Office of Health Disparities Research

Addressing Health Disparities is Our Priority.

Annual Retreat

2017 OHDR Annual Retreat

Featuring Keynote by David R. Williams, PhD

About our 2017 Keynote Speaker:

Dr. David Williams is the Norman Professor of Public Health at Harvard University, and a renowned research in health disparities and social influences on health.  He is the developer of the "Everyday Discrimination Scale," currently one of the most widely used measures to assess perceived discrimination in health studies, and in 2016 he was named the most cited health disparities researcher in the past thirty years, with three publications in the top 100 cited health disparities articles worldwide.

VIDEO:  Learn More About Dr. William's work:  CLICK HERE
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VIDEO:  Watch Dr. William's TedMed Talk How Racism Makes Us Sick:  CLICK HERE


The Office of Health Disparities Research (OHDR) Annual Retreat is a gathering of Mayo Clinic researchers, clinicians, educators, administrators, and leaders from across the institution and from a variety of disciplines, to share knowledge, germinate new ideas, network with one another, discuss health disparities research priorities, and develop working health disparities research collaborations.  The event is open to Mayo Clinic personnel only.

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Keynote:Eliseo Perez-Stable, M.D.

Director of the NIH's National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)










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