Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPCs)

The following list provides contact information and Web sites where available for the 13 Evidence-based Practice Centers currently funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.



Brown University, Center for Evidence-based Medicine, Providence, RI

Thomas Trikalinos, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Health Services, Policy & Practice
Director, Center for Evidence-based Medicine
Brown University
Box G-S121-8
Providence, RI 02912
Phone: (401) 863 6917
Email: thomas_trikalinos@brown.edu

Access information about the Brown University EPC at: http://www.brown.edu/academics/public-health/research/evidence-based-medicine/about/evidence-based-practice-center-epc.

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Duke Evidence-based Practice Center—Duke University

Gillian D. Sanders-Schmidler Ph.D.
Director, Duke Evidence-based Practice Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke Clinical Research Institute
2400 Pratt St
Durham NC 27705
Phone: 919-668-7824
Fax: 919-668-7018
Email: gillian.sanders@duke.edu

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ECRI Institute–Penn Medicine Evidence-based Practice Center, Plymouth Meeting, PA

Karen Schoelles, MD, SM, FACP
Director, ECRI Institute–Penn Medicine Evidence-based Practice Center
ECRI Institute
5200 Butler Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Phone: (610) 825-6000, ext. 5337
Fax: (610) 834-1275
Email: kschoelles@ecri.org

Craig A Umscheid, MD, MSCE, FACP
Senior Associate Director
Center for Evidence-based Practice
University of Pennsylvania
3535 Market Street, Mezzanine, Suite 50
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 349-8098
Fax: (215) 349-5829
Email: craig.umscheid@uphs.upenn.edu

Access information about the ECRI-Penn EPC at: https://www.ecri.org/about/Pages/Evidence-based-Practice-Center.aspx.

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Johns Hopkins University Evidence-based Practice Center, Baltimore, MD


Eric B. Bass, MD, MPH
Director, Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center
Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Policy & Management
The Johns Hopkins University
624 North Broadway, Room 680A
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (410) 955-9871
Fax: (410) 955-0825
Email: ebass@jhmi.edu

Karen A. Robinson, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Policy & Management
The Johns Hopkins University
1830 E. Monument Street, Suite 8068
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (410) 502-9216
Fax: (410) 955-0825
Email: krobin@jhmi.edu

Access information about the Johns Hopkins EPC at: http://www.jhsph.edu/epc.

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Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates

Evelyn P. Whitlock, MD, MPH
Director, Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates EPC
Director, Evidence-based Medicine
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Northwest
3800 N. Interstate Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97227
Phone (503) 335-6787
Fax: (503) 335-2424
Email: evelyn.whitlock@kpchr.org

Access information about the Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates EPC at: http://www.kpchr.org/research/public/EPC.aspx?pageid=229.

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Mayo Clinic Evidence-based Practice Center, Rochester, MN

M. Hassan Murad, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Director, Mayo Clinic Evidence based Practice Center
Mayo Clinic
200 1st Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Phone: 507-284-2560
Email: murad.mohammad@mayo.edu

Access information about the Mayo Clinic EPC at http://www.mayo.edu/research/centers-programs/evidence-based-practice-research-program/.

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Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center—Oregon Health & Science University

Roger Chou, MD
Director, Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center
Associate Professor, School of Medicine
Department of Medicine and Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Mail Stop BICC
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: (503) 494-5367
Fax: (503) 246-6815
Email: chour@ohsu.edu

Access information about the Oregon EPC at: http://www.ohsu.edu/epc.

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RTI International—University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, NC

Meera Viswanathan, PhD
Director, RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center
RTI International
3040 Cornwallis Road
P.O. Box 12194
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2194
Phone: (919) 316-3930
Fax: (919) 541-7384
Email: viswanathan@rti.org

Dan Jonas, MD, MPH
Co-Director, RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center
Division of General Medicine
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
5034 Old Clinic Building
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone (919) 966-7102
Fax (919) 966-2274
Email: daniel_jonas@med.unc.edu

Access information about the RTI—UNC EPC at: http://www.rti.org/epc.

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Southern California Evidence-based Practice Center—RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA

Paul G. Shekelle, MD, PhD
Co-Director, Southern California Evidence-based Practice Center
1776 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90407
Phone: (310) 393-0411, ext. 6669
Fax: (310) 451-6917
Email: paul_shekelle@rand.org

Susanne Hempel, PhD
Co-Director, Southern California Evidence-based Practice Center
1776 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90407
Phone: (310) 393-0411, ext. 7192
Fax: (310) 260 8157
Email: susanne_hempel@rand.org

Access information about the Southern California EPC at: http://www.rand.org/health/centers/epc/.

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University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Lisa Hartling, PhD
Director, University of Alberta Evidence-based Practice Center
Assistant Professor
University of Alberta
Aberhart Centre, Room 8417
11402 University Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2J3
Phone: (780) 492-6124
Email: hartling@ualberta.ca

Access information about the University of Alberta EPC at: http://www.epc.ualberta.ca/.

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Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center, Minneapolis, MN

Robert L. Kane, MD
Co-Director, Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center
Minnesota Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging
University of Minnesota School of Public Health
D351 Mayo (MMC 197)
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: (612) 624-1185
Fax: (612) 624-8448
Email: kanex001@umn.edu

Timothy J. Wilt, MD, MPH
Co-Director, Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center
Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Diseases Outcomes Research
1 Veterans Drive (111-0)
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Phone: (612) 725-2158
Fax: (612) 725-2118
Email: tim.wilt@med.va.gov

Access information about the Minnesota EPC at: http://www.mnepc.org.

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Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Melissa McPheeters, PhD, MPH
Director, Vanderbilt Evidence-based Practice Center
Institute for Medicine and Public Health
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Suite 600, 2525 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203-1738
Phone: (615) 936-8317
Fax: (615) 936-8291
Email: melissa.mcpheeters@vanderbilt.edu

Access information about the Vanderbilt University EPC at: http://medicineandpublichealth.vanderbilt.edu/center.php?userid=1043409&home=1.

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University of Connecticut Evidence-based Practice Center

C. Michael White, Pharm.D., FCP, FCCP
Professor and Chair, Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy
69 North Eagleville Road U-3092
Storrs, CT 06269-3092
Phone: 860-341-6513
Fax: 860-486-8152
Email: Charles.white@uconn.edu

Craig I Coleman, Pharm.D.
Professor, Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT 06102-5037
Phone: 860-545-2096
Fax: 860-545-2277
Email: Craig.coleman@uconn.edu

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Page last reviewed January 2016
Internet Citation: Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPCs). January 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/evidence-based-reports/centers/index.html