American Association of Nurse Practitioners Network for Research

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
AANPNR
City: 
Austin
State: 
Texas
Zip: 
78711
Main Phone: 
512-442-4262
Network Director: 
Michelle Cook
Network Member: 
Lydia Riley
Network Member Role: 
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: 
2002
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

The purpose of the AANPNR is to encourage and facilitate creative, investigator-initiated research designed to increase understanding of patient outcomes. The PBRN's long term goals are to: a) conduct practice-based research relevant to nurse practitioners and their patients, b) facilitate translation of research to practice, c) improve the practice by nurse practitioners, and d) improve the health of all patients seen by nurse practitioners.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Children's health issues
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
Depression and other mental health disorders
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Functional limitations and physical disabilities
Health literacy
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Men's health issues
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Women's health issues
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
546
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
546