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Oliver O. Aalami, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery - Vascular Surgery
Current Research and Scholarly Interests We launched a national precision medicine PAD trial called, VascTrac (http://vasctrac.stanford.edu/). This trial is mobile phone based and leverages Apple's ResearchKit Platform to monitor a patient's activity both pre- and post-intervention. We are validating mobile phone surveillance for PAD patients and are currently enrolling.
Alistair Aaronson, MD
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine
Bio Courses Taught through SHIELD (Stanford Healthcare Innovations and Experiential Learning Directive):
A Patient Centered Exploration of Health and the Health Care System
INDE 290B, INDE 290C, PAS 280B, PAS 280C
This elective course for first year medical students explores challenges that patients face regarding the management of optimal health in a complex health care system. Specific topics include national healthcare reform, health economics and financing, social determinants of health, medication reconciliation, transitions of care, and the hospital discharge process.
Sumaira Z. Aasi, MD
Clinical Professor, Dermatology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests High risk squamous cell carcinoma; frozen histopathology; reconstructive surgery.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine
Bio Dr. Fahim Abbasi specializes in diagnosis and treatment of prediabetes and insulin resistance. Dr. Abbasi has a special interest in prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease through lifestyle modifications.
Mohamed Abdelwahab MD MS
Clinical Instructor, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Divisions
Bio Dr Abdelwahab is currently a Clinical Instructor in the Sleep Surgery Division, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford. His previous academic work in the department has focused on nasal and facial skeletal surgery in the division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. His previous clinical training included dual training in maxillofacial surgery and rhinology.
Oscar J. Abilez
Instructor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Abilez' interests are aimed at elucidating how various biophysical and biochemical perturbations regulate early cardiovascular development across time and length scales that span several orders of magnitude, using human pluripotent stem cells as a model system.
Clinical Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Bio Gillian Abir graduated from Glasgow University (UK) in 1998. After initially undertaking parts of surgical residency and emergency medicine residency, she completed her anesthesiology residency training in Glasgow and Sheffield (UK). Following this she undertook an obstetric anesthesiology fellowship-equivalent at Stanford University School of Medicine and is currently a Clinical Professor.
Gillian is the Clinical Director for the Division of Obstetric Anesthesiology and the residency program coordinator for obstetric anesthesiology.
Gillian has published several manuscripts and book chapters, and is the lead anesthesiologist in the multidisciplinary obstetric simulation team. She is a member of the obstetric disaster preparedness committee and labor and delivery patient safety committee, amongst several other committees. She is the co-chair of the simulation committee and a member of the patient safety and international outreach committees in the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology.
Gillian has an interest in global health and is a member of the Board of Directors of Kybele Inc. (www.kybeleworldwide.org) for which she regularly volunteers to teach obstetric anesthesiology in other countries.
Nadeem Elias Abou-Arraj
Clinical Instructor, Medicine
Bio Nadeem is a Lebanese-American born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from Harvard University and MD from Boston University School of Medicine. He completed Internal Medicine Residency in the Global Health track at Stanford University School of Medicine and is now a Clinical Instructor in Stanford's Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine. He is also pursuing a Master of Public Health at Berkeley in preparation for a career in Primary Care and Population Health. His goals are to assist patients with living healthy lifestyles and managing complex medical conditions, to improve health equity for underserved populations domestically and globally, focusing on immigrants and refugees, and to promote care based on a comprehensive understanding of social determinants of health.