Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS


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 Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, Dr. Bibbins-Domingo has expertise in cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease with a particular interest in the development of these conditions in young adults. She is an NIH-funded researcher who uses observational studies, pragmatic trials, and simulation modeling to examine effective clinical, public health, and policy interventions aimed at prevention. She leads the UCSF Cardiovascular Disease Policy Model group that conducts simulation modeling, disease projections, and cost-effectiveness analyses related to cardiovascular disease in the US and in other national contexts.

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, and the National Academy of Medicine.

Dr. Bibbins-Domingo is a trustee of Princeton University and a director on the board of the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation.
MAS, 2004 - Masters in Clinical Research, UCSF, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Residency, 2001 - Internal Medicine, UCSF, Medicine
MD, 1999 - Medicine, UCSF, Medicine
PhD, 1994 - Biochemistry, UCSF, Biochemistry
AB, 1987 - Molecular Biology & Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
Honors and Awards
  • Distinguished Professor of Women and Medicine, Society of General Internal Medicine, 2019
  • Harold S. Luft Award for Mentoring in Health Services and Health Policy Research, UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, 2019
  • Ancel Keys Memorial Lecture, American Heart Association, 2017
  • Elected to membership, Association of American Physicians, 2017
  • Chancellor's Award for Public Service, UCSF, 2017
  • Elected to membership, National Academy of Medicine, 2015
  • Mid-career Research Mentor Award, Society of General Internal Medicine, 2014
  • Lee Goldman, MD Endowed Chair in Medicine, UCSF, 2012
  • Elected to membership, American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2010