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November 27, 2018

OHDR Journal Club “A Community-Partnered Approach to Developing Church-Based Interventions to Reduce Health Disparities Among African-Americans and Latinos”

By Sumedha Penheiter

Thursday, November 29, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (MN)
(2:00pm-3:00pm FL and 12:00pm-1:00pm AZ)

Rochester BioBusiness Building 5-22 Conference room

"A Community-Partnered Approach to Developing Church-Based Interventions to Reduce Health Disparities Among African-Americans and Latinos" presented by Chandrika Manjunath

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Participants can attend the meeting remotely by dialing 1-866-365-4406 with access code 2883946# for audio and click here ( https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/526364029 ) for the video.

This article for Journal Club Discussion is presented by Chandrika Manjunath, a research trainee under Dr. LaPrincess Brewer in cardiology at Mayo Clinic. Chandrika is from Vancouver, BC and graduated in 2017 from The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Medical Science and Political Science. She is a research trainee under Dr. LaPrincess Brewer in cardiology at Mayo Clinic Rochester. Her current project entitled "Body Image Dissatisfaction Influences Cardiovascular Health in Overweight and Obese African American Women" which is part of Dr. Brewer's larger community-based mobile health intervention FAITH! (Fostering African-American Improvement in Total Health) to promote cardiovascular health in the African American faith community. Chandrika's project focuses on a cohort from the larger study, of overweight and obese African American women to determine if their level of dissatisfaction with their bodies plays a contributing role in their achievement of ideal cardiovascular health.

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