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May 11, 2016

Somali Tobacco Outreach and Research Initiative

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Researchers study tobacco use in Somali community where 36 percent smoke cigarettes. In a pilot project funded by the Office of Health Disparities Research, Arizona researchers have gathered baseline data on tobacco use in the Somali refugee community, with the ultimate goal of reducing tobacco-related health disparities. A team led by Scott Leischow, Ph.D., has partnered […]

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Tags: Arizona news, Janet M. Okamoto Ph.D., news, Scott Leischow Ph.D., Somali, tobacco control


April 19, 2016

Researchers Partner with Navajo Nation on Smoke-Free Policies

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Since the 1970s, exposure to secondhand smoke has decreased dramatically in the U.S. with implementation of smoke-free policies in many states and communities. However, these protections do not apply on tribal lands, where secondhand smoke continues to pose a health risk in indoor environments like workplaces and casinos. Mayo researcher Scott Leischow, Ph.D., Hematology/Oncology/Health Sciences Research, […]

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Tags: Arizona news, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Native American, Navajo Nation, news, Scott Leischow Ph.D., secondhand smoke, smoke-free policy, tobacco control


December 11, 2014

OHDR Funds Research Related to African-American, Somali, Alaska Native Populations

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

The Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research (OHDR) is pleased to announce funding awards for five pilot projects in 2015 that will target health disparities in African-American, Somali, Alaska Native and other populations. The OHDR provides seed funding annually to Mayo Clinic scientists to facilitate research that will lead to extramural funding in health […]

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Tags: African-American, Alaska Native, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mark L. Wieland M.D., Mary O'Connor M.D., Mayo Clinic, news, Scott Leischow Ph.D., Somali, Yonas E. Geda M.D.


December 10, 2014

Somali Tobacco Outreach & Research Initiative (STORI)

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Scott J. Leischow, Ph.D. Senior Associate Consultant II, Hematology/Oncology Mayo Clinic’s campus in Scottsdale, Arizona Abstract Somalis are the fourth largest refugee population in the United States.

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Tags: Arizona project, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2015, project, Scott Leischow Ph.D., Somali Tobacco Outreach & Research Initiative, Somalis, tobacco cessation, tobacco use, tobacco use prevention


December 10, 2014

Meet Investigator Scott Leischow, Ph.D.

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

At the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, hundreds of researchers dedicate their professional lives to reducing the burden of cancer. Each one has a unique story. In the latest issue of Forefront, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center’s online magazine, behavioral scientist and health disparities researcher Scott J. Leischow, Ph.D., describes his research interests, including best practices for […]

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Tags: Arizona news, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, news, Scott Leischow Ph.D., tobacco use prevention


September 19, 2014

Arizona State University

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Mayo Clinic’s partnership with Arizona State University fosters medical innovation and health transformation, including advancing new knowledge and discovery, tools, treatments and educational programs to enhance health outcomes. About Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Additional community partnerships through the Mayo Clinic-Arizona State University collaboration  

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Tags: Arizona State University, community partner, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Scott Leischow Ph.D.


September 3, 2014

NATO CAP: Networks Among Tribal Organizations for Clean Air Policies

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researchers Scott J. Leischow, Ph.D. Patricia Nez Henderson, M.D. Samantha Sabo, Ph.D. Thomas Valente, Ph.D. Partner Navajo Nation

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Tags: Arizona project, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, NATO CAP, Navajo Nation, project, Scott Leischow Ph.D.


September 3, 2014

Supportive Care Needs & Resource Assessment in Cancer Patients

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researchers Scott J. Leischow, Ph.D. Julie McNulty, Ph.D. (Arizona State University) Sunny Kim, Ph.D. (Arizona State University) Edna Ramos

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Tags: Arizona project, Arizona State University, cancer, Edna Ramos, http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/african-american-professional-women-positive-on-medical-research, Julie McNulty Ph.D., project, Scott Leischow Ph.D., Sunny Kim Ph.D.


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


May 15, 2014

Mayo Researchers Present to Society of Behavioral Medicine

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Mayo Clinic health disparities researchers participated at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, held in Philadelphia from April 23 to April 26, 2014.

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Tags: Dr Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, Scott Leischow Ph.D., Sean Phelan Ph.D., Society of Behavioral Medicine


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