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August 11th, 2017

The Kintun program for families with dementia: From novel experiment to national policy (innovative practice).

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

Abstract The Kintun program is the first public health strategy specifically designed for dementia care in Chile. It was launched in 2013 in the city of Santiago with support from the National Service for the Elderly and the Municipality of Peñalolén. Using an interdisciplinary team, the program seeks to promote community integration and better support […]

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August 4th, 2017

Depression and Its Correlates Among Brazilian Immigrants in Massachusetts, USA

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

Abstract The goal of this paper is to assess the frequency of depression symptoms among Brazilian immigrants living in Massachusetts, the second largest Brazilian immigrant population in the United States, and to identify correlates of depression. A convenience sample of Brazilian immigrants aged 18 or older residing in Massachusetts was used. Data were collected from […]

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July 7th, 2017

Factors Affecting Dietary Practices in a Mississippi African American Community

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

Abstract : This study examined the practices, personal motivation, and barriers of African American communities in Mississippi regarding their dietary practices. We selected the Metro Jackson Area comprised of Hinds, Madison and Rankin Counties because it is a combination of urban and rural communities. The sample consisted of 70 participants from seven sites. A total […]

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April 14th, 2016

save the date for Our Community Our Health #OCOH

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

Thanks for sharing our live stream town hall! https://t.co/fPAM7Ldhg3 @mayoclinic_cenr Join us! https://t.co/ielw62vStQ — UFHealthStreet (@UFHealthStreet) April 14, 2016

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February 18th, 2016

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

#Mixed #marriages are changing the way we think about our #race https://t.co/Y0mn16Bilj — Community Engagement (@mayoclinic_cenr) February 18, 2016

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Tags: asian, hispanic, imigrant, race, Research


January 7th, 2016

Minnesota Department of Health Community Engagement Home

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

Community Engagement Engaging community members in problem-solving solutions to issues that affect them is one of the fundamental principles of public health. The most effective way to achieve public health goals, especially the elimination of disparities in health status, is to actively engage those experiencing the problems in every aspect of addressing them. Community engagement […]

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Tags: Community Engagement, resources and tools


December 9th, 2015

Mayo Podcast: how to navigate health care

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

Mayo Podcast: How To Navigate Health Care

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November 6th, 2015

Who Is Multiracial? Depends on How You Ask

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

A Comparison of Six Survey Methods to Capture Racial Identity Consider, for example, a man whose mother is Asian and whose father is white. This may seem like someone who could easily be categorized as multiracial. But if this man was raised with little or no interaction with his white relatives or had experiences that […]

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Tags: census, identity, Multiracial, Research


August 13th, 2015

Mark your calendar if you want to outreach to the Latino Community

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

ACHLA-The Alliance of Chicanos Hispanics and Latin Americans, will host a free LATINO FEST and celebration on Saturday, September 26,on the Cooke park (seventh St and seventh Ave NW Rochester MN). From 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. rain or shine for more informatio click  

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July 6th, 2015

The culture of collective impact

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

https://soundcloud.com/collective-impact-forum/ep-4-the-culture-of-collective-impact

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Tags: colaboration, community building, Community Engagement, pod cast


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