Health Care for the Homeless Practice-Based Research Network

Registered: 
March 11, 2015
Acronym: 
HCH PBRN
City: 
Nashville
State: 
Tennessee
Zip: 
37206
Main Phone: 
615-226-2292
Network Director: 
Barbara Wismer
Network Member: 
Molly Meinbresse
Network Member Role: 
Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
National
Clinics Location: 
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
Washington
Founded: 
2007
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

The mission of the HCH PBRN is to facilitate improvement of health care practice and policy for homeless individuals and families through effective use of research.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Behavioral health
Chronic pain
Coordination of care for complex patients
Depression and other mental health disorders
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Other health or disease related interests
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Depression and other mental health disorders: PTSD Other health care areas of interest: LGBTQ issues, medical legal partnerships, traumatic brain injury
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
61