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Director's Message

Dear HumBio Students,

HumBio has been abuzz with activity the past year, from our new B.S. option to innovative classes to our new on-line declaration system “SFACT” (not a piece of furniture you buy at Ikea).
As for me, this is my sixth year directing Human Biology.  You will find me all over the campus, inside and outside Building 20, in the Quad, and even sometimes the Core.  I'm a HumBio product myself, class of '84, with my area of concentration (“depth”) then "Social Aspects of Child Development". I did a stint as head TA for the B-side of the Core, before leaving Stanford in 1985 for UCSF, Johns Hopkins, and Penn. I've been back on the Farm since 1997, in the medical school where I practice neurology and oncology, and I bring much of that work to life in my winter quarter class, Human Biology 154C, "Cancer Epidemiology.” (check it out).

One last note: do save the date of Friday, October 13 from 4:30 – 6:30 pm for Human Biology's annual reunion on Homecoming Weekend, 2017. This is a great opportunity to connect with the “cult” of Hum Bio alumni. Please plan to join us at building 20.
I look forward to meeting as many of you as possible. Please email me any time you want to connect.
To great things ahead!
Paul Graham Fisher, MD
The Bing Director, Human Biology
The Dunlevie Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education
The Beirne Family Professor of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology


Jun 6 2017 | Posted In: Awards, Students
Jun 6 2017 | Posted In: Awards, Students


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