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The American Association for Cancer Research featured a study, led by Mayo Clinic’s Narjust Duma, MD, in a national press release related to its 2017[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • September 29, 2017

Approximately 100 researchers, clinicians, educators and administrators from all three Mayo Clinic campuses attended the 2017 Office of Health Disparities retreat, held Aug. 22–23 in[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • September 22, 2017

Keynote speaker Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIHMD), gave the talk “NIMHD’s Research Agenda to Improve the Health[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • May 31, 2017

The 2017 Minnesota Cancer Alliance Summit was held on February 1st with Mayo Clinic well represented. The event served as an annual gathering of Minnesota’s[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • March 2, 2017

Mayo Clinic’s Sean Phelan, PhD, was recently awarded two NIH grants in furtherance of health dispari-ties research. The first, an R21, will support a study[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • March 2, 2017

A number of current and developing Mayo Clinic community-based, participatory health disparities research projects received a big boost in November, when two dozen PI’s, research[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • December 6, 2016

Minority disparities in organ transplantation, skin cancer screening, genotyping, cardiovascular disease, and genetic research will now all be investigated through funding provided by the Office[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • August 22, 2016

Michael Wilson, M.D., PI of the OHDR 2016 Pilot Awarded project “Disparities in Decision Making and Medical Care at the End of Life in the[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • April 4, 2016

A transdisciplinary team of Arizona researchers, including Gabriel Shaibi, Ph.D. (Mayo affiliate researcher in Health Science Research and member of the OHDR-Arizona Internal Advisory Team),[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • March 1, 2016

The Society of Behavioral Medicine has chosen 24 mid-career scientists from around the nation for its inaugural year-long Leadership Institute. Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, Ph.D., a[...]

By Sumedha G. Penheiter • February 22, 2016