The Appalachian Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
AppNET
City: 
Johnson City
State: 
Tennessee
Zip: 
37614
Main Phone: 
423-439-4685
Network Director: 
Fred Tudiver
Network Member: 
Joy Michael
Network Member Role: 
Medical Program Facilitator
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
North Carolina
Tennessee
Virginia
Founded: 
2009
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 
The mission of AppNET is to conduct and support practice based research to improve the quality of rural primary care delivered in the region, and work toward the goal of eliminating health disparities of the people of South Central Appalachia.
Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Chronic pain
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Women's health issues
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Women's health issues: NAS
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
210
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
17