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Jul 31, 2018

2018 OHDR Annual Retreat

By Sumedha Penheiter @sumedhapenheiter
Featuring Keynotes by Kimberly Jacob Arriola, PhD, and Pernessa Seele, PhD. Tuesday-Wednesday, August 7-8, 2018 What are the attitudes of diverse populations toward genetic research results? Do patients who are American Indian face unique barriers to kidney transplantation? Is it difficult to recruit minorities for research studies? This Retreat brings together [...]
2018 OHDR Annual Retreat
Jul 31, 2018

NIH's Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity Visits Mayo

By Sumedha Penheiter @sumedhapenheiter
Dr. Hannah A. Valantine, the NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, presented NIH’s Scien-tific Approach to Achieving Inclusive Excellence at the Elizabeth Blackwell Mayo Medical Grand Rounds on Wednesday July 11, 2018. Additionally, she introduced a new Scientific Workforce Diversity Toolkit, designed to (1) ad-vance scholarship of the science [...]
NIH's Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity Visits Mayo
Jul 26, 2018

Mayo Clinic Researchers and OHDR Funding Combine to Assess Minority Health

By Sumedha Penheiter @sumedhapenheiter
Faith-based public health conferences offer a potential opportunity to improve health literacy and change health behaviors. A recently published study by a team of Mayo Clinic researchers, supported by funding from OHDR and led by Drs. LaPrincess Brewer and Christopher Pullins, examined the self-reported health behaviors and preventive healthcare utilization [...]
Mayo Clinic Researchers and OHDR Funding Combine to Assess Minority Health
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