Research Association of Practices of the PBRN Shared Resource

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
RAP
City: 
Cleveland
State: 
Ohio
Zip: 
44106
Main Phone: 
216-368-4622
Network Director: 
Kurt Stange
Network Member: 
Amanda Ross
Network Member Role: 
Administrative Director, PBRN Shared Resource
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
Ohio
Founded: 
1992
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

To catalyze the generation and application of new knowledge relevant to community-based practices and patient populations.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Behavioral health
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
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)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
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
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
405
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
135
Approximate Number of Patients: 
600000