Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science announces CHAMP awards

The Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science announced the 2019 Community Health: Assessment and Improvement Measures Program (CHAMP) awards. These awards support research projects that address community health needs as identified by local community health needs reports.

Applications are based on alignment with potential impact on community health, innovation, likelihood of future extramural funding, feasibility, qualifications of investigators and partnership with community collaborators.

2019 CHAMP award recipients

Jane Njeru, M.B., Ch.B. (I '12, PCIR '13)
Division of Community Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic in Rochester
"Stories for Change: A Digital Storytelling Intervention to Improve Diabetes Outcomes Among Somali Adults - A Pilot Study"

Sarah Atunah-Jay, M.D. (PD '17)
Division of Community Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Mayo Clinic in Rochester
"Promoting Safe and Supportive Clinical Spaces"

2019 CHAMP Partnership award recipients

Mark Wieland, M.D. (I '08, CMR '09)
Division of Community Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic in Rochester
"Closing the Gap: Partnership Work to Improve Cancer Screening in Patients with Limited English Proficiency"

Vesna Garovic, M.D., Ph.D.
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Mayo Clinic in Rochester
"Plasma and Urine Klotho Concentrations in Normotensive Versus Preeclamptic Pregnancies"

 

 

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