Guest Blogger

Dr. Lois

Dr. Lois

Veronica Lois is a second year pediatric resident at Stanford University who enjoys writing and now wants to share her medical knowledge with the general public. As an undergraduate studying biology at MIT, she was selected as a Burchard Scholar in recognition for excellence in the humanities. As a medical student at Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, she was awarded Alumna Sobresaliente (Outstanding Student) for top grades. She enjoys spending time with her husband and travelling whenever and wherever she can.

In her own words:
Those who really know me, know how much time I’ve spent studying. I am happy to say all the reading has been worthwhile when I can help a patient and the patient's family. Similarly, I am hoping to be useful to the readers of Dr.Greene.com; see you online!

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Blog Posts by Dr. Lois

  • Healthcare Issues

    Healthcare Issues

    Perspectives from living many places in a few short years – Part 3: A few healthcare issues I have noticed Living the life of a nomad for the past three years has exposed me to several healthcare issues around the US.  Here are two issues I discovered.

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  • Doing Nothing Option

    Doing Nothing Option

    Perspectives of a doctor becoming a patient – Part 2 – Doing nothing option One day, when I was 27 years old, suddenly, out of the blue, I noticed a breast lump.

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  • Fog of Denial

    Fog of Denial

    Perspectives of a doctor becoming a patient – Part 1 One day, when I was 27 years old, suddenly, out of the blue, I noticed a breast lump.  Since I am a doctor, my initial reaction was to wait a few weeks to see if it changed with my menstrual cycle.  It was pretty easy […]

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  • Exercise and Various Cities in the US

    Exercise and Various Cities in the US

    Part 2: Exercise and various cities in the US Living in lots of cities recently has made me aware of the fact that the amount of exercise I get depends on where I live.  In LA, walking is out of the question unless you are walking inside a mall. 

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  • Health and Diet and Various Cities in North America

    Health and Diet and Various Cities in North America

    For my medical training, over the past 3 years I’ve lived in 6 cities.  Now as I plan to live in Palo Alto for the next 2 years and have time to reflect, I realize this travel has shaped a simple opinion in my mind: health is linked to environment. 

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