North Florida Pediatric Community Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
NFPCRN
City: 
Jacksonville
State: 
Florida
Zip: 
32209
Main Phone: 
904-383-1709
Network Director: 
Mobeen Rathore
Network Member: 
Jevetta Stanford
Network Member Role: 
Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
Florida
Founded: 
2011
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Pediatric Network (at least 75% are pediatricians or specialize in child health)
Mission Statement: 

To encourage and facilitate practice-based research in primary care settings. Our vision is to facilitate connections between UF's academic researchers and community-based clinicians to create mutually beneficial research partnerships. Ultimately, we believe such partnerships can speed the development of practice-based evidence that supports better health care outcomes in our diverse communities.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
85
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
15
Approximate Number of Patients: 
12000