April 17, 2015
Organizational Diversity Climate, Stigma and the Well-being of Employees and Patients
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.
Tags: health disparities, implicit bias, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, obesity bias, Sean Phelan Ph.D., stigma, unconscious bias
April 2, 2015
Health Disparities Researchers Target Unconscious Bias in Health Care
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 […]
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
Removing a Cultural Barrier to Cure
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 […]
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
September 30, 2014
Annual Retreat in Rochester, Minn.
The Office of Health Disparities will host its annual retreat on October 6 and 7, 2014, at the Double Tree Hotel in Rochester, Minn.
Tags: health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news
September 4, 2014
African American Professional Women Positive on Medical Research
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
Mayo Clinic Cosponsors Powwow for Hope Fundraiser
Tags: American Indian Cancer Foundation, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, Pow Wow for Hope Fundraiser
May 15, 2014
Mayo Researchers Present to Society of Behavioral Medicine
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.
Tags: Dr Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, Scott Leischow Ph.D., Sean Phelan Ph.D., Society of Behavioral Medicine