Dietetics Practice Based Research Network

Registered: 
June 25, 2013
Acronym: 
DPBRN
City: 
Chicago
State: 
Illinois
Zip: 
60606
Main Phone: 
312-899-1741
Network Director: 
Rosa Hand
Geographic Coverage: 
National
Clinics Location: 
Alabama
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Founded: 
2003
Network Category: 
Affiliate
Network Type: 
Other
Network Type Other: 

Nutrition/Dietetics

Mission Statement: 

The mission of the Dietetics Practice-Based Research Network is to conduct, support, promote, and advocate research in practice-based settings to address: first, questions of importance to the dietetics profession; and second, to improve the delivery of food and nutrition services to enhance the health status of individuals, families, and communities.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
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
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
1 023
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
1 400
Approximate Number of Patients: 
12000