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  • Donna Medved- October 2017 Employee of the Month

    Donna Medved, Research Administrator in the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division, is an asset to her division. If you ask Division Manager Susan Lydick, the only problem is that there aren’t more of her. “Donna has the sort of work ethic that makes her someone I wish I could clone,” Lydick says.


  • Michelle Lee- September 2017 Employee of the Month

    Michelle Lee, recruitment and alumni relations administrator for the Medicine Residency and Educational Programs, is seen as something of a superwoman in her division. “She exemplifies dedication to her job while having a great attitude and treating others with great hospitality!” Katherine Ozeki, MD, said. Lee, who came to Stanford in March 2015 after working in academic advising and student affairs for the UC system, has become, as Audrey Holmes puts it, “a gem in our fast-paced office.”…


  • Erin Avery - June 2017 Employee of the Month

    Hanbang Zhang is a basic life science research scientist. Day-to-day, that means he maintains cell culture (working in the hood for 1-2 hours), keeps track of lab ordering and collaborates with others on the same research project.


  • Hanbang Zhang - May 2017 Employee of the Month

    Hanbang Zhang is a basic life science research scientist. Day-to-day, that means he maintains cell culture (working in the hood for 1-2 hours), keeps track of lab ordering and collaborates with others on the same research project.


  • Mihaela Bozdog - April 2017 Employee of the Month

    Mihaela Bozdog is known by her colleagues as “Miha,” but that’s not the only way they recognize her. They also say she is responsive, dedicated, kind and helpful. Extremely helpful.


  • Arnold Shir - March 2017 Employee of the Month

    Arnold Shir, a research assistant at Stanford Health Policy, says that his work keeps him on his toes… and that he enjoys every second of it. Sometimes, of course, that’s just what people say, but Arnold’s enjoyment of his work is clear to colleagues like Marcella Alsan, who calls him “a ray of sunshine.” Nicole Feldman says, “I have never met a more positive person than Arnold Shir.” Along with colleagues Michelle Zhao and Elena Lucchese, she specifically remarks on Arnold’s “sunny disposition.”…


  • Ines Campero - February 2017 Employee of the Month

    Ines Campero works in the Healthy Aging Research and Technology Solutions (HARTS) Lab within the Stanford Prevention Research Center, which Ines says, “conducts clinical trials to test the effectiveness of innovative programs that promote healthy behaviors and environments among diverse midlife and older adults.” Ines is the lab’s social science research professional, which she says, quite modestly, means, “I lead, help and guide the team. I make sure our studies run smoothly, on schedule and meet objectives.”…


  • Jeanette Conley - January 2017 Employee of the Month

    Jeanette Conley says, “It’s is an amazing feeling to know that you are valued and considered as a member of the team.”…


  • Gernot Kaber - December 2016 Employee of the Month

    Gernot Kaber says, “Whatever machine, animal model or resource is needed for a project, it can be found somewhere [at Stanford]!” As a basic life research scientist in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Gernot would know.



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Each month, the Department of Medicine honors a staff member who contributes to our mission through their exceptional dedication, initiative, motivation, positive attitude, customer service and passion about their work. Meet the recipients