Jandel Allen-Davis is a physician and vice president of Government, External Relations, and Research for Kaiser Permanente Colorado. She leads the organization’s community relations, communications, advertising, and marketing functions, stakeholder engagement, government relations, clinical research activities, and community benefit investment.
Allen-Davis is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. After 25 years, she transitioned from a physician leader to Kaiser Permanente’s Health Plan Leadership team. Her past roles at Kaiser Permanente included associate medical director of external relations for the Colorado Permanente Medical Group, regional director of patient safety, and physician chief of the Wheat Ridge Medical Offices.
A graduate of Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School, Allen-Davis completed her residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Before her work at Kaiser Permanente, she was an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and spent four years in the Indian Health Service in Tuba City, Ariz., during which time she served on the American College of Obstetrician Gynecologists’ Committee on Alaska Native and Indian Affairs.
Allen-Davis is the current board chair of Denver Botanic Gardens and is chairing the 2015 American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Campaign. She also serves on the University of Colorado Foundation Board of Directors, Colorado Association of Health Plans Board of Directors, and Denver Foundation Board of Trustees.