Valerie King is the director of research for the Center for Evidence-based Policy at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). She oversees research methods and a variety of health services, clinical evidence, and policy implementation research projects. The Center conducts evidence and policy reviews, provides health system design services, and primary research for US state public insurance programs. She is a professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Public Health and Preventive Medicine at OHSU. From 1995 through 1997, she was a Robert Wood Johnson clinical scholar at UNC and completed the Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Faculty Scholars fellowship in 2007. An Atlantic fellow in public policy at the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit at Oxford University from 1998 to 1999, she studied maternity services, health policy, and systematic review methodology. She is actively involved with the Cochrane Collaboration and is a co-convener of the Rapid Review Method Group.


Recent Posts by Valerie King

Medicaid Coverage For Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Addressing The Institution For Mental Disease Exclusion Policy

Treatment systems and planners must enhance access to both residential and outpatient treatment services, provide linkages to evidence-based medications, and address substance use disorders as chronic conditions requiring long-term support and treatment in primary care settings.