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Translating Research into Practice

Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN) is a not-for-profit clinician membership organization, practice-based research network (PBRN), and clinician training organization, founded to provide peer-initiated activities for clinicians practicing in low income, minority, and other underserved communities. CDN’s overall goal is to translate clinical research into clinical practice for the enhancement of health equity and improvement of public health. MORE

Research

CDN was designated a “Best Practice” Clinical Research Network by the NIH (2006).

We accelerate research translation. CDN has over 25 years of experience developing, conducting, implementing and evaluating practice-based research with Community Health Centers and other safety-net practices. MORE

Education

CDN is an AHRQ designated Center of Excellence for Primary Care Practice-Based Research and Learning (2012).

We provide peer support through training and education that integrates online and on-site didactic and experiential learning. Collaborate with us to meet your training needs. MORE 

Partnership

CDN has an extensive network of multidisciplinary researchers, clinicians, clinical leaders and policy-makers.

We conduct research and educational activities in partnership with government, academic, not-for-profit, and for profit organizations. Our national network represents an enormous resource for change. MORE

Upcoming Webcasts

Enhancing HIV Prevention & Care Continuum (Part I): Approaches for Linkage-to-Care & Patient Retention
Thursday, January 14th, 2015 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET
Presented By: 
Jillian Casey, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Teresa Evering, MD, MS
Attending Physician, Rockefeller University Hospital; Assistant Professor of Clinical Investigation, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center (ADARC)
Sponsored By: 
Capacity Building Assistance Learning Collaborative (CBALC): High-Impact HIV Prevention for Community Health Centers (CDC, Grant No. 1U65PS004408-01), Cicatelli Associates Inc. (CAI) Capacity Building Assistance Training Center, The Rockefeller University Hospital Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), and Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN), N2 PBRN Virtual Training Series (AHRQ, Grant No.1P30-HS-021667
 
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Research using Electronic Health Records & Big Data
Thursday, January 21st, 2015 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET
Presented By: 
Alex Krist, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Co-director, Ambulatory Care Outcomes Research Network 
Laura-Mae Baldwin, MD
Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, MOSAIC: Meaningful Outcomes and Science to Advance Innovations Center of Excellence
Sponsored By: 
Collaborative Ohio Inquiry Network (COIN), Practiced-Based Research Network (PBRN) Shared Resource (CTSCCORE),Led by the 8 AHRQ funded PBRN Centers of Excellence (AHRQ, Grant No.P30HS021648 and UL1TR000439), Centers for Primary Care Practice-Based Research and Learning, and Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN), N 2 PBRN Virtual Training Series (AHRQ, Grant No.1P30-HS- 021667)
 
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Enhancing HIV Prevention & Care Continuum (Part II): Approaches for Linkage-to-Care & Patient Retention

Thursday, January 28th, 2015 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET
Presented By: 
Keith W. Crawford, PhD, RPh
Assistant Chief of Public Health Research, Division of Global Health Programs US, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Bethesda, Maryland
Todd Harvey, MA,
Associate Director, Prevention, National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD);
Sponsored By: 
Capacity Building Assistance Learning Collaborative (CBALC): High-Impact HIV Prevention for Community Health Centers (CDC, Grant No. 1U65PS004408-01), Cicatelli Associates Inc. (CAI) Capacity Building Assistance Training Center, The Rockefeller University Hospital Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), and Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN), N2 PBRN Virtual Training Series (AHRQ, Grant No.1P30-HS-021667
 
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2016 Beatrice Renfield Lecture: Advancing Science, Improving Lives
Tuesday, February 9th, 2015 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET
Presented By: 
Patricia A. Grady, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN
Director, National Institute of Nursing Research Division of Global Health Programs
Sponsored By: 
The Helibrunn Family Center for Research Nursing, The Rockefeller University Hospital Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), and Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN), N2 PBRN Virtual Training Series (AHRQ, Grant No.1P30-HS-021667
 
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