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May 31st, 2017

Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Keynote speaker Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIHMD), gave the talk “NIMHD’s Research Agenda to Improve the Health of Racial and Ethnic Minorities”  

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Tags: Dr. Eliseo Perez-Stabile, mayo, Mayo Clinic, news, OHDR, ohdr retreat, rochester mn, top news


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


March 2nd, 2017

Role of Medical School Climate & Patient-Provider Communication in Health Outcomes Of Diverse Communities

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Mayo Clinic’s Sean Phelan, PhD, was recently awarded two NIH grants in furtherance of health dispari-ties research. The first, an R21, will support a study on the influence of medical school climate and cur-riculum on graduates’ prosocial attitudes and decision to practice in underserved or racially diverse com-munities. The second grant, an R03, will support […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic, new, news, REIH, Rochester, Sean Phelan Ph.D., top news


December 6th, 2016

Healthy Churches 2020: A Giant Step for Mayo Clinic HD-CBPR

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

A number of current and developing Mayo Clinic community-based, participatory health disparities research projects received a big boost in November, when two dozen PI’s, research personnel, and community faith leaders and volunteers from Minnesota, Arizona, and Florida attended Balm in Gilead, Inc.’s Healthy Churches 2020 annual conference. The focal point of Mayo Clinic’s attendance was […]

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Tags: CBPR, community partner, events, FAITH! Program, news, top news


August 22nd, 2016

OHDR Announces 2017 Pilot Project Awardees

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Minority disparities in organ transplantation, skin cancer screening, genotyping, cardiovascular disease, and genetic research will now all be investigated through funding provided by the Office of Health Disparities Research (OHDR). OHDR is pleased to announce the following recipients of the 2017 round of Pilot Projects, intended to facilitate research that will lead to extramural funding […]

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Tags: news, Pilot Projects, top news


April 4th, 2016

OHDR-Funded Researcher Named 2016 Kern Scholar

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Michael Wilson, M.D., PI of the OHDR 2016 Pilot Awarded project “Disparities in Decision Making and Medical Care at the End of Life in the Intensive Care Unit: A Pilot Study,” has been named one of four Mayo Clinic 2016 Kern Scholars. The Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health […]

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Tags: grants, health disparities, Kern, news, pilot award, research, top news


March 1st, 2016

NIH Commits $3.1M Grant to Support Groundbreaking Research to Prevent Diabetes in Latino Youth

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

A transdisciplinary team of Arizona researchers, including Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D. (Mayo affiliate researcher in Health Science Research and member of the OHDR-Arizona Internal Advisory Team), who will serve as principal investigator, has been awarded a five-year, $3.1 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to test a culturally grounded […]

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Tags: Arizona news, diabetes, Latino, news, obesity, Shaibi, top news


February 22nd, 2016

HD Researcher Selected for Leadership Institute

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

The Society of Behavioral Medicine has chosen 24 mid-career scientists from around the nation for its inaugural year-long Leadership Institute. Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, Ph.D., a federally funded health disparities researcher and Mayo Clinic associate professor of health services research, completed the highly competitive application process and has been selected as one of the Institute’s first […]

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Tags: awards, leadership, news, radecki breitkopf, SBM, 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 24th, 2015

Dr. Eddie Greene Delivers Keynote and Grand Rounds at Morehouse School of Medicine

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Eddie L. Greene, M.D., Consultant in Nephrology, Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, and Member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Governors, was invited to present the Keynote Address and Grand Rounds at the Morehouse School of Medicine’s 2015 Research Retreat on November 20, 2015.  The retreat’s title, “Translating Discovery […]

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Tags: Eddie Greene MD, equity, keynote, Morehouse, news, research, top news


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