Early Care and Education Teacher’s Role in Obesity Prevention and Healthy Development of Young American Indian Children

Kracht CL, Sisson SB, Walker D, Kerr K, Stephens L, Anderson A, Seward J, Weedn AE, Cheney M, Copeland K, Salvatore AL, Jacob A, Key M, Dennison M, Tallbear C, Horm D J Transcult Nurs 2019 01;30(1):75-85 PMID: 29998791 Abstract INTRODUCTION”>The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of how stakeholders, specifically early

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Engaging Community Health Workers and Social Care Staff as Social First Responders during the COVID-19 Crisis

Salvatore AL, Ortiz J, Booker E, , Katurakes N, Moore CC, Johnson CPA, Mapp AM, Waad A, Axe ML Dela J Public Health 2020 Jul;6(2):92-95 PMID: 34467118 Abstract In this public health practice vignette, we describe an ongoing community and system intervention to identify and address social determinants of health and related needs experienced by

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HPV vaccination and Native Americans: protocol for a systematic review of factors associated with HPV vaccine uptake among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the USA

Gopalani SV, Sedani AE, Janitz AE, Clifton SC, Stoner J, Peck J, Comiford A, Salvatore AL, Campbell J BMJ Open 2020 09;10(9):e035658 PMID: 32895265 Abstract INTRODUCTION”>The nine-valent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine could prevent an estimated 92% of the cancers attributable to HPV types targeted by the vaccine. However, uptake of the HPV vaccine among American

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Impact of a Healthy Retail Intervention on Fruits and Vegetables and Total Sales in Tribally Owned Convenience Stores: Findings From the THRIVE Study

Williams MB, Wang W, Taniguchi T, Salvatore AL, Groover WK, Wetherill M, Love C, Cannady T, Grammar M, Standridge J, Fox J, Jernigan VBB Health Promot Pract 2021 11;22(6):796-805 PMID: 32912007 Abstract BACKGROUND”>Healthy retail interventions are a recommended intervention strategy to address diet-related diseases, such as obesity and diabetes; however, retail managers are concerned about

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Facilitators and challenges in the adoption of a virtual nurse visit in the home health setting

Birkhoff SD, McCulloh Nair J, Bald K, Frankum T, Sanchez SR, Salvatore AL Home Health Care Serv Q ;40(2):105-120 PMID: 33779522 Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic created an opportunity to incorporate nurse-led virtual home care visits into heart failure patients’ plan of care. As a supplemental nurse visit to traditional in-person home visits, the Virtual Nurse

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The effect of the food environment on fresh produce served in family child care homes

Fortin-Miller SA, Grantham CE, Campbell JE, Salvatore AL, Hoffman LA, Sisson SB Nutr Health 2021 Dec;27(4):381-386 PMID: 33781117 Abstract BACKGROUND: Higher produce consumption in childhood decreases risks of short- and long-term malnutrition, obesity, and disease. Children in early care programs, including family child care homes (FCCHs), receive 50-67% of daily nutrition while in care. Procuring

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Community Health Improvement Plans: An Analysis of Approaches Used by Local Health Departments

Carroll LD, Wetherill MS, Teasdale TA, Salvatore AL J Public Health Manag Pract ;28(1):E291-E298 PMID: 33797504 Abstract CONTEXT: The Public Health Accreditation Board requires accredited local health departments (LHDs) to complete community health improvement plans (CHIPs). Evidence suggests that participatory planning frameworks, cross-sector collaboration, social determinants of health (SDOHs), and steering organizations are integral to

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Creating a Nonprofit Spin-Off to Implement a Community Health Improvement Plan: A Case Study of a Midsize Health Department in the Midwest

Carroll LD, Wetherill MS, Rogers M, Teasdale TA, Salvatore AL J Public Health Manag Pract 2021 May;(): PMID: 34016903 Abstract A common problem faced by local health departments is engaging cross-sector stakeholders to achieve shared community goals. Community engagement is critical for effective Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) development and implementation, while also being a

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