KPWHRI Leadership


Larson_Eric_B_92x115.jpgVice President for Research and Health Care Innovation, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington

Executive Director and Senior Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH, MACP


Managing Director, Research
Helga Ding, DDS, MBA, MHA

Director, Center for Community Health and Evaluation
Maggie Jones, MPH

Senior Associate Medical Director, Market Strategy & Public Policy, Washington Permanente Medical Group
David C. Grossman, MD, MPH

Director, Research, Faculty, and Development
Jennifer McClure, PhD

Director, Research and Strategic Partnerships 
Diana Buist, PhD, MPH

Director of Biostatistics
Jennifer C. Nelson, PhD 

Associate Medical Director for Research and Translation, Washington Permanente Medical Group
Paula Lozano, MD, MPH

Interim Director, MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation
Brian Austin


Director, Communications
Joan DeClaire

Director, Research Information Technology
Tyler R. Ross, MA

Director, Grants (Pre-Award), Business Systems & Services, and Contracts 
Carol Sather

Director, Research Project Management Office
Emily Westbrook, MHA

Director, Clinical Research
Tricia Buscio, RN, MHA, MS.Law

Administrator, IRB & Research Review
Tanya Matthews, PhD

Acting Director, Finance, Finance Operations, and Grants (Post-Award)
Kin Lam

Manager, Health Information Management (HIM) & Research Administration
Patty Yarbro

Other experts and leaders


Emily Westbrook, MHA