Samantha Alch, MPH
University of Minnesota
Practice Based Research Network
Samantha Alch, MPH is a Research Facilitator for the Primary Care Service Line Practice Based Research Network (PCSL PBRN) at the University of Minnesota. She earned her MPH in Public Health Administration and Policy from the University of Minnesota and has spent the last seven years of her academic and professional career working to improve health and health care for all.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Fostering a Climate of Curiosity by Growing a Practice Based Research Network in a Primary Care Setting: Building Providers’ Research Knowledge to Improve Patient and Physician Outcomes
Poster Description: Background:The University of Minnesota (UMN) Practice Based Research Network (PBRN) is composed of groups of primary care providers and practices conducting community-based participatory research and advancing evidence-based care. The Primary Care Service Line (PCSL) PBRN is a collaboration between the M Health Fairview PCSL, UMN Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (DFMCH), and UMN Center for Learning Health System Sciences (CLHSS). Initial goals include increasing research capacity by building provider’s knowledge of research processes, promoting evidence-…