VA Women's Health Practice-Based Research Network

Registered: 
July 08, 2013
Acronym: 
VA WH-PBRN
City: 
Menlo Park
State: 
California
Zip: 
94025
Main Phone: 
650-493-5000 ext 22952
Network Director: 
Susan Frayne
Network Member: 
Diane Carney
Network Member Role: 
Program Manager
Geographic Coverage: 
National
Clinics Location: 
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Illinois
Iowa
Kansas
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Nevada
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Oregon
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Texas
Utah
Washington
West Virginia
Founded: 
2010
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Other
Network Type Other: 

Women's Health Network

Mission Statement: 

The mission of the VA Women’s Health Research Network (the combined WH-PBRN/Consortium) is to promote, support, and disseminate practice-based research and quality improvement initiatives designed to identify and develop evidence-based approaches that improve the health and health care of women Veterans. To achieve this, it fosters collaboration among a community of researchers and clinicians across VHA and promotes a culture of continual organizational learning.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Other health or disease related interests
Women's health issues
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Women's health issues: Access/Rural Health, Post-Deployment Health, Complex Chronic Conditions/long-term Care/Aging, Reproductive Health, Primary Care/Prevention, Mental Health; Other: Health services research, Implementation science research
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
2 946
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
2 946
Approximate Number of Patients: 
110000