Wellness Specialists

All DCI Fellows and Partners have access to a variety of DCI Wellness Specialists who provide guidance over the course of the year as Fellows pursue improved health and wellness. Specialists share expertise and act as resources in their respective areas of physical, emotional and spiritual well being.

Iris Litt, MD, Director of Research

 Mark Clapper, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Kaiser
Stanford DCI Fellow (2018) 

Anne Friedlander, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Program in Human Biology 

Iris Litt, MD, Director of Research

 Christopher Gardner, PhD

Professor-Research, Director of Nutrition Studies, Stanford Prevention Research Center,
Department of Medicine 

Iris Litt, MD, Director of Research

  Scotty McLennan

Lecturer in Political Economy,
Stanford GSB
Former Dean for Religious Life

Tiffany Steinwert, PhD

Dean for Religious and Spiritual Life

Sarah Meyer Tapia 

Associate Director of Health & Human Performance and  Head of Wellness Education

Dianne Child

Stanford DCI
Wellness Coordinator

Iris Litt, MD, Director of Research

Nikki Downing

Associate Director,
Fitness Programs

Stanford Recreation
& Fitness