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February 8, 2016

Mayo Researchers and Leaders to Present at Workplace Inclusion Conference

By Sumedha G. Penheiter Sumedha G. Penheiter (@sumedhapenheiter)

Mayo Clinic health disparities researchers and diversity leaders will present at the Forum on Workplace Inclusion’s Annual Conference, which will take place March 29–31, 2016, at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Sharonne Hayes, M.D.; Michelle van Ryn, Ph.D.; Sean Phelan, Ph.D.; and Fred Wills, MPA, will present the learning session “Seeing and […]

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Tags: Forum on Workplace Inclusion, Fred Wills, health disparities research, Mayo Clinic, Michelle van Ryn Ph.D., Minnesota news, news, Sharonne Hayes M.D.


April 2, 2015

Health Disparities Researchers Target Unconscious Bias in Health Care

By Sumedha G. Penheiter Sumedha G. Penheiter (@sumedhapenheiter)

Unconscious bias, also called implicit bias, affects health care providers every day, especially when they are stressed or tired. Swift and automatic, it can reduce quality of care and even lead to medical errors. Michelle van Ryn, Ph.D., HSR – Health Care Policy and Research, is Principal Investigator of Mayo’s Research Group on Equity and […]

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Tags: health disparities research, implicit bias, Mayo Clinic, Michelle van Ryn Ph.D., Minnesota news, news, Office of Health Disparities Research, unconscious bias


March 6, 2015

OHDR and Health Disparities Featured Enterprise-Wide

By Sumedha G. Penheiter Sumedha G. Penheiter (@sumedhapenheiter)

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


February 17, 2015

Matt Bondaryk Receives 2014 Community Caring Award

By Chara Chamie Chara Chamie (@charachamie)

Matt Bondaryk, a health services analyst at Mayo Clinic, recently received the Mayo Clinic Community Caring Award. This award is given to employees for outstanding service to their communities. Individuals receiving the award are recognized as having contributed their time, talent and commitment to positive changes, and having inspired others to give back to the […]

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Tags: Arizona news, health disparities research, Mayo Clinic, news


January 29, 2015

Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin (@ohdradmin)

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact roberts.lewis@mayo.edu Research Summary Liver cancer, hepatitis, Somali, immigrant African, biliary cancer, pancreatic cancer, community-based participatory research The major research goal for the laboratory of Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., is to understand the mechanisms by which liver and biliary cancers develop, grow and spread. Dr. Roberts’ laboratory is particularly interested […]

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Tags: health disparities research, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, Lewis R. Roberts M.B. Ch.B. Ph.D., liver cancer, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, news, researcher, Somali immigrants


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