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Population Health Science Program

The Population Health Science Program in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery seeks to improve primary care practice and advance population health science through health care delivery research. The program's interdisciplinary scientific team is comprised of experts from primary care medicine, health services research, biostatistics, epidemiology, social and behavioral science, and public health. Led by clinical and research faculty members, the Population Health Science Program is grounded in epidemiological, health services and behavioral research. Program researchers are focused on: Describing disease burden and relevant health outcomes among target populations Identifying and characterizing the determinants of health outcomes in populations Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of health care delivery in primary care Evaluating the impact of primary care on patient behavior, access to care and use of services Evaluating the impact of community-based interventions on population health

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Project Information

About the project

Impacts: 

Addiction, Aging, Basic Needs, Best Practice, Caring Relationship, Children & Youth, Chronic Illness, Food, Governance/Public Policy, Health, Medical Services, Sustainability   Health & Wellness   Mental Health, Obesity, Financial Stress/Homelessness, Diabetes, Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Project Phase: 

Available

Collaborators

Contact: Robert M. Jacobson, M.D. ; Email: jacobson.robert@mayo.edu ; Phone: TBD

Lead Organization: Mayo Clinic

Collaborators: Mayo Clinic

Related Projects

America’s City for Health ; Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) ; Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research

 

Detailed Description

Projects

Population Health Scholars Program

The Population Health Scholars Program, one of the center's two scholars programs, provides training and mentoring in community and population health research at Mayo Clinic. The three-year program, which welcomed six new Mayo clinician-scholars in 2014, provides a unique opportunity to learn how to obtain grants, conduct research and publish study findings that advance population health science.

Population approaches to vaccine delivery

The Olmsted County Community Health Needs Assessment lists vaccine-preventable diseases as one of the top five community health priorities. Vaccines are among the most cost-effective clinical preventive services. The Population Health Science Program is working on a number of projects related to vaccine delivery in the community, including:

  • Exploring changes in pediatric influenza rates over time
  • Examining the effectiveness of influenza vaccines in preventing pandemic influenza infection
  • Determining immunization coverage among children of Somali immigrants and refugees
  • Identifying multilevel influences on HPV vaccination initiation and completion
  • Evaluating response to immunization recall letters

 

 

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Related PlanScape Status

Addiction, Aging, Basic Needs, Best Practice, Caring Relationship, Children & Youth, Chronic Illness, Food, Governance/Public Policy, Health, Medical Services, Sustainability  

May 25, 2019: 2019 DMCC Affordable Housing Work Plan Status

2019 Presentations to May DMCC Meeting and Feb DMCC meeting.

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May 24, 2019: Rochester Area Family Y

 Y has received a grant from the Schulze Family Foundation which allows us to provide 400 Rochester high schooler’s a free summer members through our Get Summer program.

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May 24, 2019: Mayo High School School Within a School (SWS)

Four Mayo SWS students and their teacher made a huge impression at Kiwanis Club of Rochester. 

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May 24, 2019: 2016-2020 Housing Framework (2Q2019)

More than $3 million in housing investment has been committed in the nearly 16 months since the Coalition for Rochester Area Housing was created with a $6 million goal.

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May 08, 2019: Community for Health Workgroup Log

DMC EDA initiated Community For Health group effort notes.

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May 02, 2019: Rochester Public Utilties

2019 Residential Rate Structure Survey

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April 28, 2019: Isaiah News

April/May Rochester ISAIAH Community Meetings and news. 

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April 16, 2019: United Way Special Projects Team

OVERALL OBJECTIVE: determine what forms of advocacy are most suitable to advance United Way’s vision and mission. 

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April 12, 2019: Pathway to Prosperity

State lawmakers are being asked to provide $1 million in hopes of putting single parents and their children on a new path out of poverty this summer.

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Last modified by allnode on 2017/01/29
Created by allnode on 2017/01/28

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