Prevention Research Center In the Department of Medicine

Postdoctoral Fellows

Current and recent Fellows provide an idea of the breadth of Fellows’ experience and the positions taken after completion of the fellowship.

Current Fellows

Former Fellows

Start Year
Fellow, Last Known Position
2012
Chirag Patel, PhD, Research Associate in Biomedical Informatics, Center for Biomedical Informatics at Countway, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2011
Juliann Saquib, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Qassim University, School of Medicine, Saudi Arabia
2010
Arianna McClain, PhD, Social Science Research Associate, Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine
  Sarah Ramirez, PhD, Research Scientist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, CA
  Mary Rosenberger, PhD, Post Doctoral Scholar, Department of Psychology, Stanford University
  Alicia Salvatore, PhD, Research Director, Community Partnership Program, Stanford Cancer Institute, Freidenrich Center for Translational Research, Stanford University
  Abu Nazmus, Saquib, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Sulaiman AlRajhi College, School of Medicine, Saudi Arabia
2008
Erik Hekler, PhD, Assistant Professor, Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix
Matthew Buman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Exercise and Wellness, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix
  Dipanjan Banerjee, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
2007
Kathleen Carrie Armel, PhD, Research Associate, Precourt Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
  Matthew Wheeler, MD, PhD, Instructor, Cardiovascular Medicine/Dept of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
  Sandra Tsai, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - General Medical Disciplines/ Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
  Valarie Jernigan, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Public Health, Assoc. Member, Stephenson Cancer Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Tulsa, OK
  Susan Moore, PhD, Senior Research Project Manager - Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA
  Stacy Sims, PhD, Investigator, Women’s Health Initiative, Stanford Prevention Research Center, School of Medicine
  Marina Martin, MD, Clinical Instructor, General Internal Medicine, Director, Pacific Free Clinic, Stanford University School of Medicine
  Sharon Toker, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Organizational Behavior, The Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Israel
2006
Steffani Bailey, PhD, Research Associate, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Vani Henderson, PhD, Quantitative Marketing Manager, Google, Mountain View, CA
  Andrea Bersamin, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK
2005
Jennifer Tremmel, MD, SM, Instructor, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Ruth Taylor-Piliae, RN, CNS, MN, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Byron S. Kennedy, MD, PhD, Preventive Medicine Resident, California Department of Public Health, Sacramento, CA; General Practice Physician, Locum Tenens, MDSI Physician Services, Sacramento, CA
2004
Natara Garovoy, PhD, MPH, Attending Clinical Psychologist, Women's Prevention, Outreach & Education Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care
Leslee Throckmorton Belzer, PhD, Pediatric Psychologist in Private Practice, Los Altos, CA
Sofiya Alhassan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Cooker Perkins, PhD, Assistant Professor, Sports Medicine, Natural Science Division, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
2003

Tirzah Spencer, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Nutritional Epidemiology, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina

 

John R Sirard, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Commonwealth Honors College, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  Jodi Stookey, PhD, Private Research Consultant, San Francisco, CA
2002

Adam Hersh, MD, PhD, MS Medical Resident – Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco

Shannon Quinlan Hurtz, PhD, Part-Time Faculty, California State University-Sacramento
Guido Urizar, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, California State University-Long Beach
Niraj Sehgal, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Alison Rigby, PhD, MPH, Clinical Research Coordinator, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Stanford University Medical Center
Alexandre Kiazand, MD, Associate Medical Director, Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals.
2001

Brian Oliveira, PhD Faculty, University of Santa Clara, CA

Jennifer Goldberg, Psychology Research Consultant, Coral Gables, FL
Ying-Chih Chuang, Graduate Institute of Public Health, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Suzanne Drungle Danhauer, PhD, Assistant Professor & Associate Director, Psychosocial Oncology & Cancer Patient Support Program, Wake Forest University Health Science, Winston-Salem, NC
2000
Glenn S. Brassington, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology, Sonoma State University; Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Mercedes R. Carnethon, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Raul Calderon, Jr., PhD, Project Director/The Family Project, Prevention Research Center, Psychology Dept., Arizona State University
Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS, Assistant Investigator-Health Care and Policy Research, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA; Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Leslie Smithline Kinder, PhD, Co-Implementation Research Coordinator, IHD QUERI, Seattle, WA
1999

Michael Antecol, PhD, Vice President, Pollara, Inc. (Public Opinion and Market Research Firm)

Carla V. Corral, PhD, Counseling Psychologist, Counseling and Career Services, University of California, Santa Barbara
B. Sophia Ford, PhD, Fellow in Urology/Andrology, University of Illinois, Chicago; Current Postion Unknown
Ruben E. Perczek, PhD, Director at the Perczek Leadership Institute, Hallandale, FL
1998

Audie A. Atienza, PhD, Health Science Administrator, Behavioral Research Program/DCCPS, National Cancer Institute

Catherine Cubbin, PhD, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Rakale Collins, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Epidemiology, Morehouse School of Medicine
Rebecca E. Lee, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine
Frederic Luskin, PhD, Associate Professor; Institute of Transpersonal Psychology; Project Director, Stanford Forgiveness Project
1997
John A. Astin, PhD, Research Scientist, California Pacific Medical Center; Adjunct Professor, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology; Lecturer, Santa Clara University
Joseph Carlson, PhD, RD, Associate Professor, Division of Sports Medicine, Michigan State University School of Medicine, East Lansing, MI
Cynthia M. Castro, PhD, Research Associate, SPRC, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Donna Matheson, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, SPRC, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Elizabeth Wrone, PhD, Nephrologist, Diablo Nephrology Medical Group, Berkeley, CA
1996
Dina Borzekowski, EdD, Assistant Professor, Program Director, Health Communication Track, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
Karen Jacowitz, PhD, Consultant, Moorehead, MN
Sonja Myhre, PhD, Consultant, Mountain View, CA
Julie Peltz, MD, Clinical Physician, Department of Sports Medicine and Occupational Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Redwood City, CA
Sara Wilcox, PhD, Associate Professor, University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Department of Exercise Science; Adjunct Associate Professor, University of South Carolina, Department of Psychology
1994
Wayne Phillips, PhD, Assistant Professor, Exercise Science and Physical Education Department, Arizona State University
1993
Rebecca Duran-Guarino, MD, Internal Medicine Physician, South Valley Multispecialty Group, San Jose, CA
  Christopher Gardner, PhD, Associate Professor, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Michaela Kiernan, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University , Stanford, CA
Kurt M. Ribisl, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  Sarah Wild, PhD, Senior lecturer in Epidemiology and Public Health, Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, U.K.
  Daniel Williams, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Utah
1992
Roy F. Oman, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Peter Orton, PhD, Director, Harvard Business School Publishing, Boston, MA
Caroline Schooler, PhD, Vice President, Director of Research and Development, Foote, Cone & Belding Healthworks, New York, NY
1991
Douglas Levine, PhD, Assistant Professor, Family Practice Physician, Camino Medical Group, Sunnyvale, CA
  Roberta K. Oka, D.N.Sc., Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health
Systems, UC San Francisco
Thomas G. Quinn, MD, Private Practice, Comprehensive Adult Risk Evaluation (CARE), Oakland, CA
Deborah Young, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology, College of Health and Human Performance, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
1990

Erica Frank, MD, MPH, Professor and Canada Research Chair, University of British Columbia Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, and Department of Family Practice

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