Upstate New York Practice Based Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
UNYNET
City: 
Buffalo
State: 
New York
Zip: 
14203
Main Phone: 
716-816-7238
Network Director: 
Chet Fox
Network Member: 
Angela Wisniewski
Network Member Role: 
Associate Director
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
New York
Founded: 
1994
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

To rapidly improve patient care by translating research into practice and by involving practices in research. Tapping the collective wisdom of our practicing clinicians and our patients by putting scientific rigor to clinical observation to convert clinical intuition into scientific knowledge.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Chronic pain
Coordination of care for complex patients
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Functional limitations and physical disabilities
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
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Other: Chronic kidney disease
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
211
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
49
Approximate Number of Patients: 
294000