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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


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


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 


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 Webcast

Mobile DNAs in Human Disease
Presented By: 
Kathleen H. Burns, M.D., Ph.D.,
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Sponsored By: 
The Rockefeller University Hospital Center for Clinical and Translational Science, The Rockefeller University Sackler Center for Biomedicine and Nutrition Research and Clinical Directors Network Inc. (CDN). Funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Grant No. 1 P30-HS-021667 through N2 PBRN: A Network of Networks Virtual Training Series. 
Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
Registration Closed