UCSF Professor Named Chair Of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Bibbins-Domingo became a member of the preventive services task force, which advises Congress on preventive services, in 2010 and was appointed a vice-chair in March 2014.
Bibbins-Domingo Named Chair Of USPSTF
Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo has been named chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of 16 volunteers that provides Congress with evidence-based recommendations on clinical preventive services. Her term as chair will run for one year. Bibbins-Domingo is currently the Dr. Lee Goldman Endowed Chair in Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where she serves as professor of medicine, epidemiology and biostatistics. (Rice, 3/15)
In other University of California news, UCSD promotes Dr. Deepak Chopra to full professor —
The San Diego Union-Tribune:
UCSD Deepens Ties With Deepak Chopra
The UC San Diego School of Medicine has promoted Dr. Deepak Chopra from assistant professor to full professor to reflect his growing work with the campus to explore and explain how such things as meditation, yoga and diet affect a person's health. (Robbins, 3/15)