Great Lakes Research Into Practice Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
GRIN
City: 
Ann Arbor
State: 
Michigan
Zip: 
48109
Main Phone: 
734-615-0390
Network Director: 
Michael Klinkman
Network Member: 
Rebecca Malouin
Network Member Role: 
co-Director
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
Michigan
Founded: 
2000
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

GRIN is a virtual statewide primary care research network of office practices in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, and independent-practice nursing. Our mission is to investigate questions related to community-based issues and to improve the quality of primary care through clinical translational research.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Behavioral health
Care transitions
Children's health issues
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
Immunizations
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Children's health issues: obesity
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
891
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
172
Approximate Number of Patients: 
596846