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  • Seema Yasmin

    Seema Yasmin

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Bio Seema Yasmin is an Emmy Award-winning journalist, poet, medical doctor and author. Yasmin served as an officer in the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where she investigated disease outbreaks and was principal investigator on a number of CDC studies. Yasmin trained in journalism at the University of Toronto and in medicine at the University of Cambridge.

    Yasmin was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news in 2017 with a team from The Dallas Morning News and recipient of an Emmy for her reporting on neglected diseases. She received two grants from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. In 2017, Yasmin was a John S. Knight Fellow in Journalism at Stanford University investigating the spread of health misinformation and disinformation during epidemics. Previously she was a science correspondent at The Dallas Morning News, medical analyst for CNN, and professor of public health at the University of Texas at Dallas.

    Her writing has earned awards and residencies from the Mid Atlantic Arts Council, Hedgebrook, the Millay Colony for the Arts and others. Her first book, The Impatient Dr. Lange (Johns Hopkins University Press, July 2018) is the biography of an AIDS doctor killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Her second book, Debunked! Pseudoscience, Medical Myths and Why They Persist, is forthcoming in November 2019. A major title about women is forthcoming from HarperCollins in 2020.

    Yasmin?s unique expertise in medicine, epidemics and journalism has been called upon by The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, the Aspen Institute, Skoll Foundation and others.

  • Maria Yefimova

    Maria Yefimova

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Bio Maria Yefimova is a nurse scientist with the Office of Research, Patient Care Services at Stanford Health Care, supporting ambulatory care nursing and patient care service professionals in their research and clinical inquiry. Her work is grounded in her interest in improving care for frail older patients through systematic change in care delivery. Dr. Yefimova obtained her BSN, MSN an PhD in nursing from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Her postdoctoral fellowship training followed in the National Clinician Scholars Program at UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles where she was among the first nurses to receive health services research training alongside physicians in the legacy of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars Program. Dr. Yefimova was the 2018-2019 Academy Health Delivery Science Fellow, gaining skills in implementation science and learning health systems at VA Palo Alto Health Care System. She is now a clinical assistant professor in the division of Primary Care Population Health at Stanford School of Medicine and is a coinvestigator on multiple NIH-funded projects.

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