NC Central University RCMI Practice Based Equity Research Network (PBERN)

NCCU’s Practice-Based Equity Research Network (PBERN) focuses on bringing clinical care equity to North Carolina.

The goal of the PBERN is to boost primary healthcare access for underserved, uninsured and underinsured communities in North Carolina. This network also seeks to empower healthcare providers, maximize resource utilization and improve the capacity for community-informed primary care, particularly for racial and ethnic minority populations.

The PBERN has several cores or units:

  • Administrative Core
  • Clinical Research Implementation Core
  • Community Engagement Core
  • Evaluation and Dissemination Unit
  • Executive Committee
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