Central Ohio Practice Based Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
COPBRN
City: 
Columbus
State: 
Ohio
Zip: 
43201
Main Phone: 
614-293-8007
Network Director: 
Mary Jo Welker
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
Ohio
Founded: 
2001
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

To foster, facilitate, and report collaborative, interdisciplinary research directed toward optimizing people's health.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
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
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Medication management
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Women's health issues
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Children’s health issues: asthma, anemia, obesity; Women’s health issues: Pap smears, mammograms
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
534
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
83
Approximate Number of Patients: 
205000