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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, epidemiology, 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


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


November 30, 2017

New Population Health Science Scholars Announced

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

The Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery (CSHCD) Population Health Science Program and Employee & Community Health are pleased to announce that three physicians have been selected into the Population Health Science Scholar Program, and will join July 1, 2018. Maya Kessler, M.D. Primary Care […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Kathy MacLaughlin, Maya Kessler, population health, Tamim Rajjo


September 26, 2017

Teaching an old REP new tricks–Rochester Epidemiology Project partnering with local Public Health

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

  Dan Jensen, M.P.H., is the associate director, Olmsted County Public Health; and director, Olmsted County Preventive Services. The Rochester Epidemiology Project (REP) has supported over 2,600 peer-reviewed scientific research publications covering a span of more than 50 years. Recent REP additions of the data exploration portal, adding Olmsted County Public Health data, and supporting […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, population health, Rochester Epidemiology Project


June 1, 2017

Rochester Epidemiology Project: Taking a bite out of poor health

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

The Rochester Epidemiology Project has added dental records to its database of linked medical records, making it more valuable as a medical research resource. The Rochester Epidemiology Project is a collaboration of medical and dental care providers in Minnesota and Wisconsin. With patient agreement, the organizations link medical, dental, surgical procedures, prescriptions, and other health […]

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Tags: Alan Carr, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Daniel DeSimone, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, oral health, population health, Rochester Epidemiology Project


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