Ben Maines

Ben Maines

Stanford Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources
Stanford University School of Medicine

Ben Maines is pursuing an MD and joint master’s degree in Global, Community, and Environmental Health at the Stanford School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences, expected graduation, 2025.

Originally From Maine, he is passionate about the intersection of primary care, equitable access to the outdoors, environmental exposures, and lifestyle medicine. Ben’s past experiences include a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Photography at Colby-Sawyer College, and English as a second language teaching and curriculum design as a Fulbright Scholar in Sri Lanka.

“My interests in primary care, integrative medicine, and preventative care all converge in the idea that lifestyle is the foundation of health and wellness, a belief that I hope to promote and practice as a physician one day.”