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Robert Siegel

Robert Siegel, ’76, MA ’77, MD ’90, has appointments in Stanford’s department of microbiology and immunology, Center for African Studies and program in human biology. He is also in charge of preclinical infectious disease curriculum at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He is on the advisory boards of numerous international organizations, including Support for International Change, Teach AIDS, Free the Children and Ocean Medicine Foundation. A published nature photographer, he is an active docent at Stanford Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve and Año Nuevo State Park. Bob has traveled with Stanford students to six continents and has been the faculty leader for Stanford Travel/Study trips to Tanzania, Papua New Guinea and the Galápagos.

"Bob Siegel was one of the highlights of the trip for us. He was always available, always interested and always interesting."

Eric Havian, '77, Africa Family Adventure, 2007


  • Professor (Teaching), Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University
  • Affiliate, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University

  • Author, Amantadine in treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection?

  • The Human Biology Master Advisor Award
  • The Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Preclinical Teaching
  • The Committee on Courses and Curriculum Commendation for Outstanding Teaching
  • The Human Biology Excellence in Faculty Advising Award
Academic History:

  • BA, Psychology, 1976, Stanford University
  • MA, Education, 1977, Stanford University
  • PhD, Molecular Biology, 1984, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • MD, Medicine, 1990, Stanford University

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