Published on in Vol 5, No 2 (2016): Apr-Jun

The Patient Outcomes Research To Advance Learning (PORTAL) Network Adult Overweight and Obesity Cohort: Development and Description

The Patient Outcomes Research To Advance Learning (PORTAL) Network Adult Overweight and Obesity Cohort: Development and Description

The Patient Outcomes Research To Advance Learning (PORTAL) Network Adult Overweight and Obesity Cohort: Development and Description

Deborah R Young 1*, PhD;  Beth A Waitzfelder 2*, PhD;  David Arterburn 3*, MD;  Gregory A Nichols 4*, PhD;  Assiamira Ferrara 5*, MD, PhD;  Corinna Koebnick 1*, PhD;  Ayae Yamamoto 1*, ScM;  Matthew F Daley 6*, MD;  Nancy E Sherwood 7*, PhD;  Michael A Horberg 8*, MD;  Lee Cromwell 9*, MS;  Kristina H Lewis 10*, MD, MPH, SM

1 Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Department of Research & Evaluation , Pasadena, CA, US

2 Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, Center for Health Research , Honolulu, HI, US

3 Group Health Research Institute , Seattle, WA, US

4 Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Center for Health Research , Portland, OR, US

5 Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Division of Research , Oakland, CA, US

6 Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Institute for Health Research , Denver, CO, US

7 HealthPartners Institute , Bloomington, MN, US

8 Mid-Atlantic Permanente Research Institute , Rockville, MD, US

9 Kaiser Permanente Georgia , Atlanta, GA, US

10 Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Department of Epidemiology & Prevention , Winston-Salem, NC, US

*all authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Deborah R Young, PhD
  • Kaiser Permanente Southern California
  • Department of Research & Evaluation
  • 2nd Fl.
  • 100 S. Los Robles
  • Pasadena, CA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 626-564-3887
  • Email: deborah.r.young@kp.org