KPWHRI in the Media


News media often cover Kaiser Permanente Washington research.
Here are selected mentions.



January 1–31

The story behind the NIH-Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Lisa Jackson, MD, MPH, discusses the phase 1 clinical trial at KPWHRI that was the first to test a COVID-19 vaccine. This is part of a larger article detailing the scientific research and federal leadership involved in the successful effort to create the vaccine.

COVID-safe exercise ideas for older adults this winter

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Dori Rosenberg, PhD, MPH, co-authored this article offering guidance to older adults for exercise, both indoors and outdoors, during winter months of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was re-published on the KPWHRI website.

Association of the intensity of diagnostic evaluation with outcomes in incidentally detected lung nodules

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Diana Buist, PhD, MPH, is senior author of a JAMA Internal Medicine article that is summarized in this twice-weekly trade newsletter.

Flu shot Q&A: Does COVID-19 change our approach?

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Michael Jackson, PhD, MPH, is interviewed about the 2020-21 influenza season.


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