Cabell Jonas, PhD

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Senior Research Program Consultant, Operations Research Associate Investigator

301-816-7371
Cabell.Jonas@kp.org

Role:

Cabell Jonas joined the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group in 2014. Dr. Jonas is a Senior Research Program Consultant, Operations Research Associate Investigator within the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Research Institute (MAPRI). She has responsibilities in the areas of genetics/genomics and serves as the regional operations lead for the KP Research Bank. Regionally, she has implemented several high-profile regional programs in the areas of hepatitis C, hepatitis B, and hepatocellular carcinoma surveillance and conducts research in collaboration with the medical group.

Dr. Jonas received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Virginia Tech, and her Ph.D. in Cellular & Molecular Biology from The University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to joining the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, she was a consultant at The Advisory Board Company, a health care consulting firm based in Washington, D.C.

  1. Kaiser Permanente Precision Medicine Assessment and Response
    Goal: The KP Precision Medicine Assessment and Response project conducted physician and patient surveys to assess attitudes, knowledge and readiness for genetics and precision medicine.
    Funder: Garfield Memorial Fund
    Principal Investigator: Elizabeth A. McGlynn, PhD
    Site Principal Investigator: Cabell Jonas, PhD
  2. Kaiser Permanente & Strategic Partners Patient Outcomes Research To Advance Learning (PORTAL) Network
    Goal: PORTAL is a new network that brings together four leading healthcare delivery systems: Kaiser Permanente, Group Health Cooperative, HealthPartners, and Denver Health. The 11 research centers affiliated with these systems collaborate with patients, clinicians, and operational leaders to develop the infrastructure necessary to create a highly functioning clinical data research network.
    Funder: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
    Site Principal Investigator
    : Michael Horberg, MD
  3. Kaiser Permanente Research Bank
    Goal:
    The Kaiser Permanente (KP) Research Bank is a nationwide research bank that facilitates studies related to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.
    Funder: Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit, National Program Office
    Site Principal Investigator: Michael Horberg, MD
  4. PORTAL Network – Congenital Heart Defect Pilot Study
    Goal:
    To evaluate a natural language processing algorithm for identifying and classifying congenital heart defects. To field a patient survey in collaboration with the Adult Congenital Heart Association on clinical and research topics.
    Funder: PORTAL Network
    Principal Investigator: Alan S. Go, MD
    Site Principal Investigator: Cabell Jonas, PhD
  1. Jonas MC, Loftus B, Horberg MA. The Road to Hepatitis C Virus Cure: Practical Considerations from a Health System’s Perspective. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2018 Jun;32(2):481-493.
  2. Jonas MC, Rodriguez CV, Redd J, Sloane DA, Winston BJ, Loftus BC. Streamlining Screening to Treatment: The Hepatitis C Cascade of Care at Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 16.
  1. Oral Presentation: Transforming Hepatitis B Care in Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States Through a Registry and Coordinator Supported Pathway. Health Care Systems Research Network conference 2019.
  2. Oral Presentation: Ongoing Community Engagement – Successes and Lessons Learned from the KP Research Bank’s Regional and National Community Advisory Boards and PORTAL’s Patient Engagement Council. Health Care Systems Research Network conference 2019.
  3. Poster Presentation: Awareness of and Referrals from Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing and Pharmacogenomic Testing:
    Results from the Kaiser Permanente Physician Survey on Genetics in Health Care, Research, and Precision Medicine. American College of Medical Genetics conference 2019.
  4. National Webinar: Hepatitis C Care Pathway in KP Mid-Atlantic States – 2018 James A. Vohs Award Winner. KP Learning Forum. Available at (internal audiences only): https://sites.sp.kp.org/services/nls/forum/Pages/Details.aspx?NLSID=1918
  5. Poster Presentation: Development of a Physician Survey on Genetics in Health Care, Research, and Precision Medicine within Kaiser Permanente. Health Care Systems Research Network conference 2018.
  6. Poster Presentation: Hepatitis C Cascade of Care at KP Mid-Atlantic States: The Laboratory Perspective. Health Care Systems Research Network conference 2018.
  7. Oral Presentation: Hepatitis Track: Hepatitis Care Pathway – Aiming for Universal HIV and HCV Testing at KP
    National HIV, Hepatitis & STD Conference 2017
  8. Oral Presentation: Streamlining Screening to Treatment: The HCV Care Cascade. Kaiser Permanente National Quality Conference 2017.
  9. Oral Presentation: Streamlined Hepatitis C Diagnosis and Treatment. EPIC Expert Group Meeting. 2016.