Rita F. Redberg

Affiliation: 

Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco

Biography: 

Rita F. Redberg has been a cardiologist and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco since 1990. She is currently the Chief Editor of JAMA Internal Medicine (formerly Archives of Internal Medicine) and has spearheaded the journal’s new focus on health care reform and “less is more”, highlighting areas of health care with no known benefit and definite risks. Dr Redberg’s research interests are in the area of health policy and technology assessment; her work includes comparative effectiveness research and focuses on how evidence relates to FDA approval, insurance coverage and medical guidelines and practice.