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Items Tagged ‘pilot project 2015’

December 10, 2014

A Feasibility Study to Establish Cognitive Research Among African-Americans Residing in Peoria, Arizona

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Yonas E. Geda, M.D. Consultant, Psychiatry Mayo Clinic’s campus in Scottsdale, Arizona Abstract The following sequence of events led to this pilot application: 1) The key inspiration came from a well-respected weekly health promotion lecture series organized by the health ministry of an African-American church known as the Antioch church of Peoria, Arizona;

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Tags: African Americans, cognitive impairment, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2015, project, Yonas E. Geda M.D.


December 10, 2014

Somali Tobacco Outreach & Research Initiative (STORI)

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Scott J. Leischow, Ph.D. Senior Associate Consultant II, Hematology/Oncology Mayo Clinic’s campus in Scottsdale, Arizona Abstract Somalis are the fourth largest refugee population in the United States.

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Tags: Arizona project, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2015, project, Scott Leischow Ph.D., Somali Tobacco Outreach & Research Initiative, Somalis, tobacco cessation, tobacco use, tobacco use prevention


December 10, 2014

Start Moving, Start Living – Affecting positive lifestyle changes in rural African-American Women in Ware County, Georgia

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Mary I. O’Connor, M.D. Consultant, Orthopedic Surgery Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic         Tamara Huff, M.D. Consultant, Orthopedic Surgery Waycross, GA Affiliate of Mayo Clinic Abstract Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross, Georgia, serves a largely rural area of southeast Georgia that includes Ware County and is approximately 29.5 percent African-American.

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Tags: African Americans, health disparities, knee pain, Mary O'Connor M.D., Mayo Clinic, obesity, pilot project 2015, positive lifestyle changes, project


December 10, 2014

Assessing Tobacco Use and Treatment Preferences Among Alaska Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation Employees

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Christi A. Patten, Ph.D. Consultant, Psychiatry & Psychology Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract Approximately 66 percent of Alaska Natives living in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region (Y-K) of Alaska use tobacco products.

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Tags: Alaska Natives, Carrie A. Bronars Ph.D., Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2015, project, tobacco use, Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation


December 10, 2014

Club Fit: An Intervention to Address Childhood Obesity Disparities at the Boys & Girls Club of Rochester, MN

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Mark L. Wieland, M.D. Consultant, Primary Care Internal Medicine Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract Addressing childhood obesity is a national priority that disproportionately affects youth from low income and racially diverse families.

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Tags: Boys & Girls Club of Rochester, childhood obesity, health disparities, Mark L. Wieland M.D., Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2015, project, Rochester Healthy Community Partnership


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