practice-based research News

Monday, May 1, 2017

Understanding How Clinicians Monitor Blood Pressure in Children Born Prematurely

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends checking the blood pressure of children younger than three who were born prematurely. Yet, residents, attending pediatricians, and pediatric nephrologists at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago noticed that blood pressure screenings may not have not been happening as part of primary care routine.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Stakeholder Spotlight: Erie Family Health Center

Erie Family Health Center provides comprehensive, community-based, health services at 13 health centers to over 57,000 medical and 9,300 dental patients annually. Regardless of a patient's ability to pay, their mission is to provide accessible, affordable, and high quality health care for those in need.

In this interview, Nivedita (Nita) Mohanty, MD, pediatrician at Erie Family Health Center and assistant professor of Clinical Pediatrics-Community Based Primary Care, discusses her Practice-Based Research Program (PBRP) seed grant focused on bilirubin screening in primary care. She also emphasizes how translational research in community health highlights the challenges and considerations associated with applying basic science findings in unique clinical settings and patient populations.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Practice-Based Research Program Funds Seed Grants on Infant Hypertension

Gal Finer, MD/PhD, and Benjamin Kornfeld, MDCongratulations to Benjamin Kornfield, MD, of North Suburban Pediatrics, and Gal Finer, MD/PhD, assistant professor in Pediatrics and attending physician at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, whose project "Hypertension in Premature Infants in the Pediatric Office" was selected for Practice-Based Research Program (PBR) seed grant funding.

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