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Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research Welcomes 30-Year Research Veteran Lucy Savitz as New Director

Lucy Savitz, PhD, MBA, a health services researcher with decades of experience translating scientific findings into clinical practice, will join the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research as its new director in May. Savitz will replace Mary Durham, PhD, who retired in November.

Feb. 3, 2017

Annual Report

Our 2016 Annual Report

With a new director joining us this spring and many new faces around the Center, we look back on a highly successful year of research with pride—and excitement for what lies ahead.

May 5, 2017

Story

Researchers and Pharmacists Team Up to Combat Opioid Overuse

Scientists at the Center for Health Research recently partnered with KP pharmacists to test a program to curb prolonged opioid use, as part of an FDA-funded clinical trial.

May 5, 2017

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