Office of Health Disparities Research

Addressing Health Disparities is Our Priority.

Items Tagged ‘community partner’

February 18, 2019

The Role of the Black Church in Public Health

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Mayo Cardiologist, La Princess Brewer MD, co-authored an editorial with Dr. David Williams (the most published health disparities scholar) in the March issue of American Journal of Public Health. The editorial, part of the March issue on Faith-Based Organization and Public Health Practice, discusses the role, reach, and influence of faith-based institutions in the African […]

View full entry

Tags: community partner, Mayo Clinic, news


December 6, 2016

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

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

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 […]

View full entry

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


May 3, 2016

Florida Department of Health

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

View full entry

Tags: community partner, Florida Department of Health, health disparities, Mayo Clinic


September 19, 2014

Edward Waters College

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Edward Waters College is a small private, historically black college-university (HBCU) in Jacksonville, Florida. Mayo Clinic collaborates with Edward Waters College, New Town Success Zone, and others to sponsor health disparities conferences and community summits. These events are forums for community members and health care organizations to discuss health inequities existing in the community, prioritize […]

View full entry

Tags: community partner, Edward Waters College, health disparities, Mayo Clinic


September 19, 2014

Nemours Children’s Clinic

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Nemours Children’s Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, provides pediatric specialty care and research. Collaborative Health Disparities Research Project: Motivating Youth at Risk for Obesity Through Multi-Level Community Activation Researcher Richard O. White, M.D. Summary Conduct a series of qualitative and quantitative assessments among African American youth in order to understand specific motivators and barriers to a […]

View full entry

Tags: community partner, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Nemours Children's Clinic, Richard O. White M.D.


September 19, 2014

First Coast YMCA

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Collaborative Health Disparities Project: Motivating Youth at Risk for Obesity Through Multi-Level Community Activation Researcher Richard O. White, M.D. Summary Conduct a series of qualitative and quantitative assessments among African American youth in order to understand specific motivators and barriers to a healthy lifestyle, in collaboration with the YMCA.

View full entry

Tags: community partner, First Coast YMCA, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Richard O. White M.D., YMCA


September 19, 2014

Northeast Florida Chapter of the Sisters Network

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Sisters Network Inc. is committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community. Through its affiliate chapters and partnerships with existing service providers, Sisters Network addresses the breast health needs of African American women and promotes establishment of much-needed community breast health services. Collaborative […]

View full entry

Tags: community partner, Gerardo Colón-Otero M.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Northeast Florida Chapter of the Sisters Network, Sisters Network


September 19, 2014

Schell-Sweet Community Resource Center

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

The Schell-Sweet Community Resource Center (SSCRC) provides health education and screening services, computer training, veteran services, community service seminars/workshops, social services, employment referrals, food distribution and communication activities in Jacksonville, Florida, Collaborative Health Disparities Research Project: Evaluation of Vitamin D Insufficiency and Inner City Asthma Among African Americans in Jacksonville, Florida Researcher Thanai Pongdee, M.D.

View full entry

Tags: community partner, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Schell-Sweet Community Resource Center, Thanai Pongdee M.D.


September 19, 2014

Volunteers in Medicine

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

, Volunteers in Medicine Jacksonville (VIM) provides free primary health care to low-income, working adults and their families. Collaborative Health Disparities Project: Administer a survey to the VIM patient population to understand and assess awareness of HPV and HPV vaccination among the clinic population Researchers Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, Ph.D. Colón-Otero, Gerardo M.D.

View full entry

Tags: community partner, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Volunteers in Medicine


September 19, 2014

New Town Success Zone

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

New Town Success Zone is a partnership of public and private organizations that are developing a continuum of services to help children and their families living in the New Town neighborhood of Jacksonville, Florida, achieve the goals of healthy development, academic success and well-being of children. The mission of the New Town Success Zone is […]

View full entry

Tags: community partner, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, New Town Success Zone, Richard O. White M.D.


Contact Us · Privacy Policy