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October 1, 2009

Supporting Yourself and Others

By Linda Rockey Linda Rockey

Editor’s note: Linda Rockey is a Mayo Clinic employee who provides administrative support to researchers. Before becoming a Mayo employee, she was a Mayo Clinic patient for 35 years, a story which she tells here. I would like to encourage all patients to seek out a support group for the medical condition you are dealing […]

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Tags: Linda Rockey, Mayo Clinic, Patient Support, Support Groups

September 10, 2009

Becoming an Employee after 35 Years as a Mayo Patient

By Lee Aase Lee Aase

Linda Rockey’s first experience at Mayo Clinic was in 1971, when her grandmother insisted that she come to Mayo Clinic for treatment of her worsening Crohn’s disease. “It was a week that just changed my life,” she says. Thirty years later Mayo neurosurgeon Dr. Fredric Meyer operated on Linda┬áto repair a double aneurysm in her […]

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Tags: Aneurysm, Brain surgery, Crohn's Disease, Employee Stories, Linda Rockey, Mayo Clinic, Patient Stories, Volunteer

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