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November 19, 2015

Arizona OHDR: African American Community Health Literacy Initiative

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

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 the Office of Health Disparities Research, Arizona.  The event took place at First Institutional Baptist Church in downtown Phoenix.  Topics included health maintenance and prevention, cancer, and a discussion […]

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Tags: African American churches, Arizona event, Arizona news, Arizona researcher, news, Poole


September 3, 2014

Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Scottsdale, Arizona Research Summary Obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes prevention, youth, adolescents, insulin resistance, exercise, physical activity Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D. is an associate professor and Southwest Borderlands Scholar in the College of Nursing & Health Innovation at Arizona State University; and a Mayo Clinic research affiliate. Dr. Shaibi’s research focuses on cardiovascular and metabolic disease […]

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Tags: Arizona researcher, diabetes, Gabriel Shaibi Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, metabolic symdrome, obesity, researcher


September 3, 2014

Okamoto, Janet M. Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Scottsdale, Arizona Contact Okamoto.Janet@mayo.edu Research Summary Janet Okamoto, Ph.D., joined Mayo Clinic in Arizona in October 2012 and works with Scott J. Leischow, Ph.D., as a research associate focused on network analysis and health behavior and organizational influences. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, Dr. Okamoto spent two years as a Cancer Research Training Award […]

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Tags: Arizona researcher, health disparities, Janet M. Okamoto Ph.D., Mayo Clinic, network analysis, researcher


September 2, 2014

Levine, James A. M.D., Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Scottsdale, Arizona Contact levine.james@mayo.edu Summary Key Words: NEAT; obesity; activity; global; outreach; mentorship; advocate; civil rights; author

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Tags: Arizona researcher, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, obesity, researcher


September 2, 2014

Scott Leischow, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Scottsdale, Arizona Contact Leischow.Scott@mayo.edu Research Summary Tobacco control, social network analysis Scott Leischow, Ph.D., is a Mayo Clinic scientist whose research and publications focus on pharmacologic and behavioral treatments for tobacco dependence, along with systems and network approaches to public health. In the area of health equity research, Dr. Leischow is the principal investigator […]

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Tags: Arizona researcher, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, researcher, Scott Leischow Ph.D., social network analysis, tobacco cessaion


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