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Items Tagged ‘Edward Waters College’

September 19, 2014

Edward Waters College

By OHDR Admin

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 […]

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

September 11, 2014

Motivating Youth at Risk for Obesity Through Multi-Level Community Activation (Mayo-YMCA)

By OHDR Admin

Richard O. White, M.D. Senior Associate Consultant, Community Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida Abstract Obesity rates among adolescents have risen significantly with evidence of disparate trends particularly among minority youth.

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Tags: adolescent obesity, Edward Waters College, First Coast YMCA, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Nemours Children's Clinic, pilot project 2013, project, Richard O. White M.D.

September 4, 2014

Cancer-Focused Project Partnering with a Minority Serving Institution

By OHDR Admin

Researcher Floyd B. Willis, M.D. Summary Develop a project with a cancer focus that will utilize Edward Waters College students as possible community health workers to provide health education to the surrounding community.

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Tags: Edward Waters College, Florida project, Floyd B. Willis M.D., health disparities, health education, Mayo Clinic, project

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