Practitioner Research and Collaboration Initiative

Registered: 
October 04, 2016
Acronym: 
PRACI
City: 
Fortitude Valley, Queensland (QLD), Australia
State: 
International
Zip: 
4006
Main Phone: 
61732539319
Network Director: 
Amie Steel
Network Member: 
Malwina Martin
Network Member Role: 
Administrator
Geographic Coverage: 
National
Founded: 
2015
Network Category: 
International
Network Type: 
Other
Mission Statement: 

PRACI is committed to: Strengthening the development of meaningful and practice relevant research in complementary healthcare; Supporting productive communication and engagement between complementary healthcare practitioners and researchers; Stimulating and developing a sustainable research culture within complementary healthcare in Australia; Facilitating the development of research networks in a range of complementary healthcare fields across Australia and internationally; Progressing broad, rigorous scientific investigation to inform complementary healthcare patient care.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
Developmental delays, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
748
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
700