Division of Research Spotlight
The Kaiser Permanente Division of Research conducts, publishes, and disseminates epidemiologic and health services research to improve the health and medical care of Kaiser Permanente members and society at large. We seek to understand the determinants of illness and well-being, and to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care. Currently, DOR’s 550-plus staff is working on more than 350 epidemiological and health services research projects.
Kaiser Permanente Division of Research investigator Monique Hedderson was going to be a doctor, but a college job introduced her to epidemiology and she never turned back.
Longtime DOR investigator Mary Reed didn't expect to go into research, but she has built an important niche studying health information technology's impact on health care at Kaiser Permanente.
Newly minted Kaiser Permanente research scientist uses his clinical experience in pediatric diabetes prevention and obesity management to shape his research questions.
Researcher Hélène Choquet, PhD, was in college studying biology when she heard about the first complete sequencing of the human genome; her interest in genetics has led her to a career exploring the genome for the origins of disease.
Kaiser Permanente research scientist and TPMG physician leads award-winning colorectal cancer screening program.
Kaiser Permanente research scientist’s wide-ranging interests have built an expansive epidemiology career.
Kaiser Permanente research scientist and physician is helping to change the way pulmonary and critical care are provided.
Kaiser Permanente neurologist and research scientist is dedicated to increasing awareness about stroke on World Stroke Day — Oct. 29 — and all year round.
Division of Research investigator Ousseny Zerbo, PhD, describes his long journey from his childhood and education in Burkina Faso to becoming an epidemiologist in Northern California.
Kaiser Permanente research scientist uses her expertise in epidemiology and nutrition to improve outcomes for cancer patients and enhance their survivorship.