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September 11, 2014

Evaluation of Vitamin D Insufficiency and Inner City Asthma Among African Americans in Jacksonville, Florida

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Thanai Pongdee, M.D. Senior Associate Consultant, Allergy & Pulmonary Medicine Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida Abstract Asthma is an immense public health problem on both a national and global scale.

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Tags: African Americans, asthma, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2013, project, Thanai Pongdee M.D., vitamin D deficiency


September 11, 2014

Assessing the Feasibility of End-of-Life Research at Maricopa Integrated Health System

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Researchers Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, Ph.D. Aminah Jatoi, M.D. Abstract Successful health disparities research programs often involve academic-community partnerships.

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Tags: Dr Aminah Jatoi, Dr Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, health disparities, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2013, project


September 11, 2014

Heart Failure Disparity in African Americans: Role of Negative Affect and Inflammation

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Researchers Véronique L. Roger, M.D. Alanna M. Chamberlain, Ph.D. Abstract African Americans have a higher incidence of heart failure (HF) than Caucasians. Factors other than traditional cardiovascular risk factors, such as psychosocial measures, may play a role in the racial disparity in HF incidence, yet have not been studied and the mechanisms by which these […]

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Tags: African Americans, Dr Alanna M. Chamberlain, health disparities, heart failure, Jackson Heart Study Vanguard Center, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2013, project, Véronique L. Roger M.D.


September 11, 2014

Motivating Youth at Risk for Obesity Through Multi-Level Community Activation (Mayo-YMCA)

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Richard O. White, M.D. Senior Associate Consultant, Community Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida Abstract Obesity rates among adolescents have risen significantly with evidence of disparate trends particularly among minority youth.

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Tags: adolescent obesity, Edward Waters College, First Coast YMCA, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Nemours Children's Clinic, pilot project 2013, project, Richard O. White M.D.


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