Research Partnerships with Healthcare Providers in Rural Community Health Centers: Needs and Challenges in Diabetes Research.

@article{Pearce2015ResearchPW,
  title={Research Partnerships with Healthcare Providers in Rural Community Health Centers: Needs and Challenges in Diabetes Research.},
  author={Kevin A Pearce and Traci D. Jarrett and F. Douglas Scutchfield and Jeffery C. Talbert and Wilko Bolt and Mary A Barron and Jessica M Houlihan and Mark Boberg Dignan},
  journal={Public health frontier},
  year={2015},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
Kentucky has among the highest rates of diabetes and obesity in the United States. The Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Collaborative (KDOC) was designed to develop a novel research infrastructure that can be used by researchers focusing on obesity and diabetes among patients cared for by Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) serving rural Kentucky. Focus groups were carried out to develop an understanding of the needs and interests of FQHC practitioners and staff regarding participation in… CONTINUE READING

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