Jennifer DeVoe

Jennifer (Jen) DeVoe, MD, DPhil, is a practicing family physician and health services researcher based in Portland, Oregon and the chair of the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Department of Family Medicine. Dr. DeVoe also serves as the inaugural director of OHSU’s new Center for Primary Care Research and Innovation and was recently awarded a grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop the Building Research in Implementation & Dissemination to Close Gaps and Achieve Equity in Cancer Control Center. While serving as Chief Research Officer and Director of the OCHIN practice-based research network from 2010–2016, she led the development of a unique community laboratory, linking together electronic health record data from over 400 community health centers across multiple states. Dr. DeVoe holds joint appointments in the OHSU Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, the OHSU–PSU School of Public Health, and at the Kaiser Permanente Northwest Center for Health Research. She was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2014.