Rural Health Resources by Topic: Research methods and resources
Research Ethics and Indigenous Communities
Discusses a model intertribal institutional review board (Intertribal IRB) in the Rocky Mountain/Great Plains area and their attention to the appreciation and respect of American Indian/Alaskan Native knowledge when conducting research studies. Includes questions to ask, steps to follow, and protocols to use when creating an Intertribal IRB.
Author(s): Allyson Kelley, Annie Belcourt-Dittloff, Cheryl Belcourt, Gordon Belcourt Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 103(1), 19-27103(12), 2146-2152 Date: 12/2013 Type: Document view details
Developing a Research Agenda for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in High-Risk Rural Communities
Summarizes a workshop hosted by the National Institute of Health to engage researchers and practitioners on cardiovascular disease research unique to rural communities across the country. Includes recommendations to guide and frame future research aimed at preventing cardiovascular disease risks in rural areas.
Author(s): Cathy L. Melvin, Giselle Corbie-Smith, Shiriki K. Kumanyika, et al. Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 103(6), 1011-1021 Date: 06/2013 Type: Document view details
The Community-Based Healthy-Lifestyle Intervention for Rural Preschools (CHIRP) Study: Design and Methods
Explores the design and methods for Community-based
Healthy-lifestyle Interventions for Rural Preschools
(CHIRP), a study in rural Florida. CHIRP assesses the
effects of a behavioral family weight management
intervention for overweight young children and their parents.
Table 2 lists the CHIRP study schedule of behavioral family
intervention session topics.
Author(s): David M. Janicke, Crystal S. Lim, Anne E. Mathews, et al. Citation: Contemporary Clinical Trials, 34(2), 187-195 Date: 03/2013 Type: Document view details
A National Agenda for Community Paramedicine Research
Summarizes comments from community paramedicine
stakeholders at an October 2012 meeting on community
paramedicine. Includes discussion and collaboration aimed
at building a national evidence base on community
Author(s): Davis G. Patterson, Susan M. Skillman Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center view details
Recruiting Rural Participants for a Telehealth Intervention on Diabetes Self-Management
Reports on a study that used rural Federally Qualified Health Center site coordinators at multiple locations to recruit participants for a telehealth behavioral coaching intervention. Identifies study design, site, and participant factors that acted as barriers or facilitators to participant recruitment.
Author(s): Sheridan Miyamoto, Stuart Henderson, Heather M. Young, Deborah Ward, Vanessa Santillan Citation: Journal of Rural Health, 29(1), 69-77 Date: 01/2013 Type: Document view details
Best Practices in American Indian & Alaska Native Public Health
Provides an overview of tribal epidemiology centers (TECs), focusing on their impact on the availability and quality of public health surveillance data for American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Discusses challenges with collecting data for this population and strategies TECs are using to address these issues. Offers examples of best practices from tribal epidemiology centers on various health topics, including cancer, mental health, tobacco use, and more.
Date: 2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Tribal Epidemiology Centers view details