Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS
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Elected 2010

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS is the Lee Goldman, MD Endowed Professor of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is currently the 17th Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and the JAMA Network.

Dr. Bibbins-Domingo has previously served as the inaugural Vice Dean for Population Health and Health Equity in the UCSF School of Medicine. She also chaired the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics from 2017-2022. Dr. Bibbins-Domingo co-founded the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital that generates actionable research to increase health equity and reduce health disparities in at-risk populations in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, and nationally.  

Dr. Bibbins-Domingo is a general internist, cardiovascular disease epidemiologist, and a national leader in prevention and interventions to address health disparities. She had been a long-standing NIH-funded researcher who used observational studies, pragmatic trials, and simulation modeling to examine effective clinical, public health, and policy interventions aimed at prevention. 

Dr. Bibbins-Domingo was a member of the US Preventive Services Task Force from 2010-2017 and led the Task Force as the vice-chair and chair from 2014-2017. She is an inducted member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Association of American Physicians, the National Academy of Medicine, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Honors / awards

National Academy of Medicine (2015)