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March 1, 2019

Mayo Clinic advancing the science of health care delivery at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s 40th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

For more than 150 years, Mayo Clinic has pursued continuous improvements in health and health care delivery. The Mayo Clinic Robert D. Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery is Mayo’s innovative driver for change, building on this strong history of taking a scientific approach to compassionate care. It brings together a unique, multidisciplinary […]

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Tags: Amy Foxx-Orenstein, Barbara Bruce, cancer, Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, Eleshia Morrison, Gloria Petersen, Gretchen Ames, Joseph Furst, Karen Grothe, Lila Rutten, Manpreet Mundi, Maria Lapid


February 19, 2019

It takes a village

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Home-based palliative care may not be a simple doctor-patient relationship, but the value it adds is simple to understand It takes a village to raise a child. The inputs and interactions with many adults across their community serve to usher children through the ups and downs of life into adulthood and aid them to live […]

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Tags: care transitions, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Christina Y. Chen, collaboration, Gregory Hanson, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, palliative care, population health, quality of life


January 31, 2019

New data gives clarity to allergy doctors and their patients

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

In a new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Mayo Clinic researchers present the first population-based evidence showing how often food allergies are diagnosed in people. The study also determined which foods are most likely to cause allergic reactions in different age groups. “There were no previous population-based estimates for food allergies in the U.S.,” […]

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Tags: allergies, Avni Joshi, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, epidemiology, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, population health, research, Rochester Epidemiology Project


June 8, 2018

Researchers find link between childhood trauma, recent abuse and more severe menopause symptoms

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

By Heather Carlson Kehren Women who have experienced childhood trauma may suffer from more severe hot flashes and night sweats during menopause, according to new Mayo Clinic research presented during the 16th World Congress on Menopause this week. Researchers found an association between women who experienced adverse childhood events (ACEs) and more severe menopausal symptoms, […]

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Tags: adverse childhood events, epidemiology, Madison Okuno, menopause, population health, women's health


June 7, 2018

Meet Population Health Scholar–Kathy MacLaughlin, M.D.

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

The research of Kathy L. MacLaughlin, M.D., focuses on developing and implementing a clinical decision support system to improve clinician compliance with evidence-based guidelines for cervical cancer screening and test result management. Dr. MacLaughlin grew up in Rochester, Minnesota, and graduated from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. She received her medical degree from the University […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, education, Kathy MacLaughlin, population health, Population Health Scholar, women's health


April 26, 2018

Meet Population Health Scholar-Tamim Rajjo, M.D.

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

Tamim I. Rajjo, M.D., is a family physician and a preventive medicine specialist with research interests aimed at studying best approaches to managing obesity in the primary care setting. Given the current obesity epidemic, he is particularly interested in understanding both individual and community determinants of preventing (and concurrently treating) excess body weight in different […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, education, population health, Population Health Scholar, Tamim Rajjo


April 5, 2018

Sharing Mayo Clinic research at Society of Behavioral Medicine 39th Annual Meeting

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

At Mayo Clinic, we combine medical research and education to ensure we are able to continuously improve our practice, and provide the best possible care to each patient every day. One of the ways we fulfill this mission is to share what we learn, both internally, and with peers across the continuum of health care […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, education, population health, Society of Behavioral Medicine


March 19, 2018

Meet Population Health Scholar–Maya Kessler, M.D.

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

The research of Maya E. Kessler, M.D., M.P.H., focuses on how to most effectively use data stored in the electronic environment to improve the health of individuals and the community. Dr. Kessler grew up in rural northern California. She attended Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and received a Bachelor of Arts in religion. Dr. Kessler […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, education, Maya Kessler, population health, Population Health Scholar


February 27, 2018

From the desk of a student researcher, future doctor

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

Susanna Basappa is a M.D./Ph.D. student in Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of San Francisco and came to Mayo Clinic to begin her studies in medicine and in cancer prevention research. My name is Susanna Basappa, and I am an MD/PhD student who chose to […]

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Tags: Lila Rutten, population health, research education, Susanna Basappa


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 clots, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, ophthalmology, osteoporosis, population health, Rochester Epidemiology Project


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