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April 17, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Organizational Diversity Climate, Stigma and the Well-being of Employees and Patients

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

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.

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Tags: health disparities, implicit bias, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, obesity bias, Sean Phelan Ph.D., stigma, unconscious bias


April 2, 2015 · Leave a Comment

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 23, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Removing a Cultural Barrier to Cure

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

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 […]

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Tags: health disparities, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, immigrant African, Lewis R. Roberts M.B. Ch.B. Ph.D., liver cancer, liver disease, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, Somali


October 31, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Over 90 Attend Office of Health Disparities Research Annual Retreat

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

Over 90 researchers attended the Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research (OHDR) annual retreat on October 6–7 in Rochester, Minnesota.

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Tags: Center on Social Disparities in Health, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, OHDR annual retreat, Paula Braveman M.D.


September 30, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Annual Retreat in Rochester, Minn.

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

The Office of Health Disparities will host its annual retreat on October 6 and 7, 2014, at the Double Tree Hotel in Rochester, Minn.

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Tags: health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news


September 4, 2014 · Leave a Comment

African American Professional Women Positive on Medical Research

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

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Tags: African American women, health disparities, Journal of Women's Health, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, Sharonne Hayes M.D., The Links


May 15, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Cosponsors Powwow for Hope Fundraiser

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

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Tags: American Indian Cancer Foundation, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, Pow Wow for Hope Fundraiser


May 15, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Researchers Present to Society of Behavioral Medicine

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

Mayo Clinic health disparities researchers participated at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, held in Philadelphia from April 23 to April 26, 2014.

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Tags: Dr Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, Scott Leischow Ph.D., Sean Phelan Ph.D., Society of Behavioral Medicine


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