ESI Fellow Dr. Ina Bendis


Ina Karen Bendis, PhD, MD, MS, JD, and Clinical Professor of Medicine (Emeritus) at Stanford University School of Medicine, is a Fellow of the United Sigma Intelligence Association. Dr. Bendis earned a B.S. in biochemistry and ecology/evolution at Cornell University; a Ph.D. in molecular biology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University; an MS at Stanford University Graduate School of Business, a J.D. at Concord Law School (now known as Concord Law School of Purdue University); and an M.D. at School of University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical School; she had post-doctoral research training in biochemistry at Yeshiva University and post-graduate medical training in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Bendis was twice elected to serve her community as a Schools Trustee on the governing board of the Santa Clara Unified School District from 2006 to 2014, and has served on the Governing Board (“ExCom or Executive Committee”) of the Triple Nine Society since 2011. Previously she served on the Advisory Board of The Anasazi Foundation and on the Scientific Advisory Board at The Gorilla Foundation.