Practice-Based Research Networks

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About Us

Practice-Based Research Networks (PBRNs) represent groups of primary care clinicians and practices working together to answer community-based health care questions and translate research findings into practice. The Kentucky Ambulatory Network (KAN), the University of Kentucky’s first PBRN, was founded in 2000 and serves as a model for PBRN development. The KAN has been extensively involved in development of new PBRNs based at UK with membership across the state.

Three additional PBRNs are based at UK – in Dentistry, Public Health, and Rehabilitation Medicine. Each UK-based PBRN has a unique mission and infrastructure. Taken together, they constitute a "meta-network" of university faculty, researchers, healthcare providers, government agencies, and community members mobilized to address chronic health issues and improve the health and well-being of the citizens of Kentucky.

Individual Practice-Based Research Networks in Kentucky

To learn more about each of the UK Networks, including membership and opportunities for collaboration, click on the links below.

Kentucky Ambulatory Network (KAN)

Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network (KARRN)

Kentucky Oral Health Research Network (KOHRN)

Kentucky Public Health Research Network (KPHReN)

National Resources