Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD, MAS

Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS is the Lee Goldman, MD Endowed Chair in Medicine, Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Professor of Medicine. She is the inaugural Vice Dean for Population Health and Health Equity in the UCSF School of Medicine. Dr. Bibbins-Domingo co-founded the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, a research center focused on discovery, implementation, policy, advocacy, and community engagement for communities at risk for poor health and inadequate healthcare. She is one of the PIs of the UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute. A general internist at SFGH and faculty member in the UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine, her work focuses on racial, ethnic and income differences in manifestations of chronic disease; the intersection of biological, behavioral and environmental factors that influence risk; and effective clinical, public health and policy interventions aimed at prevention. Dr. Bibbins-Domingo has interest in local, national and global prevention efforts and has collaborated with investigators in Mexico, Argentina, Chile and China. She is an inducted member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and a member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), on which she is co-vice chair. Her research and statements made on behalf of SugarScience do not necessarily represent the views and policies of the USPSTF.


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