December 11, 2014
OHDR Funds Research Related to African-American, Somali, Alaska Native Populations
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 […]
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
A Feasibility Study to Establish Cognitive Research Among African-Americans Residing in Peoria, Arizona
By OHDR Admin
Yonas E. Geda, M.D. Consultant, Psychiatry Mayo Clinic’s campus in Scottsdale, Arizona Abstract The following sequence of events led to this pilot application: 1) The key inspiration came from a well-respected weekly health promotion lecture series organized by the health ministry of an African-American church known as the Antioch church of Peoria, Arizona;
Tags: African Americans, cognitive impairment, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2015, project, Yonas E. Geda M.D.