Gladys B. Asiedu, PhD is an Associate Consultant and an Assistant professor of health services research at the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery.
Dr. Asiedu attained a Masters in Family studies and human services in 2007 from Kansas State university, Manhattan Kansas. In 2010 she completed a PhD in Human Ecology (Family Studies) and a Graduate certificate in Women’s studies from Kansas State university, Manhattan Kansas. After graduate school she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Health Care Policy and Research and health services research at Mayo clinic’s Department of Quantitative Health Sciences 2012-2014. Dr. Asiedu became a health services analyst in 2014 where she provided consults on numerous projects in health care delivery and qualitative research. Dr. Asiedu was appointed as an Associate consultant Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery in November 2021. Dr. Asiedu’s research area focuses on: linking micro and macro factors related to patient health and health systems through engagement with health care providers, their contexts and the community as interactive partners in advancing research that enable multilevel outcomes and intervention; addressing disparities and inequities in workplace, patient, and community setting; and methodological approaches in practice improvement and implementation designs. She is one of the core leads for a newly launched Diversity Science Program at Mayo Clinic that will analyze, address, health care inequities and advance inclusive, equitable norms for organizational wellness and practice transformation.