Greater Rochester Practice-Based Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
GR-PBRN
City: 
Rochester
State: 
New York
Zip: 
14620
Main Phone: 
585-224-3085
Network Director: 
Kevin Fiscella
Network Member: 
Karen Vitale
Network Member Role: 
Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
Local or City-wide
Clinics Location: 
New York
Founded: 
2007
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

To improve patient care and health outcomes by supporting collaboration between primary care clinicians and researchers through practice-based research.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Children's health issues
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
Depression and other mental health disorders
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Other health or disease related interests
Population health
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Women's health issues
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Other health of disease related interests: We primarily matchmake between practices and researchers - so any disease topic may be included
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
520
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
85
Approximate Number of Patients: 
350000