North Carolina Child Health Research Network

Registered: 
April 09, 2015
Acronym: 
NCCHRN
City: 
Chapel Hill
State: 
North Carolina
Zip: 
27599
Main Phone: 
919-966-2504
Network Director: 
Tamera Coyne-Beasley
Network Member: 
Kathleen Mottus
Network Member Role: 
Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
North Carolina
Founded: 
2010
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Pediatric Network (at least 75% are pediatricians or specialize in child health)
Mission Statement: 

The mission of the NC Child Health Research Network is to build partnerships between community organizations, North Carolina community based and ambulatory practices, and research communities. Through collaborative research and dissemination this network will maximize the translation of scientific discoveries into real world applications for the advancement of child and adolescent health and well-being through policy and practice.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Children's health issues
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Developmental delays, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Functional limitations and physical disabilities
Health literacy
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Men's health issues
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: 
Cancer: HPV, Colon, Breast Men’s health issues: HPV Women’s health issues: STD Other health care areas of interest: Teen driving
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
150
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
75
Approximate Number of Patients: 
100000