Maya Adam

“My association with Stanford has changed from student to teacher. It’s been like a dream come true. It’s made me more appreciative of my own teachers, especially the good ones.”

Maya Adam, ’04, Lecturer in the School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, specializing in Children’s Health and Nutrition

Hometown: Came to Stanford from Dresden, Germany, where she was a professional ballerina. Now lives in Menlo Park with her husband and three sons.

Favorite Quote: “It’s better to be real than to be perfect.”

Photographed at her home, October 8, 2015.