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September 21 @ 8:00-9:00 am

The Opioid Dilemma

Presenter: Keith Humphreys, PhD

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Physician, author Abraham Verghese to receive National Humanities Medal

Abraham Verghese, MD, the critically acclaimed author, will be honored at a White House ceremony for helping to deepen the nation’s understanding of the human experience.

Stanford launches master of science program in physician assistant studies

Students in the program will train alongside medical students in clinical care and coursework, as well as pursue an area of scholarly concentration.

Stanford’s Wellness Living Laboratory to explore wellness in U.S., China, Taiwan

An international clinical research project that Stanford launched on Sept. 12 aims to find out how to enhance health and overall wellness.

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To improve the health and well-being of people around the world, researchers must first understand what it means to be well and whether this has the same meaning for everyone.

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The Relationship Between Life Expectancy and Income in the U.S.: New Evidence and Policy Lessons

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No Bad Slides: Scientific Presentation for all Audiences


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Frontiers in Viral Latency at Stanford University and UC Berkeley

Bridging Clinical and Basic Sciences Symposium

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