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Health Research Institute

We discover ways to prevent illness and improve treatment.
We're making health and health care better for everyone.


National Cancer Institute grants Erin Bowles Research Specialist Award

New kind of grant provides funding for five years to ‘exceptional scientists’ who aren’t independent investigators.  

Read it in Healthy Findings.

Notes from Eric

We’re committed to learning health systems at KPWHRI

In his first post since the Kaiser Permanente transition, Dr. Eric B. Larson outlines a bold new strategy for a long-time goal.

Read it in Healthy Findings.

Health Tip

Aching back? Massage can ease your low-back pain.

Our Research

Our research

We study health and health care as it happens in everyday settings by everyday people, producing results that are built to work in the real world. We share our results in the public domain to benefit people everywhere.