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Listening to the needs of faith communities -- Research from the ground up

April 12, 2019

Listening to the needs of faith communities — Research from the ground up

By Sumedha G. Penheiter Sumedha G. Penheiter

What if a team of researchers came into your neighborhood to develop healthy living programs — tailored just for you? Mayo Clinic is collaborating with communities in just this way, using research as a bridge to better health. Coordinated by Mayo Clinic’s Office of Health Disparities Research, teams are using a methodology called community-based participatory […]

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Tags: CBPR, Christopher Pullins M.D., community-based participatory research, FAITH! Program, Floyd B. Willis M.D., health disparities research, LaPrincess Brewer M.D., Mayo Clinic, news, Richard O. White M.D.


December 6, 2016

Healthy Churches 2020: A Giant Step for Mayo Clinic HD-CBPR

By Sumedha G. Penheiter Sumedha G. Penheiter

A number of current and developing Mayo Clinic community-based, participatory health disparities research projects received a big boost in November, when two dozen PI’s, research personnel, and community faith leaders and volunteers from Minnesota, Arizona, and Florida attended Balm in Gilead, Inc.’s Healthy Churches 2020 annual conference. The focal point of Mayo Clinic’s attendance was […]

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Tags: CBPR, community partner, events, FAITH! Program, news, top news


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