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

Elements of Writing a Clinical Study Manuscript 
Presented By: Mary Ann McBurnie, PhD, Senior Investigator Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research; Steering Committee Chair Community Health Applied Research Network(CHARN)
Sponsored By: N² PBRN: A Network of Networks Virtual Training Series, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ, Grant No. 1 P30-HS-021667)  
Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 12:00-1:00 PM ET
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Beyond the Cross-sectional: Neighborhood Poverty Histories and Preterm Birth
Presented By: Catherine Cubbin, PhD, Assistant Professor School of Social Work, Faculty Research Associate, Population Research Center University of Texas, Austin
Sponsored By: The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science of the New York Academy of Science, The Rockefeller University Sackler Center for Biomedicine and Nutrition Research  
Co-Sponsored By: The Rockefeller University Center for the Clinical and Translational Science and the N² PBRN Virtual Training Series (AHRQ, Grant No. 1 P30-HS-021667)
Thursday, July 30, 2015, 12:00-1:00 PM ET
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