Southern Area Patient Oriented Research Organization

Registered: 
January 29, 2014
Acronym: 
SAPORO
City: 
New Orleans
State: 
Louisiana
Zip: 
70112
Main Phone: 
504-988-4700
Network Director: 
Clarissa Hoff
Network Member: 
Lisa Dougherty
Network Member Role: 
Research Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
Louisiana
Founded: 
2014
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

To conduct quality patient oriented research though primary care clinics with a focus on engaging medical faculty, residents, students and patients in exciting and relevant areas of study emerging in primary care.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
30
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
5
Approximate Number of Patients: 
30000