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September 6th, 2017

Access to clinical trials– focus of Florida policy forum

By Lynda de Widt ldewidt

Health care organizations from around the state of Florida came together on Mayo Clinic’s Jacksonville campus Aug. 29 to raise awareness about clinical trials research taking place in the state. The Florida Policy Forum on Clinical Trials also focused on strategies for recruiting more diverse participants and the important role clinical trials play in providing […]

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Tags: Dr. Asher A. Chanan-Khan, Dr. Sikander Ailawadhi, Dr. Tushar Patel, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Office of Clinical Trials, Office of Health Disparities Research

July 11th, 2017

Is it fair to expect students from minority backgrounds to ‘give back’ in their careers?

By Kris Schanilec kschanilec

Imagine you are a medical student and you’ve received financial aid based on your status as a member of a minority or low-income group. Should you be expected to pursue a career serving in underserved communities? Not if society wants to tackle social inequity, according to a recent commentary published in the AMA Journal of […]

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Tags: health disparity, Jon Tilburt, Office of Health Disparities Research, OHDR

January 12th, 2017

Health Disparities Research Retreat Focuses on Closing Gaps for Underserved

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

Over 100 researchers, clinicians, educators and administrators from across Mayo Clinic, as well as outside community members, gathered in Rochester, Minnesota, for the Office of Heath Disparities Research (OHDR) Annual Retreat in October. The meeting was a platform to share science updates, learn about study support and other resources, delve into health disparities topics and collaborate […]

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Tags: disparities research, diversity, health disparity, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, NIMHD, Office of Health Disparities Research, underserved

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