Patient Rating:

4.4 out of 5

76 Patient Ratings
7 Patient Comments

Joseph B. Stanford, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Patient Rating:

4.4 out of 5

76 Patient Ratings
7 Patient Comments

Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • German

Clinical Details

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(801) 213-4500 South Jordan Health Center
5126 West Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84095
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Specialties

Bio

Joseph B. Stanford, MD, MSPH, CFCMC, focuses his practice on natural procreative technology (especially for infertility or miscarriage), restorative reproductive medicine, natural family planning, and treating women’s health conditions without using artificial hormones. He also has a particular interests in polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis, premenstrual syndrome, and menopause. He is a certified FertilityCare Medical Consultant through the American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed residency training in family medicine and a master’s degree in public health at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is board certified in family medicine, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. In his leisure time, Dr. Stanford enjoys spending time outdoors with his family. He accepts most insurance plans.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Family and Preventive Medicine - Professor
Obstetrics/Gynecology - Adjunct Professor
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions General OB/GYN
Pediatric Administration
Public Health
Board Certification American Board of Family Practice (Fam Prac)

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Likelihood of recommending care provider
4.5
My confidence in care provider
4.5
Time care provider spent with me
4.5
Care provider spoke using clear language
4.6
Care provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.5
Care provider's concern for questions & worries
4.3
Care provider's explanation of condition/problem
4.3
Wait time at clinic
3.1
Care provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.5

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

June 16, 2014

Dr. Stanford has always been very great taking care of my husband and I.

May 12, 2014

I've never had a better more thorough experience!

April 19, 2014

Dr. Stanford was more thorough and concerned about our overall health than any other doctor. Everything seemed very personal to our situation and needs. :)

June 18, 2012

I recommend Dr. Stanford all the time. He's the best doctor I've ever met (and that says something as I'm a nurse!)

April 23, 2012

I always appreciate the time Dr. Standford spends with me. I know he is very thoughtful and thorough. I never mind waiting because I know he is a good doctor who cares about his patients.

February 27, 2012

He is an excellent doctor, I am lucky to see him.

January 07, 2012

These questions are not applicable since I had a lab only appointment.

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Family and Preventive Medicine - Professor
Obstetrics/Gynecology - Adjunct Professor
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions General OB/GYN
Pediatric Administration
Public Health
Board Certification American Board of Family Practice (Fam Prac)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 587-3331 375 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Joseph B. Stanford, MD, MSPH, CFCMC, is Professor and Director of the Office of Cooperative Reproductive Health, Division of Public Health, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine. He currently holds the George D. Gross and Esther S. Gross Endowed Professorship in Family and Preventive Medicine. He is Adjunct Professor in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics. His clinical and research interests include reproductive epidemiology, natural procreative technology (especially for infertility or miscarriage), restorative reproductive medicine, natural family planning, women’s health, and the periconceptional and prenatal origins of health and disease. He has been the principal investigator or co-investigator for five preconception cohort studies. He has served on national scientific advisory committees for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and on the Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs for the Food and Drug Administration. He serves as a board member for the International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Graduate Training University of Missouri - Columbia
Public Health
M.S.P.H.
Fellowship University of Missouri Health Sciences Center
Family & Community Medicine
Fellow
Chief Resident University of Missouri Health Sciences Center
Family & Community Medicine
Chief Resident
Residency University of Missouri Health Sciences Center
Family & Community Medicine
Resident
Internship University of Missouri Health Sciences Center
Medicine
Intern
Professional Medical University of Minnesota
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Minnesota State University
Chemistry
B.A.
Undergraduate University of Utah

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Sanders J, Simonsen S, Porucznik CA, Baksh L, Stanford JB (2014). Use of fertility treatments in relation to the duration of pregnancy attempt among women who were trying to become pregnant and experienced a live birth. Matern Child Health J, 18(1), 258-67.
  2. Schisterman EF, Silver RM, Perkins NJ, Mumford SL, Whitcomb BW, Stanford JB, Lesher LL, Faraggi D, Wactawski-Wende J, Browne RW, Townsend JM, White M, Lynch AM, Galai N (Fall 2013). A randomised trial to evaluate the effects of low-dose aspirin in gestation and reproduction: design and baseline characteristics. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 27(6), 598-609.
  3. Evans-Hoeker E, Pritchard DA, Long DL, Herring AH, Stanford JB, Steiner AZ (2013). Cervical mucus monitoring prevalence and associated fecundability in women trying to conceive. Epub ahead of print. Fertil Steril.
  4. Mary Bishop Stone, Joseph B Stanford, Joseph L Lyon, James A VanDerslice, Stephen C Alder (2013). Childhood Thyroid Radioiodine Exposure and Subsequent Infertility in the Intermountain Fallout Cohort. Environ Health Perspect, 121(1), 79-84.
  5. Schliep KC, Schisterman EF, Mumford SL, Pollack AZ, Perkins JN, Ye A, Zhang CJ, Stanford JB, Porucznik CA Hammoud AO, Wactawski-Wende J (Spring 2013). Energy containing beverages: reproductive hormones and ovarian function in the Biocycle Study. Am J Clin Nutr, 97(3), 621-30.
  6. Stanford JB, SmithKR (2013). Marital fertility and income: moderating effects of the Church of Jesus Christ of Laller-day Saints religion in Utah. J Biosoc Sci, 45(2), 239-48.
  7. Peterson CM Johnstone EB, Hammoud AO, Stanford JB, Varner MW, Kennedy A, Chen Z, Sun L, Fujimoto VY, Hediger ML, Buck Louis GM (Spring 2013). Risk factors associated with endometriosis: importance of study population for characterizing disease in the ENDO Study. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2013 June(208(6)), 451.
  8. Simonsen S, Lyon J, Stanford JB, Porucznik CA, Esplin M, Varner M (Spring 2013). Risk factors for recurrent preterm birth in multiparous Utah women: a historical cohort study. Br J Obstet Gynaecol, 2013 June(120(7)), 863-72.
  9. Pollack AZ, Louis GM, Chen Z, Peterson CM, Sundaram R, Croughan MS, Sun L, Hediger ML, Stanford JB, Varner MW, Palmer CD, Steuerwald JA, Parsons PJ (2013). Trace elements and endometriosis: The ENDO Study. Reprod Toxicol, 42C, 41-48.
  10. Stanford JB, Martin JC, Gibson M, Birdsall E, Brixner DI (Spring 2013). Use of clomiphene citrate in the University of Utah Community Clinics. J Reprod Med, 58(5-6), 229-33.
  11. Schliep Kc Schisterman EF, Mumford SL, Perkins NJ, Ye A, Pollack AZ, Zhang C, Porucznik CA, VanDerslice JA, Stanford JB, Wactawski-Wende J (Spring 2013). Validation of different instruments for caffeine measurement among premenopausal women in the BioCycle Study. Am J Epidemiol, 177(7), 690-9.
  12. Thoma ME, Hediger ML, Sundaram R, Stanford JB, Peterson CM, Croughan MS, Chen Z, Buck Louis GM, ENDO Study Working Group (Fall 2012). Comparing apples and pears: women's perceptions of their body size and shape. J Womens Health (Larchmt), 21(10), 1074-81.
  13. Stanford JB, Mikolajczyk RT, Lynch CD, Simonsen SE (Fall 2010). Cumulative pregnancy probabilities among couples with subfertility: effects of varying treatment options. Fertil Steril, 93(7)(2010 May 1), 2175-81.
  14. Cai B, Dunson DB, Stanford JB (Fall 2010). Dynamic model for multivariate markers of fecundability. Biometrics 2009; in press. Biometrics, 66(3)(2010 Sep), 905-13.
  15. Greenwood JLJ, Joy EA, Stanford JB (Fall 2010). The physical activity vital sign: a primary care tool to guide counseling for obesity. Journal of Physical Activity & Health Committee Member for PhD Students, Public Health Program 2009. J Phys Act Health, 7(5)(2010 Sep), 571-6.
  16. Stanford JB (2008). Emergency contraception: overestimated effectiveness and questionable expectations. Clin Pharmacol Ther, 83(1), 19-21.
  17. Stanford JB, Parnell TA, Boyle PC (2008). Outcomes from treatment of infertility with natural procreative technology in an Irish general practice. J Am Board Fam Med, 21(5), 375-84.
  18. Greenwood JL, Murtaugh MA, Omura EM, Alder SC, Stanford JB (2008). Creating a clinical screening questionnaire for eating behaviors associated with overweight and obesity. J Am Board Fam Med, 21(6), 539-48.
  19. Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB, Ecochard R (2008). Multilevel model to assess sources of variation in follicular growth close to the time of ovulation in women with normal fertility: a multicenter observational study. Reprod Biol Endocrinol, 6(1), 61.
  20. Stanford JB, Dunson DB (2007). Effects of sexual intercourse patterns in time to pregnancy studies. Am J Epidemiol, 165(9), 1088-95.
  21. Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB (2007). Levonorgestrel emergency contraception: a joint analysis of effectiveness and mechanism of action. Fertil Steril, 88(3), 565-71.
  22. de Irala J, Lopez del Burgo C, de Fez CM, Arredondo J, Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB (2007). Women's attitudes towards mechanisms of action of family planning methods: survey in primary health centres in Pamplona, Spain. BMC Womens Health, 7, 10.
  23. Snow M, White GL Jr, Alder SC, Stanford JB (2006). Mentor's hand hygiene practices influence student's hand hygiene rates. Am J Infect Control, 34(1), 18-24.
  24. Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB (2006). Measuring fecundity with standardised estimates of expected pregnancies. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 20 Suppl 1, 43-50.
  25. Selevan SG, Stanford JB (2006). Workshop recommendations for the preconception cohort of the National Children's Study. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 20 Suppl 1, 60-5.
  26. Dunson DB, Stanford JB (2005). Bayesian inferences on predictors of conception probabilities. Biometrics, 61(1), 126-33.
  27. Chen C, Wang X, Wang L, Yang F, Tang G, Xing H, Ryan L, Lasley B, Overstreet JW, Stanford JB, Xu X (2005). Effect of environmental tobacco smoke on levels of urinary hormone markers. Environ Health Perspect, 113(4), 412-7.
  28. Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB (2005). A new method for estimating the effectiveness of emergency contraception that accounts for variation in timing of ovulation and previous cycle length. Fertil Steril, 83(6), 1764-70.
  29. Dye HM, Stanford JB, Alder SC, Kim HS, Murphy PA (2005). Women and postfertilization effects of birth control: consistency of beliefs, intentions and reported use. BMC Womens Health, 5, 11.
  30. Hobson SL, Avant-Mier R, Cochella S, Van Hala S, Stanford J, Alder SC, Croskell SE (2005). Caring for the underserved. Using patient and physician focus groups to inform curriculum development. Ambul Pediatr, 5, 90-5.
  31. Stanford JB, Mikolajczyk RT (2005). Methodological review of the effectiveness of emergency contraception. Current Women's Health Reviews, 1(2), 119-129.
  32. Daniels M, Merrill RM, Lyon JL, Stanford JB, White GL Jr (2004). Associations between breast cancer risk factors and religious practices in Utah. Prev Med, 38(1), 28-38.
  33. Bigelow JL, Dunson DB, Stanford JB, Ecochard R, Gnoth C, Colombo B (2004). Mucus observations in the fertile window: a better predictor of conception than timing of intercourse. Hum Reprod, 19(4), 889-92.
  34. Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB, Rauchfuss M (2003). Factors influencing the choice to use modern natural family planning. Contraception, 67(4), 253-8.
  35. Stanford JB, Smith KR, Dunson DB (2003). Vulvar mucus observations and the probability of pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol, 101(6), 1285-93.
  36. Stanford JB, Galbraith A, Payne JG (2003). Utah couples' potential use of natural family planning. Utah's Health: An Annual Review, 9, 40-5.
  37. Fehring RJ, Hanson L, Stanford JB (2001). Nurse-midwives' knowledge and promotion of lactational amenorrhea and other natural family-planning methods for child spacing. J Midwifery Womens Health, 46(2), 68-73.
  38. Nielsen MS, Barton SD, Hatasaka HH, Stanford JB (2001). Comparison of several one-step home urinary luteinizing hormone detection test kits to OvuQuick. Fertil Steril, 76(2), 384-7.
  39. Stanford JB, Smith KR (2000). Characteristics of women associated with continuing instruction in the Creighton Model Fertility Care System. Contraception, 61(2), 121-9.
  40. Stanford JB, Hobbs R, Jameson P, DeWitt MJ, Fischer RC (2000). Defining dimensions of pregnancy intendedness. Matern Child Health J, 4(3), 183-9.
  41. Fischer RC, Stanford JB, Jameson P, DeWitt MJ (1999). Exploring the concepts of intended, planned, and wanted pregnancy. J Fam Pract, 48(2), 117-22.
  42. Howard MP, Stanford JB (1999). Pregnancy probabilities during use of the Creighton Model Fertility Care System. Arch Fam Med, 8(5), 391-402.
  43. Stanford JB, Thurman PB, Lemaire JC (1999). Physicians' knowledge and practices regarding natural family planning. Obstet Gynecol, 94(5 Pt 1), 672-8.
  44. Trussell J, Vaughan B, Stanford J (1999). Are all contraceptive failures unintended pregnancies? Evidence from the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth. Fam Plann Perspect, 31(5), 246-7, 260.
  45. Stanford JB, Lemaire JC, Thurman PB (1998). Women's interest in natural family planning. J Fam Pract, 46(1), 65-71.
  46. Hilgers TW, Stanford JB (1998). Creighton Model NaProEducation Technology for avoiding pregnancy. Use effectiveness. J Reprod Med, 43(6), 495-502.
  47. Campbell JD, Mitchell P, Stanford JB, Ewigman BG (1995). Validating a model developed to predict prenatal care utilization. J Fam Pract, 41(5), 457-64.
  48. Stanford JB, Lemaire JC, Fox A (1994). Interest in natural family planning among female family practice patients. Fam Pract Res J, 14(3), 237-49.

Review

  1. Stroesser K, Stanford JB (Fall 2010). Polycystic ovarian syndrome. [Review]. Evidence Based Practice, 13(10), 9.
  2. Greenwood JL, Stanford JB (2008). Preventing or improving obesity by addressing specific eating patterns. [Review]. J Am Board Fam Med, 21(2), 135-40.
  3. Buck GM, Lynch CD, Stanford JB, Sweeney AM, Schieve LA, Rockett JC, Selevan SG, Schrader SM (2004). Prospective pregnancy study designs for assessing reproductive and developmental toxicants. [Review]. Environ Health Perspect, 112(1), 79-86.
  4. Tingen C, Stanford JB, Dunson DB (2004). Methodologic and statistical approaches to studying human fertility and environmental exposure. [Review]. Environ Health Perspect, 112(1), 87-93.
  5. Kahlenborn C, Stanford JB, Larimore WL (2002). Postfertilization effect of hormonal emergency contraception. [Review]. Ann Pharmacother, 36(3), 465-70.
  6. Stanford JB, White GL, Hatasaka H (2002). Timing intercourse to achieve pregnancy: current evidence. [Review]. Obstet Gynecol, 100(6), 1333-41.
  7. Stanford JB, Mikolajczyk RT (2002). Mechanisms of action of intrauterine devices: update and estimation of postfertilization effects. [Review]. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 187(6), 1699-708.
  8. Larimore WL, Stanford JB (2000). Postfertilization effects of oral contraceptives and their relationship to informed consent. [Review]. Arch Fam Med, 9(2), 126-33.
  9. Campbell JD, Stanford J, Ewigman B (1996). The social pregnancy interaction model: conceptualizing cognitive, social and cultural barriers to prenatal care. [Review]. Appl Behav Sci Rev, 4(1), 81-97.

Book Chapter

  1. Hilgers TW, Stanford JB (2004). Achieving-related pregnancy rate and its natural adaptability. In Hilgers TW (Ed.), Medical and surgical principles of natural procreative technology. Omaha, NE: Pope Paul VI Institute Press.
  2. Stanford JB (2004). Fecundity and mucus cycle score in couples using the Creighton Model System. In Hilgers TW (Ed.), Medical and surgical principles of natural procreative technology. Omaha, NE: Pope Paul VI Institute Press.
  3. Stanford JB (2004). Measuring effectiveness and pregnancy rates of the Creighton Model System. In Hilgers TW (Ed.), Medical and surgical principles of natural procreative technology. Omaha, NE: Pope Paul VI Institute Press.
  4. Stanford JB, Hobbins D (2001). Preconception Risk Assessment. In Ratcliffe SD, Baxley L, Byrd JE, Sakornbut EL (Ed.), Family Practice Obstetrics (2nd Edition, pp. 1-13). St. Louis, MO: Hanley & Belfus, Mosby.

Commentary

  1. Stanford JB (Spring 2013). What is the true prevalence of infertility? Fertil Steril, 99(5), 1201-2.
  2. Stanford JB (2012). Comment on Kim et al., "Flexible Bayesian Fecundity Models". Clin Pharmacol Ther, 7(4), 805-8.
  3. Stanford JB (2008). Emergency contraception: overestimated effectiveness and questionable expectations. Counterpoint. Clin Pharmacol Ther, 83(1), 19-21.

Letter

  1. Lopez-del Burgo C, Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB (Spring 2011). Emergency contraception: an unresolved issue [Letter to the editor]. Contraception, 83(2), 187.
  2. Stanford JB, Mikolajczyk RT, Dunson DB (Fall 2010). Are chinese people really more fertile? [Letter to the editor]. Fertil Steril, 94(3), e58.
  3. Stanford JB, Parnell TA, Boyle PC (2009). Response: Re: Outcomes from treatment of infertility with natural procreative technology in an Irish general practice [Letter to the editor]. J Am Board Fam Med, 2009(22), 95-96.
  4. Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB (2007). The empirical and ethical questions of induced versus natural losses of preimplantation embryos [Letter to the editor]. Contraception, 76(3), 256.
  5. Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB (2006). Effectiveness of LNG EC not fully explained by ovulatory dysfunction [Letter to the editor]. Contraception, 73(1), 107; author reply 108-9.
  6. Stanford JB, Mikolajczyk RT (2006). Emergency contraception [Letter to the editor]. Pediatrics, 117(4), 1448; author reply 1450.
  7. Stanford JB (2006). The biology of human sex differences [Letter to the editor]. N Engl J Med, 355(1), 98; author reply 98.
  8. Stanford JB, Cochella SW (2005). More on family medicine research [Letter to the editor]. Fam Med, 37(9), 612; author reply 612-3.
  9. Stanford JB, Larimore WL (2005). Description of emergency contraception in the media [Letter to the editor]. Contraception, 72(5), 394-5; author reply 396-7.
  10. Stanford JB (2005). Mormon bioethics [Letter to the editor]. First Things, (156), 8.
  11. Mikolajczyk RT, Frank-Herrmann P, Freundl G, Stanford JB (2004). More than one fertile ovulation per cycle? [Letter to the editor]. Fertil Steril, 81(3), 728-9.
  12. Stanford JB, Hager WD, Crockett SA (2004). The FDA, politics, and plan B [Letter to the editor]. N Engl J Med, 350(23), 2413-4; author reply 2413-4.
  13. Larimore WL, Stanford JB, Kahlenborn C (2004). Does pregnancy begin at fertilization? [Letter to the editor]. Fam Med, 36(10), 690-1; author reply 691.
  14. Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB (2004). Efficacy of postcoital contraception [Letter to the editor]. Fertil Steril, 81(6), 1725.
  15. Stanford JB, Dunson DB, Tingen C (2004). Studying human fertility [Letter to the editor]. Environ Health Perspect, 112(11).
  16. Stanford JB (2004). The visit before the morning after: barriers to preprescribing emergency contraception [response] [Letter to the editor]. Ann Fam Med.
  17. Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB (2004). Validity of methods used to estimate the effectiveness of emergency contraception [Letter to the editor]. Biom J, 46(Supplement), 61.
  18. Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB (2003). False risk attribution results in misleading assessment of the relationship between suppression of ovulation and the effectiveness of the Yuzpe regimen for emergency contraception [Letter to the editor]. Contraception, 67(4), 333-5; author reply 335-7.
  19. Mikolajczyk R, Spinnato JA, Stanford JB, Mikolajczyk R, Spinnato JA, Stanford JB (2003). Uncertainty in estimating the day of ovulation causes overestimation of the role of ovulation disturbance on the effectiveness of the Yuzpe method of emergency contraception [Letter to the editor]. Contraception, 68(1), 69-70; author reply 70-1.
  20. Mikolajczyk RT, Stanford JB (2003). Estimating the efficacy of emergency contraception [Letter to the editor]. Fertil Steril, 80(6), 1536-7; author reply 1537.
  21. Stanford JB, Larimore W (2000). Informed consent for postfertilization effects of hormonal and surgical forms of birth control for women [Letter to the editor]. Arch Fam Med, 9(8), 690-1.
  22. Larimore WL, Stanford JB (2000). Ectopic pregnancy with oral contraceptive use has been overlooked [Letter to the editor]. BMJ, 321(7258), 450.
  23. Hilgers TW, Stanford JB (1999). Analyzing contraceptive failure [Letter to the editor]. J Reprod Med, 44, 480-1.
  24. Stanford JB (1997). Measuring contraceptive effectiveness: a conceptual framework [Letter to the editor]. Obstet Gynecol, 89(1), 157-8.
  25. Stanford JB, Weed SE, Toffler WL (1994). Second trimester abortion [Letter to the editor]. N Engl J Med, 331(25), 1715-6.
  26. Bretzman MC, Stanford JB (1994). Condoms, IUDs, counseling and natural family planning [Letter to the editor]. Am Fam Physician, 50(4), 766, 768.
  27. Stanford JB (1994). How effective is natural family planning? [Letter to the editor]. Patient Care, 28(10), 8.
  28. Stanford JB (1993). More on condoms in school clinics [Letter to the editor]. Postgrad Med, 94(1), 40.
  29. Stanford JB, Peyton E, Lee S, Kraus R (1992). Letting children observe deliveries [Letter to the editor]. N Engl J Med, 326(16), 1085-6.
  30. Stanford JB (1991). Contraception--natural family planning [Letter to the editor]. J Am Board Fam Pract, 4(4), 277-9.

Other

  1. Stanford JB, Dunson DB (2006). Foreword. Expanding Methodologies for Capturing Day-Specific Probabilities of Conception. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol (20 Suppl 1, pp. 1-2). England.

Video/Film/CD/Web/Podcast

  1. Stanford JB (2009). Video Interview: Natural Family Planning [Video]. Salt Lake City, UT: KUTV Healthy Living.

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