Interaction between a clinician and a young patient.

The Center for Health Equality and Community Engagement Research at Mayo Clinic catalyzes research that generates, disseminates and translates best practices in improving the health of communities and eliminating disparities in preventable illness and death. The center's research areas include:

  • Community-based participatory research
  • Community-engaged research
  • Health promotion and disease prevention related to health disparities in areas of care including:
    • Cancer
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Chronic infections
    • Metabolic illness
    • Respiratory disease
  • Rural health
  • Social determinants of health