Harold Luft, PhD
Director and Vice President
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
   Research Institute
795 El Camino Real, Ames Building
Palo Alto, CA 94301


  • Location: Palo Alto, California
  • Year established: 1950
  • Active studies: 150 in 2015
  • Peer-reviewed publication: 63 in 2015
  • Website: pamf.org/research


Palo Alto Medical Foundation


Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute's mission is to improve health and healthcare systems through innovative and actionable research. For more information, visit pamf.org/research.


Special Research Facilities

  • Clinical research facilities
  • Focus group room with 1-way 
    mirror and videotaping 

Top 3 Funding Agencies

  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
  • National Institute of Nursing Research