Washington University Pediatric and Adolescent Ambulatory Research Consortium

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
WU PAARC
City: 
St Louis
State: 
Missouri
Zip: 
63110
Main Phone: 
314-454-8613
Network Director: 
Jane Garbutt
Network Member: 
Sherry Dodd
Network Member Role: 
Network Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
Local or City-wide
Clinics Location: 
Illinois
Missouri
Founded: 
2002
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Pediatric Network (at least 75% are pediatricians or specialize in child health)
Mission Statement: 

The mission of the Washington University Pediatric and Adolescent Ambulatory Research Consortium (WU PAARC) is to improve the health of children and adolescents. Members will identify gaps in knowledge about prevention, diagnosis and management of pediatric diseases cared for in the primary setting and strive to ensure that knowledge obtained from current research is included in day-to-day patient care.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Behavioral health
Children's health issues
Depression and other mental health disorders
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Children's health issues: all; Depression and other mental health disorders: pediatric depression
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
79
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
33
Approximate Number of Patients: 
152000