District of Columbia Primary Care Practice-Based Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
DC PrimCare PBRN
City: 
Washington
State: 
District of Columbia
Zip: 
20059
Main Phone: 
202-806-6300
Network Director: 
Pamela Carter-Nolan
Network Member: 
Finie Richardson
Network Member Role: 
Program Manager
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
District of Columbia
Maryland
Virginia
Founded: 
2005
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

To improve the understanding of health disparities in urban minorities and to develop practical strategies to promote prevention and enhance treatment of diseases common in minorities, particularly those of African Ancestry.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Behavioral health
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Children's health issues
Chronic pain
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Medication management
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Cancer: breast, cervical, prostate
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
47
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
35
Approximate Number of Patients: 
16000