Free Clinic Research & Educational Engagement Network

Registered: 
July 15, 2013
Acronym: 
FREENet
City: 
South Miami
State: 
Florida
Zip: 
33143
Network Director: 
Tom Gomez
Geographic Coverage: 
National
Clinics Location: 
Florida
Mississippi
Texas
Washington
Founded: 
2011
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

To advocate, enable, conduct, and promote translational research in practice-based settings that addresses questions of significance to the discipline of Family Medicine, and advances the Patient Centered Medical Home.

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
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
50
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
24
Approximate Number of Patients: 
45000