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  • Stirring Things Up: CRH Founder Is a Mover and Shaker in Rural Healthcare
    As a University of North Dakota student, founder director of the Center for Rural Health, and consultant, Dr. Kevin Fickenscher likes to stir things up.
    Author(s): Haugen, B.
    Publication: Focus on Rural Health
    Date: June 2018
    Type: Article
  • A Medical Journalist Insider
    Dr. Kay Miller Temple is a medical writer for Rural Health Information Hub. She is also a physician with over 30 years of experience. That, coupled with her rural upbringing, helps her research and write articles with a unique perspective on complex rural health issues.
    Author(s): Leier, M.
    Date: May 2018
    Type: Other
  • Dental Screenings and Daily Care for North Dakota Nursing Home Residents: A Promising Practice
    This fact sheet details North Dakota nursing home residents' dental status, federal and state law regarding their dental care, assessment of their dental care, and a guide for resident dental screening.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: April 2018
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Dental Screenings and Daily Care for Nursing Home Residents: A Promising Practice
    This fact sheet describes nursing home residents' dental status, federal law regarding their dental care, assessment of their dental care, and a guide for resident dental screening.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: April 2018
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Evaluation of the Long Term Care Oral Health Program
    This fact sheet details assessments for long term care facilities participating in a mobile oral health program.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Fix, N.
    Date: April 2018
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Impact and Likelihood of Behavioral Health Workforce Interventions
    This report presents the results of a survey assessing the impact and likelihood of several behavioral health workforce interventions proposed for North Dakota.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Vanderzanden, K.
    Date: April 2018
    Type: Report
  • Standardized Dental Screening for New Nursing Home Residents: A Promising Practice Guide
    This guide provides a template for nursing home administrators and dental professionals to help ensure all nursing home residents, upon admission, have dental screenings done by dental professionals.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Fix, N.
    Date: April 2018
    Type: Resource
  • Education, Income, and Employment and Prevalence of Chronic Disease Among American Indian/Alaska Native Elders
    Chronic disease studies have omitted analyses of the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) population, relied on small samples of AI/ANs, or focused on a single disease among AI/ANs. We measured the influence of income, employment status, and education level on the prevalence of chronic disease among 14,632 AI/AN elders. This article has also been included in a special collection for Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy titled, "PCD Collection: Eliminating Health Disparities: A Collection of Papers Dedicated to the Life and Work of Dr. Timothy Cunningham."
    Author(s): Adamsen, C., Schroeder, S., LeMire, S., Carter, P.
    Publication: Preventing Chronic Disease, 15(E37)
    Date: March 2018
    Type: Journal Article
  • Making General Surgery Available to All in Rural North Dakota
    North Dakota native and UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences grad Mary Aaland leads the Rural Surgery Support Program to help recruit and retain rural surgeons.
    Author(s): Haugen, B.
    Publication: Focus on Rural Health
    Date: March 2018
    Type: Article
  • Project ECHO: Changing North Dakota Fast
    Project ECHO is using video technology to address the opioid epidemic by connecting specialists at academic or specialty health center "hub sites" with community-based primary care teams.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Publication: Focus on Rural Health
    Date: March 2018
    Type: Article