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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Community leaders are key to reaching people underrepresented in research

To address health disparities and reach underserved communities, work is underway at Mayo Clinic to raise up community voices through community engagement.

"Community engagement is an ongoing process," explains Dr. Chyke Doubeni, director of Mayo Clinic’s Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research. "It's a partnership or collaboration among organizational entities and members of the community. And the sole purpose of this is to solve problems and address priorities that a community sees as being priorities for them."

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Meghann Southwick (@meghannsouthwick)

Meghann Southwick

Meghann Southwick is a marketing specialist for Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2021.