Arizona news

Mayo Clinic, Arizona Campus is proud to share a milestone 10-year anniversary with its valued partner, Phoenix Indian Medical Center (PIMC). The collaboration, initiated in[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • October 19, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Arizona Health Equity Conference, to be held Thursday, October 11, 2018 at the Desert Willow Conference Center in[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • September 19, 2018

The North American Refugee Health Conference 2018, the largest refugee health conference of its kind, was held this June in Portland, Oregon. Farhia Omar (pictured[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • July 18, 2018

Researchers study tobacco use in Somali community where 36 percent smoke cigarettes. In a pilot project funded by the Office of Health Disparities Research, Arizona researchers[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • May 11, 2016

Since the 1970s, exposure to secondhand smoke has decreased dramatically in the U.S. with implementation of smoke-free policies in many states and communities. However, these[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • April 19, 2016

A transdisciplinary team of Arizona researchers, including Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D. (Mayo affiliate researcher in Health Science Research and member of the OHDR-Arizona Internal Advisory Team),[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • March 1, 2016

The 2nd Annual Arizona Health Equity Conference was a great success with approximately 315 attendees and glowing evaluation feedback. Mayo Clinic, through support from the[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • January 7, 2016

Chara Chamie, M.P.H., OHDR’s Arizona Program Manager, was recently selected as a member of the Steering Committee for the Health Improvement Partnership of Maricopa County[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • November 19, 2015

On November 7, 2015, Dr. Kenneth Poole led Your Health Matters, the second installment of an African American community health literacy initiative in Phoenix sponsored[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • November 19, 2015

An important milestone has been reached with joint efforts between Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University regarding Cancer Survivorship. Specifically, a major RO1 National Institutes of Health/National[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • July 29, 2015