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  • Samuel So

    Samuel So

    Lui Hac Minh Professor in the School of Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Through a 4 pronged comprehensive program: translational and clinical research, early detection and treatment, promoting education, awareness and immunization and building partnership, we are working towards the development of new strategies that will lead to the elimination of hepatitis B worldwide and reduce the threat and incidence of liver cancer. Current research efforts focus on evaluating potential new diagnostic and treatment markers and novel targeted therapy for primary liver cancer.

  • David A. Spain, MD

    David A. Spain, MD

    Ned and Carol Spieker Endowed Professor

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Our main areas of interest are clinical research in shock, sepsis, multiple organ faliure and ICU pneumonia, as well as organizational characteristic of well functioning trauma centers and systems. We are also developing a program in Health Services Research focused on access to specialized, high acuity care

  • Kristan Staudenmayer, MD

    Kristan Staudenmayer, MD

    Assistant Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Defining the Impact of Injuries in the Elderly

  • Dario Tedesco

    Dario Tedesco

    Postdoctoral Research fellow, General Surgery

    Bio I am a postdoctoral scholar with a clinical degree specialized in Public Health. My research has been focused on a variety of topics which include: outcomes research, comparison of healthcare systems on key outcomes (comparison of Patient Safety Indicators between Italy and US), health equity, conflict of interest in healthcare. I have also been involved in synthesizing empirical evidence using systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Currently working on health services research projects aimed at improving post-operative pain management, with a particular focus on orthopedic surgery and non pharmacological interventions.

  • Brendan C. Visser

    Brendan C. Visser

    Associate Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Visser's research interests span the breath of his clinical practice. Areas of active research include the multidisciplinary treatment of pancreatic neuroendocrine cancers, technical aspects of minimally invasive pancreatic and liver surgery, and trends in the management of hepatobiliary cancers in California, focusing on socioeconomic and instituional barriers to appropriate care.

  • Irene Wapnir

    Irene Wapnir

    Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Clinical trials in operative procedures such as Nipple-sparing mastectomy, arm lymphatic mapping, skin perfusion and Treatments for Breast Cancer, especially local recurrence. Dr. Wapnir is institutional Principal Investigator and Chair for National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) clinical trials. Laboratory and translational research includes exploring the activity of breast iodide transporter in breast cancer brain metastasis.

  • Thomas G Weiser, MD

    Thomas G Weiser, MD

    Assistant Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Bio I am a general and trauma surgeon, and surgical intensivist. I treat and care for injured patients and those with acute surgical emergencies, and manage critically ill surgical patients in the Intensive Care Unit.

    My research is focused on evaluating the role of surgical care in the delivery of health services in resource poor settings, particularly low and middle income countries. I am interested in barriers to access and provision of surgical care, the quality of surgical services, and outcomes research. My current projects focus on quality and cost effectiveness of care, and strategies for improving the safety and reliability of surgical delivery in resource poor settings. I have been involved in surgical program assessment projects in Cambodia, India, the UK, and the United States. From 2006-2009 I was part of the World Health Organization’s Safe Surgery Saves Lives program where we quantified the global volume of surgery and created, implemented, evaluated, and promoted the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist.