randomized trial investigating how to optimally train residents with ultrasound and its impact on patient care (https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04021693). A full list of his publications on Pubmed can be found here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=andre+kumar

    Dr. Kumar is passionate about medical education and how to improve physician training. He earned a Master's in Education from Stanford University (2019) and is a 2019-2020 fellow for the Rathmann Medical Education Fellowship. His educational interests include educational technology, curriculum design, and leveraging educational outcomes research to improve curricula. As a resident, he developed the Stanford Hospitalist Advanced Practice and Education (SHAPE) Program, which was the first resident-run hospitalist training track in the country. He currently serves as the director for the SHAPE Program, as well as co-director for the Advanced Clinical Skills course in the Stanford School of Medicine.

  • Sathish Kumar

    Sathish Kumar

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Infectious Diseases

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests The goal of my research is to better understand virus-host protein interactions, and translate this knowledge into the development of novel, broad-spectrum, antiviral drugs

  • Radhika Kumari

    Radhika Kumari

    Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Gastroenterology & Hepatology

    Bio Dr Kumari?s clinical interests lie in taking care of patients with Hepatitis C , cirrhosis and complications, liver cancer and management of post transplant patients. Her research interests are doing Translational research in Portal Hypertension and its complications.

  • Shivaani Kummar

    Shivaani Kummar

    Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and of Radiology (Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford) at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Kummar?s research interests focus on developing novel therapies for cancer. She specializes in conducting pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic driven first-in-human trials tailored to make early, informed decisions regarding the suitability of novel molecular agents for further clinical investigation. Her studies integrate genomics and laboratory correlates into early phase trials. She is interested in alternate trial designs to facilitate rational drug selection based on human data and help expedite drug development timelines. She has published numerous articles in medical journals and serves on a number of national and international scientific committees.

  • Pamela L. Kunz

    Pamela L. Kunz

    Assistant Professor of Medicine (Oncology) at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Bio Dr. Kunz specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies with an expertise in the care of patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). She has developed broad investigative programs in the field of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), encompassing clinical trials, population sciences, and translational correlates. Stanford has a robust referral base for neuroendocrine tumors and has demonstrated successful accrual to clinical trials in this rare disease. She has been involved with the design, development and conduct of Phase I, II, and III clinical trials in this field. She holds a number of leadership positions in the field including Vice Chair of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Taskforce of the National Cancer institute and member of the NANETS Board of Directors. She also serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Neuroendocrine Tumors Guidelines Panel and the NET Working Group of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) and is the founding Director of the Stanford Neuroendocrine Tumor Program, established in 2015.

  • Calvin Kuo

    Calvin Kuo

    Maureen Lyles D'Ambrogio Professor

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests We study cancer biology, intestinal stem cells (ISC), and angiogenesis. We use primary organoid cultures of diverse tissues and tumor biopsies for immunotherapy modeling, oncogene functional screening and stem cell biology. Angiogenesis projects include blood-brain barrier regulation, stroke therapeutics and anti-angiogenic cancer therapy. ISC projects apply organoid culture and ko mice to injury-inducible vs homeostatic stem cells and symmetric division mechanisms.

  • Krutika Kuppalli

    Krutika Kuppalli

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Infectious Diseases

    Bio Krutika Kuppalli, MD is an Affiliated Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine and Faculty Fellow in the Center for Innovation in Global Health at Stanford University School of Medicine. She currently serves on the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Trainee Committee and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Medical Education Community of Practice Mentorship Working Group. She is Vice Chair of the IDSA Global Health Committee and is spearheading efforts to create a Working Group focused on Global Health Security which will aim to improve clinical care, preparedness efforts and overall training of infectious diseases physicians as it pertains to high consequence pathogens. She has a diverse background focused on caring for vulnerable patient populations and global health. Her clinical and research background originally focused on patients living with HIV/AIDS in resource limited settings but has expanded to encompass emerging infections, outbreak preparedness and response, biosecurity, and policy.

    She has worked on the frontlines of various humanitarian responses including the 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak where she served as Medical Director of a large Ebola Treatment Unit in Sierra Leone. In the aftermath of the West Africa outbreak, she has helped lead the development and implementation of pandemic response preparedness activities in resource limited settings and consulted on the development of therapeutics for emerging pathogens. She is an advocate for scaled up funding for activities under the Global Health Security Agenda, and most recently focused her efforts on the current DRC Ebola outbreak and 2019-novel coronavirus outbreak.

  • Allison W. Kurian, M.D., M.Sc.

    Allison W. Kurian, M.D., M.Sc.

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and of Health Research and Policy at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests I aim to improve the outcomes of women's cancers through clinically-oriented research on genetic risk assessment, risk-adapted screening and prevention.

  • Lianne Kurina

    Lianne Kurina

    Associate Professor (Teaching) of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health)

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests My research focuses on the physical and mental health of military service members.

  • David Kurtz

    David Kurtz

    Instructor, Medicine - Oncology

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Implementation of noninvasive detection of malignancies in the clinic remains difficult due to both technical and clinical challenges. These include necessary improvements in sensitivity and specificity of biomarkers, as well as demonstration of clinical utility of these assays. My research focuses on technical development and implementation of assays to detect and track cancers in order to facilitate personalized disease management.

  • Ware Kuschner, M.D.

    Ware Kuschner, M.D.

    Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine) at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Occupational and environmental lung disease; Pulmonary and systemic responses to toxicant inhalation; Indoor and outdoor air pollution health effects;

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