Clorox and Cleveland Clinic Partner to Address Public Health Needs Posed by COVID-19

OAKLAND, Calif. , and CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) and Cleveland Clinic announced today that they are bringing together their expertise to support public health as society continues to face COVID-19, while helping to instill confidence in the safety of public spaces among caregivers, patients, businesses and communities. Combining one of America’s … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Identify Genetic Factors that May Influence COVID-19 Susceptibility

A new Cleveland Clinic study has identified genetic factors that may influence susceptibility to COVID-19. Published today in BMC Medicine, the study findings could guide personalized treatment for COVID-19. While the majority of confirmed COVID-19 cases result in mild symptoms, the virus does pose a serious threat to certain individuals. Morbidity and mortality rates rise … Read More

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland State University Receive $1.2 Million NIH Award to Recruit Underrepresented Minority Ph.D. Students

At a time when the national conversation is focused on narrowing the gap of racial equity, two of Cleveland’s anchor institutions have been awarded grant funding that will help them turn words into action. Cleveland State University and Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute received a five-year, $1.2 million T32 training award from the National Institutes … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Develop First Model to Predict Likelihood of Testing Positive for COVID-19 and Outcomes from the Disease

Cleveland Clinic researchers have developed the world’s first risk prediction model for healthcare providers to forecast an individual patient’s likelihood of testing positive for COVID-19 as well as their outcomes from the disease. According a new study published in CHEST, the risk prediction model (called a nomogram) shows the relevance of age, race, gender, socioeconomic status, … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Supports Cleveland City Council Resolution Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis

Cleveland Clinic Statement, June 3, 2020 Cleveland Clinic fully supports the City of Cleveland and applauds the efforts of Council Members Blaine Griffin and Basheer Jones in issuing an Emergency Resolution to address racial disparities in our communities. Helping others to heal is our mission and caring for the community is a priority. Our organization will … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Appoints Leslie Jurecko, M.D., MBA, as Chief Safety and Quality Officer

Cleveland Clinic has named Leslie Jurecko, M.D., MBA, as Chief Safety and Quality Officer, effective June 15, 2020. Dr. Jurecko will oversee enterprise safety and quality initiatives for the Cleveland Clinic health system and will report directly to Cleveland Clinic Chief Clinical Transformation Officer James Merlino, M.D. In addition to her leadership role, she will … Read More