People

Steering Committee

Jonathan Berek, MD, MMS

Laurie Kraus Lacob Professor and Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Director, Stanford Women’s Cancer Center

 

Laurel S. Braitman, PhD

Writer in Residence and Adjunct Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

 

Diana Farid, MD, MPH

Clinical Instructor, Medicine - Vaden Health Center

 

Maren Grainger-Monsen, MD

Director, Program in Biomedical Ethics in Film, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

 

Alvan A. Ikoku, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Departments of Comparative Literature and Medicine

 

Shaili Jain, MBchB (MD)

Medical Director, Primary Care- Behavioral Health Team, VA Palo Alto Health Care System Associative Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine

 

Tanya M. Luhrmann, PhD

Watkins University Professor, Department of Anthropology (and Psychology, by courtesy)

Director, Certificate Program: Cultures, Minds and Medicines

 

Amrapali Maitra

MD, PhD candidate, Stanford School of Medicine and Department of Anthropology

 

Chrystal Obi, MD

Resident in Radiology, Stanford Univeristy

 

Julia Pandolfo

Sophomore, Stanford University

 

Audrey Shafer, MD (Director)

Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

 

Hans Steiner, MD

Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Administration

Jacqueline Genovese, MA

Assistant Director, Medicine & the Muse Program

 

Joshua Stanley

Program Coordinator, Medicine & the Muse Program\

 

Natasha Gupta

Webmaster, Medicine & the Muse Program

 


Writer in Residence

Writer in Residence and Adjunct Professor, Department of Anesthesiology


Affiliated Faculty

Donald A. Barr, MD, PhD

Professor (Teaching), Pediatrics, Professor (Teaching) (by courtesy), Graduate School of Education

 

Jonathan Berger, DMA

Denning Family Provostial Professor, Department of Music

 

Helen Bronte-Stewart, MD, MSE

John E. Cahill Family Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences

Director, Stanford Movement Disorders Center (SMDC)

 

Alyssa Burgart, MD, MA

Medical Director, Pediatric Clinical Ethics

Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Management

 

James Chang, MD

Chief, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Professor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery) & Orthopedic Surgery Hand & Microsurgery

 

Henry Curtis, MD

Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medicine

 

Lauren Edwards, MD

Clinical Instructor, Medicine – General Medicine Disciplines

 

Diana Farid, MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

 

Bruce Feldstein, MD

Adjunct Clinical Professor, Medicine – General Internal Medicine

Chaplain, Stanford University Medical Center

 

Diane Frank, MA

Lecturer, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, Dance Division

 

Angela Garcia, PhD

Associate Professor, Anthropology

 

Benny Gavi, MD, MTS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine – General Medical Disciplines

 

Rona Giffard, PhD, MD

Professor of anesthesiology, perioperative and pain medicine, Emerita 

 

Julie Good, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

 

Steven Goodman, MD, PhD

Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research

Professor, Medicine and Health Research and Policy

 

Aleta Hayes, MFA

Lecturer, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, Dance Division

Director, Chocolate Heads Movements Band

 

Stephen Hinton, PhD

Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities

Professor, Music

 

Robert K. Jackler, MD

Sewall Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology – Heat & Neck Surgery

PI, Stanford Research into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising

 

Lochlann Jain, PhD

Associate Professor, Anthropology

 

Matthew Kohrman, PhD

Associate Professor, Anthropology

 

Jan Krawitz, MFA      

Professor, Art & Art History

 

Amy Ladd, MD

Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery (Hand Surgery) and, by courtesy, Medicine (Immunology & Rheumatology)

 

James Lock, PhD, MD

Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science – Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 

Michael Marmor, MD

Professor, Ophthalmology

 

Daniel Mason, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

 

Yoshiko Matsumoto, PhD

Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and, by courtesy, Department of Linguistics

 

Susan K. McConnell, PhD

Susan B. Ford Professor of Humanities and Sciences, Department of Biology

Dunlevie Family University Fellow

 

Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu, Ed.D

Consulting Professor, Asian-American Studies

Lecturer, Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity

 

Alexander Nemerov, DPhil

Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities

Department Chair, Art & Art History

 

Andrew Nevins, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine – Infectious Diseases

 

Viet Nguyen, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology, Neurophysiology & Inoperative Monitoring

 

Josef Parvizi, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology at Stanford University Medical Center

 

VJ Periyakoil, MD

 

Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - General Medical Disciplines

Peggy Phelan, PhD

Ann O’Day Maples Professor in the Arts, Professor of Drama and of English

Denning Family Director, Stanford Arts Institute

 

Samuel Rodriguez, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

 

Janice Ross, PhD

Professor, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies

Director, Dance Division

 

Darren Salmi, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery – Anatomy and Pathology

 

Veronica Santini, MD, MA

Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

 

John Scandling, MD

Professor, Medicine and Nephrology

 

Erika Schillinger, MD

Professor, Medicine – General Medical Disciplines

 

Randall S. Stafford, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine – Stanford Prevention Research Center

Director, Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices

 

Sakti Srivastava, MBBS, MS

Associate Professor (Teaching), Surgery – Anatomy and, by courtesy, of Bioengineering

Chief, Division of Clinical Anatomy

Course Director: Art and Anatomy

 

Ali Tahvildari, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) [VAPAHCS], Rad/Body Imaging

 

Mickey Trockel, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

 

Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP

Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor, Medicine – Operations

Vice Chair for the Theory & Practice of Medicine

 

Jonah Willihnganz, PhD

Braden Lecturer, Narrative Art

Director, The Stanford Storytelling Project

 

Gail Wight, MFA

Associate Professor, Art & Art History

 

Laura Wittman, PhD, MPhil

Associate Professor, French and Italian

 

Sherry M. Wren, MD

Professor, Surgery (General Surgery)

 

Irvin D. Yalom, MD

Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emeritus


Founding Advisors

LaVera Crawley, MD, MPH

Palliative Care Chaplain, Alta Bates

 

Ramona Doyle, MD

Group Medical Director, Genentech


Honorary Advisory Board

Rafael Campo, MA, MD, D.Litt (Hon)

Associate Professor, Harvard School of Medicine

Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Humanism in Medicine Program

 

Eric Kandel, MD

Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University

Recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

 

Tobias Wolff, MA

The Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor, English

 

Marilyn Yalom, PhD

Senior Scholar, Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University


Visiting Faculty

Rafael Campo, MA, MD, D.Litt (Hon)

Position

Associate Professor, Harvard School of Medicine Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Humanism in Medicine Program

Winter/Spring 2012: recipient of a joint Stanford Humanities Center / SiCa fellowship for arts writers/practitioners, nominated by the Arts, Humanities and Medicine Program

Reading & Lecture by Dr. Rafael Campo March 1, 2012

Year of Visit

2012


LC Chan, MD, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University Of Hong Kong
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Co-Director, The Centre for the Humanities and Medicine

2013


Therese Jones, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Director of the Arts and Humanities in Healthcare Program for the Center for Bioethics and Humanities
Invited Workshop Speaker: Recombinations: Art, Medicine, Bioscience; Stanford Humanities Center

2013


Lisa Wong, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Past President, Longwood Symphony Orchestra

2013


Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Medicine, New York University
Editor-in-Chief, Bellevue Literary Review

2014


Daniel Laforest, PhD

Associate Professor, French and Cultural Studies, Department of Modern Languages & Cultural Studies, U Alberta, Canada

2015


Rita Charon, MD, PhD

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Director, Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

2016


Julie Chen, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (FMPC) and
Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education (IMHSE)
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

2016


Michael Hanne

Associate Professor and Founder of the Comparative Literature programme at The University of Auckland

2016


Marilyn McEntyre, PhD

Adjunct Professor in Medical Humanities, UC Berkeley-UC San Francisco Joint Medical Program

2016


Allan Peterkin, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Toronto

Director, Health, Arts & Humanities Program, University of Toronto

2016

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