300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94304
Presenter: Dean Winslow
Professor, General Medical Disciplines
Dean Winslow, MD is Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine and a Professor of Medicine with appointments in both the Division of General Medical Disciplines and the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Stanford University. He has been a member of the Stanford faculty since 1998 and served from 2003-2008 as Co-Director of Stanford University’s Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program. He grew up in Dover, Delaware, attended Penn State as an undergraduate (where he ran varsity track and cross-country) and Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his internal medicine training at Medical Center of Delaware and infectious disease fellowship training at Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans. He was in private practice in Wilmington, Delaware where he started the state’s first multidisciplinary clinic for HIV patients in 1985. In 1988 he joined the DuPont Pharmaceutical Company where he worked both as a bench scientist on HIV drug resistance then later designed the clinical trials eventually leading to the FDA approval of Sustiva (efavirenz). In 1996 he joined Agouron Pharmaceuticals where he helped direct clinical trials of Viracept (nelfinavir) and formed the Medical Affairs group responsible for post-marketing studies, medical information, and drug safety. In 1999 he became Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Research at Visible Genetics Inc. His group was responsible for the FDA clearance of the first pharmacogenomics diagnostic device, the TRUGENE HIV-1 drug resistance test in 2001. Dr. Winslow joined the staff at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in 2003, where he served as Chief of the Division of AIDS Medicine from 2003-2012 and finally as Chair of the Department of Medicine from 2011-2013, the largest academic and clinical department at VMC with 200 faculty members and 76 interns and residents. Dr. Winslow returned to Stanford University fulltime in 2013, and currently is an attending on the inpatient University Medicine and Infectious Disease consult services and does bedside and didactic teaching at Stanford Hospital and Palo Alto VA. In 2015 he was selected to be Academic Physician-In-Chief at Stanford/ValleyCare.
Dr. Winslow’s professional interests are focused on patient care and clinical teaching and serving as a mentor for residents and infectious disease fellows who are interested in pursuing careers as academic clinician/educators. Dr. Winslow is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He is the author of 63 papers published in peer-reviewed journals and 92 presentations at national and international meetings. He currently serves as Chair of the Standards and Practice Guidelines Committee of the IDSA, is on the editorial board of the journal AIDS, and is associate editor of both Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease and Infectious Disease Alert. In both 2014 and 2015 he received Stanford University’s David A. Rytand award for excellence in clinical teaching.