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HHRI News & Press Releases

Dr. Kate Diaz Vickery named HHRI’s first Vice President of Engagement

February 1, 2024

HHRI is pleased to announce that Dr. Kate Diaz Vickery has been selected to serve as Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute’s (HHRI’s) first Vice President of Engagement.  Dr. Vickery is a previous Hennepin Healthcare System (HHS) research scholar and HHRI investigator and Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota.  She is…

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People who experience homelessness face earlier and greater risk of death, report finds

January 26, 2023

Death rate among those experiencing homelessness is triple that of general population Governor’s historic housing stability package invests in solutions to support Minnesotans experiencing homelessness across the housing spectrum People who experience homelessness in Minnesota die at much higher rates than the general population, according to a new report produced…

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HHRI investigators featured in NIH and UMN news – Coaching transforms researchers and institutions

April 26, 2022

Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI) Investigators Allyson Hart, MD, MS, and Kate Diaz Vickery, MD, MSc, were featured in a recent University of Minnesota Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) news story about coaching and how it transforms researchers and institutions. Coaching has proven to be a progressing force. In…

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Dr. Kate Vickery’s research highlighted by CTSI

December 1, 2021

Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI) investigator Kate Diaz Vickery, MD, MSc, was featured in a spotlight for the University of Minnesota’s Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) 10th anniversary. Dr. Vickery is the Co-Director of the Health, Homelessness, and Criminal Justice lab. CTSI highlighted Dr. Vickery and nine other researchers for…

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Statewide research program to address impact of racism on cardiovascular health inequities

October 19, 2021

People in Minnesota’s Black, Indigenous and communities of color experience some of the worst health disparities in the United States. A new research center, the Center for Chronic Disease Reduction and Equity Promotion Across Minnesota (C2DREAM), led by the University of Minnesota (U of M) and Mayo Clinic, will research the impact…

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Hennepin Healthcare takes a pulse of the pandemic

September 10, 2020

by hennepinmedical — COVID-19’s rapid arrival in Minnesota in March 2020 created myriad changes across the community – and a snapshot of that impact is now available in a report from Hennepin Healthcare. A collaboration for quality improvement between Hennepin Healthcare and Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI) emerged to design…

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Health, Homelessness, and Criminal Justice (HHCJ) Lab

July 9, 2020

Our Research Home » Our Research » Health, Homelessness, and Criminal Justice (HHCJ) Lab Addressing the complex drivers of health through research and collaboration  @HHCJ_Lab email: HHCJLab@hhrinstitute.org HHCJ website:  hhcjlab.org The Health, Homelessness, and Criminal Justice (HHCJ) Lab is housed within the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute. We conduct research that…

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