March 24th, 2017
Join the Office of Health Disparities Research (OHDR) for a special research presentation by Southside Community Health Services (“Southside”), which provides medical and dental services to one of Minneapolis’ most underserved neighborhoods.
February 8th, 2016
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 […]
November 2nd, 2015
The Rochester Branch of the NAACP awarded LaPrincess Brewer, M.D., its “Nancy Hart Meritorious Service Award” at its 2015 Freedom Fund Banquet on October 24, 2015. The award was presented to Dr. Brewer, a Mayo Clinic health disparities researcher, for her “ongoing commitment to cardiovascular disease prevention amongst high risk populations and combating a legacy […]
September 24th, 2015
The Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research (OHDR) is pleased to announce four awards for 2016 pilot research projects. The OHDR provides seed funding annually to Mayo Clinic scientists and clinicians to facilitate research that will lead to extramural funding in health disparities research. OHDR Congratulates these awardees, and thanks all those who submitted […]
July 10th, 2015
Mayo Clinic researchers Richard White, M.D., Community Internal Medicine, and Hadiya Guerrero, D.P.T, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, have been selected by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) to attend the NIMHD’s 2015 Translational Health Disparities Course, on August 3–14 in Bethesda, Maryland. Attendees are selected from a highly competitive national application […]
May 18th, 2015
May 6th, 2015
LaPrincess Brewer, M.D., M.P.H., an advanced cardiovascular disease fellow within the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic, was recently named the Dr. Jay Brown Best Abstract Competition Winner by the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. (ABC) for her oral presentation on a community-based participatory research collaboration
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April 17th, 2015
Health disparities researcher Sean Phelan, Ph.D., recently spoke about organizational diversity climate and stigma in a Grand Rounds presentation hosted by the Center for Clinical and Translational Science at Mayo Clinic.
April 2nd, 2015
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 […]
March 23rd, 2015
Reducing liver disease in immigrant African communities With funding from the Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research (OHDR), a team led by Lewis Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., is working to help reduce high rates of liver disease in immigrant African communities. “The diseases that we study — hepatitis and liver cancer — have a […]