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Publications

The Center for Rural Health produces publications of several types, including maps and presentations.

2020

Evaluation of SEAL!ND: School Year 2019-2020
This report presents results of an evaluation on the North Dakota School-based Sealant Program (SEAL!ND). The evaluation team at the Center for Rural Health surveyed participating schools, interviewed SEAL!ND team members and additional stakeholders, and reviewed all available student data collected at the time of the dental screenings.
Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
Author(s): Schroeder, S.
Date: December 2020
Type: Report
Impact and Reach of SEAL!ND: 2019-2020 School Year
This brief reports the reach of the North Dakota Department of Health Oral Health Program's school-based sealant program (SEAL!ND). During the 2019-2020 school year, SEAL!ND provided preventive dental care to students in 80 schools throughout North Dakota.
Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
Author(s): Schroeder, S.
Date: December 2020
Type: Policy Brief
North Dakota School Personnel's Experience with SEAL!ND 2019-2020 School Year
This brief describes the results of a survey among school personnel who participated in the school-based sealant program during the 2019-2020 school year. Overall schools were very happy with the program and were looking for assistance in better promoting the program in the future through social media, e-newsletters, and text messaging.
Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
Author(s): Schroeder, S.
Date: December 2020
Type: Policy Brief
North Dakota School-Based Sealant Programs: 2019-2020
This infographic presents the reach of the North Dakota Schools-Based Sealant programs during the 2019-2020 school year. It illustrates the number of children receiving various preventive dental services in schools settings throughout the state.
Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
Author(s): Schroeder, S.
Date: December 2020
Type: Policy Brief
North Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program: Year Two Evaluation Report
This report details the results of the evaluation on work completed by the North Dakota Department of Health Oral Health Program during year two of their grant with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Activities focused on community water fluoridation, statewide oral health surveillance, and implementation of a school-based sealant program (SEAL!ND).
Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
Author(s): Schroeder, S., Knutson, S.
Date: November 2020
Type: Report
The Role of Rural and Urban Geography and Gender in Community Stigma Around Mental Illness
This article describes the role of gender and rural-urban living in perceptions about mental illness in North Dakota. Results are based off of a survey conducted in the fall of 2018; the survey was completed by 749 North Dakota residents.
Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
Author(s): Schroeder, S., Tan, C.M., Urlacher, B., Heitkamp, T.
Publication: Health Education & Behavior
Date: November 2020
Type: Journal Article
Rural Health Research Recap - Rural Ethnic/Racial Disparities: Adverse Health Outcomes
Rural minority group populations often experience dual disparities in health. This recap summarizes adverse health outcomes across these populations including premature death, age-adjusted mortality, disability status, and obesity rates.
Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
Author(s): Ostmo, P.
Date: November 2020
Type: Fact Sheet
Rural Health Research Recap - Rural Ethnic/Racial Disparities: Social and Systemic Inequities
This resource examines social and systemic inequities that influence disparities in health among minority group populations. Rural non-White populations experience both residence-based and racial/ethnicity-based health disparities.
Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
Author(s): Ostmo, P.
Date: November 2020
Type: Fact Sheet
Brief: Evaluation of Medical-Dental Integration at the University of North Dakota Center for Family Medicine
A brief review on the evaluation of the medical-dental integration program implemented by the North Dakota Department of Health Oral Health Program. The brief also offers a summary and recommendations for future medical-dental integration in North Dakota.
Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
Author(s): Schroeder, S., Knutson, S.
Date: September 2020
Type: Policy Brief
Evaluation Report: Medical-Dental Integration at the University of North Dakota Center for Family Medicine
A full, comprehensive report on the evaluation of the medical-dental integration program implemented by the North Dakota Department of Health Oral Health Program. The report provider date on patient reach and medical resident and staff knowledge of oral health, and also offers a summary and recommendations for future medical-dental integration.
Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
Author(s): Schroeder, S., Knutson, S.
Date: September 2020
Type: Report