In this Stars of Stanford Medicine feature, Laleh Gharahbaghian shares her love of ultrasound and reflects on her career and her role models.
Author: Vivian Lam
Stars of Stanford Medicine: Pulmonary hypertension and education
This Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A features Kristina Kudelko, who specializes in pulmonary hypertension. She also runs, loves music and spending time with her family.
Stars of Stanford Medicine: Expanding access to science education
This Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A features Cooper Galvin, a graduate student in biophysics, who is working to make science accessible to all.
Stars of Stanford Medicine: Reforming medical research
Stelios Serghiou, MBChB, is working to improve medical research -- and he plays the violin. He shares his story in this Stars of Stanford Medicine feature.
Stars of Stanford Medicine: Expanding the reach of emergency medicine
Peter Acker explains how he is working to expand emergency medicine internationally in this Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A.
Stars of Stanford Medicine: Marrying environmental and human health
MD/PhD student Laura Bloomfield studies how environmental change contributes to viral transmission. She's featured in this Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A.
Stars of Stanford Medicine: Driven to understand prostate cancer
This Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A features Tanya Stoyanova, PhD, who studies prostate cancer.
Stars of Stanford Medicine: Avid runner and accessible health care advocate
Alan Thong, MD, is working to ensure top medical care is more widely available. And he's a runner. He shares his story in this Stars of Stanford Q&A.
Stars of Stanford Medicine: Amplifying signals to detect cancer early
This Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A features MD-PhD student Amin Aalipour, who is interested in disease detection.
Stars of Stanford Medicine: “It’s my duty to give back”
Graduate student Christopher Tchakoute hopes to return to Cameroon to improve health care there. He's featured in this Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A.
Stars of Stanford Medicine: “Are people getting the right care?”
This Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A features otolaryngologist Vasu Divi who is interested in health care equity and quality.
Pain and the brain: How love, fear, and much more affect the experience of pain
The old maxim “pain is just a feeling” is more true than we thought. In his address for last fall's Stanford Back Pain Education Day, …
Stanford event celebrates military medicine
A recent campus event -- “Military Medicine: Serving Those Who Serve" -- celebrated the hardships and triumphs of working as a medical provider in military service. …
Social networks may boost fitness, Stanford researchers say
Your online social network doesn’t just keep you connected, it can also help you stay fit, a new study shows. A team of researchers led …
Abraham Verghese: “Leadership is not about knowing — it’s about listening”
Listening well is one of the most important leadership skills, Abraham Verghese, MD, told about 25 undergraduate students at a recent Stanford's Student Activities and Leadership Leadership …
Why become a doctor? Research plus caregiving equals “an incredibly exciting career”
Stanford physician James Ford, MD, might just be a jazz bass player now, had he not fallen hard for biomedical science as an undergraduate. As Ford explains in …