Jandel Allen-Davis is the vice president of government and external relations for Kaiser Permanente Colorado. In this role she has responsibility for Kaiser Permanente Colorado’s community benefit investment, local and national government relations, and internal and external communications and brand management. 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. Dr. Allen-Davis was elected to the Colorado Permanente Medical Group Board of Directors in 1998 and chaired the Board in her final year.
Dr. Allen-Davis is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and is board certified. Before coming to 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 also served as member and chair of the American College of Obstetrician Gynecologists’ Committee on Alaska Native and Indian Affairs.
Dr. Allen-Davis is an active participant on community boards. She is currently serving her second term as a member of the Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners and assumed the role of president of the board in May of this year. Dr. Allen-Davis is a member of the University of Colorado Foundation Board of Directors, the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation Board of Directors, and Metro Volunteer Board of Directors. She was a member of the Provider Advisory Task Force of the 2008 Blue Ribbon Commission on Health Care Reform and served as co-chair of the Colorado Medical Society Physician’s Congress on Health Care Reform.