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Mindie Nguyen - Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology & Hepatology) and (by courtesy) of Epidemiology & Population Health

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Dr. Nguyen is Professor of Medicine and Director for the Hepatology Fellowship in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Liver Transplant Program and by courtesy Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health at Stanford University Medical Center and Director for the Hepatology Clerkship for Stanford University School of Medicine. She is also a member of the Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford Bio-X and Stanford Population Science. She has served as a member of the Appointment and Promotion Committee for the Department of Medicine as well as a Diversity LENS Advocate for the Department, assisting in the promotion of equity and diversity in the professoriate faculty search process.

She is clinically active seeing patients 3 full days a week, with a large and comprehensive practice of general liver and transplant patients at Stanford University Medical Center and weekly outreach clinics in the San Jose area. Her research areas include epidemiology, clinical trials, clinical outcomes, translational studies of liver cancer/tumors and other chronic liver diseases as cause of liver cancer such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, cirrhosis and liver transplant-related issues. She has mentored over 130 trainees of diverse racial/ethnic and economic backgrounds and levels of training. Her research lab includes trainees who are high school students, undergraduate students, medical students, graduate students in the Masters' in Epidemiology or Public Health, PhD students in Epidemiology, clinical interns/residents, clinical gastroenterology/hepatology fellows, postdoctoral research fellows, junior faculty, and international visiting scholars. She also serves as Pre-Major Academic Advisor for the undergraduate school. Her mentees come from Stanford as well as other institutions in the U.S. and overseas.

Her research base includes single-center Stanford-based cohorts, multi-center Bay Area consortium, multi-center US consortia as well as collaborative international cohorts.

She is active in community outreach efforts locally and nationally including service as executive board of director for nonprofit organizations. She has served as Chair of the Hepatitis B Special Interest Group and in the Education and Hepatology Associate Committees for the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), and as member of the Steering Committee for the Hepatobiliary Neoplasia and Hepatitis B Special Interest Group at AASLD, , member of the Practice Guideline Committee for the AASLD, member of the Research Award Panel for the AGA, and member of the Practice Management Committee for the ACG.

As Faculty Fellow at the Center for Innovation in Global Health at Stanford University, Dr. Nguyen is active in Global Health with extensive international research collaboration, especially the Asia Pacific region. She has collaborated with local NGOs and Ministries of Health and Sports (Mongolia, Myanmar) to hold major medical education conferences for local physicians. Currently, she also serves as Officer and a Global Governing Council of the International Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (IASL).

She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Gastroenterological Association, and a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the European Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the Asia Pacific Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

She has served in the Editorial and Advisory Board for several journals including Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Lancet GI Hepatology, Alimentary Pharmacotherapy and Therapeutics, Scientific Reports, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, Digestive Diseases and Science, Advances in Digestive Diseases and as ad hoc reviewer for over 30 scientific journals including JAMA, AIM.