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December 11th, 2014

OHDR Funds Research Related to African-American, Somali, Alaska Native Populations

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

The Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research (OHDR) is pleased to announce funding awards for five pilot projects in 2015 that will target health disparities in African-American, Somali, Alaska Native and other populations. The OHDR provides seed funding annually to Mayo Clinic scientists to facilitate research that will lead to extramural funding in health […]

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Tags: African-American, Alaska Native, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mark L. Wieland M.D., Mary O'Connor M.D., Mayo Clinic, news, Scott Leischow Ph.D., Somali, Yonas E. Geda M.D.


December 10th, 2014

Assessing Tobacco Use and Treatment Preferences Among Alaska Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation Employees

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Christi A. Patten, Ph.D. Consultant, Psychiatry & Psychology Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract Approximately 66 percent of Alaska Natives living in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region (Y-K) of Alaska use tobacco products.

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Tags: Alaska Natives, Carrie A. Bronars Ph.D., Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2015, project, tobacco use, Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation


September 4th, 2014

Biomarker Feedback to Motivate Tobacco Cessation in Pregnant Alaska Native Women

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researcher Christi A. Patten, Ph.D. Summary Study the use of biomarker feedback on maternal and infant exposure to carcinogens to motivate cessation during pregnancy.

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Tags: Alaska Native women, biomarker feedback, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, project, tobacco cessation


September 4th, 2014

Tobacco Cessation Treatment for Alaska Native Youth

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researcher Christi A. Patten, Ph.D. Summary Develop a behavioral intervention for tobacco cessation that is culturally appropriate for youth residing in the Yukon-Kuskokwim (Y-K) Delta region of western Alaska.

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Tags: Alaska Native youth, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, project, tobacco cessation


September 4th, 2014

Family Cancer Literacy to Promote Mammography Screening Among Navajo Women

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researcher Christi A. Patten, Ph.D. Summary Assess the feasibility and potential efficacy of a cancer-literacy focused, family-based intervention on completion of mammography screening for Navajo women.

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Tags: American Indian women, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, mammography, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, Navajo women, project


September 4th, 2014

Community Intervention to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Pregnant Alaska Native Women

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researcher Christi A. Patten, Ph.D. Summary Evaluate the efficacy of a novel, multicomponent, theory-based intervention for reducing tobacco use during pregnancy, incorporating both individually targeted and community-level components delivered by female elders “Native Sisters.”

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Tags: Alaska Native women, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, project, tobacco cessation


September 3rd, 2014

Christi A. Patten, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact patten.Christi@mayo.edu Research Summary Behavioral science, tobacco cessation, behavioral health interventions, Native American, Alaska Native, mammography screening Christie A. Patten, Ph.D., conducts research related to tobacco cessation in Alaska Native women and youth. Her current studies aim to: 1) develop a behavioral intervention for tobacco cessation that is culturally appropriate for youth […]

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Tags: American Indians, behavioral science, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, researcher, tobacco cessation


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