Capital Area Primary Care Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
CAPRICORN
City: 
Washington
State: 
District of Columbia
Zip: 
20007
Main Phone: 
202-687-1600
Network Director: 
Ranit Mishori
Network Member: 
Tina Tan
Network Member Role: 
Network Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
District of Columbia
Maryland
Virginia
Founded: 
2000
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

To engage in practice-based primary care research that will lead to improved understanding and delivery of primary care.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
150
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
35
Approximate Number of Patients: 
180000