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January 29, 2015

Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact roberts.lewis@mayo.edu Research Summary Liver cancer, hepatitis, Somali, immigrant African, biliary cancer, pancreatic cancer, community-based participatory research The major research goal for the laboratory of Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., is to understand the mechanisms by which liver and biliary cancers develop, grow and spread. Dr. Roberts’ laboratory is particularly interested […]

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Tags: health disparities research, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, Lewis R. Roberts M.B. Ch.B. Ph.D., liver cancer, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, news, researcher, Somali immigrants


September 3, 2014

Floyd B. Willis, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Jacksonville, Florida Contact willis.floyd@mayo.edu Research Summary Community-based research, African American, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease Floyd B. Willis, M.D., conducts research in areas such as Alzheimer’s disease and cancer in African Americans. In a current collaboration with Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Dr. Willis is examining the utilization of students of a minority serving institution as […]

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Tags: Florida researcher, Floyd B. Willis M.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, researcher


September 3, 2014

Mark L. Wieland, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact Wieland.Mark@mayo.edu Research Summary Community-based participatory research, immigrant and refugee health Mark L. Wieland, M.D., conducts community-based participatory research (CBPR) to address issues relevant to immigrant and refugee health and health disparities. He works with communities and patients to achieve shared goals for health promotion and health equity.   See my Mayo […]

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Tags: Florida researcher, health disparities, Mark L. Wieland M.D., Mayo Clinic, researcher


September 3, 2014

Richard O. White, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Jacksonville, Florida Contact White.Richard@mayo.edu Research Summary Diabetes, health literacy, health communication, Hispanic/Latino, childhood obesity/overweight Richard O. White, M.D., is an assistant professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at Mayo Clinic. In addition to providing primary care to adult and pediatric patients, he conducts research focused on diabetes disease management and obesity prevention, particularly among […]

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Tags: childhood obesity, diabetes, Florida researcher, health disparities, Hispanics, Latinos, Mayo Clinic, researcher, Richard O. White M.D.


September 3, 2014

David O. Warner, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact warner.david@mayo.edu Research Summary Alaska Native, tobacco control, cancer health disparities, behavioral change David O. Warner, M.D., is a professor of anesthesiology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and co-director of the Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research. Dr. Warner is active in a variety of institutional administrative roles, including […]

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Tags: Alaska Natives, cancer, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, David O. Warner M.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, researcher, tobacco cessation


September 3, 2014

Michelle van Ryn, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact vanRyn.Michelle@mayo.edu Research Summary Stigma, social cognition, physician-patient relations, patient participation, patient acceptance of health care, prejudice, stereotyping, decisionmaking, socioeconomic factors, behavior interventions, intervention research Michelle van Ryn, Ph.D., is a senior associate consultant in Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic. The overarching focus of her research is to identify and promote […]

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Tags: health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Michelle van Ryn Ph.D., Minnesota researcher, researcher


September 3, 2014

Celine M. Vachon, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact Vachon.Celine@mayo.edu Research Summary Genetics, epidemiology, breast cancer, risk factors, MGUS, breast density, Hispanic The research program of Celine M. Vachon, Ph.D., has focused on cancer and in particular, genetic epidemiology to understand cancer through investigating early markers on the carcinogenic pathway, including mammographic density and benign breast disease in context of […]

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Tags: Celine M. Vachon Ph.D., Minnesota researcher, researcher


September 3, 2014

Jon C. Tilburt, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact Tilburt.Jon@mayo.edu Research Summary Prostate cancer, cancer communication, shared decisionmaking, Native American, men’s health Jon C. Tilburt, M.D., conducts research focused on improving care by affirming the dignity of patients and families, the integrity of health care professionals, and empathic care for all patients. He investigates challenges in and opportunities to improve […]

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Tags: American Indian, health disparities, Jon C. Tilburt M.D., Mayo Clinic, men's health, Minnesota researcher, prostate cancer, researcher


September 3, 2014

Elizabeth (Ebbie) A. Stewart, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact Stewart.Elizabeth@mayo.edu Research Summary Uterine fibroids, leiomyomas, hysterectomy, alternatives to hysterectomy, African American women Elizabeth A. (Ebbie) Stewart, M.D., is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology and chair of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at Mayo Clinic. Her work centers on uterine fibroids, the leading cause of hysterectomy and a disease with […]

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Tags: African American women, Elizabeth (Ebbie) A. Stewart M.D., health disparities, leiomyomes, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, researcher, uterine fibroids


September 3, 2014

Irene G. Sia, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact Sia.Irene@mayo.edu Research Summary Community-based participatory research, immigrant and refugee health, health promotion among disparities, community health Irene G. Sia, M.D., is a consultant in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Mayo Clinic and also works with various local community organizations and academic institutions in Rochester, Minnesota, to address health issues important […]

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Tags: community-based participatory research, health disparities, Irene G. Sia M.D., Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, researcher


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