University of Utah Primary Care Research Network

Registered: 
November 22, 2013
Acronym: 
UUPCRN
City: 
Salt Lake City
State: 
Utah
Zip: 
84108
Main Phone: 
801-587-3330
Network Director: 
Lisa Gren
Network Member: 
Rachel Jaggi
Network Member Role: 
Research Analyst
Geographic Coverage: 
Local or City-wide
Clinics Location: 
Utah
Founded: 
2001
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

The mission of the University of Utah Primary Care Research Network is to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities by helping them become active and equitable participants in a program of research devoted to scholarship and primary-care research, collaborating with other departments and community organizations for enhanced learning, and establishing good relationships between investigators and participants to encourage trust and mutual understanding.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Chronic pain
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
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Medication management
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Women's health issues
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
230
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
10
Approximate Number of Patients: 
150000