Join Exploratorium Senior Scientist Jennifer Frazier in conversation with Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo. It’s well documented that African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans are overrepresented in cases and deaths from COVID-19. Why is this disease is having a disproportionate impact on these communities, and what steps we can take? Dr. Bibbins-Domingo also addresses questions on the latest guidelines.
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 at the University of California, San Francisco. She is the inaugural Vice Dean for Population Health and Health Equity in the UCSF School of Medicine. She 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.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1548297. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.