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Gun violence is a public health crisis: How should we respond?

– Reflecting on the Florida mass shooting, Dr. Eric B. Larson asks if we’re ready to make changes around guns and gun-related research.

Reflecting on the Florida mass shooting, Dr. Eric B. Larson asks if we’re ready to make changes around guns and gun-related research. by Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH, Group Health Res…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/july/gun-violence-public-health-crisis-how-should-we-respond/

What research matters for the 21st century?

– Group Health leaders and national public health experts weighed in on GHRI’s future role in health care. Dr. Eric B. Larson tells what we learned.

Group Health leaders and national public health experts weighed in on GHRI’s future role in health care. Dr. Eric B. Larson tells what we learned. The future of health research w…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/april/what-research-matters-21st-century/

Group Health’s new lung cancer screening program shows promise

– A project to find early cancers is saving lives, thanks to teamwork, writes Jennifer Nazarko, Group Health director of medical specialties.

From left: Diana Buist, Jennifer Nazarko, and Karen Wernli. Presenters: Diana Buist, PhD, MPH, Karen Wernli, PhD, and Susan Brandzel, MPH. A project to find early cancers is savi…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/jan-2016/group-health-lung-cancer-screening/

Our top 6 reasons why ‘it was a very good year’

– See how 2015 was the Institute’s best year yet—for funding and practical impact, improving people’s health at Group Health and across the country.

* Data revised Jan. 22, 2016. See how 2015 was the Institute’s best year yet—for funding and practical impact, improving people’s health at Group Health and across the country. …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/jan-2016/our-top-6-reasons-why-it-was-very-good-year/

Thanks to Group Health research, I helped save a life

– Recruiting participants for a colon-cancer screening study wasn’t easy. But a young interviewer discovered her work may have prevented someone’s untimely death.

Recruiting participants for a colon-cancer screening study wasn’t easy. But a young interviewer discovered her work may have prevented someone’s untimely death. by Kilian Kimbel, …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/december/thanks-group-health-research-i-helped-save-life/

A healthy holiday topic—pragmatic trials

– Pragmatic trials address real-world issues. In his monthly newsletter, Dr. Eric B. Larson suggests asking your guests what's important to them as physicians, patients, and caregivers.

A healthy holiday topic—pragmatic trials Pragmatic trials address real-world issues. In his monthly newsletter, Dr. Eric B. Larson suggests asking your guests what's important to…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/nov-2015/healthy-topic-thanksgiving-pragmatic-trials/

Reaping the REWARDS of practical research

– Dr. Eric B. Larson, Group Health vice president for research, comments on what GHRI can do in The Lancet campaign to reduce research waste.

Dr. Eric B. Larson, Group Health vice president for research, comments on what GHRI can do in The Lancet campaign to reduce research waste. Welcome to Notes from the Vice Preside…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/oct-2015/reaping-rewards-practical-research/

Science doesn’t have to be sexy to save lives

– Prevention can save more lives from cancer than treatment does. Dr. Jennifer McClure tells how you can support such research and help stop deadly disease—before it starts.

Prevention can save more lives from cancer than treatment does. Dr. Jennifer McClure tells how you can support such research and help stop deadly disease—before it starts.
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/01/group-health-research-news-science-doesnt-have-be-sexy-save-lives/