Pediatric Research in Office Settings

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
PROS
City: 
Itasca
State: 
Illinois
Zip: 
60143
Main Phone: 
630-626-6362
Network Director: 
Alexander Fiks
Network Member: 
Laura Shone
Network Member Role: 
Director, AAP Primary Care Research
Geographic Coverage: 
National
Clinics Location: 
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Founded: 
1986
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Pediatric Network (at least 75% are pediatricians or specialize in child health)
Mission Statement: 
The mission of PROS is to improve the health of children and enhance primary care practice by conducting and fostering national collaborative practice-based research.
Current or Past Research Interests: 
Behavioral health
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Children's health issues
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
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
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Women's health issues
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Current topics: Antibiotic Prescribing and Stewardship, Obesity Treatment, Influenza and HPV Vaccines, Social Determinants of Health, Reducing Adolescent Drinking
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
424
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
129