John W. Farquhar, M.D.

Professor of Medicine and of Health Research and Policy, Emeritus

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1960)
  • Residency: UCSF School of Medicine (1958) CA
  • Fellowship: UCSF School of Medicine (1957) CA
  • Residency: University of Minnesota School of Medicine (1956) MN
  • Residency: UCSF School of Medicine (1954) CA
  • Internship: UCSF School of Medicine (1953) CA
  • Medical Education: UCSF School of Medicine (1952) CA

Honors & Awards

  • The Fries Prize for the person who most improved the public's health, The Fries Foundation (2005)
  • Joseph Stokes Preventive Cardiology Award, American Society of Preventive Cardiology (1999)
  • Order of Saint George, Autonomous Government of Catalonia (1996)
  • Research Achievement Award, American Heart Association (1992)
  • President, Society of Behavioral Medicine (1991-1992)
  • National Cholesterol Award for Public Education, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (1991)
  • Charles A. Dana Award for Pioneering Achievemnts in Health, Dana Foundation (1990)
  • Preventive Cardiology Academic Award, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (1989-1994)
  • Myrdal Prize for Evaluation Practice, American Evaluation Association (1986)
  • Fellow, The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (1983-1984)
  • Awardee of the James D. Bruce Award for Distinguished Contributions in Preventive Medicine, American College of Physicians (1983)
  • Elected Member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences (1978)
  • Gold-Headed Cane, Awarded yearly to the top student, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco (1952)
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco (1952)

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine (1972 - 1999)
  • C.F.Rehnborg Professorship in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine (1989 - 1999)