January 31, 2020

On the front lines of health equity

By Karl W Oestreich

Minnesota Medicine
by Suzy Frisch

LaPrincess Brewer, M.D.: As a George Washington University medical student, LaPrincess Brewer, MD, MPH, was inspired to address the underlying causes of patients’ health issues. Ultimately, she came to Mayo Clinic for a fellowship in cardiology. She is now a faculty member in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine.

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Context: LaPrincess Brewer, M.D., M.P.H. is a Mayo Clinic cardiologist. Dr. Brewer's primary research focus is developing strategies to reduce and ultimately eliminate cardiovascular disease health disparities in racial and ethnic minority populations and in underserved communities through health promotion and community-based participatory research. Dr. Brewer also has special interest in increasing minority and women's participation in cardiovascular clinical trials through mobile health (mHealth) interventions. You can read more about her medical research here.

Contacts:  Traci Klein, Terri Malloy

Tags: Dr. LaPrincess Brewer, health disparities, health equity, Minnesota Medicine, Uncategorized

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