Institute for Family Health Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
IFHRN
City: 
New York
State: 
New York
Zip: 
10003
Main Phone: 
212-633-0800
Network Director: 
Neil Calman
Network Member: 
Diane Hauser
Network Member Role: 
Research Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
New York
Founded: 
2004
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 
The mission of Institute for Family Health Research Network (IFHRN) is to support family practice-based research that will further understanding of clinical, behavioral, technological, community and policy factors that promote good health for residents of urban and rural communities. IFHRN focuses on research related to racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care, health information technology, women’s health, and mental health, and the translation of this research into practice.
Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Depression and other mental health disorders
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Medication management
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Women's health issues
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
450
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
27
Approximate Number of Patients: 
92000