Senior Associate Medical Director for Research and Translation
Kaiser Permanente (KP) Washington
Dr. Lozano is senior associate medical director for research and translation and director of the Center for Accelerating Care Transformation (ACT Center) at Kaiser Permanente (KP) Washington. She oversees embedded research in this integrated health system and serves as a bridge between research and clinical operations. Since 2017, has co-led the design and implementation of an innovative model for continuous learning at the organizational level, accelerating care transformation by helping to integrate research findings into practice in pursuit of the Quintuple Aim.
Dr. Lozano is also senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, adjunct professor in health systems and population health at the University of Washington (UW) School of Public Health. She co-directs the AHRQ/PCORI-funded CATALyST K12, a training program for learning health system scientists. After receiving her MD from Harvard Medical School and completing pediatric residency at Seattle Children’s, Dr. Lozano practiced pediatrics for two decades at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Children’s, Group Health, and KP Washington.
Dr. Lozano was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at UW, where she also earned her master's in Public Health. Her research expertise includes health behavior-change, childhood obesity, self-management of chronic conditions, and asthma care disparities. Her work has focused on improving health care quality through changing the delivery system, supporting clinical decision-making by providers, and supporting patients and parents in health behavior change. Dr. Lozano has conducted U.S. Preventive Services Task Force evidence reviews as part of the Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates Evidence-based Practice Center. Prior to joining KP Washington (formerly Group Health), she served on faculty in the UW’s Division of General Pediatrics where she led the NRSA Primary Care Research Fellowship and taught residents and medical students.