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  • Nicolas Barreto

    Nicolas Barreto

    Biostatistician 2, Health Services Research Unit

    Bio Nicolas Barreto, MPH is a Biostatistician of the S-SPIRE Center. He works with and supports multidisciplinary teams in research design, analysis, and reporting. Nicolas obtained a degree in biostatistics and epidemiology, and is currently working towards his doctorate in Basic and Applied Social Psychology. He has served as a data consultant, statistician, and research consultant while working with a variety of investigators; including doctors, residents, psychologists, and professors. Nicolas has contributed academic research and grant work on a variety of projects; motivation and education, effects of cancer treatment on cognitive outcomes, social support impact on cancer treatment, medical mistrust and organ donation, and others.

  • John Randol Bergquist

    John Randol Bergquist

    Clinical Instructor, Surgery - General Surgery

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Bergquist's research interests are driven by his clinical practice and his background as an engineer. Clinical research interests are focused on improving outcomes for cancer patients. Dr. Bergquist has published on the utilization of biomarkers in particular CA 19-9 as a means to appropriately triage the multidisciplinary management of patients with advanced GI cancers. In addition, he is interested in improving understanding of optimal surgical management through the utilization of big data to understand trends in treatment and incidence as well as genomic patterns in cancer. Dr. Bergquist is also interested in surgical education and has been active in the production of educational videos focused on technical aspects of HPB surgery and in particular minimally invasive techniques. Finally, Dr. Bergquist's background as an engineer drives him to focus on the intersection between technology and clinical care. To this end, he is passionate about innovation in both hardware and software, and the potential impact of innovative design on the field of medicine.

  • kovi bessoff

    kovi bessoff

    Affiliate, Dean's Office Operations - Dean Other

    Bio My clinical interests include trauma/critical care and acute care surgery. I am interested in how the application of innovative solutions (both device and informatics based) can improve patient care and outcomes in developed as well as developing world settings.

  • Serena Bidwell

    Serena Bidwell

    Temp - Non-Exempt, Health Services Research Unit

    Bio Serena Bidwell, MPH is a social science researcher at the Stanford Surgery Policy Improvement Research & Education (S-SPIRE) center. She completes a range of activities from project coordination to data analysis and results reporting. Her interests include long-term management of childhood chronic diseases, quality of life in cancer patients, and healthcare infrastructure in developing countries. She completed a master's degree in global health epidemiology and has coupled her academic training with experience as an editorial assistant for a scientific journal and as a child health outcomes analyst. She is committed to community service and implemented a medical outreach program, with a focus in surgery, to local low-income and minority high school students.

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