Texas A&M University Health Science Center A&M Rural and Community Health Institute (ARCHI Institute)

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
TAMUHSC-ARCHI
City: 
College Station
State: 
Texas
Zip: 
77845
Main Phone: 
979-436-0390
Network Director: 
Nancy Dickey
Network Member: 
Jettie Eddleman
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
Texas
Founded: 
2003
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

The mission of ARCHI Institute is to Improve access to healthcare and reduce disparities in health status and outcomes by improving the quality and safety of healthcare

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Behavioral health
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Children's health issues
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)
Functional limitations and physical disabilities
Health literacy
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Medication management
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Other health or disease related interests
Population health
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Women's health issues
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
1 400
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
500
Approximate Number of Patients: 
200000