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Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS
Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS
UCSF School of Medicine
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Research Interests: Cardiovascular Disease, Health Disparities, Health of Young Adults, Chronic Disease Prevention, Kidney Disease

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS is the Lee Goldman, MD Endowed Chair in Medicine and Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She directs the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, a research center focused on discovery, innovation, policy, advocacy, and community engagement for communities at risk for poor health and inadequate healthcare. She is the Director of the CTSI Clinical and Translational Science Training (CTST) Programs. A general internist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, Dr. Bibbins-Domingo has expertise in cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease with a particular interest in the development of chronic disease in young adults. Her work focuses on racial, ethnic and income differences in manifestations of chronic disease and effective clinical, public health, and policy interventions aimed at prevention. She leads the UCSF computer simulation modeling group using the Cardiovascular Disease Policy Model. Dr. Bibbins-Domingo is the PI or joint PI of three collaborative center grants from the NIH: the NIMHD P60 Center for Health And Risk in Minority youth and adults (CHARM) addressing disparities in chronic disease in youth and young adults, Bring It Down an NINDS U54 research center addressing stroke prevention and stroke disparities in collaboration with Kaiser Permanente Northern California, and BUILD a NIGMS U54 infrastructure and training grant with San Francisco State University. She has been a member of the US Preventive Services Task Force since 2010 and is the current Chair. She is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the National Academy of Medicine


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