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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 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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