Rita Hamad

Family medicine doctor

Instructor, Medicine - General Medical Disciplines

Family Medicine at Hoover Pavilion

  • 211 Quarry Road
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-9000
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Professional Education

Medical Education: Univ of California San Francisco (2010) CA

Board Certification: Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine (2013)

Residency: Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (2013) CA

M.S., University of California Berkeley, Health and Medical Sciences (2008)

M.P.H., University of California Berkeley, Interdisciplinary Studies (2007)

A.B., Harvard University, Chemistry (2003)

Microcredit participation and nutrition outcomes among women in Peru
Hamad, R., & Fernald, L. Ch. (2012). Microcredit participation and nutrition outcomes among women in Peru. JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 66(6).

Health education for microcredit clients in Peru: a randomized controlled trial.
Hamad, R., Fernald, L. Ch., & Karlan, D. S. (2011). Health education for microcredit clients in Peru: a randomized controlled trial. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 11(1).

Small individual loans and mental health: a randomized controlled trial among South African adults
Fernald, L. Ch., Hamad, R., Karlan, D., Ozer, E. J., & Zinman, J. (2008). Small individual loans and mental health: a randomized controlled trial among South African adults. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 8.

Social and economic correlates of depressive symptoms and perceived stress in South African adults
Hamad, R., Fernald, L. Ch., Karlan, D. S., & Zinman, J. (2008). Social and economic correlates of depressive symptoms and perceived stress in South African adults. JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 62(6), 538-544.