Lauretta Young

Lauretta Div Mgt Web

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BS, General Science, Oregon State University
MD, Oregon Health Sciences University

Lauretta Young, MD, is a 2009 retiree after 25 years of service at Kaiser Psychiatry Dept. During her tenure she held various clinical and administrative roles including physician hiring director, residency training director, head of consult service, quality management director, and then chief of the department of over 250 clinicians. She developed and administered a wide range of mental health services which won several national quality awards.

From 2010 to 2014 Dr. Young acted as Medical Director for the OHSU School of Medicine student resiliency program which has both interventional and research components. She previously taught in the Community Health program at Portland State University until 2014 when she took the role of Chief Medical Officer for Health Republic Insurance - a health co-op which aimed to innovate healthcare delivery by changing the delivery of health insurance products.

Since the closure of many of the co-ops - with Health Republic shuttering in 2016 - Dr. Young has found her next mission. She is now the behavioral medical director for Oregon KEPRO. KEPRO is a national medical management company with branches in 30 states. Services offered are business and clinical consultation to achieve the Quadruple Aim. KEPRO delivers "comprehensive and customizable health care management with intelligent value backed by clinical expertise."