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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


September 19, 2014

Rochester Healthy Community Partnership

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Rochester Healthy Community Partnership (RHCP) began in 2004 as a partnership between local community organizations and researchers to address health concerns of the community. Its first project was addressing tuberculosis (TB) prevention and control in the community. RHCP matured by creating operating norms, establishing meeting schedules and adopting community-based participatory research (CBPR) principles. RHCP has also grown to include […]

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Tags: community partner, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Rochester Healthy Community Partnership


September 11, 2014

Let’s Talk: Focus Groups to Inform a Digital Diabetes Storytelling Intervention

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Jane W. Njeru, M.B., Ch.B. Senior Associate Consultant, Primary Care Internal Medicine Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract Racial and ethnic minorities in the United States, including immigrants and refugees, have a higher incidence of diabetes and worse outcomes from the disease than the general population.

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Tags: diabetes, health disparities, Hispanic immigrants, Jane W. Njeru M.B. Ch.B., Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2014, project, Rochester Healthy Community Partnership, Somali immigrants


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