Fatima Cody Stanford, M.D., MPH, MPA
Obesity Medicine Physician Scientist, MassGeneral Hospital for Children Massachusetts, General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 • 2:45 PM–4:00 PM
Dr. Stanford is a fellowship-trained obesity medicine physician at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)/ Harvard Medical School (HMS). Dr. Stanford received her BS and MPH from Emory University as a MLK Scholar, her MD from the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine as a Stoney Scholar, and her MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government as a Zuckerman Fellow in the Harvard Center for Public Leadership. She completed her Obesity Medicine & Nutrition Fellowship at MGH/HMS after completing her internal medicine and pediatrics residency at the University of South Carolina. Upon completion of her MPH, she received the Gold Congressional Award. An American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation Leadership Award recipient in 2005, an AMA Paul Ambrose Award for national leadership among resident physicians in 2009, she was selected for the AMA Inspirational Physician Award in 2015. The American College of Physicians (ACP) selected her as the 2013 recipient of the Joseph E. Johnson Leadership Award. She is the 2017 recipient of the HMS Amos Diversity Award and Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Women’s Health Award. In 2019, she was selected for the Reducing Health Disparities Award for MMS.