Sean P. David, M.D., D.Phil.

Family medicine doctor

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medical Disciplines) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Bio:   I am a family doctor and physician scientist interested in translational research to improve preventive health and public health strategies to improve population health. Born and raised in Seattle, I love the west and Pac-12 football, fishing, marathon running and rowing.

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Professional Education

  • Professional Education: University of Oxford (2006) UK
  • Residency: NH Dartmouth Family Practice Residency (1998) NH
  • Medical Education: University of Washington School of Medicine (1995) WA
  • BS, University of Washington, Zoology (1990)
  • SM, Harvard School of Public Health, Health & Social Behavior (1999)
  • Internship: NH Dartmouth Family Practice Residency (1996) NH
  • Fellowship, Cancer Research UK GPRG, University of Oxford, Genetics (2002)
  • Board Certification: Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine (1998)
  • Board Certification, ABFM, Family Medicine (2005)

Honors & Awards

  • Board of US BMJ Fellows, BMJ Group (2013)
  • James C. Puffer, M.D./American Board of Family Medicine/Insitute of Medicine Anniversary Fellow, Institute of Medicine (2011-2013)
  • Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship, University of Bristol (2010)
  • Family Practice Scholar Award, Glaxo-Wellcome (1997)
  • Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award, Brown Alpert Medical School (2001)
  • Profiles in Competence Teaching Award, Brown Alpert Medical School (2002)
  • Advanced Research Training Award, American Academy of Family Physicians (2001-2003)
  • Generalist Physician Faculty Scholars Award, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2002-2006)
  • K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award, National Institute on Drug Abuse/National Institutes of Health (2002-2008)
  • MCR President, Green College, University of Oxford (2004-2005)

Administrative Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2014 - Present)
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Family & Community Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2009 - 2014)
  • Physician curator, PharmGKB (2010 - 2011)
  • Clinical Associate Professor (secondary appointment), Stanford Prevention Research Center (2011 - Present)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Brown Alpert Medical School (2009 - Present)
  • Director of Primary Care Genetics Laboratory & Translational Research Center, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island/Brown Alpert Medical School (2002 - 2009)
  • Director of C. Everett Koop Health Policy Fellowship, Brown Alpert Medical School (2003 - 2009)
  • Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Brown Alpert Medical School (2001 - 2009)
  • Instructor of Family Medicine, Brown Alpert Medical School (1999 - 2001)

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