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September 3, 2014

Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Scottsdale, Arizona Research Summary Obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes prevention, youth, adolescents, insulin resistance, exercise, physical activity Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D. is an associate professor and Southwest Borderlands Scholar in the College of Nursing & Health Innovation at Arizona State University; and a Mayo Clinic research affiliate. Dr. Shaibi’s research focuses on cardiovascular and metabolic disease […]

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Tags: Arizona researcher, diabetes, Gabriel Shaibi Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, metabolic symdrome, obesity, researcher


September 3, 2014

Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact RadeckiBreitkopf.Carmen@mayo.edu Research Summary Cancer continuum, women’s cancers, behavioral science, research participation decisionmaking, vulnerable and diverse populations as research volunteers Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, Ph.D., conducts research focused on understanding and reducing disparities in health that may result from patient-related factors, including sociodemographics, English language proficiency, and cultural beliefs about health and disease. […]

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Tags: Dr Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, researcher, women's cancers


September 3, 2014

Sean Phelan, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact Phelan.Sean@mayo.edu Research Summary Stigma, weight bias, obesity, prejudice, discrimination, implicit bias, stereotyping, communication, patient-centered care, LGBT, race, SES Sean Phelan, Ph.D., conducts research focused on the impact of stigma on health and health care. Dr. Phelan studies the effect of health care provider biases and attitudes on the quality and content […]

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Tags: health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, patient-centered care, researcher, Sean Phelan Ph.D., weight bias


September 3, 2014

Wesley O. Petersen, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact Petersen.Wesley@mayo.edu Research Summary Breast and prostate screening, health behavior change, community-based participatory research, Native American Wesley O. Petersen, Ph.D., conducts research predominantly with American Indians and Alaska Natives. Dr. Petersen has served as principal investigator, co-principal investigator, and co-investigator on a variety of projects involving tribes in the Midwest, the Southwest […]

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Tags: Alaska Natives, American Indians, community-based participatory research, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, researcher, Wesley O. Petersen Ph.D.


September 3, 2014

Christi A. Patten, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact patten.Christi@mayo.edu Research Summary Behavioral science, tobacco cessation, behavioral health interventions, Native American, Alaska Native, mammography screening Christie A. Patten, Ph.D., conducts research related to tobacco cessation in Alaska Native women and youth. Her current studies aim to: 1) develop a behavioral intervention for tobacco cessation that is culturally appropriate for youth […]

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Tags: American Indians, behavioral science, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, researcher, tobacco cessation


September 3, 2014

Okamoto, Janet M. Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Scottsdale, Arizona Contact Okamoto.Janet@mayo.edu Research Summary Janet Okamoto, Ph.D., joined Mayo Clinic in Arizona in October 2012 and works with Scott J. Leischow, Ph.D., as a research associate focused on network analysis and health behavior and organizational influences. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, Dr. Okamoto spent two years as a Cancer Research Training Award […]

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Tags: Arizona researcher, health disparities, Janet M. Okamoto Ph.D., Mayo Clinic, network analysis, researcher


September 2, 2014

Levine, James A. M.D., Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Scottsdale, Arizona Contact levine.james@mayo.edu Summary Key Words: NEAT; obesity; activity; global; outreach; mentorship; advocate; civil rights; author

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Tags: Arizona researcher, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, obesity, researcher


September 2, 2014

Scott Leischow, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Scottsdale, Arizona Contact Leischow.Scott@mayo.edu Research Summary Tobacco control, social network analysis Scott Leischow, Ph.D., is a Mayo Clinic scientist whose research and publications focus on pharmacologic and behavioral treatments for tobacco dependence, along with systems and network approaches to public health. In the area of health equity research, Dr. Leischow is the principal investigator […]

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Tags: Arizona researcher, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, researcher, Scott Leischow Ph.D., social network analysis, tobacco cessaion


September 2, 2014

Judith Salmon Kaur, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Jacksonville, Florida Contact kaur.judith@mayo.edu Research Summary American Indian, Alaska Native, cancer control, community-based participatory research, palliative care, hospice Judith Salmon Kaur, M.D., is medical director for the Native American Programs of the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center: Native C.I.R.C.L.E. provides and develops culturally appropriate cancer education materials for lay persons, allied health staff and […]

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Tags: Alaska Natives, American Indians, cancer, community-based participatory research, health disparities, Judith Salmon Kaur M.D., Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, Minnesota researcher, researcher


September 2, 2014

Gerardo Colón-Otero, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Jacksonville, Florida Contact gcolonotero@mayo.edu Research Summary Cancer, vitamin D, African American, Hispanic Gerardo Colón-Otero, M.D., is a hematologist and oncologist whose research includes community-based research on cancer education, cancer screening and prevention, translational research, and cancer clinical research. His recent projects include: 1) a pilot study evaluating the prevalence of t(14,18) and monoclonal gammopathies […]

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Tags: African Americans, Florida researcher, Gerardo Colón-Otero M.D., Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, researcher


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