• A career devoted to research for women and children

    Jean M. Lawrence, ScD, MPH, MSSA, was a co-author on research that published Tuesday in JAMA that found that mothers with elevated blood glucose during pregnancy – even if not high enough to meet the traditional definition of gestational diabetes – were significantly more likely to have developed type 2 diabetes a decade after pregnancy than their counterparts ...
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  • Researcher studies why it can be hard to get moving

    Deborah Rohm Young, PhD, MBA, is director of Behavioral Research, Kaiser Permanente Department of Research & Evaluation. Her research focuses on physical activity, including the associations between sedentary time and cardiovascular health. Her most recent research, which looked at the access to parks and young women’s physical activity, was published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
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  • CT scan processing innovations could one day prevent broken bones

    Ordering CT scans is part of Dr. Shireen Fatemi’s daily job. As an endocrinologist at Kaiser Permanente Panorama City, she frequently orders the computed tomography scans to determine the cause of severe stomach aches, back pain, diverticulitis, or other ailments. New technology, though, may soon give those old CT scans a new life. It could one ...
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