Dr. Rita Nguyen

Special guest

Dr. Rita Nguyen is an Assistant Health Officer for the San Francisco Department of Public Health Population Health Division and serves as the Chronic Disease Physician Specialist. In this role, she supports and provides thought leadership to chronic disease prevention efforts for the City and County of San Francisco. In 2015, she founded the Food as Medicine Collaborative in San Francisco which is a multisector coalition bridging food and health systems to address patient food insecurity and advance health equity. She is a practicing hospitalist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF. She received her BA at Stanford University, MD at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, completed her Internal Medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and was a former Stanford School fellow.

Dr. Rita Nguyen has been a guest on 1 episode.