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March 14, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Study: African Immigrants Boost Local Business Community

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Partnering with the African Development Center of Minnesota, the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce and Mayo Clinic hope to foster that drive to help boost Rochester’s economy and create more jobs. A recent survey of 30 of Rochester’s African-owned businesses found that they currently support 100 full-time jobs and 75 part-time ones in the community…Mayo […]

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Tags: African Development Center of Minnesota, Jolene Anderson-Rau, Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce


January 30, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo, Minn. communities targeting immigrant health

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In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, researchers at the Mayo Clinic are working with more than a dozen community organizations to keep immigrants and refugees from developing common diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity…Mayo Clinic Dr. Mark Wieland said he’s trying to figure out what programs works best for each community. He’ll monitor the progress […]

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Tags: diabetes, Dr. Mark Wieland, high blood pressure, immigrants, nutrition classes, Obesity, physical fitness classes, refugees


January 27, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic seeks increased mental health cultural awareness

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An estimated 50,000 people have immigrated from war-ravaged Somalia to Minnesota since civil war broke out in the east African country in 1991, and mental health providers at Mayo Clinic in Rochester recognize a need for more culturally appropriate, inclusive care…Mayo health providers are working on culturally sensitive ways of talking with patients about traumas […]

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Tags: mental health providers, Misbil Hagi-Salaad, Somali-Americans, Somalia


October 28, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Mayo runs the latest IT along with advanced medical care

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The Mayo Clinic is a great place for diverse techies. It has a huge and cutting-edge homegrown IT shop that uses the latest technology for everything from research to billing, a female cardiologist who chairs the clinic’s extensive diversity outreach initiatives for employees, and multiple work venues: the original and world-famous clinic in Rochester, MN […]

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October 17, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Native American leader Elouise Cobell dies at 65

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Elouise Cobell, the Blackfeet woman who led a 15-year legal fight to force the U.S. government to account for more than a century of mismanaged Indian land royalties, died Sunday. She was 65…Congress approved the deal and President Barack Obama signed it in December of 2010, a year after it was first proposed. A federal […]

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March 30, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Hayes named Mayo’s new diversity director

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Dr. Sharonne Hayes, director of the Mayo Clinic Women’s Heart Clinic, was recently named the new diversity director at Mayo.   Mayo’s national CEO Dr. John Noseworthy says in a clinic announcement that “diverse organizations make better decisions, and we need to increase our diversity to create the best environment for patients.”   Post-Bulletin, 3/29/2010

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Tags: diversity directory, Dr. Sharonne Hayes


March 8, 2010 · Leave a Comment

RACE exhibit seeks volunteers — a lot of them

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Kay Hocker is looking for volunteers — about 90 of them. The executive director of the Diversity Council is lining up people to be youth discussion facilitators during the Rochester exhibition of “RACE: Are We So Different?”…   The Diversity Council is partnering with Mayo Clinic and the Rochester Public Library to engage the community […]

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Tags: RACE Exhibit, volunteers


February 26, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Mayo group honors local ‘Black History Maker’

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Having grown up in Mississippi during a time when black people struggled daily for equal rights, Jackie Johnson learned at a young age the importance of fighting the good fight…   The Mayo Clinic employee group is celebrating Johnson as a local “Black History Maker” on Friday at its third annual Black History Month Event […]

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Tags: Black History Maker, Jackie Johnson


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