Communities During COVID – Focus Groups


About this study

The study seeks to understand the impacts the COVID pandemic has brought to the communities, how communities are coping and how we can build resilience to prepare future health crises.

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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Community members in the catchment area.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Under the age of 18.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Megan Allyse, Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Megan Allyse Ph.D.

(904) 953-0368

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Sean Phelan, Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Amelia Barwise M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., Ph.D.

(904) 953-2000

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Chyke Doubeni, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Chyke Doubeni M.B.B.S., M.P.H.

(507) 266-5369

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