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August 17th, 2017

David Williams, Ph.D. — Keynote for 2017 OHDR Retreat

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

As the Office of Health Disparities Research prepares for its 2017 Annual Retreat, word is spreading about the event’s keynote speaker, David Williams, Ph.D. Dr. Williams will share highlights of his illustrious career as a health disparities researcher, author and educator; and his development of the “Everyday Discrimination Scale.” Dr. William’s August 22 keynote address kicks off […]

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July 27th, 2017

Mayo Health Disparities Researcher: Invited Speaker at Breast Density and Cancer Risk Workshop

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Dr. Carmen Radecki Breitkopf was an invited lecturer at the 8th International Breast Density and Cancer Risk Assessment Workshop, in San Francisco, CA, June 7-9, 2017. The title of her talk was “Communicating Risk and Density Information to Wom-en.” The presentation addressed cancer risk communication, breast density notifica-tion as a form of risk communication, and […]

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March 2nd, 2017

Mayo Clinic Well Represented At Cancer Summit

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

The 2017 Minnesota Cancer Alliance Summit was held on February 1st with Mayo Clinic well represented. The event served as an annual gathering of Minnesota’s cancer researchers, care providers, and patient advocates, as well as the platform for unveiling the new Minnesota Cancer Plan 2025, a statewide framework for action in reducing cancer burdens. Both […]

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Tags: cancer, Mayo Clinic, news, OHDR, Rochester, top news


January 7th, 2016

Highlights from the 2015 Arizona Health Equity Conference

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

The 2nd Annual Arizona Health Equity Conference was a great success with approximately 315 attendees and glowing evaluation feedback. Mayo Clinic, through support from the Office of Health Disparities Research and CCaTS, was one of 13 planning organizations who came together to collaboratively plan this event. The event, which took place on October 29, 2015 […]

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Tags: Arizona news, events, health equity conference, news, top news


November 19th, 2015

Arizona OHDR: African American Community Health Literacy Initiative

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

On November 7, 2015, Dr. Kenneth Poole led Your Health Matters, the second installment of an African American community health literacy initiative in Phoenix sponsored by the Office of Health Disparities Research, Arizona.  The event took place at First Institutional Baptist Church in downtown Phoenix.  Topics included health maintenance and prevention, cancer, and a discussion […]

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Tags: African American churches, Arizona event, Arizona news, Arizona researcher, news, Poole


November 10th, 2015

Health Disparities Researchers and OHDR Staff Attend Healthy Churches 2020

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Mayo Clinic health disparities research investigators and administrators were in wide attendance at the recent Healthy Churches 2020 Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina.   Healthy Churches 2020 is a faith-based health initiative by The Balm in Gilead organization, designed to meet the unique needs of African American and African congregations that strive to become community centers […]

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Tags: Florida news, Healthy Churches 2020, LaPrincess Brewer M.D., news, top news


November 9th, 2015

Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Researchers Featured at Upcoming National Conference

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

A number of Mayo Clinic health disparities researchers will be featured at the upcoming American Association for Cancer Research’s (AACR) 8th Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved.  Sikander Ailawadhi, M.D., will present Outcome Disparities in Multiple Myeloma:  The Role of Race/Ethnicity at Educational Session 3 on […]

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Tags: AACR, ailawadhi, cancer health disparities, Dr Wesley Petersen, Gerardo Colón-Otero M.D., Lewis R. Roberts M.B. Ch.B. Ph.D., Monica Albertie, news, radecki breitkopf, Tamara Huff, top news, vachon


October 31st, 2014

Over 90 Attend Office of Health Disparities Research Annual Retreat

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Over 90 researchers attended the Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research (OHDR) annual retreat on October 6–7 in Rochester, Minnesota.

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Tags: Center on Social Disparities in Health, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, OHDR annual retreat, Paula Braveman M.D.


September 30th, 2014

Annual Retreat in Rochester, Minn.

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

The Office of Health Disparities will host its annual retreat on October 6 and 7, 2014, at the Double Tree Hotel in Rochester, Minn.

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Tags: health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news


September 16th, 2014

Registration Open for October 30 Arizona Health Equity Conference

By Chara Chamie charachamie

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Tags: Arizona event, Arizona Health Equity Conference, Arizona news, Event, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, news


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