Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
MAFPRN
City: 
Minneapolis
State: 
Minnesota
Zip: 
55414
Main Phone: 
612-625-0931
Network Director: 
Kevin Peterson
Network Member: 
Sherri Fong
Network Member Role: 
Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
Minnesota
Wisconsin
Founded: 
1979
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

To promote and conduct practice-based research that will further the practice of family medicine.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Behavioral health
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Children's health issues
Coordination of care for complex patients
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
Depression and other mental health disorders
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Medication management
Men's health issues
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
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Cancer: colon, breast, cervical; Children's health issues: immunizations; Depression and other mental disorders: depression; Men's health issues: prostrate shared decision making; Women's health issues: perinatal depression
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
258
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
135
Approximate Number of Patients: 
500000