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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


September 4, 2014

Biomarker Feedback to Motivate Tobacco Cessation in Pregnant Alaska Native Women

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researcher Christi A. Patten, Ph.D. Summary Study the use of biomarker feedback on maternal and infant exposure to carcinogens to motivate cessation during pregnancy.

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Tags: Alaska Native women, biomarker feedback, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, project, tobacco cessation


September 4, 2014

Tobacco Cessation Treatment for Alaska Native Youth

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researcher Christi A. Patten, Ph.D. Summary Develop a behavioral intervention for tobacco cessation that is culturally appropriate for youth residing in the Yukon-Kuskokwim (Y-K) Delta region of western Alaska.

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Tags: Alaska Native youth, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, project, tobacco cessation


September 4, 2014

Community Intervention to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Pregnant Alaska Native Women

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researcher Christi A. Patten, Ph.D. Summary Evaluate the efficacy of a novel, multicomponent, theory-based intervention for reducing tobacco use during pregnancy, incorporating both individually targeted and community-level components delivered by female elders “Native Sisters.”

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Tags: Alaska Native women, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota project, project, tobacco cessation


September 3, 2014

David O. Warner, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact warner.david@mayo.edu Research Summary Alaska Native, tobacco control, cancer health disparities, behavioral change David O. Warner, M.D., is a professor of anesthesiology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and co-director of the Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research. Dr. Warner is active in a variety of institutional administrative roles, including […]

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Tags: Alaska Natives, cancer, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, David O. Warner M.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, researcher, tobacco cessation


September 3, 2014

Christi A. Patten, Ph.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Rochester, Minnesota Contact patten.Christi@mayo.edu Research Summary Behavioral science, tobacco cessation, behavioral health interventions, Native American, Alaska Native, mammography screening Christie A. Patten, Ph.D., conducts research related to tobacco cessation in Alaska Native women and youth. Her current studies aim to: 1) develop a behavioral intervention for tobacco cessation that is culturally appropriate for youth […]

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Tags: American Indians, behavioral science, Christi A. Patten Ph.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota researcher, researcher, tobacco cessation


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