Stanford Health 4 America
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Sanjay Basu, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Christopher Gardner, PhD


Judith (Jodi) Prochaska, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor

Lisa Goldman Rosas, PhD, MPH


Randall S. Stafford, MD, PhD


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Now accepting applications for our 2014-2015 cohort

Care about health in communities? Interested in learning how to engage communities in changing human behavior for a healthier America?


Take part in a new experiential training program to learn and practice the science and skills of preventing chronic disease!

Stanford Health 4 America Fellows Program, designed and delivered by the Stanford Prevention Research Center, School of Medicine, is a 9-month, fee-based program focused on the prevention of chronic diseases. The program includes courses taught by Stanford faculty and unpaid Service Learning Internships with our community partners. 10-20 fellows per cohort.

The deadline to apply for the 2014-2015 cohort is May 1, 2014. Classes begin on September 25, 2014. Apply for the 2014-2015 cohort here.


It is not possible to save your application and return to edit it later. Click here for a pdf of the application.


For details about the program, please go to the Fellows page.


Our fellows' profiles are here.


Dependent visa holders: Are you a foreign citizen with a valid dependent visa (i.e., the spouse of a F1 or J2 visa holder?) You may be eligible to apply for the program under the avocational course exception if your visa will be current for the time of the program (September 2014-June 2015). Supporting document due dates will be extended for these applicants- apply now!


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Congratulations to Stanford H4A faculty member Assistant Professor Sanjay Basu, who was named a "2013 Global Thinker" by Foreign Policy magazine. Dr. Basu received the recognition for his recent book, written with David Stuckler of Oxford University, The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills, which analyzed huge sets of data on the effects that economic stringency has had on public health in recent history.  Read the article here.



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