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March 23, 2016

Researchers Target Disparities in Childhood Obesity

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

  Richard White, M.D., Community Internal Medicine, wants to improve the odds for inner-city adolescents in Jacksonville, Florida, to live long and healthy lives. “Some reports have suggested this may be the first generation that doesn’t necessarily outlive their parents,” says Dr. White. “That’s a very concerning and provoking thought.” In research funded by the […]

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Tags: African-American, childhood obesity, Florida news, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, news, Richard O. White M.D.


October 1, 2014

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

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researcher Richard O. White, M.D. Summary Conducting a series of qualitative and quantitative assessments among African American youths and parents/adult caregivers in order to understand specific motivators and barriers for a healthy lifestyle, in collaboration with the First Coast YMCA and Nemours Children’s Clinic. Read more.

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Tags: African Americans, childhood obesity, Florida project, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, project, Richard O. White M.D., YMCA


September 30, 2014

Pilot Study to Determine the Feasibility of Using Technology to Promote Physical Activity Among Older African American Adults with Osteoarthritis and Obesity

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researcher Richard O. White, M.D. Summary Pilot study of older (ages 55–85) African American adults to determine the impact of using an advanced pedometer on physical activity levels and osteoarthritis symptoms.

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Tags: African Americans, Florida project, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, project, Richard O. White M.D.


September 19, 2014

Nemours Children’s Clinic

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Nemours Children’s Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, provides pediatric specialty care and research. Collaborative Health Disparities Research Project: Motivating Youth at Risk for Obesity Through Multi-Level Community Activation Researcher Richard O. White, M.D. Summary Conduct a series of qualitative and quantitative assessments among African American youth in order to understand specific motivators and barriers to a […]

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Tags: community partner, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Nemours Children's Clinic, Richard O. White M.D.


September 19, 2014

First Coast YMCA

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Collaborative Health Disparities Project: Motivating Youth at Risk for Obesity Through Multi-Level Community Activation Researcher Richard O. White, M.D. Summary Conduct a series of qualitative and quantitative assessments among African American youth in order to understand specific motivators and barriers to a healthy lifestyle, in collaboration with the YMCA.

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Tags: community partner, First Coast YMCA, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Richard O. White M.D., YMCA


September 19, 2014

New Town Success Zone

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

New Town Success Zone is a partnership of public and private organizations that are developing a continuum of services to help children and their families living in the New Town neighborhood of Jacksonville, Florida, achieve the goals of healthy development, academic success and well-being of children. The mission of the New Town Success Zone is […]

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Tags: community partner, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, New Town Success Zone, Richard O. White M.D.


September 11, 2014

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

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

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.


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.


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