• Our Mission

    KPWHRI improves health, well-being, and health equity for our members and all communities through collaborative research and evaluation.

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  • Our Research

    Discovering what works best for health and health care.

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    Read about our latest news and findings.

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  • Live Healthy

    Practical findings for everyone's health.

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Welcome to Kaiser Permanente Washington
Health Research Institute

We discover ways to prevent illness and improve treatment.
We're making health and health care better for everyone.


Healthy Findings Blog

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Talking to an addictions researcher

KPWHRI Collaborative Scientist Leah Hamilton, PhD, MPhil, answers questions about her recent and upcoming projects.

Research

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Gene-edited malaria vaccine shows promise

Encouraging immune-response and safety data emerge from preliminary human test of genetically attenuated parasite vaccine.

Healthy Findings Blog

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Former KPWHRI Executive Director Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH, retires

Read the ACT Study founder's message on putting enlightened aging into practice.


Our research

We study health and health care as it happens in everyday settings by everyday people, producing results that are built to work in the real world. We share our results in the public domain to benefit people everywhere.