Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Celebrate Research at Community Event Oct. 26
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic's Center for Translational Science Activities and Olmsted Medical Center host Community Celebration: Making a Difference Through Research.
WHAT: Community Celebration: Making a Difference Through Research is designed to celebrate the many ways that medical research improves the health of our community. A time to learn about some of the ongoing projects community members participate in, and to thank research volunteers for their support, the event starts at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour, refreshments and exhibits.
The formal one-hour program begins at 6:30 p.m. with a welcome from Mayor Ardell Brede; David Warner, M.D., Mayo Clinic; and Barbara Yawn, M.D., Olmsted Medical Center. Following the welcome will be presentations on "Translating Community Values into Research Policy," and "Bringing Nursing Science to the Care of Patients and Families." The event is free and open to the public.
WHERE: Phillips Hall, Siebens Building, 100 Second Avenue SW. No-cost parking available in Mayo Clinic ramps and surface lots.
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
NOTE: Media members, please RSVP to Elizabeth Zimmermann at 507-284-5005. Drs. Warner and Yawn are available for interviews in advance of or during the event. Interview opportunities also are available with research participants from the community.
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