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December 17, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Get answers to your questions about COVID-19 and coming vaccines

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

On Dec. 7, a panel of Mayo Clinic physician experts presented “COVID-19 Updates and Vaccine Information” to community members across southeast Minnesota in a virtual community forum attended by 200 community members. The four Mayo Clinic panelists included moderator Robert Albright Jr., D.O., newly appointed regional vice president in the southeast Minnesota region of Mayo […]

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Tags: COVID-19, Deepi Goyal, immunization, Mayo Clinic Health System, Melanie Swift, occupational medicine, Robert Albright, Robert Jacobson, vaccines


June 15, 2020 · Leave a Comment

How Vaccines Are Developed and What That Means for COVID-19

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

In a recent Zoominar, Robert Jacobson, M.D., a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, gave an in-depth, yet easy-to-understand, discussion on vaccine development, and where we are with respect to a vaccine for COVID-19. Dr. Jacobson, who is also a health sciences researcher with specific expertise in pediatric infectious diseases, sets the stage for his discussion with a story […]

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Tags: COVID-19, immunization, pediatric research, research education, Robert Jacobson, vaccines


April 22, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Non-COVID research in the news

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

These stories are a little like the fabled unicorn – hard to find, but special if you do. Mayo Clinic has a wide range of research ongoing, and continues to publish their findings. Sharing those findings in this current time of “all COVID, all the time,” is challenging. Some of our research and researchers is […]

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Tags: Alexander Meves, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, dermatology, melanoma, Molly Jeffery, News of the Week, oncology, opioids, Robert Jacobson, surgery, vaccines


April 12, 2016 · Leave a Comment

A Head Start for HPV Vaccine: Better Series Completion

By Meghan Knoedler 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, population health, Robert Jacobson, Rochester Epidemiology Project, vaccines


May 26, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Improve Health of Pediatric Populations Using the Stepped Wedge Design

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

  Robert Jacobson, M.D., is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, and serves as the medical director for the Population Health Science Program at the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery. He also leads Mayo’s Employee and […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, population health, Robert Jacobson


April 17, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Presence at Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting

By Elizabeth Zimmermann 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


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