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September 3, 2014

Richard O. White, M.D.

By OHDR Admin

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Jacksonville, Florida


Research Summary

Diabetes, health literacy, health communication, Hispanic/Latino, childhood obesity/overweight

Richard O. White, M.D., is an assistant professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at Mayo Clinic. In addition to providing primary care to adult and pediatric patients, he conducts research focused on diabetes disease management and obesity prevention, particularly among minority patients. He is currently funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and the Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research to conduct clinical studies using culturally tailored, behavioral interventions that incorporate principles of clear health communication.


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