The Stanford University Bio-X program supports, organizes, and facilitates interdisciplinary research connected to biology and medicine. Ideas and methods embodied in engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, and More other fields are being brought to bear upon important challenges in bioscience. In turn, bioscience creates new opportunities in other fields.
Stanford Emergency Medicine International
Stanford Emergency Medicine International was founded in 2000 by S V. Mahadevan, MD, with the goal of promoting the development of emergency medicine and emergency medical services worldwide More . Projects are designed with long-term sustainability in mind.
Stanford Global Biodesign programs is to train the next generations of global medical technology innovators. Key components of the mission are: find and develop in-country innovators in select geographies, train our partner institutions in the teaching More of biodesign methodology, promote exposure to our US-based fellows and students to foreign medical technology opportunities, and develop devices that are cost-effective and globally relevant
Office of Community Health
The Office of Community Health is the home in the School of Medicine for informed, committed, and sustained community engagement in local health issues. We are developing an innovative national model to train More future leaders in community health, disseminate community health scholarship, and enhance local health via community-academic partnerships.
Pediatric Advocacy Program
The Pediatric Advocacy Program is a partnership between Stanford Medical Center and local communities to improve the health and well being of children in the Silicon Valley. Pediatric residents, medical students and undergraduates work More with community partners to address community needs through Education, Service and Research.
Hasso Plattner Stanford Institute of Design (D-School)
As part of the Hasso Plattner Stanford Institute of Design, the Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability is a program in which teams of graduate students from the School of Business (GSB), Engineering, More Humanities & Sciences, Earth Sciences, Medicine, Education and Law work together on innovative solutions to address problems such as poverty, disease and hunger.
SPARK supports faculty and fellows in the process of discovering, refining and testing potential new therapies, products and tools. SPARK is designed to identify partnerships between academia and enterprise to More allow these discoveries to move from Stanford’s laboratories to pragmatic applications for human health.
Woods Institute for the Environment
The Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University harnesses the expertise and imagination of leading academics and decision-makers to create practical solutions for people and the planet. More In the same spirit that inspired Stanford’s role in Silicon Valley’s high-tech revolution, the Woods Institute is pioneering innovative approaches to meet the environmental challenges of the 21st century – from climate change to sustainable food supplies to ocean conservation.