New Jersey Primary Care Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
NJPCRN
City: 
New Brunwick
State: 
New Jersey
Zip: 
08901
Main Phone: 
848-932-5252
Network Director: 
Jeanne Ferrante
Network Member: 
Toya Simmons
Network Member Role: 
Manager
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
New Jersey
Founded: 
2001
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

To improve the quality of health care through the generation of research findings that can inform and influence primary care practice and public policy.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Cancer: Survivors experience and coordination/follow-up of care within primary care; Women's health issues: weight bias and cancer screenings
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
400
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
112
Approximate Number of Patients: 
800000