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May 11, 2016

Somali Tobacco Outreach and Research Initiative

By Sumedha G. Penheiter

Researchers study tobacco use in Somali community where 36 percent smoke cigarettes. In a pilot project funded by the Office of Health Disparities Research, Arizona researchers have gathered baseline data on tobacco use in the Somali refugee community, with the ultimate goal of reducing tobacco-related health disparities. A team led by Scott Leischow, Ph.D., has partnered […]

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Tags: Arizona news, Janet M. Okamoto Ph.D., news, Scott Leischow Ph.D., Somali, tobacco control

September 3, 2014

Okamoto, Janet M. Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin

Location Scottsdale, Arizona Contact Research Summary Janet Okamoto, Ph.D., joined Mayo Clinic in Arizona in October 2012 and works with Scott J. Leischow, Ph.D., as a research associate focused on network analysis and health behavior and organizational influences. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, Dr. Okamoto spent two years as a Cancer Research Training Award […]

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Tags: Arizona researcher, health disparities, Janet M. Okamoto Ph.D., Mayo Clinic, network analysis, researcher

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