Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
PAMFRI
City: 
Palo Alto
State: 
California
Zip: 
94301
Main Phone: 
650 853-5014
Network Director: 
Harold (Hal) Luft
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
California
Founded: 
1950
Network Category: 
Affiliate
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

Our mission is to improve health and health care systems through innovative and actionable research.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Behavioral health
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Depression and other mental health disorders
Developmental delays, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Medication management
Men's health issues
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
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: 
Cancer: breast, prostate; Depression: depression; Men's health issues: prostate cancer; Women's health issues: breast cancer, gynecologic oncology;
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
3 393
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
44
Approximate Number of Patients: 
880000