Picture of a woman smiling Wisconsin Research and Education Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
WREN
City: 
Madison
State: 
Wisconsin
Zip: 
53715
Main Phone: 
608-262-1112
Network Director: 
David L. Hahn
Network Member: 
Regina Vidaver
Network Member Role: 
WREN Program Manager
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
Wisconsin
Founded: 
1987
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 
The mission of the Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN) is to improve health outcomes for the people of Wisconsin through education, and through promoting and conducting primary care research in partnership with primary care clinicians and the community they serve.
Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Medication management
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Other health or disease related interests
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Women's health issues
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Women's health issues: Menopause; Other health or disease related interests: Chronic kidney disease
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
241
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
80
Last Modified: June 2014