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February 25, 2022

NIMHD highlights Dr. Brewer’s cardiovascular health equity research

By Caitlin Doran

In honor of Black History Month, during February the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) has published a series of "Conversations with Researchers Advancing Health Equity." One of the researchers featured is LaPrincess Brewer, M.D., a Mayo Clinic preventive cardiologist and health equity researcher.

Dr. Brewer is principal investigator of the NIMHD- and AHA-funded study Fostering African American Improvement in Total Health (FAITH!). This program is a community-based participatory research initiative focused on cardiovascular health promotion in partnership with African American churches.

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