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The Practice-based Research Network (PBRN) portion of the Web site provides information for pharmacy faculty and practitioners who attended the AHRQ-sponsored conference, Embracing the PBRN Model to Improve the Medication Use Process, Feb. 22 to 24, 2007 in Charlotte, North Carolina. For those who were unable to attend the conference, the Web site is a portal to streaming videos and transcripts of the conference presentations. All presentations from the conference are available with the presenters’ slides. This page also contains relevant PBRN literature and resources that support PBRN formation and research.

Conference documents were prepared by Earlene Lipowski, Ph.D., 2006 Donald C. Brodie AACP Academic Scholar in Residence. Funding for the conference was made possible [in part] by 1 R13 HS016844 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Lipowski was the principal investigator.

The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

About the Conference

PBRN Background Paper

PBRN Bibliography

Reading Assignments

Key Strategies for Launching a Pharmacy PBRN - Strategies for launching a PBRN were developed by the participatns at the PBRN Conference.

Frequently Asked Questions

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine Practice - 2007 March/April Research-based themed issue 

PBRN Videos and Transcripts  

Introduction and Overview - John Hickner, M.D.
Lead Consultant, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality PBRN Resource Center

Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion - John Hickner, M.D.,Professor of Family Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine The University of Chicago; Donald DeNucci, M.S., NIH Program Director, Practice Based Research; Kelly Goode, Pharm.D., Virginia Commonwealth University; Rebecca Chater, R.Ph., Director of Clinical Services, Kerr Drug of North Carolina

Welcome - Lucinda Maine, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and CEO, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Keynote Address: 1.5 Million Reasons to Improve Medication Use - J. Lyle Bootman, Ph.D., Dean, The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and Executive Director, Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research (HOPE Research Center)

Experience with PBRNs: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going - James W. Mold, M.D., Professor and Director of the Research Division Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Network Director, Oklahoma Physicians Resource/Research Network

How a Network is Born and Grows to Maturity - Grace Kuo, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Program Director, Southern Primary-care Urban Research Network

Research to Meet the Needs of Academia and Practice - Lucy Savitz, Ph.D., Senior Associate, Abt Associates, Inc. Transcript 

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