Lucy A. Savitz, PhD, MBA
Director, Center for Health Research Vice President, Health Research, Kaiser Permanente


HCSRN Board Chair and Executive Committee Member


Center for Health Research 

  • Location: Portland, Oregon 
  • Year established: 1964
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Kaiser Permanente Northwest

  • Headquarters: Portland, Oregon
  • Year established: 1945
  • Website:

The mission of the Center for Health Research is “advancing knowledge to improve health.” The Center for Health Research pursues a vigorous agenda of public health research within large, diverse populations. Our research scientists are a highly diverse and skilled group with specialties ranging from psychology to anthropology to economics to epidemiology. Centralized departments provide the infrastructure and expertise necessary to support our investigators as they write grant proposals, conduct studies, analyze data, and publish their findings. 

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