On Monday, the Stanford Humanities Center hosted a panel discussion on a recent consensus study report by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) regarding the lasting effects of sexual harassment toward women pursuing academic careers in STEM.
Debate over Measure F, a Palo Alto ballot initiative that aims to curb healthcare costs in the city, has intensified as the November election approaches.
In its sixth meeting, the 20th Undergraduate Senate debated options for supporting affordable healthcare in Stanford and the surrounding area. ASSU President Shanta Katipamula ’19 also introduced a bill to confirm two nominees to the Constitutional Council.
The Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a five-week summer residency program for low-income and underrepresented minority students that pushes for more diversity in healthcare, celebrated 30 years of programming this summer.
At the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford Medicine pediatric cardiologist David Axelrod is working on using virtual reality (VR) to model heart defects.
Clinical psychologist Dr. Lisa Post, Ph.D., is conducting a study that introduces Stanford athletes to digital mental health, which aims to evaluate mental health by means of online assessments. At Stanford, Post is the head of sports medicine in psychiatry and the director of the Interpersonal Problems Clinic. She has also been the team clinician for the San Francisco 49’ers for the past nine years.
David Magnus Ph.D. ’89 is the director of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics and the co-Chair of the Ethics Committee for the Stanford Hospital.
In its Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed plans to push for improved graduate student healthcare, including plans to question members of University administration on the treatment of students facing mental health issues.