health disparities research

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[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • April 29, 2019

What if a team of researchers came into your neighborhood to develop healthy living programs — tailored just for you? Mayo Clinic is collaborating with[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • April 12, 2019

The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has been awarded a Rural Health supplement grant for a unique study focused on addressing disparities in the cancer burden[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • September 27, 2018

175+ Mayo Attendees Share Health Disparities Research News, Gain Research and Minority Recruitment Insights, and Develop Collaborations at OHDR Retreat More than 175 Mayo personnel[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • September 19, 2018

What started as a class project for LaPrincess Brewer, MD’s Public Health course in Baltimore ten years ago, "Fostering African-American Improvement in Total Health" (FAITH!),[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • September 19, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Arizona Health Equity Conference, to be held Thursday, October 11, 2018 at the Desert Willow Conference Center in[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • September 19, 2018

Featuring Keynotes by Kimberly Jacob Arriola, PhD, and Pernessa Seele, PhD. Tuesday-Wednesday, August 7-8, 2018 What are the attitudes of diverse populations toward genetic research[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • July 31, 2018

The Office of Health Disparities Research (OHDR) has awarded funding for three 2018 Pilot Projects that align with OHDR’s two-fold mission of advancing health disparities[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • October 30, 2017

Approximately 100 researchers, clinicians, educators and administrators from all three Mayo Clinic campuses attended the 2017 Office of Health Disparities retreat, held Aug. 22–23 in[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • September 22, 2017

Stunned, surprised and moved — These are just some of the reactions people shared in a discussion on ethics, race and medicine after viewing the[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • September 8, 2017