UNderstanding Infrastructure Transformation Effects on Diabetes (UNITED)

Caroline Carlin PhD-2016

UNderstanding Infrastructure Transformation Effects on Diabetes (UNITED) uses multiple sources of rich, longitudinal data to discover causal links between primary care patient-centered medical home practice redesign and improvement in the delivery of optimal diabetes care and diabetes-related utilization.

The study evaluates changes across multiple organizational domains to determine which clinical services are most likely to improve the clinical outcomes of individuals with diabetes seen in a primary care practice.

Note: Medica Research Institute closed October 1, 2017 

View UNITED press release

Co-Principal Investigators

  • Caroline Carlin, PhD

Co-Investigators


External Advisory Board Members

  • Renee Kidney, PhD, MPH, Minnesota Department of Health
  • Patrick O’Connor, MD, MPH, HealthPartners Institute
  • Bonnie LaPlante, Minnesota Department of Health
  • Mark A. Caldwell, Minnesota Department of Health
  • Kathleen Culhane-Pera, MD, MA, UMN Family Medicine and Community Health 

Project Coordinator

Rachel Fox, MPH, RD
rpfox@umn.edu
612-626-3948