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Article NameJournalPublication YearAvailabilityCitation and Link
A Comparison of Colorectal Cancer Screening Uptake Among Average-risk Insured American Indian and Alaska Native and White WomenJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved2013Full article available, free of chargePerdue, D. G., Chubak, J., Bogart, A., Dillard, D. A., Garroutte, E. M., & Buchwald, D. (2013). A comparison of colorectal cancer screening uptake among average-risk insured American Indian/Alaska Native and white women. J Health Care Poor Underserved, 24(3), 1125-1135. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2013.0139
A Scoping Review of Indigenous Suicide Prevention in Circumpolar RegionsInternational Journal of Circumpolar Health2015Full article available, free of chargeRedvers, J., Bjerregaard, P., Eriksen, H., Fanian, S., Healey, G., Hiratsuka, V., . . . Chatwood, S. (2015). A scoping review of Indigenous suicide prevention in circumpolar regions. Int J Circumpolar Health, 74, 27509. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v74.27509
Alaska Native People's Perceptions, Understanding, and Expectations for Research Involving Biological SpecimensInternational Journal of Circumpolar Health2012Full article available, free of chargeHiratsuka, V. Y., Brown, J. K., Hoeft, T. J., & Dillard, D. A. (2012). Alaska native people's perceptions, understandings, and expectations for research involving biological specimens. Int J Circumpolar Health, 71, 18642. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v71i0.18642
Application of the PEN-3 Model to Tobacco Initiation, Use, and Cessation Among American Indian and Alaska Native AdultsHealth Promotion Practice2016Abstract with full article available with purchaseHiratsuka, V. Y., Trinidad, S. B., Avey, J. P., & Robinson, R. F. (2016). Application of the PEN-3 Model to Tobacco Initiation, Use, and Cessation Among American Indian and Alaska Native Adults. Health promotion practice, 1524839916648909. doi: 10.1177/1524839916648909
Approaching Etuaptmumk--Introducing a Consensus-Based Mixed Method for Health Services ResearchInternational Journal of Circumpolar Health2015Full article available, free of chargeChatwood, S., Paulette, F., Baker, R., Eriksen, A., Hansen, K. L., Eriksen, H., . . . Brown, A. (2015). Approaching Etuaptmumk--introducing a consensus-based mixed method for health services research. Int J Circumpolar Health, 74, 27438. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v74.27438
Assessing and Treating American Indians and Alaska NativesHandbook on Multi-Cultural Mental Health: Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Populations2013Print only
Availability and Deployment of Telemedicine and Telehealth Technologies in Rural AlaskaFederal Practitioner2012Full article available, free of chargeKhan BA, Hiratsuka VY, Dillard DA, Robinson RF, Mau M. (2012). Availability and deployment of telemedicine/telehealth technologies in rural Alaska. Federal practitioner : for the health care professionals of the VA, DoD, and PHS. 2012; 29(12):19-21.
Challenges in Operationalizing the DSM-IV Clinical Significance CriterionJAMA Psychiatry (Formerly Archives of General Psychiatry)2004Full article available, free of chargeBeals J, Novins DK, Spicer P, et al. Challenges in Operationalizing the DSM-IV ClinicalSignificance Criterion. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2004;61(12):1197-1207. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.61.12.1197.
Conduct Disorder, War Zone Stress, and War-related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in American Indian Vietnam VeteransJournal of Traumatic Stress2007Abstract with full article available with purchaseDillard, D., Jacobsen, C., Ramsey, S. and Manson, S. (2007), Conduct disorder, war zone stress, and war-related posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in American Indian Vietnam veterans. J. Traum. Stress, 20: 53–62. doi: 10.1002/jts.20200
Context Matters: The Experience of 14 Research Teams in Systematically Reporting Contextual Factors Important for Practice ChangeAnnals of Family Medicine2013Full article available, free of chargeTomoaia-Cotisel, A., Scammon, D. L., Waitzman, N. J., Cronholm, P. F., Halladay, J. R., Driscoll, D. L., . . . Stange, K. C. (2013). Context matters: the experience of 14 research teams in systematically reporting contextual factors important for practice change. Ann Fam Med, 11 Suppl 1, S115-123. doi: 10.1370/afm.1549
Depression and Type 2 Diabetes Among Alaska Native Primary Care PatientsInternational Journal of Circumpolar Health2013Full article available, free of chargeDillard, D. A., Robinson, R. F., Smith, J. J., Khan, B. A., Dubois, E. W., & Mau, M. K. (2013). Depression and type 2 diabetes among Alaska Native primary care patients. Ethn Dis, 23(1), 56-64
Depression Prevalence and Associated Factors Among Alaska Native People: The Alaska Education and Research Towards Health (EARTH) StudyJournal of Affective Disorders2012Full article available, free of chargeDillard, D. A., Smith, J. J., Ferucci, E. D., & Lanier, A. P. (2012). Depression Prevalence and Associated Factors Among Alaska Native People: The Alaska Education and Research Towards Health (EARTH) Study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 136(3), 1088–1097. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2011.10.042
Development of a Screening and Brief Intervention Process for Symptoms of Psychological Trauma Among Primary Care Patients of Two American Indian and Alaska Native Health SystemsJournal of Behavioral Health Services & Research2017Abstract with full article available with purchaseHiratsuka, V.Y., Moore, L, Dillard, D., Avey, J.P., Dirks, L.G., Beach, B., & Novins, D. (2017). Development of a Screening and Brief Intervention Process for Symptoms of Psychological Trauma Among Primary Care Patients of Two American Indian and Alaska Native Health Systems
Differences in Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Use Among American Indian and Alaska Native People Living in Alaska and the Southwest United StatesNicotine & Tobacco Research2010Full article available, free of chargeRedwood, D., Lanier, A. P., Renner, C., Smith, J., Tom-Orme, L., & Slattery, M. L. (2010). Differences in cigarette and smokeless tobacco use among American Indian and Alaska Native people living in Alaska and the Southwest United States. Nicotine Tob Res, 12(7), 791-796. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntq087
Discovering Unique Tobacco Use Patterns Among Alaska Native PeopleInternational Journal of Circumpolar Health2013Full article available, free of chargeDilley, J. A., Peterson, E., Hiratsuka, V. Y., & Rohde, K. (2013). Discovering unique tobacco use patterns among Alaska Native people. Int J Circumpolar Health, 72. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v72i0.21208
Engaging Stakeholders to Develop a Depression Management Support Tool in a Tribal Health SystemQuality of Life Research2014Abstract with full article available with purchaseStarks, H., Shaw, J. L., Hiratsuka, V., Dillard, D. A., & Robinson, R. (2015). Engaging stakeholders to develop a depression management decision support tool in a tribal health system. Qual Life Res, 24(5), 1097-1105. doi: 10.1007/s11136-014-0810-9
Estimating Cotinine Associations and a Saliva Cotinine Level to Identify Active Cigarette Smoking in Alaska Native Pregnant WomenMaternal and Child Health Journal2014Abstract with full article available with purchaseSmith, J. J., Robinson, R. F., Khan, B. A., Sosnoff, C. S., & Dillard, D. A. (2014). Estimating cotinine associations and a saliva cotinine level to identify active cigarette smoking in Alaska Native pregnant women. Matern Child Health J, 18(1), 120-128. doi: 10.1007/s10995-013-1241-x
Ethical Issues in Developing Pharmacogenetic Research Partnership with Indigenous CommunitiesClinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics2011Abstract with full article available with purchaseBoyer, B. B., Dillard, D., Woodahl, E. L., Whitener, R., Thummel, K. E., & Burke, W. (2011). Ethical issues in developing pharmacogenetic research partnerships with American Indigenous communities. Clin Pharmacol Ther, 89(3), 343-345. doi: 10.1038/clpt.2010.303
Exploring Pathways to Trust: A Tribal Perspective on Data SharingGenetics in Medicine2014Abstract with full article available with purchaseJames, R., Tsosie, R., Sahota, P., Parker, M., Dillard, D., Sylvester, I., . . . Burke, W. (2014). Exploring pathways to trust: a tribal perspective on data sharing. Genet Med, 16(11), 820-826. doi: 10.1038/gim.2014.47
Formative Evaluation to assess communication technology access and health communication preferences of Alaska native peopleInternational Journal of Indigenous Health2016Full article available, free of chargeRobinson, R. F., Dillard, D. A., Hiratsuka, V. Y., Smith, J. J., Tierney, S., Avey, J. P., & Buchwald, D. S. (2015). Formative evaluation to assess communication technology access and health communication preferences of Alaska Native people. International journal of indigenous health, 10(2), 88. doi:
Medical Home Implementation and Trends in Diabetes Quality Measures for Alaska Native and American Indian Primary Care PatientsPrimary Care Diabetes2014Abstract with full article available with purchaseSmith, J. J., Johnston, J. M., Hiratsuka, V. Y., Dillard, D. A., Tierney, S., & Driscoll, D. L. (2015). Medical home implementation and trends in diabetes quality measures for AN/AI primary care patients. Prim Care Diabetes, 9(2), 120-126. doi: 10.1016/j.pcd.2014.06.005
Metabolic Syndrome: Prevalence Among American Indian and Alaska Native People Living in the Southwest United States and in AlaskaMetabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders2008Full article available, free of chargeSchumacher, C., Ferucci, E. D., Lanier, A. P., Slattery, M. L., Schraer, C. D., Raymer, T. W., . . . Tom-Orme, L. (2008). Metabolic syndrome: prevalence among American Indian and Alaska native people living in the southwestern United States and in Alaska. Metab Syndr Relat Disord, 6(4), 267-273. doi: 10.1089/met.2008.0021
Patient and Provider Factors Associated With American Indian and Alaska Native Adolescent Tobacco Use ScreeningJournal of Primary Care & Community Health2015Abstract with full article available with purchaseHiratsuka, V. Y., Suchy-Dicey, A. M., Garroutte, E. M., & Booth-LaForce, C. (2015). Patient and Provider Factors Associated With American Indian and Alaska Native Adolescent Tobacco Use Screening. J Prim Care Community Health. doi: 10.1177/2150131915602469
Patient and Provider Perspectives on Using Telemedicine for Chronic Disease Management Among Native Hawaiian and Alaska Native PeopleInternational Journal of Circumpolar Health2015Full article available, free of chargeHiratsuka, V., Delafield, R., Starks, H., Ambrose, A. J., & Mau, M. M. (2013). Patient and provider perspectives on using telemedicine for chronic disease management among Native Hawaiian and Alaska Native people. Int J Circumpolar Health, 72. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v72i0.21401
Perceptions of pharmacogenetics research to guide tobacco cessation by patients, providers and leaders in a tribal healthcare settingFuture Medicine: Pharmacogenomics2015Abstract with full article available with purchaseAvey, J. P., Hiratsuka, V. Y., Beans, J. A., Trinidad, S. B., Tyndale, R. F., & Robinson, R. F. (2016). Perceptions of pharmacogenetic research to guide tobacco cessation by patients, providers and leaders in a tribal healthcare setting. Pharmacogenomics, 17(4), 405-415. doi:10.2217/pgs.15.177
Pharmacogenetic Research in Partnership with American Indian and Alaska Native CommunitiesPharmacogenomics2014Full article available, free of chargeWoodahl, E. L., Lesko, L. J., Hopkins, S., Robinson, R. F., Thummel, K. E., & Burke, W. (2014). Pharmacogenetic research in partnership with American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Pharmacogenomics, 15(9), 1235-1241. doi: 10.2217/pgs.14.91
Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Among Alaska Native and American Indian InfantsInternational Journal of Circumpolar Health2013Full article available, free of chargeKhan, B. A., Robinson, R. F., Smith, J. J., & Dillard, D. A. (2013). Prenatal alcohol exposure among Alaska Native/American Indian infants. Int J Circumpolar Health, 72. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v72i0.20973
Process and Outcomes of Patient-Centered Medical Care with Alaska Native People at Southcentral FoundationAnnals of Family Medicine2013Full article available, free of chargeDriscoll, D. L., Hiratsuka, V., Johnston, J. M., Norman, S., Reilly, K. M., Shaw, J., . . . Dillard, D. (2013). Process and outcomes of patient-centered medical care with Alaska Native people at Southcentral Foundation. Ann Fam Med, 11 Suppl 1, S41-49. doi: 10.1370/afm.1474
Racial Disparities in Alcohol Use: Comparison of Two American Indian Reservation Communities with National DataAmerican Journal of Public Health2003Full article available, free of chargeBeals J, Manson SM, Mitchell CM, Novins DK, Spicer P, the AI-SUPERPFP Team, et al. (2003) Racial Disparities in Alcohol Use: Comparison of 2 American Indian Reservation Populations With National Data. Am J Public Health. 93 (10), 1683-1685.
Resources, Roadblocks and Turning Points: A Qualitative Study of American Indian and Alaska Native Adults with Type 2 DiabetesJournal of Community Health2013Abstract with full article available with purchaseShaw, J. L., Brown, J., Khan, B., Mau, M. K., & Dillard, D. (2013). Resources, roadblocks and turning points: a qualitative study of American Indian/Alaska Native adults with type 2 diabetes. J Community Health, 38(1), 86-94. doi: 10.1007/s10900-012-9585-5
Risk, Reward and the Double-edged Sword: Perspectives on Pharmacogenetic Research and Clinical Testing Among Alaska Native PeopleAmerican Journal of Public Health2013Abstract with full article available with purchaseShaw, J. L., Robinson, R., Starks, H., Burke, W., & Dillard, D. A. (2013). Risk, reward, and the double-edged sword: perspectives on pharmacogenetic research and clinical testing among Alaska Native people. Am J Public Health, 103(12), 2220-2225. doi: 10.2105/ajph.2013.301596
Self-Determination in Health Research: An Alaska Native Example of Tribal Ownership and Research RegulationInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health2017Full article available, free of chargeHiratsuka, V.Y., Beans, J.A., Robinson, R.F., Shaw, J.L., Sylvester, I., & Dillard, D. (2017). Self-Determination in Health Research: An Alaska Native Example of Tribal Ownership and Research Regulation
Text message reminders increased colorectal cancer screening in a randomized trial with Alaska Native and American Indian PeopleCancer2017Abstract with full article available with purchaseMuller, C.J., Robinson, R.F., Smith, J.J., Jernigan, M.A., Hiratsuka V.Y., Dillard, D.A., & Buchwald, D. (2017). Text message reminders increased colorectal cancer screening in a randomized trial with Alaska Native and American Indian people
The Effect of Regular Primary Care Utilization on Long-Term Glycemic and Blood Pressure Control in Adults with DiabetesJournal of the American Board of Family Medicine2015Full article available, free of chargeSmith, J. J., Berman, M. D., Hiratsuka, V. Y., & Frazier, R. R. (2015). The effect of regular primary care utilization on long-term glycemic and blood pressure control in adults with diabetes. J Am Board Fam Med, 28(1), 28-37. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2015.01.130329
The Impact of Patient and Provider Factors on Depression Screening of American Indian and Alaska Native People in Primary CareJournal of Primary Care and Community Health2012Abstract with full article available with purchaseDillard, D. A., Muller, C. J., Smith, J. J., Hiratsuka, V. Y., & Manson, S. M. (2012). The impact of patient and provider factors on depression screening of American Indian and Alaska Native people in primary care. J Prim Care Community Health, 3(2), 120-124. doi: 10.1177/2150131911420724
The Southcentral Foundation Depression CollaborativeInternational Journal of Circumpolar Health2007Full article available, free of chargeDillard, D. A., & Christopher, D. (2007). The Southcentral Foundation depression collaborative. Int J Circumpolar Health, 66 Suppl 1, 45-53.
Tobacco Use Among Alaska Native People in the EARTH StudyNicotine & Tobacco Research2010Full article available, free of chargeSmith, J. J., Ferucci, E. D., Dillard, D. A., & Lanier, A. P. (2010). Tobacco use among Alaska Native people in the EARTH study. Nicotine Tob Res, 12(8), 839-844. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntq091
Treatment Eligibility in Alaska Native and American Indian Persons with Hepatitis C Virus InfectionInternational Journal of Circumpolar Health2012Full article available, free of chargeLivingston, S. E., Townshend-Bulson, L. J., Bruden, D. L., McMahon, B. J., Homan, C. E., Gove, J. E., . . . Gretch, D. R. (2012). Treatment eligibility in Alaska Native and American Indian persons with hepatitis C virus infection. Int J Circumpolar Health, 71, 1-7. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v71i0.18445
Tribal Implementation of a Patient-Centered Medical Home Model in Alaska Accompanied by Decreased Hospital UseInternational Journal of Circumpolar Health2013Full article available, free of chargeJohnston, J. M., Smith, J. J., Hiratsuka, V. Y., Dillard, D. A., Szafran, Q. N., & Driscoll, D. L. (2013). Tribal implementation of a patient-centered medical home model in Alaska accompanied by decreased hospital use. Int J Circumpolar Health, 72. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v72i0.20960
Variation in Genes Controlling Warfarin Disposition and Response in American Indian and Alaska Native people: CYP2C9, VKORC1, CYP4F2, CYP4F11, GGCXPharmacogenetics and Genomics2015Abstract with full article available with purchaseFohner, A. E., Robinson, R., Yracheta, J., Dillard, D. A., Schilling, B., Khan, B., . . . Thummel, K. E. (2015). Variation in genes controlling warfarin disposition and response in American Indian and Alaska Native people: CYP2C9, VKORC1, CYP4F2, CYP4F11, GGCX. Pharmacogenet Genomics, 25(7), 343-353. doi: 10.1097/fpc.0000000000000143
Views of Biobanking Research Among Alaska Native People: The Role of Community ContextProgress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action2012Abstract with full article available with purchaseHiratsuka, V., Brown, J., & Dillard, D. (2012). Views of biobanking research among Alaska Native people: the role of community context. Prog Community Health Partnersh, 6(2), 131-139. doi: 10.1353/cpr.2012.0025
Views on electronic cigarette use in tobacco screening and cessation in an Alaska Native healthcare settingInternational Journal of Circumpolar Health2015Full article available, free of chargeHiratsuka, V. Y., Avey, J. P., Trinidad, S. B., Beans, J. A., & Robinson, R. F. (2015). Views on electronic cigarette use in tobacco screening and cessation in an Alaska Native healthcare setting. International journal of circumpolar health, 74. doi: