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How Can Pediatric PittNet Help Researchers?

Pediatric PittNet is a practice-based research network that supports collaboration between pediatric primary care practices and University of Pittsburgh researchers to improve the health of children. Pediatric PittNet facilitates the translation of pediatric research discoveries into practice.

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Our Services

As an investigator participating in the Pediatric PittNet network, you can take advantage of the many approaches Pediatric PittNet uses to recruit participants - everything from posting (paper-based and electronic) to Pediatric PittNet research staff recruiting on site in practices and remotely to screen, identify, and enroll in selected practices.

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Apply to Conduct Research in our Practices

Interested in applying to conduct research in a PittNet practice? Learn about our application process and how to apply.

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Please note that Pediatric PittNet requires prospective investigators seeking to conduct research in network practices to apply and receive approval from Pediatric PittNet prior to contacting member practices. Any additional questions can be directed to Alex Mykita at

Prosepective Investigators
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As an investigator, you will have access to a variety of Pediatric PittNet posting and recruitment services to recruit prospective research participants.