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Items Tagged ‘Jennifer St. Sauver’

August 16, 2016

Getting it RIGHT – Individualized medicine is getting very personal

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

10,000 people help answer a basic individualized medicine question Nearly 1 out of every 3 American adults has high blood pressure. About 70 percent of them take medication for their condition, but only half have it under control. Why? The answer gets to the heart of individualized medicine: Because each person has a unique genetic […]

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Tags: biobank, Center for Individualized Medicine, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, individualized medicine, Jennifer St. Sauver, personalized medicine

June 16, 2016

Rochester Epidemiology Project (REP) – 50 Years and Still Going Strong

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

It has been 50 years since Leonard Kurland, M.D., successfully obtained funding from the National Institutes of Health to start the regional collaboration and medical records-linkage system known as the Rochester Epidemiology Project (REP). This unique national resource was made possible because of the collegial relations of the health care providers in Rochester, Minnesota, at […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Jennifer St. Sauver, Rochester Epidemiology Project

April 12, 2016

A Head Start for HPV Vaccine: Better Series Completion

By Meghan Knoedler meghanknoedler

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD), with about 14 million new cases each year. Surprisingly, this STD is largely asymptomatic but can carry quite a punch.  HPV affects both men and women and can cause cervical cancer and other cancers of the genitals, anus, mouth, and throat, all of […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, immunization, Jennifer St. Sauver, Robert Jacobson, Rochester Epidemiology Project, vaccines

April 17, 2015

Mayo Presence at Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Behavioral medicine is a multidisciplinary field that seeks to understand the way a person’s genetic makeup, behavior and surrounding environment interact to determine that person’s health and development of various illnesses. Understanding this interaction leads to discovery of ways to prevent and diagnose disease, or treat individuals – based on their unique story, and the […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Jennifer St. Sauver, Jon Ebbert, Lila Rutten, population health, Robert Jacobson, Society of Behavioral Medicine

April 14, 2015

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

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

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: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Jennifer St. Sauver, Lila Rutten, population health, Robert Jacobson

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