Larson, Eric – MD, MPH

Larson, Eric – MD, MPH
Name: Larson, Eric – MD, MPH
Credentials: MD, MPH

Core Leader, Health Care Systems (HCS) Core
Member, Steering Committee

Primary title: Vice President, Research and Health Care Innovation
Primary Institution: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington
Complete Titles:

Vice President, Research and Health Care Innovation, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington
Executive Director and Senior Investigator, Kaiser Washington Health Research Institute

Bio: Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH, is Executive Director of Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) and Vice President for research and health care innovation at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington. A general internist, Dr. Larson is a national leader in geriatrics, health services, and clinical research and has been an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine since 2007. Dr. Larson pursues an array of research, ranging from clinical interests such as Alzheimer’s disease and genomics to health services research involving technology assessment, cost-effectiveness analysis, and quality improvement. His research on aging includes a longstanding collaboration between Kaiser Permanente Washington and the University of Washington called the Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) study. With colleagues from Duke and Harvard, Dr. Larson started and now helps lead the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory.