Publications & Maps

  • American Indian and Alaska Native Health
    Policy paper identifying and discussing the adverse health conditions affecting the health status of American Indian and Alaska Native populations, and offers policy recommendations to address these issues.
    Author(s): Frizzell, L., Spencer, K.
    Date: February 2016
    Type: Other
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota “Official Sponsor of Recess” Rural Grant Program, Year 10
    Describes wellness programs funded to rural North Dakota communities through the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Rural Grant Program.
    Author(s): Nissen, K., and Reiten, J.
    Date: February 2016
    Type: Report
  • Exploring Rural and Urban Mortality
    Exploring Rural and Urban Mortality Differences examines the impact of rurality on mortality and explores regional differences in mortality rates. This study used a quantitative analysis approach drawing upon the data available from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) at CDC WONDER. Exploring Rural and Urban Mortality Differences contains visual aids which displays indicators of mortality rates by cause of death (multiple cause of death), age group, rural-urban status, region, and sex for populations 15 years of age and older cross-referenced to tables and statistical results.
    Author(s): Knudson, A., Meit, M., Tanenbaum, E., Brady, J., Gilbert, T., Klug, M., Arsen, E., Popat, S., Schroeder, S.
    Date: February 2016
    Type: Report
  • American Indian Health Research Conference
    North Dakota Medicine, Volume 40, Issue 4. The annual AIHRC provides a forum for culturally appropriate research.
    Author(s): Massmann, N.
    Date: December 2015
    Type: Magazine
  • It Takes a Village
    North Dakota Medicine, Volume 40, Issue 4. The community of Wishek, North Dakota works together to recruit medical providers to the area.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Date: December 2015
    Type: Magazine
  • System Evaluation Theory (SET): A Practical Framework for Evaluators to Meet the Challenges of System Evaluation
    The article presents a guiding framework for evaluators to conduct systems evaluation: system evaluation theory (SET). The article defines systems, system theory, and system thinking, as well as discusses the confusion in evaluation literature surrounding the use of these terms. Three guiding principles for evaluating modern day systems are presented.
    Author(s): Renger, R.
    Publication: Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 15(4), 16-28
    Date: December 2015
    Type: Journal Article
  • Assessment of Anxiety Among Northern Plains Indians
    Article examines the reliability and validity of the Beck Anxiety Inventory by comparing scores among three different diagnostic categories.
    Author(s): Gray, J., McCullagh, J., Petros, T.
    Publication: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
    Date: November 2015
    Type: Journal Article
  • Healthcare Coverage by Age for American Indian/Alaska Native Elders
    The National Resource Center on Native American Aging has released a fact sheet using nationwide data from “Identifying our Needs: A Survey of Elders.” Includes information on healthcare coverage sorted by age among American Indian and Alaska Native Elders.
    Author(s): Adamsen, C.
    Date: November 2015
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Native Aging Visions, Fall 2015
    Newsletter developed by the National Resource Center on Native American Aging.
    Author(s): National Resource Center on Native American Aging
    Date: November 2015
    Type: Newsletter
  • Scrubs Academy Prescribes Health Career Experiences to Students
    North Dakota Medicine, Volume 40, Issue 3. There is a shortage of healthcare professionals, especially in rural areas. The Academy provides a way to grow students’ interest in health careers and help set them on the academic path they need to achieve their goals in pursuit of their career choice.
    Author(s): Massmann, N.
    Date: September 2015
    Type: Magazine