Senior Associate Deans
Marcia J Cohen
Senior Associate Dean, Finance and Administration
Senior Associate Dean, Medical Education and Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbiology and Immunology
Charles Prober, MD is the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education at Stanford School of Medicine. He is a Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Immunology and Co-Director of the Stanford Center for Clinical and Translational Education and Research. He is an expert in pediatric infectious diseases with an academic career focused on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, prevention, and treatment of infections in children. Some of his seminal work has resulted in the improvement of international blood transfusion practices through the selection of CMV negative donors for immunocompromised hosts; the optimal duration of antibiotic therapy for serious bacterial infections, including osteomyelitis and meningitis; the use of antiviral agents in the management of serious herpes virus infections; and the standardization of care in the management of pregnant women with HSV infections and their newborn infants. Prober has published extensively in peer-reviewed subspecialty, specialty, and general medical journals and he is editor of Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, one of the major textbooks in the field of pediatric infectious diseases. Dr. Prober has been involved in medical education throughout his career. He has directed a number of undergraduate and graduate student courses in the classroom and at the bedside, served as Associate Chair for Education for the Department of Pediatrics, and lectured locally, nationally, and internationally on infectious diseases and medical education. As Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, he oversees undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate medical education at Stanford Medicine.
Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine), of Biomedical Data Science, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) and Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research