University of Tennessee Pharmacist Practice Based Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
UT Pharm Net
City: 
Knoxville
State: 
Tennessee
Zip: 
37920
Main Phone: 
865-974-2100
Network Director: 
Michelle Farland
Network Member: 
Debbie Byrd
Network Member Role: 
Assistant Director
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
Tennessee
Founded: 
2007
Network Category: 
Affiliate
Network Type: 
Pharmacy Network (at least 75% are pharmacists)
Mission Statement: 
To provide a forum for pharmacists to conduct collaborative research focused on medication use, clinical pharmacy practice, and pharmacist education/training. To optimize medication use and clinical pharmacist practice that results in high quality, reproducible clinical outcomes that are translatable to patient care.
Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Medication management
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
17
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
8
Approximate Number of Patients: 
800000