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April 24, 2019

My Life Matters: Mammogram for Life!

By Sumedha G. Penheiter Sumedha G. Penheiter

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Minnesota women. Tribal women of the Northern Plains Region of the Indian Health Services region have higher mortality rates (26.2 vs 22.8 per 100,000) and higher mortality rates across every age (0-31 years to 65 and older), compared to the region’s non-Hispanic white women. The mortality to […]

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Tags: Native American, news, research


April 4, 2016

OHDR-Funded Researcher Named 2016 Kern Scholar

By Sumedha G. Penheiter Sumedha G. Penheiter

Michael Wilson, M.D., PI of the OHDR 2016 Pilot Awarded project “Disparities in Decision Making and Medical Care at the End of Life in the Intensive Care Unit: A Pilot Study,” has been named one of four Mayo Clinic 2016 Kern Scholars. The Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health […]

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Tags: grants, health disparities, Kern, news, pilot award, research, top news


November 24, 2015

Dr. Eddie Greene Delivers Keynote and Grand Rounds at Morehouse School of Medicine

By Sumedha G. Penheiter Sumedha G. Penheiter

Eddie L. Greene, M.D., Consultant in Nephrology, Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, and Member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Governors, was invited to present the Keynote Address and Grand Rounds at the Morehouse School of Medicine’s 2015 Research Retreat on November 20, 2015.  The retreat’s title, “Translating Discovery […]

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Tags: Eddie Greene MD, equity, keynote, Morehouse, news, research, top news


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