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April 14th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Gathering at the Roundtable – Improving Population Health Through Multi-Sector Collaboration

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies undertakes a range of activities to convene leaders and experts from government, industry, academia, and public interest groups to inform policy and research. One IOM venue for convening diverse expertise around a topic of mutual interest is the IOM Roundtable. Roundtables are assembled by the IOM […]

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Tags: community health, Institute of Medicine, Jennifer St Sauver, kern center, Lila Rutten, National Academies, population health, Robert Jacobson, scholar program, Science of health care delivery


April 7th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

On Being a Kern Scholar in the Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young

  M. Fernanda Bellolio, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic, and a Health Care Delivery Scholar in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery.  ________________________________________________________________________ I remember like yesterday when I received an e-mail from Drs. Jon Tilburt (@DrJonTilburt) and […]

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Tags: Fernanda Bellolio, health care delivery, kern center, Kern Scholars, Optum Labs, Science of health care delivery


March 24th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Announcing Regular Health Care Delivery Science Column

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young

Greetings, Readers of Advancing the Science! You may have noticed an increase in posts from the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery in recent weeks. We plan to expand our reach and share practice-changing science via this new channel. Please let us know what you […]

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Tags: health care delivery, kern center, Science of health care delivery, Veronique Roger


March 13th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Dr. Edith Perez named to Board of AACR

By Bob Nellis

Mayo Clinic physician and researcher Edith A. Perez, M.D. has been named to the Board of Directors of the American Association for Cancer Research. She is among five new members elected to serve on the AACR board for the 2015-2018 term and four members to serve on the nominating committee for the 2015-2017 term. They will […]

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Tags: AACR, American Association for Cancer Research, Cancer Research, Dr Edith Perez, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center


February 15th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Postpartum Stroke Study at Mayo Clinic

By Gina Chiri-Osmond

“Postpartum stroke” is a stroke that occurs within six weeks of giving birth. Strokes are a focal brain problem causing loss of function, which occurs because of occlusion of the blood vessel causing lack of blood flow. As a consequence, that part of the brain stops functioning. This is a permanent problem that can cause […]

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January 11th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

National Research Study on Lung Cancer Prevention

By Gina Chiri-Osmond

Mayo Clinic in Rochester is a member of the Cancer Prevention Network (CPN) and is participating in a national research study on lung cancer prevention. You may be eligible to participate in this research study if you: are age 45–79 . are a current or former heavy smoker. have never had cancer or have been […]

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April 19th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Arrival in Nepal: First blog post and photo from Mayo Everest team

By Admin

From Mayo Everest team member Bryan Taylor, Ph.D. Abu Dhabi international airport, 7am. Our team is huddled around a small table chugging coffee or alternative caffeinated beverage, eating a random assortment of pastries, and trying to get a WiFi connection to send messages to friends and family back home. Apparently standing waiving your tablet above […]

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April 17th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

From Rochester to Abu Dhabi

By Admin

Mayo Clinic On Everest- Plus 1 –   Mayo’s Everest Expedition team left Minnesota yesterday with a warm sendoff from friends, family and media. Sporting new haircuts and Mayo baseball caps, they posed for cameras, did interviews and signed the expedition banner which they will take with them to Base Camp. We’ll have more images […]

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April 16th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Science and Adventure Await

By Admin

  In just a few hours boxloads of laboratory and testing equipment will be on its way to Nepal, along with the six members of Mayo Clinic’s first scientific expedition to Mount Everest. Last minute packing was still happening this morning as personal items were stuffed into duffles and bags. Today Mayo Clinic News Network […]

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April 15th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo team leaves tomorrow for Mount Everest

By Admin

In just over 24 hours Mayo Clinic’s six-person scientific expedition will depart for Mount Everest. The team headed by Bruce Johnson, Ph.D. will leave from the airport in Rochester and, if all goes well, should be in Kathmandu, Nepal in about a day or so. We will have a sendoff for them at the airport […]

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