Stanford med student designs biofeedback app meant to encourage children with cerebral palsy move their arms to build strength.
Author: Jody Berger
Medical student surveys health of nomadic African group, thanks to goats
Many health surveys omit nomadic African populations, leaving them undercounted for aid and resources. That wasn't OK with medical student Hannah Wild.
Choices, trade-offs and accomplishments at the Women in Medicine and Science event
The Stanford Medical Alumni Association hosted the Women in Medicine and Science event, celebrating the accomplishments of women scientists and physicians.
Kicking off med school by camping in the high Sierra
Incoming first-year Stanford medical students got to know each other and spend time hiking at a pre-orientation camping trip in the Sierra.
Feeding the world: A career in global food
Ertharin Cousin, the former executive director of the World Food Programme, discusses her career and her determination to address hunger globally.
First to help refugees: An event featuring medicine, policy and poetry
Rise with Refugees, held recently on campus, featured slam poetry and discussions about how to improve the lives and health of refugees.
A journey to leadership in global health: One woman’s story
Rose Clarke Nanyonga, a nurse and academic leader in Uganda, is one of the women leaders featured in the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
Off the beaten path for global health residency
In the new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine, writer Jody Berger profiled the global health residency program, but found more that she wanted to inlcude.
Humanity is all right, probably, although human extinction remains quite possible, researcher says
Stanford epidemiologist Steve Luby remains optimistic, although he believes that human extinction is in the relatively near future is possible.
Starting with one: Providing medical care in southern Sudan
Tom Catena, an American-trained physician, shares his experience providing care in war-torn, resource-deprived southern Sudan.
Seeds of a movement: Women global health leaders gather in London
Begun at Stanford, the Women Leaders in Global Health conference is working to empower women in the global health community.
World Bank Group leader addresses global health community at Stanford
Jim Yong Kim shared insights from his experience at the helm of global health and financing organizations at a recent address on campus.
Global Climate Action Summit: A focus on kids and climate
At the Global Climate Action Summit recently, Stanford researchers emphasized the importance of the effects of climate change on children's health.
A look inside the child detention centers near the U.S. border
Nearly 500 children remain inside detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border separated from their parents in the custody of the U.S. government.
Pediatric researcher celebrated for her perseverance, accomplishments
The career of Stanford pediatric infectious disease researcher and physician Yvonne Maldonado is featured in this video and blog post.
Inventing the future: How scientific discovery can have exponential impact
The Stanford Medicine Discovery Innovation Awards provide funding to support early-stage, creative research, fueling scientific discoveries.