Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) onboarded its executive director chief Dr. Rita Mangione-Smith recently. She will also serve Kaiser Permanente Washington as vice president for research and health care innovation. Dr. Mangione-Smith has most recently been an investigator at Seattle Children’s Research Institute and chief of the Division of General Pediatrics and Hospital Medicine at the University of Washington (UW). She was recently interviewed about the forces that influenced her perspective serving as a leading scientist and researcher in pediatric quality improvement. TrialSite News showcases KPWHRI, a prominent research center in the Pacific Northwest.
With approximately 250 employees, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute conducts practical research that helps people worldwide stay healthy. Kaiser Permanente is recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans.
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Group Health Cooperative was established way back in 1946 to contribute to medical research. Its first research project commenced in 1956 with the “Seattle...
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