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Kathryn S. Macia
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Psychiatry
Bio Kathryn Macia is a postdoctoral fellow in VA's Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment at the National Center for PTSD, Dissemination & Training Division, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University. Her research interests focus on traumatic stress, substance use, emotion regulation, social support, interpersonal functioning, and homelessness among veterans and vulnerable populations, as well as advanced statistical methods.
Maryam S. Makowski, PhD, FACN
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Bio Maryam S. Makowski, PhD, FACN is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Makowski has particular expertise in nutrition and is a Certified Health and Wellness Coach. The focus of her current work is reducing fatigue and improving mood and cognitive performance of professionals with high cognitive demands. As the Associate Director of Scholarship and Health Promotion of Stanford Medicine WellMD & WellPhD, Dr. Makowski leads initiatives at that promote personal well-being, self-care and culture of wellness among clinicians at Stanford Medicine.
Dr. Makowski is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American and Canadian Nutrition Societies, and American Nutrition Association. She completed her masters and doctoral studies in clinical nutrition, nutritional epidemiology and medical science at University of Toronto in Canada. Prior to joining Stanford, she served as a scientific associate at Toronto General Hospital-University Health Network in Toronto, and as an advisor to Air Canada Rouge pilots and cabin crew on optimal nutrition. Over the course of her career, she has authored many highly cited scientific papers on nutrition and clinician well-being.
Jose R. Maldonado, MD, FAPM
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (General Psychiatry and Psychology-Adult) and, by courtesy, of Emergency Medicine and of Medicine at the Stanford University Medical Center and, by courtesy, of Law
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Pathophysiology and Management of Delirium, Acute Brain Failure and Cognitive Impairment, Neuropsychiatric Sequelae of Traumatic Brain Injury, Factitious Disorder & Munchausen's Syndrome, Cultural Diversity in Medical Care, Psychiatric Complications of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Conversion Disorder, Depression in the Medically Ill, Neuropsychiatric Sequelae of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Nancy Friend Pritzker Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Long-lasting changes in synaptic strength are important for the modification of neural circuits by experience. A major goal of my laboratory is to elucidate the molecular events that trigger various forms of synaptic plasticity and the modifications in synaptic proteins that are responsible for the changes in synaptic efficacy.
Alan G. Maloney
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Bio Psychiatrist and Jungian Analyst in private practice in San Francisco and Palo Alto.
Rachel Manber, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (General Psychiatry and Psychology-Adult) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests 1) Insomnia during pregnancy
2) Acupuncture for chronic low back pain