Rochester Regional Disparities Oversight Committee

The Rochester Regional Disparities Oversight Committee (RRDOC) oversees health disparities research activities in the Midwest. The committee functions as an operational subunit of the Office of Health Disparities Research. The RRDOC:

  • Acts as a catalyst and implementation unit for research, accelerating completion of research projects
  • Supports collaboration among researchers from different departments
  • Fuels mentorship and collaboration
  • Identifies gaps in the resources available to health disparities researchers in Rochester and works to make those resources available.


van_Ryn_Michelle_13JU (primary) [MSS_0001240943 Revision-1]

Michelle van Ryn, Ph.D.


Radecki_Breitkopf_Carmen_10JL (primary) [MSS_865392 Revision-1]
Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, Ph.D.


Tilburt_Jon_C_12O (primary) [MSS_0001177002 Revision-1]
Jon C. Tilburt, M.D.


Petersen_Wesley_O_08F (primary) [MSS_623080 Revision-1]
Wesley O. Petersen, Ph.D.


Phelan_Sean_M_13MY (primary) [MSS_0001227264 Revision-1]

Sean Phelan, Ph.D.


Penheiter_Sumedha_G_13M (primary) [MSS_0001217354 Revision-1]

Sumedha Penheiter, Ph.D.