North Texas Primary Care Practice Based Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
NorTex
City: 
Fort Worth
State: 
Texas
Zip: 
76107
Main Phone: 
817-735-2625
Network Director: 
Kimberly Fulda
Network Member: 
Anna Espinoza
Network Member Role: 
Senior Project Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
Texas
Founded: 
2005
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

Our mission is to provide a forum for researchers and clinical practitioners in Texas to collaborate in research activities with the ultimate goal to improve the health of the Texas community and to contribute to our country's scientific knowledge base

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Behavioral health
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Children's health issues
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Medication management
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Women's health issues
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Children's health issues: Diabetes/obesity; Women's health issues: Stress
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
250
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
101
Approximate Number of Patients: 
1000000