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John W. Farquhar, M.D.

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine and of Health Research and Policy, Emeritus

Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Preventive Cardiology Clinic 300 Pasteur Dr A265 MC 5319 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 723-6459 Fax (650) 498-7623
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 327-1177
    Alternate Contact
    Sharon Pollio Administrative Assistant Tel Work 650-723-0649
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Cardiology (Heart), Preventive
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Global cancer prevention
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine (1972 - 1999)
  • C.F.Rehnborg Professorship in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine (1989 - 1999)

Honors and Awards

  • The Fries Prize for the person who most improved the public's health, The Fries Foundation (2005)
  • Joseph Stokes Preventive Cardiology Award, American Society of Preventive Cardiology (1999)
  • Order of Saint George, Autonomous Government of Catalonia (1996)
  • Research Achievement Award, American Heart Association (1992)
  • President, Society of Behavioral Medicine (1991-1992)
  • National Cholesterol Award for Public Education, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (1991)
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Professional Education

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1960)
Residency: UCSF School of Medicine CA (1958)
Fellowship: UCSF School of Medicine CA (1957)
Residency: University of Minnesota School of Medicine MN (1956)
Residency: UCSF School of Medicine CA (1954)
Internship: UCSF School of Medicine CA (1953)
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Graduate and Fellowship Program Affiliations

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Chronic disease prevention, epidemiology of chronic diseases, community-based education for disease prevention, global health, politics and public health.


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