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Photo of smiling Black female faculty member, Dr. Michaelle Mayalu, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University.

Michaëlle Ntala Mayalu - Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Bio-X Affiliated Faculty

Dr. Michaëlle N. Mayalu is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. She received her Ph.D., M.S., and B.S., degrees in Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was a postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology in the Computing and Mathematical Sciences Department. She was a 2017 California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program recipient and currently has the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program award.

Photo of smiling white female faculty member with long straight brown hair, Dr. Kelly Mahaney, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University.

Kelly Mahaney - Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Bio-X Affiliated Faculty

Dr. Kelly Mahaney is a Pediatric Neurosurgeon with clinical interest in Hydrocephalus, Craniovertebral Junction abnormalities, Spasticity, Spinal dysraphism and Myelomeningocele, Central Nervous System tumors, and Pediatric Epilepsy surgery. She completed residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and subspecialty Pediatric Neurosurgery training at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and the Barrow Neurologic Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital. She is interested in advancing Neuro-endoscopic techniques in Pediatric Neurosurgical practice. Dr.

Photo of smiling female faculty member with long brown hair, Dr. Fatima Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Stanford University.

Fatima Rodriguez - Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)

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Dr. Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine and (by courtesy) the Stanford Prevention Research Center. She received her MD and MPH from Harvard University and completed residency in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Rodriguez arrived at Stanford University in 2014, where she completed a cardiovascular medicine fellowship and served as Chief Fellow. She specializes in the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, lipid disorders, and cardiovascular risk assessment in high-risk populations.

Photo of smiling white male faculty member with short brown hair, Dr. Joel Neal, Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University.

Joel Neal - Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology)

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Dr. Joel Neal holds a medical degree and a doctoral degree in Tumor Cell Biology from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. Subsequently, he completed a fellowship in oncology, rotating through the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Division of Oncology at the Stanford Cancer Institute at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.

Photo of smiling white male faculty member with close-cropped dark hair, Dr. Kevin Shea, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University.

Kevin Shea - Chambers-Okamura Endowed Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedics

Bio-X Affiliated Faculty

Dr. Kevin G. Shea, MD is an orthopaedic surgeon at Stanford University Medical Center and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Dr. Shea grew up in Montana and California, graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine, and completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Utah School of Medicine. His advanced training includes pediatric orthopaedics at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, AO Fellowship in Bern Switzerland with Drs. Ganz (Hip), Dr. Diego Fernandez (Trauma), and Dr. Hans Staubli (sports), and Ilizarov Training in Lecco, Italy.

Photo of smiling white male faculty member with short brown hair, Dr. Scott Fendorf, Professor of Earth System Science at Stanford University.

Scott Fendorf - Terry Huffington Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

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Dr. Scott Fendorf's research interests include the chemical and biological processes that govern the fate and transport (and thus cycling) of contaminants (such as arsenic) and nutrients (such as phosphate) within soils, sediments, and surface waters. Dr. Fendorf's research group examines the chemical environments that develop as a result of both biotic and abiotic processes, and they strive to account for the physical complexity, inclusive of solute transport, within natural settings.

Photo of smiling white male faculty member with short gray hair, Dr. Thomas Robinson, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Stanford University.

Thomas Robinson - The Irving Schulman, M.D. Professor of Child Health, Professor of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center) and, by courtesy, of Epidemiology & Population Health

Bio-X Affiliated Faculty

Dr. Thomas Robinson designs solutions to improve health and well-being of children, families, and the planet. Dr. Robinson originated the solution-oriented research paradigm and directs the Stanford Solutions Science Lab. He is known for his pioneering obesity prevention and treatment research, including the concept of stealth interventions.

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