Jennifer St. Sauver, Ph.D., says, "Much research already has focused on chronic conditions, which account for the majority of health care utilization and costs in middle-aged and older adults. We were interested in finding out about other types of conditions that may affect large segments of the population across all age groups." Dr. St. Sauver is the primary author of the study and a member of the Population Health Program within the Mayo Clinic Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery.
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The graphic and b-roll from the Rochester Epidemiology Project, plus sound bites with Dr. St. Sauver are available in the downloads below
Expert title for broadcast cg: Dr. Jennifer St. Sauver, Mayo Clinic Epidemiologist