january 2022

2021-end-of-year_1col.jpgTop 10 research highlights in 2021

From vaccines to health equity, these are the research stories that made headlines over the last year.


ACT-Study-catacts_1col.jpgCataract surgery linked with lessened dementia risk

Study in JAMA Internal Medicine finds cataract surgery associated with 30% lower risk of dementia in aging population.

Questionaire-form-suicide-gun-safety_Julie-Richards_1col.jpg‘Do you have access to guns?’ Answers before suicide death

A new study led by Julie Richards, PhD, MPH, shows an opportunity to better identify patients at risk.

HPV-home-test_Buist-Blog_1col.jpgExploring the promise of at-home cervical cancer screening

Kaiser Permanente is at the forefront of research to increase screening rates by using home tests for HPV, a leading cause of cervical cancer.

IMPACT-Center_Multisite-study-team_1col.jpg Improving mental health care for youth

Cara Lewis, PhD, co-leads a new center to accelerate use of evidence-based practices in under-resourced settings such as schools.

CRS_eValue8_Innovation-award_2021_op1_1col.jpg Award-winning innovation that comes from the heart

Community Resource Specialist Larnette Slade talks about the role that earned KP Washington a national innovation award.


2021-Mentorship-Award-blog_1col.jpg2021 mentorship awards go to Elena ‘Noon’ Kuo and Dori Rosenberg

Outstanding mentorship — emphasizing equity and inclusion — was recognized.





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