About Us

Nortex Team

Our Mission

Be the team of choice for innovative primary care and public health research.

Our Vision

Create solutions toward a healthier community through interdisciplinary primary care, public health service, research and education.


NorTex has grown to include a collaboration of institutions in North Texas, including John Peter Smith Hospital Network, Cook Children’s Health Network, UNT Health, Parkland Health and Hospital Systems, Tarrant County Public Health and various community and private clinics located across the metroplex and in rural Texas. Our overall goal is to revolutionize the way we conduct primary care and public health related research with NorTex being the inter-locking key.


NorTex is housed in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. NorTex is registered with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) PBRN registry.

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