Exploring Barriers and Motivators for Improving Health in an Under-Resourced Community


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Jacksonville, Florida: 17-000194
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 17-000194

About this study

The purpose of this study is to explore neighborhood characteristics, including demographics, health and lifestyle behaviors; to identify capacity and workload characteristics amongst neighborhood residents, and to identify specific tailored interventions that will help to improve overall health amongst residents of a homogenous population living in an under-resourced community.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults that are participating in the neighborhood community event and live within the New Town neighborhood or within the zip code of New Town (32209)

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Children under the age of 18
  • Anyone who is unable or unwilling to provide consent
  • Any adult who does not reside within New Town or in zip code 32209.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Sally Ann Pantin, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Elizabeth Pantoja