Publications

Building Healthy Communities

SUMMARY COMMUNITY RECOMMENDATIONS: School Success Express Community Forum

SUMMARY FINDINGS: Understanding & Supporting Health and Wellness in Native Boys and Men Of Color

Del Norte County: A Look at Childhood Obesity, 2013
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH

Del Norte County Unified School District: School Suspensions, 2012-2013
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH

Del Norte County Unified School District: School Absence, 2012-2013
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH

A Community Food Assessment for Del Norte County and Adjacent Tribal Lands
Report by Danielle Stubblefield, MS and Connie Stewart

Community Wellness Vital Signs: Core Community Wellness Indicators for Del Norte and Adjacent Tribal Lands v1.2
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH and Terry Uyeki, MSEd

The Rural Health Information Survey, 2006 Selected Findings for Klamath
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH

Community Health Indicators for Del Norte County v1.2
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH, Terry Uyeki, MSEd, Connie Stewart, Jenna Barry, Alissa Leigh, Gwyn Mahony, Liz Hannig, Jennifer Oliveros, Launa Peeters-Graehl, and Kali Patterson

Del Norte County: A Look at Educational Achievement v1.1
Report by Jessica L. Van Arsdale, MD, MPH; Alissa Leigh; and Jennifer Oliveros

Del Norte County Access to Health Care & Food Security
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH, and Jenna J. Barry

Del Norte County Safe Routes to School Research and Policy Report
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH, and Nanette Yandell, MPH

Community Wellness Vital Signs: Core Community Wellness Indicators for Del Norte and Adjacent Tribal Lands v1.2
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH and Terry Uyeki, MSEd

Community Health Indicators for Del Norte County v1.2
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH, Terry Uyeki, MSEd, Connie Stewart, Jenna Barry, Alissa Leigh, Gwyn Mahony, Liz Hannig, Jennifer Oliveros, Launa Peeters-Graehl, and Kali Patterson

Food Publications

The Food Access and Pantry Services Survey
Report by Danielle Stubblefield, MS and Alissa Leigh

Humboldt County Community Food Assessment
Report by Danielle Stubblefield, MS; Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg, PhD; Alexis Ollar; Amanda Ybarra and Connie Stewart

A Community Food Assessment for Del Norte County and Adjacent Tribal Lands
Report by Danielle Stubblefield, MS and Connie Stewart

Food For People's Choice Food Pantries: The Power of Choice
CCRP Note by Jenna Jo Barry Highfield

Humboldt County Case Study: Backpacks for Kids Programs
CCRP Note by Gwyn Mahoney

Think Twice – Food or Trash? Helping Address Food Insecurity in the Redwood Coast Region Through Increased Food Donation
Policy Conversation by Melissa Jones, JD

An Untapped Resource: Food “Waste”
Policy Conversation by Melissa Jones, JD

Rural Health Information Survey & Related Reports

The Rural Health Information Survey, 2006 Selected Findings for Klamath
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH

Mammograms among Women Residing in Del Norte, Humboldt and Trinity Counties: A Summary of Findings from the Rural Health Information Survey
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH

Pap Tests among Women Residing in Del Norte, Humboldt and Trinity Counties: A Summary of Findings from The Rural Health Information Survey
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH

Selected Findings for the Redwoods Rural Health Center Service Area
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH

Rural Poverty and its Health Impacts: A Look at Poverty in the Redwood Coast Region
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH; Launa Peeters-Graehl, MA; Kali Patterson, BA; Jenna J. Barry, BA; Adrianna Bayer, MA

Del Norte County Access to Health Care & Food Security
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH and Jenna J. Barry

Trinity County Access to Health Care & Food Security
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH and Jenna J. Barry

Mendocino County Access to Health Care & Food Security
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH and Jenna J. Barry

Humboldt County Access to Health Care & Food Security
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH and Jenna J. Barry

Disparities in Screening for Breast Cancer in the Redwood Coast Region
Research & Policy Brief by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH & Melissa Jones, JD

Emergency Preparedness Skills: Human & Social Capital in the Redwood Coast Region
Research & Policy Brief by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH & Melissa Jones, JD

Oral Health Care Disparities in the Redwood Coast Region
Research & Policy Brief by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH; Sopagna Eap, PhD; and Connie Stewart

Transportation Disparities Impacting Health Needs in the Redwood Coast Region
Research & Policy Brief by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH; Connie Stewart; Launa Peeters-Graehl, MA and Adrianna Bayer, MA

Health Insurance Disparities in the Redwood Coast Region
Research & Policy Brief by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH and Launa Peeters-Graehl, MA

Investigating Very Low Food Security in the Redwood Coast Region
Research & Policy Brief by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH and Kali Patterson

Disparities in Connectivity & Access to Health Care in the Redwood Coast Region
Research & Policy Brief by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH

Institute for Spatial Analysis

Rural Ethnic Entrepreneurship: A Spatial Networks Approach to Community Development
Report by Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg, Ph.D.; Steven J. Steinberg, Ph.D., GISP; Erick Eschker, Ph.D.; Sarah M. Keeble, M.A.; & Jason M. Barnes

McLean Community Study Final Report
Report by Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg, PhD; Dimitra Zalarvis Chase; Marian Strong & Nanette Yandell

Rural Latino Project Final Report
Report by Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg, Ph.D., Marian Strong, Nanette Yandell, Adriana Guzman

People, Place and Health: A Sociospatial Perspective of Agricultural Workers and their Environment
Report by Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg, PhD and Steven J. Steinberg, PhD

A Partnership to Deliver Integrated Health Care
CCRP Note by Elizabeth Hilbig, Marcy Burstiner and Sheila Steinberg

Strategic Plans

Strategic Work Plan for Education Needs, Health Information Technology, Recruitment and Retention for the Diversified Healthcare Industry Cluster
Report by Terry Uyeki, Heather Bonser-Bishop, Martin Love, Connie Stewart and Pat Girczyc

Del Norte County Health Care Provider Recruiting & Retention Plan
Report by Martin Love, Erick Eschker, Jessica Van Arsdale, Julia R. West, Mike Porter and Jennifer Pollum

Children's Dental Strategic Plan for Humboldt County
Report by Laura McEwen, MS, RD

Health Indicators

Rural Community Vital Signs
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH, Terry Uyeki, MSEd, Connie Stewart, Jenna Barry, Alissa Leigh, Gwyn Mahony, Liz Hannig, Jennifer Oliveros, Launa Peeters-Graehl, and Kali Patterson

Atlas of Health Indicators in the Redwood Coast Region

Child Care & Schools

Humboldt County Child Care Needs Assessment

A Snapshot: Local Industry & the Dependence on Child Care
Policy Conversation by Melissa Jones, JD; Wendy Rowan, MA; & Connie Stewart

Truancy Intervention For Teenagers
Policy Conversation by Melissa Jones, JD

Two School Systems, Same Goal
Policy Conversation by Melissa Jones, JD

Remedies, Not Punishment: Restorative Practices In The Schools
Policy Conversation by Melissa Jones, JD

Needs Assessment

Assessment of Research Needs in Rural California
Report by Jessica Van Arsdale, MD, MPH

Health Care Policy

A Clearer View: Humboldt Steps Out of the Fog of Medical Variation

North Coast Health Information Network - Taking Humboldt’s Health Into the 21st Century
Policy Conversation by Melissa Jones, JD

It Takes a Village... to Prevent a Fall
Policy Conversation by Melissa Jones, JD

What Are The Accommodations In A "Medical Home?"
Policy Conversation by Melissa Jones, JD

The Complex Chronically Ill: Addressing the Needs of Frequent Patients and Inappropriate Emergency Room Use
Policy Conversation by Melissa Jones, JD

Early Lessons From Four ‘Aligning Forces For Quality’ Communities Bolster The Case For Patient-Centered Care
By Deborah Roseman, Jessica Osborne-Stafsnes, Christine Helwig Amy, Summer Boslaugh, and Kellie Slate-Miller
HEALTH AFFAIRS 32, NO. 2 (2013)

Restructuring Long-term Care In Humboldt County
Prepared by: Patty Berg, Consultant
For the North Coast Long-Term Services and Supports Coalition
On behalf of the Area I Agency on Aging

Other

Comments to the Federal Communications Commission in regard to National Broadband Plan Economic Opportunity