Meet Dr. José Chibrás, our new Chief Medical Officer
In November, José Chibrás, MD was appointed Chief Medical Officer (CMO). As senior medical leader, he oversees all clinical staff members and volunteers, as well as our Quality Improvement Department.
Dr. Chibrás, an internal medicine physician specializing in the care of older adults, had served as Associate CMO since 2016. Prior to joining our Clinics, he was the medical leader at several other community health centers in Northern and Central California.
“Dr. Chibrás is not only a superb clinician, but a strong leader with a deep understanding of the role that we play in the health of the community,” says CEO Mitesh Popat, MD, MPH.
“I chose to dedicate my career to working in the community health setting where we can really make a positive impact,” says Dr. Chibrás. “It was a natural choice for me. It’s my calling.”
Fluent in Spanish, he is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and completed his
residency at the University of Iowa and Michigan State University.