Fátima Rodriguez, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford University and a noninvasive and preventive cardiologist. Dr. Rodriguez earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and her MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health as Zuckerman Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership. She then completed internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Rodriguez arrived at Stanford University in 2014, where she completed a cardiovascular medicine fellowship and served as Chief Fellow. She currently serves as the inaugural Section Chief of Preventive Cardiology.
Dr. Rodriguez’s research interests include a range of issues relating to racial and ethnic disparities in guideline adherence, cardiovascular disease prevention, Hispanic cardiovascular health, advancing scientific workforce diversity, and leveraging technology to improve the care of diverse patients. She has authored over 160 peer-reviewed publications on these topics and recently received the American College of Cardiology’s Douglas P. Zipes Distinguished Young Scientist Award. She has also been a two-time winner of Stanford University’s Alderman Award for Excellence in Clinical Research and the Department of Medicine Chair Diversity Investigator Award. Her work is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the American Heart Association, and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Dr. Rodriguez is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, and she is the Co-Chair of the National Minority Health Alliance. She serves as an Associate Editor for the New England Journal of Medicine Journal Watch Cardiology and is a member of the American Heart Association’s Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee (SACC).