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  • Lauren E. Eggert, MD

    Lauren E. Eggert, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

    Bio Dr. Eggert is a board-certified, fellowship-trained pulmonologist and a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    She is an expert in the diagnosis and management of diseases of the airway, with a focus on patients with allergic asthma. She also treats chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA), and chronic cough.

    For every patient, Dr. Eggert develops a comprehensive care plan personalized to the individual’s unique needs and lifestyle. Her goals are always to deliver innovative, compassionate care of the highest quality to help each patient achieve the best possible outcome and quality of life.

    Dr. Eggert has extensive research experience. During her fellowship, she worked closely with the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford University, where she designed projects to study the use of biologic medications to treat severe asthma, ABPA, and related conditions.

    Dr. Eggert has authored review articles on asthma in adults for BMJ Best Practice. She has developed abstracts related to the prediction of asthma outcomes and switching and combining biologic therapies for asthma. She has presented her work at the American Thoracic Society and the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology annual meetings.

    She is currently involved in several COVID-19 related research projects, including a study of the impact of COVID-19 on outcomes for asthmatic patients and another on the use of pulse oximeters to predict clinical decline after COVID-19 diagnosis.

    Dr. Eggert also practices critical care at Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare and is actively engaged in teaching residents and fellows. She precepts both the Stanford Pulmonary Consult Service and the fellow’s clinics.

  • Shirit Einav

    Shirit Einav

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbiology and Immunology

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Our basic research program focuses on understanding the roles of virus-host interactions in viral infection and disease pathogenesis via molecular and systems virology single cell approaches. This program is combined with translational efforts to apply this knowledge for the development of broad-spectrum host-centered antiviral approaches to combat emerging viral infections, including dengue, encephalitic alphaviruses, and Ebola, and means to predict disease progression.

  • Matthew A. Eisenberg

    Matthew A. Eisenberg

    Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) [Shc], Med/BMIR

    Bio Dr. Matthew A. Eisenberg joined Stanford Health Care in early 2013 and is the Medical Informatics Director for Analytics & Innovation with a focus on interoperability and health information exchange, regulatory reporting, health care analytics, patient reported outcomes and other uses of technology to meet our strategic initiatives.

    Dr. Eisenberg is board certified in Pediatrics and Clinical Informatics. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) in the Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research at the Stanford University School of Medicine and he serves as the Stanford Health Care site director for the Stanford Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program. He previously held the position of Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is a current member of the eHealth Exchange Coordinating Committee, a Sequoia Project Board member and serves as the current chair of the Epic Care Everywhere Network Governing Council. He is a member of the Carequality Advisory Council (past co-chair) and a member of IHE USA Implementation Committee. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American Medical Informatics Association and their Clinical Informatics Community.

  • Samer Eldika

    Samer Eldika

    Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Gastroenterology & Hepatology

    Bio Dr. Eldika received his medical education at the American University of Beirut. He completed his General Gastroenterology Fellowship at the State University of New York in Buffalo and Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at the University of Virginia. At Ohio State University, he served as the Director of Interventional Endoscopy and Endoscopic Quality. His time at Ohio State University contributed to the growth and maturity of his experience and skills in interventional endoscopy. During his tenure there, he played a major role in building the program of interventional endoscopy in general, as well as interventional endoscopy for the pediatric age group, and the endoscopic quality program. Over the years, he was involved in training several gastroenterology fellows and interventional endoscopists. He recently joined Stanford University where he continues to practice interventional endoscopy and train fellows.
    He is a board-certified Gastroenterologist with clinical interests in pancreaticobiliary diseases, gastrointestinal neoplasia, and related interventional endoscopic procedures. As an endoscopist, he has extensive experience in performing a variety of interventional endoscopic procedures. These procedures include endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided procedures like fine needle aspiration/biopsy, injections, fiducial placement, pseudocyst drainage/necrosectomy, biliary drainage, gastrojejunostomy, transgastric ERCP, and needle-based confocal endomicroscopy for the evaluation of pancreatic cystic lesions. He also performs endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic mucosal resection, enteral and stenting, enteral feeding tube placement, as well as deep enteroscopy.
    His research interest evolves around interventional endoscopy, more specifically in the evaluation of pancreatic cystic lesions. Dr. Eldika has received multiple awards in his career, his most recent one being the “Reviewer Award, April 2020,” for his superior contributions to the journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, both through completing high numbers of reviews and for submitting the highest quality of work.
    Dr. Eldika is a fellow of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, and American Pancreatic Association.
    When not working Dr. Eldika enjoys reading, listening to music, watching sports and walking in nature.

  • Michelle Yixiao Engle, MD

    Michelle Yixiao Engle, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Bio Dr. Michelle Engle grew up in Virginia, though she has also lived in China and Canada. She moved to California for medical training and quickly grew attached to the Bay Area. She is board-certified in family medicine and palliative medicine, providing holistic care to patients of all ages.

    Her hobbies include barre, board games, escape rooms, cooking, and rock climbing.

  • Edgar Engleman

    Edgar Engleman

    Professor of Pathology and of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dendritic cells, macrophages, NK cells and T cells; functional proteins and genes; immunotherapeutic approaches to cancer, autoimmune disease, neurodegenerative disease and metabolic disease.

  • Kambria Evans, MEd, MA, LMFT

    Kambria Evans, MEd, MA, LMFT

    Affiliate, Med/Hospital Medicine

    Bio Kambria Evans, MEd, MA, LMFT is the former Director of Education and Quality Improvement at Stanford School of Medicine. With her expertise in psychology and education, she lead innovative curriculum design and education research in preclerkship and clerkship education, graduate medical education, and faculty development. For nearly 15 years, she studied how people effectively learn and change through partnership with Stanford Graduate Medical Education, Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Stanford Faculty Development Center, Stanford Medicine Continuing Medical Education, Stanford Hospitalist Group, Stanford Internal Medicine Clinic, Stanford Scholarly Concentration Program, Stanford Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship Program, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford Department of Pediatrics, Stanford Department of Surgery, and Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine.

    She received a B.S. and M.Ed. in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University, where she received the award for Outstanding Community Development and Social Policy. She received a M.A. in Psychology from California Institute of Integral studies, and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She currently owns a private practice in Campbell, CA and specializes in EMDR for individuals wanting to overcome limiting beliefs. www.kambriaevans.com

    At Stanford School of Medicine from 2004-2018, Mrs. Evans is an expert in psychology, education, and organizational improvement. She co-directed two electives for Stanford medical students, residents, and fellows. She mentored them through quality improvement projects at Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System to improve patient outcomes.

    As an invited speaker at national conferences, she has made over 40 presentations sharing her work in education and human development. With 15 peer-reviewed research publications, she highlights her work internationally in journals such as Academic Medicine, Academic Psychiatry, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Journal of Hospital Medicine, and American Journal of Medicine. She is a reviewer for articles submitted to Academic Medicine, Journal of Hospital Medicine, and British Medical Journal.

    She completed certification and professional development through the University of Texas System, Clinical Safety & Effectiveness Course. She received a grant from the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education for online gaming development in quality and safety, which will be disseminated to Stanford Hospital staff and a requirement for residents in all 90 residency programs through the Stanford Graduate Medical Education Department. She received two consecutive grants from the Stanford Vice Provost for Online Learning to collaborate on flipped classroom design for Stanford medical students. She also received the Division of General Research Award for Clinician-Educators to collaborate on best practices during transition to Stanford clerkships.

    Mrs. Evans resides in San Jose, California with her husband, twin girls, and dog.

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