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Program Design and Evaluation Services has produced numerous publications, presentations and reports since its inception in 1992. The list below represents our work from 2010 to date.

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Publications

 Download list of PDES Publications from 2010 to date, or browse the list below:

  1. Everson E, Boles M, Fink K, Topol R, Andrea F. Estimating the prevalence of childhood obesity in Alaska using partial, nonrandom measurement data. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2016 Mar:13:150429. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd13.150429.
  2. Drach L, Maher J, Braun M, Murray S, Sazie E. Substance use, disordered eating, and weight gain: Describing the prevention and treatment needs of incarcerated women. Journal of Correctional Health Care. 2016 Mar:22(2) 139-145. doi: 10.1177/1078345816634692.
  3. Firth CL, Sazie E, Hedberg K, Drach L, Maher JE. Female inmates with diabetes: Results from changes in a prison food environment. Women’s Health Issues. 2015 Nov;25(6):732-738. doi:10.1016/j.whi.2015.07.009.
  4. Dilley J, Baer, A., Duchin, J., Maher, J. Using a Syndromic Surveillance System to Evaluate the Impact of a Change in Alcohol Law. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics. 2015 Jul;7(1). doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v7i1.5736.
  5. Thoreson, S., Shields, L., Dowler, D., Bauer, M. Public health system perspective on implementation of evidence-based fall prevention strategies for older adults. Frontiers in Public Health. 2015, April 27.
  6. Firth C, Drach L. Maher JE, Peters C. Lack of Healthier Food Alternatives Can Compromise Inmate Health [letter]. American Journal of Public Health. 2015 Apr. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2015.302666
  7. Boles M, Adams A, Gredler A, Manhas S. Ability of a Mass Media Campaign to Influence Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors about Sugary Drinks and Obesity. Preventive Medicine. 2014 Oct:67.Doi: doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.07.023
  8. Firth, CL, Schafer S, Greene K. Monitoring Retention in Care: Using multiple laboratory tests as an indicator for HIV medical care. AIDS Care. 2014.Jul:26.
  9. Maher JE, Morris DS, Girard KE, Pizacani BA. Consequences of Clean Indoor Air Exemptions in Oregon: The Hookah Story. [letter]. 2014 May; 23(3):195-196. Doi: 10.3402/ijch.v72i0.21141.
  10. Maier M, He H, Schafer S, Ward T, Zaman A. Hepatitis C treatment eligibility among HIV–hepatitis C virus coinfected patients in Oregon: a population-based sample. AIDS Care. 2014 Mar. Epub ahead of print.
  11. Dilley J, Peterson E, Hiratsuka V, Rohde K. Discovering Unique Tobacco Use Patterns among Alaska Native People. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 2013 Aug;72: Doi: 10.3402/ijch.v72i0.21208.
  12. Dilley JA, Peterson E, Bobo M, Pickle KE, Rohde K. Tobacco Use Prevalence – Disentangling Associations between Alaska Native race, Low Socioeconomic Status and Rural Disparities. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 2013 Aug;72: Doi: 10.3402/ijch.v72i0.21582.
  13. Rohde K, Boles M, Bushore C, Pizacani BA, Maher JE, Peterson E. Smoking-Related Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors among Alaska Native People: A Population-Based Study. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 2013 Aug;72: Doi: 10.3402/ijch.v72i0.21141.
  14. Boles M, Dent C, Fink K, Utermohle C, Fenaughty A. Obesity in K-7 Students in Anchorage and Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Districts, Alaska, 2003-04 to 2010-11 School Years. MMWR. 2013 May;62(21):426-430.
  15. Grenard JL, Dent CW, Stacy AW. Exposure to Alcohol Advertisements and Teenage Alcohol-Related Problems. Pediatrics. 2013 Feb;131(2):e369-379.
  16. Saelens BE, Chan NL, Krieger J, Nelson Y, Boles M, Colburn TA, Glanz K, Ta ML, Bruemmer B. Nutrition Labeling Regulation Impacts on Restaurant Environments. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2012 Nov;43(5):505-511.
  17. Pizacani BA, Maher JE, Rohde K, Drach L, Stark MJ.Implementation of a Smoke-Free Policy in Subsidized Multiunit Housing: Effects on Smoking Cessation and Secondhand Smoke Exposure. Journal of Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2012 Sep;14(9):1027-1034.
  18. Maher JE, Bushore CJ, Rohde K, Dent CW, Peterson E.Is SmokelessTobacco Use Becoming More Common Among U.S. Male Smokers? Trends in Alaska. Addictive Behaviors. 2012 Jul;37(7):862-865.
  19. Oh J, Greene K, He H, Schafer S, Hedberg K.Population-Based Study of Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease Among HIV-Infected Persons. The Open AIDS Journal. 2012;6:177-180.
  20. Mendez J, Maher J. Evidence Supporting the Use of Text Messaging for Partner Services. [letter]. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2012 Mar;39(3):238-239.
  21. Dilley JA, Harris JR, Boysun MJ, Reid TR. Program, Policy, and Price Interventions for Tobacco Control: Quantifying the Return on Investment of a State Tobacco Control Program. American Journal of Public Health. 2012 Feb;102(2):E22-E28.
  22. Drach LL, Morris D, Cushing C, Romoli C, Harris RL. Promoting Smoke-free Environments and Tobacco Cessation in Residential Treatment Facilities for Mental Health and Substance Addictions, Oregon, 2010. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2012 Jan;9:E23.
  23. Boles M, Dilley JA, Dent C, Elman MR, Duncan SC, Johnson DB.Changes in local school policies and practices in Washington State after an unfunded physical activity and nutrition mandate. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2011 Nov;8(6):A129.
  24. Diehr P, Hannon P, Pizacani B, Forehand M, Meischke H, Curry S, Martin DP, Weaver MR, Harris J. Social marketing, stages of change, and public health smoking interventions. Health Education & Behavior. Health Education & Behavior. 2011 Apr;38(2):123-31.
  25. Drach L, Guernsey J, Maher JE, Rumptz M, Stark M, Pranian K, Casciato C. Should we move from syringe exchange to distribution? New evidence. [letter]. American Journal of Public Health. 2011 Mar;101(3):389- 90.
  26. Boles M, Dent C, Dilley J, Maher JE, Boysun MJ, Reid T. Regression model fitting with quadratic term leads to different conclusion in economic analysis of Washington state smoking ban [response to letter]. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2011 Jan;8(1):A27.
  27. Pizacani B, Laughter D, Menagh K, Stark MJ, Drach L, Hermann-Franzen C. Moving multiunit housing providers toward adoption of smoke-free policies. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2011 Jan;8(1):A21.
  28. Dent CW, Maher JE, Pizacani BA, Dowler DW, Rohde K, Peterson E. Secondhand smoke exposure in Alaskan households with children. Rural and Remote Health. 2010 Dec.
  29. Tran N, Dilley J. Achieving a high response rate with a health care provider survey, Washington State, 2006. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2010 Sep;7(5):A111.
  30. Boles M, Dilley J, Maher JE, Boysun MJ, Reid T. Smoke-free law associated with higher-than-expected taxable retail sales for bars and taverns in Washington State. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2010 Jul;7 (4):A79.
  31. Maher JE, Pranian K, Drach L, Rumptz M, Casciato C, Guernsey J.Using text messaging for contacting difficult-to-reach study participants [Letter]. American Journal of Public Health. 2010 Jun;100(6):969-70.
  32. Drach L, Pizacani BA, Rohde KL, Schubert S. The acceptability of comprehensive smoke-free policies to low income tenants in subsidized housing. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2010 May;7(3):A66.
  33. Park HY, Dent C, Abrasohn E, Deitsch B, McCarthy WJ. Evaluation of California's in-school tobacco use prevention education (TUPE) activities using a nested school-longitudinal design, 2003-2004 and 2005-2006. Tobacco Control. 2010 Apr;19 Suppl 1:i43-50.
  34. Drach L, Holbert T, Maher J, Fox V, Schubert S, Saddler LC.Integrating smoking cessation into HIV care. [Letter]. AIDS Patient Care & STDs. 2010 Mar;24(3):139-40.
  35. Dilley JA, Simmons KW, Boysun MJ, Pizacani BA, Stark MJ. Demonstrating the importance and feasibility of including sexual orientation in public health surveys: health disparities in the Pacific Northwest. American Journal of Public Health. 2010 Mar;100(3):460-7.

Presentations

 Download list of PDES Presentations from 2010 to date, or browse the list below:

  1. Fiala, S., Moseley, K. Oregon’s Youth Marijuana Prevention Campaign and Associated Data. Presented at: Oregon Public Health Division Grand Rounds. Portland, OR. September 2016.
  2. Fiala, S., Moseley K. Youth Marijuana Data and Prevention Campaign Pilot. Presented at: Children’s Health & Marijuana Coalition Meeting. Portland, OR. August 2016.
  3. Boles, M., Solet, D. Public Health Modernization: What is the health and economic benefit for Oregon? Presented at: Public Health Advisory Board. Portland, OR. July 2016.
  4. Pizacani, B. E-cigarette use among current and former smokers in Alaska: Who’s vaping, where, and why?. Presented at: Congress of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Meeting. Anchorage AK. June 2016.
  5. Dilley J., Hitchcock L., Maher J., Firth C., Fiala S., Richardson S., Mack C. Local entity marijuana policies in the Pacific Northwest following statewide legalization. Poster presented at the Cannabis Science & Policy Summit. New York City, NY. April 2016.
  6. Pizacani, B. and Rhode, K. Public Health Surveillance, Examples from the field. Presented at Multnomah County Data Equity Summit. Portland, OR. March 2016.
  7. Dowler, D. 2014 Medicaid BRFSS: Methodological Issues and Lessons Learned. Presented at the Oregon Health Authority Scientific Community of Practice. Portland, OR. September 2015.
  8. Andrea SB, Schafer S, Firth C. Predictors of Premature or Unnecessary Cervical Cancer Screening–Oregon, 2010–2014. Poster presentation at the 2015 Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference. Boston, MA. June 2015.
  9. Firth, C. Marijuana & Opioid Use Among People Receiving HIV Care in Oregon. Presented at the Oregon Epidemiologist’s Meeting. Sunriver, OR. May 2015.
  10. Pizacani, B. Analyzing Public Health Indicators by CCO Region. Presented at the Oregon Public Health Division Scientific Community of Practice. Oregon Public Health Division. Portland, OR. May 2015.
  11. Rohde, K. Seeking Behavioral Health Equity: TPC’s Efforts to Understand and Address Tobacco Use Disparities in Alaska's Behavioral Health Population. Presented at the Alaska Tobacco Control Alliance Summit. Anchorage, AK. May 2015.
  12. Pizacani, B. Evaluation of the Real Cost Media Campaign. Presented at the Alaska Public Health Association Summit. Anchorage, AK. January 2015.
  13. Pizacani, B. and Rohde, K. Does Media Work? Studying How the Obesity & Tobacco Prevention Programs Used Innovative Mass Media to Change Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors. Presented at the Alaska Public Health Association 32nd Annual Health Summit. Anchorage, AK. January 2015.
  14. Capizzi J, Firth C, and Schafer SD. Unsuppressed HIV Viral Load and Subsequent Syphilis Infection, Oregon HIV Cases Reported with Primary/secondary Syphilis, 2008–2013. Poster presentation at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention 2014 HIV Surveillance Grantees’ Meeting. Atlanta, GA. December 2014.
  15. Drach, L. Increasing Access to Healthy Foods for Women Inmates to Reduce Obesity & Improve Health Outcomes. Presented at the Oregon Health Authority Grand Rounds. Portland, OR. December 2014.
  16. Firth C, Capizzi J, and Schafer SD. Nifty Curves: Survival Analysis Among Oregonians Diagnosed with HIV, 2004-2013. Poster presentation at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention 2014 HIV Surveillance Grantees’ Meeting. Atlanta, GA. December 2014.
  17. Greene K. "Expanding the evaluation lens: How to include policy assessment in your evaluation. Presented at the American Evaluation Association annual conference." Denver, CO. October 2014.
  18. Pizacani, B. Introduction to BRFSS and OHT Surveillance Systems. Presented at Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. October 2014.
  19. Dent, C. Determining Sample Size: Statistical and practical considerations. Presented to the Oregon Public Health Division's Scientific Community of Practice. Portland, OR. July 2014.
  20. Pizacani B, Greene K. "Bullying in Oregon schools: Overview of a Public Health Law Research project in PDES." Presented to the Adolescent, Genetics, and Reproductive Health section meeting, Oregon Health Authority. June 2014, Portland, OR.
  21. Greene K. "What do we know about bullying in Oregon schools? Brief overview of a Public Health Law Research project." Presented at the Children’s System Advisory Committee Meeting, Addictions & Mental Health Services, Oregon Health Authority. June 2014, Salem, OR.
  22. Firth C, Dombrowski J. Counting the number of people with HIV in Oregon who are truly not getting regular health care. Presented at Oregon Epidemiologist’s Meeting. Sunriver, OR. May 2014.
  23. Firth C, Drach L. Eating More and Enjoying it Less: Food Options, Nutrition and Weight Gain among Female Oregon Prison Inmates. Presented at Oregon Epidemiologist’s Meeting. Sunriver, OR. May 2014.
  24. Shields L, Dowler D. Oregon Partnerships for Falls Prevention. Presented at the National Center for Health and Aging webinar. Portland, OR. February 2014.
  25. Rohde K. Guidelines for Analyzing, Interpreting and Disseminating Data by Race and Ethnicity. Presented to the Oregon Public Health Division's Scientific Community of Practice. Portland, OR. January 2014.
  26. Pizacani B, Greene K. "Evaluating the Public Health Impact of School Anti-Bullying Legislation in Oregon." Presented at the Public Health Law Research Annual Meeting, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Atlanta, GA. January 2014.
  27. Greene K. Ways to Ensure That "It Gets Better": Improving the Health of LGBTQ Youth in Oregon. Presented at the Oregon School Based Health Care Network Conference. Portland, OR. October 2013.
  28. Greene K. Moving beyond the quote: Qualitative data visualization techniques using NVivo. Presented at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. Washington DC. October 2013.
  29. Holbert T, Rashad Y, Banks R. Fatherhood Initiative – a community response to support father involvement for African-American families participating in the Healthy Birth Initiative program. Presented at The Oregon Public Health Association Annual Conference. Corvallis, OR. October 2013.
  30. Holbert T, Cordova D, Pizacani B. Healthy Birth Initiatives: Client Survey Highlights – Breastfeeding. Presented at the Healthy Birth Initiatives community consortium. Portland, OR. October 2013.
  31. Shields L, Dowler D. Oregon Senior Falls Prevention Program. Presented at the Oregon Health Authority Grand Rounds and via webinar for South by Southwest Injury Coalition. Portland, OR. September 2013.
  32. Rohde K. Tobacco Use Prevalence – Disentangling Associations Between Alaska Native, Socioeconomic and Rural Disparities. Presented at the Alaska Public Health Association Summit. Anchorage, AK. January 2013.
  33. Rohde K. Guidelines for Analyzing, Interpreting and Disseminating Data by Race and Ethnicity. Presented to the Coordinated Care Organizations (CCO’s). Portland, OR. January 2013.
  34. Dowler D. Early Assessment of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: A Survey of Providers. Presented at the Oregon Health Authority Grand Rounds. Portland, OR. November 2012.
  35. Pizacani B, Maher J, Cooper D, Goldstein A, Drach L, Strachan E. Linking Economic Development and Public Health Efforts: Opportunity for Catalyzing Change? Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. October 2012.
  36. Pizacani B, Peterson E, Bobo M, Maher J, Pickle K. Measuring Quit Success by Socioeconomic Status in Alaska: Implications for Program Planning. Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. October 2012.
  37. Pickle K, Dent C, Pizacani B, Peterson E, Utermohle C, Topol R. Reviewing Adult Smoking Trends in Alaska in Light of Recent Changes in Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Methods. Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. October 2012.
  38. Pickle K, Dent C, Ngo D, Pizacani B, Boyd R, Peterson T, Morrison K. Comparing dual phone type (landline and cell) respondents from cell sample versus landline sample in Oregon’s 2011 BRFSS. Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. October 2012.
  39. Pizacani BA. Smoking prevalence among Alaskans of Low Socioeconomic Status: How can surveillance data inform program strategies? Presented to the Alaska Tobacco Control Program Grantees. June 2012; and the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. October 2012.
  40. Drach L. Creating a Healthier Food Environment for Incarcerated Women. Presented at the Oregon Public Health Association annual meeting. Corvallis, OR. October 2012.
  41. Schubert S, Pickle K. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Methods Changes. Presented at the Oregon Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Corvallis, OR. October 2012.
  42. Pickle K. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Methods Changes: Raking and Cell Phones. Presented to the Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program and partners. Anchorage, AK. September 2012.
  43. Maher JE, Drach L. Program Design and Evaluation Services: Partnering to Promote Healthy Communities. Presented at the Oregon Criminal Justice Research Conference. Salem, OR. September 2012.
  44. Dilley J, Pickle K. Contrasting Social Norms and Policies around Secondhand Smoke in Different Regions of Alaska. Presented at International Congress on Circumpolar Health. Fairbanks, AK. August 2012.
  45. Dilley J, Pickle K. Tobacco Use Prevalence – Disentangling Associations between Alaska Native, Low SES and Rural Disparities. Presented at International Congress on Circumpolar Health. Fairbanks, AK. August 2012.
  46. Pizacani, BA. Assessment of Tobacco Retail Licensing in Oregon's Current Policy Environment. Presented at: Oregon Public Health Association, Portland, OR. October 2012; National Conference on Tobacco or Health. Kansas City, MO. August 2012.
  47. Drach L, Rutt D, Sazie E, Braun M. Transforming the Food Environment at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility: promoting healthy eating through local food production, policy and environmental change. Presented at the Multnomah Food Summit. Portland, OR. June 2012.
  48. Maher JE. Public Health and Incarceration. Presented at OR-Epidemiologist Conference. May 2012.
  49. Maher JE, Cooper DC, Goldstein A. Economic Development and Public Health: Some Considerations. Presented at the Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology Grand Rounds, Oregon Public Health Division. Portland, OR. December 2011.
  50. Greene K, Brisolara S, Bowman N, Cram F. Diversity dialogue: Strategies & stories from the evaluation road. American Evaluation Association National Conference. Anaheim, CA. November 2011.
  51. Greene K, Drach L. How software can enhance value and expose values in qualitative inquiry: the value(s) of NVivo 9. American Evaluation Association National Conference. Anaheim, CA. November 2011.
  52. Greene K, Mabry L. Beyond logic models: Theoretical triangulation. Oregon Program Evaluators Network Annual Conference. Portland, OR. October 2011.
  53. Rohde, K. Get REAL: The Ins and OUTs of Collecting and Reporting Data on Race, Ethnicity, and Language. Presented at the Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology Grand Rounds, Oregon Public Health Division. August 2011.
  54. Holbert T. Client Satisfaction Survey Results. Presented at the HBI Consortium. Portland, OR. July 2011.
  55. Holbert T. HBI Program Update. Presented at HBI staff retreat. Portland, OR. June 2011.
  56. Maher JE, Bushore CJ, Rohde K, Dent CW, Peterson E. Are more smokers using smokeless tobacco products. Evidence from Alaska. Presented at the 6th National Summit on Smokeless & Spit Tobacco. Austin, TX. May 2011.
  57. Dowler D, Peterson E. Alaska-Specific Smokeless Tobacco Use: A Review. Alaska Tobacco Control Alliance. Palmer, AK. April 2011.
  58. Pickle KE, Peterson E, Dilley J, Rohde K, Bobo M. Meeting Local Data Needs in Alaska: Culturally-specific Patterns of Smokeless Tobacco Use. 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Annual National Conference. Atlanta, GA. March 2011.
  59. Boles M, Maher J, Moore J, Knapp A. Variability in the nutritional value of fast-food purchases before the implementation of a statewide menu labeling policy. American Public Health Association. Denver, CO. November 2010.
  60. Drach L, Greene K. Beyond the binary: Expanding our categories of gender identity and sexual orientation. American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. San Antonio, TX. November 2010.
  61. Greene K. Techniques and tools for reporting and communicating evaluation findings using NVivo. American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. San Antonio, TX. November 2010.
  62. Drach L. Developing a community needs assessment by consensus. American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. San Antonio, TX. November 2010.
  63. Greene K. Coalitions built through data: How a survey engaged a community. American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. San Antonio, TX. November 2010.
  64. Drach L, Fox V. Linking existing services to promote smoking cessation options to PLWH/A. Poster presented at Ryan White National Grantee Meeting. Washington, D.C. August 2010.
  65. Boles M, Maher JE, Moore J, Knapp A. Variability in fast-food customer knowledge and attitudes before the implementation of a statewide menu labeling policy in Multnomah County, Oregon. Society for Behavioral Medicine. April 2010.

Reports

Download a list of PDES Reports from 2010 to date, or browse the list below:

  1. Alaska InstantAtlas SWSSS 2015-16 School Year Update. Alaska Obesity Prevention and Control Program. September 2016. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  2. Oregon Medical Monitoring Project: Needs and Unmet Needs Factsheet 2013-2014. Oregon Public Health Division. September 2016. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  3. Telemedicine Pilot Study Multnomah County School Based Health Centers. Multnomah County Health Department. September 2016. (Lead author: Myde Boles).
  4. Oregon Medical Monitoring Project: Interview & Medical Record Data 2013-2014. Oregon Public Health Division. August 2016. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  5. Student Weight Status, Anchorage+MatSu School Districts, 2015-16 School Year. Alaska Obesity Prevention & Control Program. July 2016. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  6. Student Weight Status, Anchorage School District, 2015-16 School Year. Alaska Obesity Prevention & Control Program. July 2016. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  7. Adolescents and Communities Together, feedback on: Reducing the Risk Teacher Training June 20-22, 2016. Multnomah County Health Department. June 2016. (Lead author: David Dowler).
  8. Alaska Obesity Prevention and Control Program: Summary of Information from School Grantee 2016 Year-end Report Outline. June 2016. (Lead author: David Dowler).
  9. Alaska Tobacco 2015 YRBS Databook. Alaska Obesity Prevention & Control Program. June 2016. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  10. Student Weight Status, Kenai City School District, 2015-16 School Year. Alaska Obesity Prevention & Control Program. June 2016. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  11. Student Weight Status, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, 2015-16 School Year. Alaska Obesity Prevention & Control Program. June 2016. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  12. Student Weight Status, Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, 2015-16 School Year. Alaska Obesity Prevention & Control Program. June 2016. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  13. Adolescent and Communities Together: Evaluation Plan. Multnomah County Health Department. May 2016. (PDES author: David Dowler).
  14. CCO Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity and Language – April 2016. Office of Equity and Inclusion. May 2016. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  15. Evaluation of SCRIPT Tobacco Screening Pilot, Northeast Health Center. Multnomah County Health Department. May 2016. (Lead author: Myde Boles).
  16. Student Weight Status, North Slope School District, 2015-16 School Year. Alaska Obesity Prevention & Control Program. May 2016. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  17. Alaska Tobacco Facts. Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program. April 2016. (PDES authors: Kathy Pickle and Chris Bushore).
  18. Contrasting Secondhand Smoke-Related Community Norms and Attitudes in Alaska: Patterns by Region and Alaska Native Race. Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program. April 2016. (Authors: Barbara Pizacani, Kristen Rohde, and Erik Everson).
  19. Opioid Prescribing Guideline Task Force: Summary of Survey Monkey Results. Office of Injury and Violence Prevention. April 2016. (Lead author: David Dowler).
  20. Population Health: Data Carousel Indicators Report. Skagit County Population Health Trust Advisory Committee. November 2015; published April 2016. (PDES contributors: Julia Dilley and Susan Richardson).
  21. Skagit County Community Assessment Health Priorities: Report for Community Response. Skagit County Population Health Trust Advisory Committee. December 2015; published April 2016. (PDES contributors: Julia Dilley and Susan Richardson).
  22. Skagit County Community Health Assessment Summary Report. Skagit County Population Health Trust Advisory Committee. April 2016. (PDES contributors: Julia Dilley and Susan Richardson).
  23. Skagit County Population Demographics Summary. Skagit County Population Health Trust Advisory Committee. March 2016; published April 2016. (PDES contributors: Julia Dilley and Susan Richardson).
  24. Student Weight Status, Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District, 2015-16 School Year. Alaska Obesity Prevention and Control Program. April 2016. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  25. Water Bureau Lead Hazard Reduction Program: Evaluation Plan for Grantee Activities, 2016-2017.Portland Water Bureau. April 2016. (Lead author: David Dowler).
  26. Contrasting Secondhand Smoke-Related Community Norms and Attitudes in Alaska: Patterns by Region and Alaska Native Race. Alaska Tobacco Prevention Program. March 2016. (Authors: Barbara Pizacani and Kristen Rohde).
  27. Results from Play Every Day’s Sugary Drinks Media Campaign 2014-2015: Changes in Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors about Physical Activity and Sugary Drinks Following Alaska’s Play Every Day Media Campaign. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. March 2016 (Lead Author: Myde Boles).
  28. Current Pain Management Initiatives in Oregon and the Role of the PDMP. February 2016. (Lead author: David Dowler).
  29. 2014 Medicaid Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (MBRFSS) Survey Methodology and Lessons Learned. January 2016. (Lead author: David Dowler).
  30. Oregon Public Health Division. Marijuana report: Marijuana use, attitudes and health effects in Oregon. Oregon Health Authority. Portland, OR. 2016 January. (Authors: Julia Dilley, Caislin Firth, Erik Everson, Julie Maher).
  31. 2015 Oregon Healthy Teens Survey: 2015 Gender Reports. Oregon Health Authority. December 2015. (Authors: Renee Boyd and Tom Peterson).
  32. Alaska BRFSS Obesity Data Book 1991-2014. Alaska Obesity Prevention and Control Program. December 2015. (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  33. Alaska BRFSS Tobacco Data Book. Alaska Department of Health and Human Services. December 2015. (Lead author: Chris Bushore).
  34. 2015 Oregon Healthy Teens Survey: 2015 OHT State Report. Oregon Health Authority. November 2015. (Authors: Renee Boyd and Tom Peterson).
  35. Feedback from PDMP Outreach Specialists. Oregon Health Authority. November 2015. (Lead author: David Dowler).
  36. Multnomah County Brownfield Initiative: Mapping Health Equity. Multnomah County Community Health Services; Environmental Health. October 2015 (Authors: Matt Hoffman, Caislin Firth, Brendon Haggerty, Jade Dodge, and Kari Christensen).
  37. MCHD Adolescents and Communities Together Project: Community Needs Assessment. October 2015 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  38. Alaska Obesity Prevention and Control Program: Summary of Information from School Grantee 2015 Year-end Reports. September 2015 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  39. Legalization of Marijuana: Potential Policy Directions for Public Health. Multnomah County Vital Signs. Multnomah County Health Department. September 2015. (PDES authors: Julia Dilley, Caislin Firth, Julie Maher, and Barbara Pizacani).
  40. Healthy Brain Initiatives: Cognitive Impairment and Caregiver Data from BRFSS 2012-2013. Data Tables and Methods Summary Report. September 2015 (Authors: David Dowler and Kathy Pickle).
  41. Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program Regional Profiles. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health. September 2015 (Authors: Chris Bushore and Erik Everson).
  42. Comparison of Tips and Game Plan: Cost and Effectiveness of Generating Quit Line Calls. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health. June 2015 (Authors: Chris Bushore, Kristen Rohde, and Barbara Pizacani).
  43. The Economic Impact of Alaska’s Comprehensive Tobacco Prevention and Control Program. June 2015 (Lead author: Myde Boles).
  44. Play Every Day: An Evaluation of Alaska’s Media Campaign About Physical Activity and Sugary Drinks 2014-2015. June 2015 (Lead author: Myde Boles).
  45. The Alaska Native Community Evaluation Project: An Equity Lens Review of Tobacco Prevention & Control in Alaska. May 2015 (Authors: Julia Dilley and Kari Greene).
  46. Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program Evaluation Summary: Fiscal Year 2014; May 2015 (Lead author: Chris Bushore).
  47. Impact of Initiative 1184 Liquor Privatization Law on Tax Revenues in Washington State: Draft Final Report Using 24 Months of Data Following Implementation of the Law; May 2015 (Lead author: Myde Boles).
  48. Behavioral Health Data Review for the Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program; April 2015 (Authors: Kathy Pickle and Barbara Pizacani).
  49. Health Disparities among Pacific Islanders in Multnomah County, A supplement to the 2014 Report on Racial and Ethnic Disparities. Multnomah County Health Department; April 2015 (Authors: Rujuta Gaonkar and Caislin Firth).
  50. Alaska Tobacco Facts: 2015 Update. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health; February 2015 (Authors: Kathy Pickle and Chris Bushore).
  51. E-Cigarettes: A Review of the Literature. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health; January 2015 (Lead author: Chris Bushore).
  52. 2014 Report Card on Racial and Ethnic Disparities. Multnomah County Health Department; December 2014 (Authors: Julie Maher, Barbara Pizacani, Betsy Clapp, Caislin Firth, and others in other areas of Multhomah County).
  53. Summary of Information from School Grantee Year-end Reports. December 2014; (Lead author: David Dowler).
  54. Alaska BRFSS Obesity Data Book 1991-2013; December 2014 (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  55. TPEP Local Infrastructure Evaluation: Case Studies of Four Grantees Funded by the Oregon Tobacco Prevention and Education Program; December 2014 (Lead author: Linda Drach).
  56. Impact of Washington State Initiative 1183 (I-1183) Changes in Liquor Laws: Findings Summary. Interim Study Results, Part 1; December 1, 2014 (Authors: Julia Dilley, Myde Boles, Susan Richardson).
  57. E-cigarettes and the Growing Culture of Vaping: Concern for Multnomah County Youth. Multnomah County Vital Signs Report. Multnomah County Health Department. November 2014 (PDES authors: Caislin Firth, Julie Maher, and Barbara Pizacani).
  58. Food and Nutrition for People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Brief Resource Assessment; October 2014. ( Lead Author: Susan Van't Hof).
  59. Alaska Obesity Prevention and Control Program: An Evaluation of Alaska’s Play Every Day 2014 Public Education Campaign and Knowledge, Attitudes, & Behaviors about Sugary Drinks; October 2014 (Lead author: Myde Boles).
  60. Growing a Culture of Health at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility; September 2014 (Lead Author: Linda Drach).
  61. Anchorage Student Weight Status Report, 2013-2014 school year; (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  62. Anchorage-MatSu K-8 Student Weight Status Report, 2013-2014 school year; (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  63. Alaska Obesity Facts Report – 2014. Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Public Health, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services; May 2014 (Authors: Erik Everson and Kathy Pickle).
  64. "Seeking Safety" Evaluation. Healthy Birth Initiatives; April 2014 (Lead author: Tim Holbert).
  65. Alaska Tobacco Facts: 2014 Update. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Program Design and Evaluation Services; April 2014 (Authors: Chris Bushore and Kathy Pickle)
  66. Alaska Obesity Prevention and Control Program: Initial Summary of Information from School Grantee Mid-Year Reports; March 2014 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  67. Evaluation of the Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program's "The Real Cost" media campaign; March 2014 (Authors: Barbara Pizacani and Kristen Rohde).
  68. Alaska Obesity Prevention and Control Program: Initial Summary of Information from School Grantee Mid-Year Reports; March 2014 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  69. Alaska Obesity Prevention and Control Program: Summary of Program Components; January 2014 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  70. Social Marketing and Obesity Prevention: A Literature Review. Obesity Prevention and Control Program, Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Public Health, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services; December 2013 (Lead author: Molly Balfe).
  71. Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program Evaluation Summary; November 2013 (Lead author: Kari Greene).
  72. Alaska Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), Obesity Data Book 1995-2011. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Program Design and Evaluation Services; September 2013 (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  73. Alaska Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Obesity Data Book 1991-2011. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Program Design and Evaluation Services; September 2013 (Lead author: Erik Everson).
  74. State of Equity Report, Phase 2. Office of Equity and Inclusion, Program Design and Evaluation Services; September 2013 (Lead author: Kristen Rohde).
  75. Oregon Healthy Homes Strategic Plan; September 2013 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  76. Childhood Obesity Prevention Strategies: A Literature Review. Obesity Prevention and Control Program, Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Public Health, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services; June 2013 (Lead author: Molly Balfe).
  77. Alaska Tobacco Facts: 2013 Update. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Program Design and Evaluation Services; June 2013 (Lead author: Kathy Pickle).
  78. Provider Practices and Satisfaction Survey, Breast and Cervical Health Check Program. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health; June 2013 (Lead author: Myde Boles).
  79. Gap Analysis for the Breast and Cervical Health Check Program. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health; June 2013 (Lead author: Tara Fechter).
  80. Needs Assessment Survey for the Alaska Cancer Registry Advisory Committee. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health. June 2013 (Lead author: Myde Boles).
  81. Best Practices for Identifying, Managing, and Resolving Client Civil Rights Complaints. Office of Equity and Inclusion; April 2013 (Authors: Linda Drach and Kristen Rohde).
  82. Changes to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Methodology: Rationale and Application in Alaska. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health, Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; January 2013 (Lead author: Kathy Pickle).
  83. Assessment of Pharmacist Comments from the Oregon Board of Pharmacy 2011 "Working Conditions Survey"; January 2013 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  84. Early Assessment of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: A Survey of Providers; January 2013 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  85. How Oregon Public Health Transformed Its Chronic Disease Programs: A Case Study; December 2012 (Lead Author: Linda Drach).
  86. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health. CD Summary; November 2012 (Lead Author: Linda Drach).
  87. An Assessment of Client Civil Rights Complaint Policies and Procedures Across OHA Divisions and Offices: Brief Report on Phase 1; November 2012 (Authors: Linda Drach and Kristen Rohde).
  88. Tobacco in the Great Land: A Portrait of Alaska’s Leading Cause of Death. 2012 Update. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health; State of Oregon, Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; Program Design and Evaluation Services; July 2012 (Lead author: Kathy Pickle).
  89. Results from the 2007, 2009 and 2011 Alaska Youth Risk Behavior Survey: Comparing the State Sample and Funded Schools; June 2012 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  90. Alaska Tobacco Facts: 2012 Update. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Program Design and Evaluation Services; April 2012 (Lead author: Kathy Pickle).
  91. Public Health Challenges of Incarceration. CD Summary; January 2012 (Lead author: Linda Drach).
  92. HEI Equity Lens Pilot Final Evaluation; July 2011 (Lead author: Tim Holbert).
  93. Lane County Hospital Discharge Evaluation: Interviews with Medicaid Clients with Recent Hospital Visits; July 2011 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  94. State of Equity Report, Phase 1. Office of Equity and Inclusion, Program Design and Evaluation Services; June 2011 (Lead author: Kristen Rohde).
  95. Alaska School Health Profiles 2010: Results for Tobacco Indicators by Grantee Status; June 2011 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  96. Healthy Communities Teams Project. Feedback after Year Two: Interviews with Community Teams; June 2011 (Lead author: David Dowler). Part of larger report submitted by Julia Dilley.
  97. Alaska Tobacco Facts: 2011 Update. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Program Design and Evaluation Services; April 2011 (Lead author: Kathy Pickle).
  98. Summary: 2009 WA BRFSS Dual Frame Landline and Cell Survey Data Review. Washington State Department of Health, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program; February 2011 (Lead author: Kathy Pickle).
  99. Learning more about the 2009 Influenza Pandemic in Oregon: Initial BRFSS Findings for Vaccine Receipt and Annotated List of Relevant Reports; December 2010 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  100. Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program Rural School Demonstration Project: years 2 and 3 Overview of Progress. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Program Design and Evaluation Services; December 2010 (Lead author: Barbara Pizacani).
  101. Learning more about the 2009 Influenza Pandemic in Oregon: Key Informant Feedback about Oregon’s Influenza Surveillance System. Program Design and Evaluation Services; December 2010 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  102. Emerging Trends Update, 2009. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Program Design and Evaluation Services; November 2010 (Lead author: Kathy Pickle).
  103. Initial feedback about the Child Health Profile: Interviews with Stakeholders; August 2010 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  104. High School Dropouts and Tobacco Control: A Feasibility Study for the Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Program Design and Evaluation Services; June 2010 (Lead author: Barbara Pizacani).
  105. Viewing Tobacco Prevention Through a Cultural Lens: Moving Forward with Rural Alaska Native Communities. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Program Design and Evaluation Services; June 2010 (Lead author: Barbara Pizacani).
  106. Impact of School Policy on Risk Factors for Youth Obesity; May 2010 (Lead author: Myde Boles).
  107. Lane County Hospital Discharge Evaluation: Interviews with Medicaid Clients with Recent Hospital Visits; May 2010 (Lead author: David Dowler).
  108. Alaska Tobacco Facts. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Program Design and Evaluation Services; April 2010 (Lead author: Kathy Pickle).
  109. Tobacco and Health in Washington State - County Profiles of Tobacco Use. Washington State Department of Health, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program; April 2010 (Lead author: Kathy Pickle).
  110. Descriptive Epidemiology of Newly Reported Hispanic HIV/AIDS Cases in Oregon. Oregon Department of Human Services, Program Design and Evaluation Services, and HIV Surveillance Program; April 2010 (Lead author: Linda Drach).
  111. Working with Rural native Alaskans: Lessons Learned for the Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program and the Quit Line. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Program Design and Evaluation Services; April 2010 (Lead authors: Kari Greene and Barbara Pizacani).
  112. Speak Out Survey 2009: Measuring Health and Wellness among Portland’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Genderqueer, and Intersex Communities. Multnomah County Health Department, Office of Health and Social Justice; March 2010 (Lead author: Linda Drach).
  113. Needs Assessment for CAREAssist Clients in Oregon; January 2010 (Lead author: Linda Drach).

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