Powell Jose, M.D.
795 El Camino Real, Ames Building
Palo Alto, CA 94301-2302
Powell Jose, M.D., is a physician at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) and research physician at the PAMF Research Institute (PAMFRI). He received his bachelor’s degree from Yale University and his medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine. He completed his clinical training with an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Stanford Hospital & Clinics, followed by a fellowship in Cardiology at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.
Dr. Jose is broadly interested in preventive medicine with a particular interest in chronic diseases, including heart disease and diabetes. His research focuses on chronic disease epidemiology and studying racial/ethnic disparities that exist with regards to cardiovascular health and other chronic disease. He is involved in studies helping to characterize the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes from cardiovascular disease among Asian-Americans. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, British Medical Journal (BMJ), Circulation and the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. In addition, his work has been presented at national conferences for the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and the European Society of Cardiology.
Dr. Jose serves as a co-principal investigator for PAMFRI on the ASPREE (Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly) research trial. He also sees patients as part of the South Asian Wellness Task Force and PRANA (Prevention and Awareness for South Asians) consult service, providing culturally-competent care in preventive medicine for South Asians at high risk for developing chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.
In the News
- NIH Awards Grant to Study Asian American Health, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, April 4, 2012
- Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE), Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Prevention and Awareness in South Asians (PRANA), Palo Alto Medical Foundation