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March 9, 2018

Mayo Clinic Diversity Efforts: Engaging With American Indian Groups, Addressing Underrepresentation of African-Americans in Research

By Sumedha G. Penheiter

In October 2017, the Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research’s Native American Research Outreach (NARO) program hosted a conference entitled “A Path toward Better Health among Bemidji Area American Indians.” Participants included representatives of six tribal nations, 10 Native health and social service agencies and 16 Mayo Clinic departments. The conference opened discussion between and among […]

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Tags: African-American, Christopher Pullins, health disparities, Healthy Churches 2020, LaPrincess Brewer, Mayo Clinic, minority health, Native American, news, Wesley Petersen

November 10, 2015

Health Disparities Researchers and OHDR Staff Attend Healthy Churches 2020

By Sumedha G. Penheiter

Mayo Clinic health disparities research investigators and administrators were in wide attendance at the recent Healthy Churches 2020 Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina.   Healthy Churches 2020 is a faith-based health initiative by The Balm in Gilead organization, designed to meet the unique needs of African American and African congregations that strive to become community centers […]

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Tags: Florida news, Healthy Churches 2020, LaPrincess Brewer M.D., news, top news

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