AAFP National Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
AAFP NRN
City: 
Leawood
State: 
Kansas
Zip: 
66211
Main Phone: 
913-906-6000
Network Director: 
Jennifer Carroll
Network Member: 
Mindy Spano
Network Member Role: 
Research Communications Manager
Geographic Coverage: 
National
Clinics Location: 
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Founded: 
1999
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

To support, conduct and disseminate practice-based primary care research that improves health care and benefits the health of patients, their families and communities.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Behavioral health
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Children's health issues
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
Depression and other mental health disorders
Developmental delays, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Medication management
Men's health issues
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Other health or disease related interests
Population health
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Women's health issues
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Cancer: Colorectal, Prostate, Adult survivors; Children’s health issues: Comparative Effectiveness; Depression and other mental health disorders: Depression, Postpartum Depression, ADHD, Dementia; Men’s health issues: prostate cancer; Women’s health issues: menopause; Other health care areas of interest: Chronic Kidney Disease
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
5 000
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
1 300
Approximate Number of Patients: 
4000000