Advancing Knowledge to Improve Health

Featured Story

Remembering Andrew Glass, MD

Pediatrician, oncologist, and scientist, Dr. Glass founded the Kaiser Permanente Northwest Oncology department and helped make the region’s tumor registry a key asset for research.

December 7, 2017


Addressing Social Needs to Improve Health at Kaiser Permanente—and Beyond

Social determinants of health contribute greatly to health disparities, and addressing these factors can often be just as important to overall health as meeting medical needs.

December 13, 2017


Timely Publication on Opioid Dependency Makes a Splash on Twitter

As the opioid epidemic deepens, the public looks to researchers to help explain and confront the crisis.

December 7, 2017

Learn More About the Center


Our Publications

We disseminate our findings throughout the scholarly literature and scientific communities through such means as journal articles, book chapters, and guest editorials.

Browse Publications

Commitment to Collaboration

Our partnerships with research organizations across the country allow us to conduct complex, large-scale studies that would be difficult for any single research organization to carry out alone.

Our Networks

Dedicated Support For Our Research

The Center receives most of its funding from federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, and the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality. Other important sources include private foundations, industry, and Kaiser Permanente itself.

View Our Funders

Special Messages For...

  • The Media

    Our research is covered by a wide range of print, radio, and online media outlets

  • Job Seekers

    We offer the intellectual caliber of an academic institution in a small-organization setting

  • Research Participants

    Learn how you can take part in a CHR study