Office of Health Disparities Research

Addressing Health Disparities is Our Priority.

The Office of Health Disparities Research supports meaningful research to identify and address health disparities and to help ensure Mayo Clinic patients reflect the diversity of our communities.

Feb 19, 2018

New Study Will Engage African-American Community in Alzheimer's Outreach

By Sumedha Penheiter @sumedhapenheiter
While it is known that Alzheimer’s is a disease of aging, there are other factors that increase our risk for this condition. As the prevalence of Alzheimer’s rises from an estimated 5.5 million people in the U.S. to as high as 16 million in 2050, researchers are looking at how the [...]
New Study Will Engage African-American Community in Alzheimer's Outreach
Sep 29, 2017

AACR Highlights Mayo Clinic Researcher's Study on Underrepresentation of Elderly and Ethnic Minorities in Clinical Trials

By Sumedha Penheiter @sumedhapenheiter
The American Association for Cancer Research featured a study, led by Mayo Clinic’s Narjust Duma, MD, in a national press release related to its 2017 Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved. Dr. Duma’s study, internally funded by Mayo Clinic, established that [...]
AACR Highlights Mayo Clinic Researcher's Study on Underrepresentation of Elderly and Ethnic Minorities in Clinical Trials
Sep 22, 2017

2017 OHDR Retreat Keynote Address by David R. Williams, Ph.D.

By Sumedha Penheiter @sumedhapenheiter
Approximately 100 researchers, clinicians, educators and administrators from all three Mayo Clinic campuses attended the 2017 Office of Health Disparities retreat, held Aug. 22–23 in Rochester, Minn. The event kicked off with an inspiring keynote address presented by David R. Williams, Ph.D., Harvard University, entitled "The House That Racism Built: Consequences and [...]
2017 OHDR Retreat Keynote Address by David R. Williams, Ph.D.
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