NursePractitioner-PITTNet

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
NP-PITTNet
City: 
Pittsburg
State: 
Pennsylvania
Zip: 
15261
Main Phone: 
412-624-5054
Network Director: 
Andrea Fischl
Network Member: 
Darlene Frazier-Ursiny
Network Member Role: 
Co-Project Director; Community Liaison
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
Pennsylvania
Founded: 
2010
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Nursing Network (at least 75% are nurses)
Mission Statement: 

To enhance the translation, implementation and dissemination of clinical evidence-based research into clinical practice for Nurse Practitioners, to foster collaboration in clinical research and to develop strategies to remove barriers for clinical implementation.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
263
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
180
Approximate Number of Patients: 
1000