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November 5th, 2015

Partnering with the Somali Community Through Research

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

Mayo Clinic’s health equity research program, the Arizona branch of the Office of Health Disparities Research (OHDR), is dedicated to support meaningful research programs to identify, develop, and deploy strategies to eliminate health disparities. We also work to ensure that our research subjects (and patients) reflect the diverse communities that form the mosaic of our nation. […]

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Tags: Arizona, community-based research, community-engaged research, Mohamed Ali Abukar, research, SAUC, Somali, tobacco


October 27th, 2015

A Better Road to Recovery?

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

Going Fully Under May Not Be Best Option for All Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeries In this article, Rebecca Johnson, M.D., a Kern Health Care Delivery Scholar in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery discusses her observations regarding what could be a pivotal decision […]

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Tags: anesthesiology, hip replacement, kern center, knee replacement, Rebecca Johnson


September 14th, 2015

Human antibody can delay Lou Gehrig’s Disease in two mouse models

By Colette Gallagher colettegallagher

Researchers at Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota have successfully used a single dose of a natural human antibody to delay degeneration of spinal cord neurons in two distinct mouse models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease). The study, published in Disease Models & Mechanisms, suggests new possible therapies for patients […]

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Tags: ALS, ALS Association, moses rodriguez, multiple sclerosis, neurology


September 8th, 2015

Training the Next Generation of Health Care Delivery Clinical Researchers

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

Physicians encounter big questions in their practice beyond individual patient diagnosis, treatment and procedures – questions that, if answered, could improve patient outcomes and health care delivery around the world. We hope to answer questions like:  How can we best prepare patients successfully for organ transplantation?  How can we use big data to understand how […]

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Tags: Cassie Kennedy, Jack O'Horo, kern center, Kern Scholars, Matthew Rank, Peter Noseworthy, Rozalina McCoy


September 1st, 2015

Last Chance to Register for Delivery Science Summit 2015!

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

Gain new insight into best practices and value-based health care, learn about current trends Mayo Clinic’s Delivery Science Summit 2015 will offer presentations and panel discussions that are sure to provide you with new insights into best practices, delivery trends and value-based health care. Read on for a taste of some of the presentations: Improving […]

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Tags: Carl Rider, conference, Delivery Science Summit, kern center, Peggy Girshman, Science of health care delivery, Veronique Roger


August 25th, 2015

Sharing Research In Our Community

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

Mayo Clinic’s three transformational centers – the Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, the Center for Regenerative Medicine, and the Center for Individualized Medicine have joined forces in collaboration with Madonna Living Community in the development of a speaker series for their residents as well as members of the community. Meeting bi-monthly, Mayo […]

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Tags: David Eton, Hennepin County Medical Center, Madonna Living Communities, pets, treatment burden


August 4th, 2015

From the Desk of a Scholar – Learning, Collaboration, Community

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

  Shannon Dunlay, M.D., is an assistant professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic, with joint appointments in Cardiovascular Diseases and Health Sciences Research, and a recent Health Care Delivery Scholar in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery.  ________________________________________________________________________ Having recently completed two years as a […]

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Tags: cardiovascular, kern center, Kern Scholars, Optum Labs, Science of health care delivery, Shannon Dunlay


July 30th, 2015

Stephen Riederer, Ph.D., Elected Fellow of American Association of Physicists in Medicine

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) has announced the election of Mayo Clinic’s Stephen Riederer, Ph.D., as a Fellow of the association. The category of Fellow honors members who have distinguished themselves by their contributions in research, education or leadership in the medical physics community. The award was presented at the annual meeting […]

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Tags: physics, Radiology, Stephen Riederer


June 23rd, 2015

Mayo Psychiatrists Honored For Depression, Bipolar Research

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

Two Mayo Clinic psychiatrists have been recognized for their contributions to the study, diagnosis, and treatment of depression and bipolar disorder. Paul Croarkin, D.O., and Mark Frye, M.D., were both presented with the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance’s (DBSA) highest honors for members of the scientific community: Gerald L. Klerman Awards. The Klerman awards are […]

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Tags: bipolar disorder, depression research, Klerman Award, Mark Frye, mayo clinic, Paul Croarkin, Psychiatry


June 17th, 2015

What is Discovery Square?

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

That question is coming up here at BIO 2015 in Philadelphia. People have heard about Destination Medical Center, the long range economic development initiative underway in Rochester, MN. But at the center of the futuristic images on the TV screens here, is the picture of Discovery Square. It’s more than an artist’s conception says Jamie […]

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Tags: Destination Medical Center, Jamie Rothe, mayo clinic, Rochester MN


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