"Moving Upstream to Improve Community Health – Exploring Opportunities for Collaboration Between Health Extension and Primary Care Practice"

Lyle J. (LJ) Fagnan, MD
Professor
Family Medicine Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN)
Oregon Health & Science University

Dr. Fagnan is an alumnus of Oregon State University and is currently a Professor of Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. In 2002, LJ was selected to start a practice-based research network at OHSU, the Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN).

He has been an investigator on 50 ORPRN studies with a principal investigator role in 20 of these studies. He was co-author of a landmark paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (2007), “Practice-Based Research — ‘Blue Highways’ on the NIH Roadmap.

LJ's research portfolio includes studies and publications related to population-based health, dissemination and implementation of evidence-based medicine into practice, quality improvement and rural health care systems.

This seminar is also sponsored by the Extension’s Family and Community Health Program