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Oct 20, 2015 CVP Director Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine). NAM membership is one of the highest honors in the fields of medicine and health. Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo is Professor of Medicine, as well as of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and she holds the Lee Goldman Endowed Chair in Medicine. Her research focuses on health disparities, and the links between social, behavior, and biological factors and health outcomes, particularly as they relate to diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and cardiovascular disease. In addition to the the director of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, she is a key leader in UCSF’s CTSI program. She is also Vice Chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. She is a distinguished academician known for her track record of productivity and impact. She is also well known for her generous and superb mentorship of many trainees and colleagues. A 2014 interview with Dr. Bibbins-Domingo regarding the risks of sugar to health is here. Here is another link to an interview with Dr. Bibbins-Domingo on her work with youth and young adults.
 


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