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July 18, 2018

Mayo Clinic Investigators’ Education-to-Action Program Leads to Increased Participation of Minorities in Research

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

A study conducted by Mayo Clinic in partnership with The Links, Incorporated, a national service organ-ization of professional African American women, was recently published in the Journal of Womens Health. Investigators used the study to research minorities’ attitudes toward participating in chart review (CR), genetic/biobanking studies (GEN), and clinical trials (CT), both before and after […]

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Tags: health disparities, Minnesota news, news


June 26, 2018

Breast Cancer: Mayo Researcher Finds Post-Surgery Screening Disparities

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

  Kathryn Ruddy, MD, chair of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center’s Survivorship Disease Group, led a recently published study which determined not only that breast cancer survivors are not getting the recommended level of postsurgery mammography—with rates declining over time as women got further out from their breast cancer diagnosis—but African American women, in particular, were […]

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Tags: health disparities, Minnesota news, news


Native Voices Exhibition Coming to Mayo Clinic June 4

May 23, 2018

Native Voices Exhibition Coming to Mayo Clinic June 4

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, a traveling exhibition prepared by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, will visit Rochester, Minnesota: June 4–July 5, 2018 Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Siebens Building SL-104 (Hage Atrium), Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota Free and open to the public Native Voices explores the […]

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Tags: Brenda Child, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, Native American, news, NIH


March 24, 2017

Health Disparities in Minneapolis’ Underserved Communities to Be Discussed

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

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.

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Tags: community health, health disparities, health equity, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, Southside Community Health Services


February 8, 2016

Mayo Researchers and Leaders to Present at Workplace Inclusion Conference

By Sumedha 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.


November 2, 2015

Health Disparities Researcher Wins NAACP Award

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

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 […]

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Tags: award, LaPrincess Brewer M.D., Minnesota news, NAACP, news, top news


September 24, 2015

OHDR Funds 2016 Health Disparities Research Through Pilot Project Awards

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

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 […]

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Tags: Minnesota news, news, pilot project, pilot project 2016, top news


July 10, 2015

Mayo Clinic Researchers Selected for NIMHD Translational Health Disparities Course

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

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 […]

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Tags: Minnesota news, news, top news


May 18, 2015

Tribal Collaboration Proposes Research on Colorectal Cancer Screening

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

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Tags: colorectal cancer, Dr Wesley Petersen, health disparities, Indian Health Service, Minnesota news, Native American, news, Red Lake Nation, White Earth Nation


May 6, 2015

Mayo Clinic Researcher Wins Dr. Jay Brown Best Abstract Competition

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

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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Tags: African-American, Association of Black Cardiologists, cardiovascular disease, community-based participatory research, Dr Jay Brown, health disparities, LaPrincess Brewer M.D., Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, Sharonne Hayes M.D.


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