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Robert Sapolsky Delivers CHR’s 28th Annual Saward Lecture

With rich scientific content and plenty of humor, author and biologist Robert Sapolsky illuminated the causes and health impact of stress at the 2018 Saward Lecture.

Oct 18, 2018

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CHR Investigator Stephanie Fitzpatrick Lauded for Health Care Innovation

At its annual Health Care of the Future event, the Portland Business Journal honored early-career researcher Stephanie Fitzpatrick with a “Health Care Five Under Forty” award.

Sept 27, 2018

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Weighing the Alternatives: Complementary and Integrative Medicine Services at Kaiser Permanente Northwest

Kaiser Permanente Northwest covers a range of complementary services—and the Center for Health Research plays a key role in understanding how well they work, how cost-effective they are, and what patients and doctors are saying about them.

Aug 30, 2018

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