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Splash Biography

DEREK CHEN, Stanford Splash Teacher

Major: Stanford Splash

College/Employer: Not available.

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Past Classes

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S580: Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in the United States in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
Are you interested in medicine, public health, or a related healthcare career? Curious how where you live can affect your health? This class will introduce fundamental concepts about health among racial/ethnic minorities groups in the United States. Topics covered include learning about the indicators of population health to examining how neighborhood factors and socioeconomic status can influence health outcomes and health behaviors across racial and ethnic groups. We will also briefly cover how all this relates to the COVID19 pandemic.

S581: Cancer Genetics & Epigenetics in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
Ever wondered how cancer arises in the first place? Interested in learning how genetics play a role in cancer? This class will introduce fundamental concepts in cancer genetics and discuss the genetic mechanisms & DNA repair mechanisms behind this disease. We'll also cover the epigenetics and how your environment may be playing a role in influencing your genetics.