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Culturally relevant health app shows positive impact

April 29, 2019

Culturally relevant health app shows positive impact

By Sumedha G. Penheiter Sumedha G. Penheiter

By Jay Furst Mobile apps are popular sources of fast and easily digested consumer health information. But can they actually help in measurable ways to make you more healthy? According to a pilot study by Mayo Clinic researchers, they can if the content is presented in a culturally relevant, targeted and engaging way — and […]

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Tags: African Americans, FAITH! Program, health disparities research, LaPrincess Brewer M.D., Mayo Clinic, news


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


March 6, 2015

OHDR and Health Disparities Featured Enterprise-Wide

By Sumedha G. Penheiter Sumedha G. Penheiter

A spate of Mayo Clinic articles, events and activities have recently featured, or soon will be featuring, OHDR or health disparities in research and practice:  In his annual Arizona All-Staff Address, Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy, M.D. highlighted Mayo Clinic’s 22 Partnerships with local communities that address health needs. He also discussed Mayo Clinic’s overall investment […]

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Tags: Arizona, FAITH! Program, Florida, health disparities research, news, Noseworthy, OHDR, Rochester


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