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December 10, 2014

Somali Tobacco Outreach & Research Initiative (STORI)

By OHDR Admin

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

September 19, 2014

Somali American United Council of Arizona

By OHDR Admin

The Somali American United Council of Arizona was developed in 2006 in response to the growing need to connect Somali communities in Arizona with each other and the rest of the American society. The Somali American United Council of Arizona fills a critical need by helping newly arrived families adjust to their new lives, location, […]

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Tags: community partner, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Somali American United Council of Arizona, Somalis

September 11, 2014

Clinic Orientation to Reduce Health Disparities in Primary Care: A Pilot Study

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Onelis Quirindongo-Cedeno, M.D. Consultant, Primary Care Internal Medicine Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract Previous studies have shown discrepancies in the provision of preventive health services and achievement of diabetes management quality goal among Somali patients in our primary care practice.

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Tags: diabetes, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Onelis Quirindongo-Cedeno M.D., pilot project 2012, project, Somalis

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