UNC Practice Based Research Network

Registered: 
March 05, 2008
Acronym: 
NCnet
City: 
Chapel Hill
State: 
North Carolina
Zip: 
27599-7590
Main Phone: 
919-966-7173
Network Director: 
Katrina Donahue
Network Member: 
Madeline Mitchell
Network Member Role: 
Associate Director and Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
North Carolina
Founded: 
2001
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

The primary mission of the NCnet is to work collaboratively to improve patient outcomes through research on the delivery of high quality, safe, and cost-efficient primary care, and to support the dissemination of the resulting information to the healthcare workforce.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Children's health issues: HPV immunization, asthma Women's health issues: Uterine fibroids, prevention of lower urinary tract symptoms
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
1 100
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
210
Approximate Number of Patients: 
1500000