Lectures + Events

Join Us. Hear Stanford doctors and researchers speaking on a variety of health topics.

Enjoy our Community Lectures Series online and live via Zoom. Because of our live webinar format, you will be able to submit a question via the “chat” function during the presentation. And as always, our talks will be made available on the Stanford Health Care YouTube channel in case you miss it or want to share it with a friend. All lectures are free and open to the public. Please register below.


Breaking the Silence on Untreated Autism Among Asian American Children and Their Families

Presented by The Stanford Center for Asian Health Research and Education in partnership with Stanford Health Library, Stanford Asian Staff Forum, Stanford Health Care API & Allies ERG, the Department of Medicine’s Diversity and Inclusion Council, Asian American Activities Center (A3C), Stanford Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) and Friends of Children with Special Needs (FCSN).

In the United States, 1 in 31 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Among children of Asian descent, 1 in 19 are diagnosed yet less than one percent receive treatment.

Join us for a candid conversation about the factors contributing to the lack of access to autism treatment among Asian American children. We will delve into cutting-edge research and breakthroughs in personalized precision medicine, shining a light on promising treatments to optimize cognitive abilities and enhance the quality of life for Asian American youth living with autism.

- Dr. Lawrence Fung, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University
- Anna Wang, Co-founder and Vice-president of Friends of Children with Special Needs (FCSN)
- Kelly Ko, Parent of an Asian American child with autism

Consejos para vivir bien con diabetes (Tips for Living Well with Diabetes)

Leticia Wilke, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES, ofrecerá consejos de nutrición y formas de incorporar más actividad física durante el día. Hablará sobre el almacenamiento seguro de medicamentos en climas más cálidos. Esta plática se impartirá en español.

Leticia Wilke, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES, es enfermera clínica especialista y educadora de diabetes en Stanford Health Care.

Jueves, 23 de mayo
7:00 Pacífico
En línea
Gratis y disponible para todos

Leticia Wilke, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES, will share tips on nutrition and ways to add more movement to your day. She will talk about storing medication safely in warmer weather.  This lecture will be in Spanish. 

Leticia Wilke, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES, is a Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist and Diabetes Educator at Stanford Health Care.

Cooking Demo

Chef Ryan will demonstrate how to prepare flavorful carbohydrate-controlled meals. Dietitian Leah will highlight the health benefits of the ingredients he is using.

This presentation is part of the monthly Diabetes Wellness Group webinar series from the Stanford Medicine Diabetes Care Program. Webinars are free and open to adults with diabetes and their families. You don’t need to be a Stanford patient to join.

Ryan Fredericks, Chef and Leah Groppo, MS, RD, CDCES, BC-ADM

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