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April 17, 2015

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

By Sumedha Penheiter Sumedha Penheiter

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


September 4, 2014

Impact of Patient Obesity on Patient-Centered Quality of Care

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin

Researcher Sean Phelan, Ph.D. Summary Determine whether obesity bias negatively affects the quality and content of communication between health care providers and obese patients, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota.

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Tags: health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, obesity, obesity bias, project, Sean Phelan Ph.D., University of Minnesota


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