Janet Kalesnikoff, PhD
Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives
Stanford University

Janet is Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives at Stanford University School of Medicine. She works with faculty leadership and the Dean’s office to identify and address operational, financial, and organizational strategic issues for digital health and biomedical data science initiatives in the SOM. She executed the planning and launch of a new Department of Biomedical Data Science, and helped launch the Center for Digital Health earlier this year. In her previous position as the Associate Director of the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, she organized and coordinated efforts to support the research, education and outreach missions of the institute.