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February 8, 2018

Improving health globally by studying health locally

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Mayo Clinic has been partnering with Olmsted Medical Center and several other regional health care providers for more than 50 years in an initiative called the Rochester Epidemiology Project. This collaboration stretches across 27 counties in Minnesota and Wisconsin, allowing researchers to study health and illnesses in the people living in the region or in […]

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Tags: Barrett's esophagus, blood clot, Mayo Clinic Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, nystagmus, ophthalmology, osteoporosis, population health, proton pump inhibitors, REP, Rochester Epidemiology Project, venous thromboembolism


April 29, 2015

Catching Eye Problems Earlier with Technology

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

A team of Mayo Clinic ophthalmologists have validated what they are calling a user-friendly computer program for pediatric vision testing. Tomohiko Yamada, O.D. and colleagues tested the the Jaeb Visual Acuity Screener (JVAS) – a computerized test — on 175 children between 3 and 7 years old. After that, they were also tested by an expert […]

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Tags: eye diseases, eye research, ophthalmology, pediatrics, vision tests


March 16, 2012

Raymond Iezzi, Jr., M.D. Receives Visionary Award from Foundation Fighting Blindness

By anonymous-49785 anonymous-49785

Congratulations to Raymond Iezzi, Jr., M.D.! Dr. Iezzi is being honored by the Foundation Fighting Blindness with the organization’s 2012 Visionary Award. Dr. Iezzi is a consultant in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He holds the academic rank of associate professor of ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic.  Dr. Iezzi is being recognized for […]

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Tags: blind, blindness, Dining in the Dark, eye diseases, eye research, Foundation Fighting Blindness, Iezzi, Mayo Clinic, medical research, ophthalmology, research awards, retinal degenerative diseases


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