Researchers & Collaborators

Building powerful partnerships

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute scientists and staff have decades of experience collaborating with researchers from other health plans and academic institutions. Our research partners benefit from  expertise in study design, data sharing, survey research, grants and contract administration, and more.


Our leaders have been instrumental in forming large, multi-institutional research networks that bring the statistical power and population diversity of big data to health research.

Collaborator news

Department of Defense funds new project on brain injury and dementia

Brains from veterans in Adult Changes in Thought study, led by KPWHRI’s Dr. Larson, are among 2,500 that University of Washington is examining.

Dr. Kai Yeung takes top prize in 2016 PAN Foundation Challenge

A paper first-authored by KPWHRI's Kai Yeung recently won first prize in the 2016 Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation Challenge

Research news

Aging well: Targeting risk factors could prevent 1 in 3 dementia cases

International experts on The Lancet Commission report, including Dr. Eric B. Larson, identify 9 risk factors from childhood onward.

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