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Health Research Institute

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


National Cancer Institute grants Erin Bowles Research Specialist Award

New kind of grant provides funding for five years to ‘exceptional scientists’ who aren’t independent investigators.  

Read it in Healthy Findings.


Do Complete Streets Policies Cause Bike Fatalities while Decreasing Cyclist Fatality Risk?

Tuesday, March 28 at 4 p.m., presented by Steve Mooney, PhD, Columbia University.

Read about it in KPWHRI Events.

Health Tip

Avoid all types of head injury—wear a strong helmet when biking, skiing, skating, or participating in other sports.

Our Research

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.