Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan, DrPH, MPH

Professor of Rural Health, Executive Director, Center for Indigenous Health Research and Policy

  • 566 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
20002019

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Research Output

  • 566 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 24 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Editorial
2019

A healthy retail intervention in native American convenience stores:The THRIVE community-based participatory research study

Jernigan, V. B. B., Salvatore, A. L., Williams, M., Wetherill, M., Taniguchi, T., Jacob, T., Cannady, T., Grammar, M., Standridge, J., Fox, J., Owens, J. A. T., Spiegel, J., Love, C., Teague, T. & Noonan, C., 1 Jan 2019, In : American Journal of Public Health. 109, 1, p. 132-139 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Community-Based Participatory Intervention Research with American Indian Communities: What is the State of the Science?

Hearod, J. B., Wetherill, M. S., Salvatore, A. L. & Jernigan, V. B. B., 13 Feb 2019, In : Current Developments in Nutrition. 3, p. 39-52 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Diabetes and Obesity Associated with Poor Food Environments in American Indian Communities: The Tribal Health and Resilience in Vulnerable Environments (THRIVE) Study

Love, C. V., Taniguchi, T. E., Williams, M. B., Noonan, C. J., Wetherill, M. S., Salvatore, A. L., Jacob, T., Cannady, T. K., Standridge, J., Spiegel, J. & Jernigan, V. B. B., 13 Feb 2019, In : Current Developments in Nutrition. 3, p. 63-68 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

Social Support and Physical Activity Among American Indians in Oklahoma: Results From a Community-based Participatory Research Study

Salvatore, A. L., Noonan, C. J., Williams, M. B., Wetherill, M. S., Jacob, T., Cannady, T. K., Standridge, J., Grammar, M., Fox, J., Wiley, A., Spiegel, J. & Jernigan, V. B. B., 1 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Rural Health. 35, 3, p. 374-384 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The development of child and adult care food program best-practice menu and training for Native American head start programs: The FRESH study

Sisson, S. B., Sleet, K., Rickman, R., Love, C., Williams, M. & Jernigan, V. B. B., 1 Jun 2019, In : Preventive Medicine Reports. 14, 100880.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2018

A Nutrition Environment Measure to Assess Tribal Convenience Stores: The THRIVE Study

Wetherill, M. S., Williams, M. B., Taniguchi, T., Salvatore, A. L., Jacob, T., Cannady, T., Grammar, M., Standridge, J., Fox, J., Spiegel, J. & Blue Bird Jernigan, V., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Promotion Practice. 21, 3, p. 410-420 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Building Capacity for Productive Indigenous Community-University Partnerships

Gittelsohn, J., Belcourt, A., Magarati, M., Booth-LaForce, C., Duran, B., Mishra, S. I., Belone, L. & Jernigan, V. B. B., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Prevention Science. 21, p. 22-32 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Food choice considerations among American Indians living in rural Oklahoma: The THRIVE study

Wetherill, M. S., Williams, M. B., Hartwell, M. L., Salvatore, A. L., Jacob, T., Cannady, T. K., Standridge, J., Fox, J., Spiegel, J., Anderson, N. & Jernigan, V. B. B., 1 Sep 2018, In : Appetite. 128, p. 14-20 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Multilevel and Community-Level Interventions with Native Americans: Challenges and Opportunities

Blue Bird Jernigan, V., D’Amico, E. J., Duran, B. & Buchwald, D., 2 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Prevention Science. 21, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Prevention Research with Indigenous Communities to Expedite Dissemination and Implementation Efforts

Blue Bird Jernigan, V., D’Amico, E. J. & Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, J., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Prevention Science. 21, p. 74-82 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Using community-based participatory research to develop healthy retail strategies in Native American-owned convenience stores: The THRIVE study

Jernigan, V. B. B., Williams, M., Wetherill, M., Taniguchi, T., Jacob, T., Cannady, T., Grammar, M., Standridge, J., Fox, J., Wiley, A. D., Tingle, J. A., Riley, M., Spiegel, J., Love, C., Noonan, C., Weedn, A. & Salvatore, A. L., 1 Sep 2018, In : Preventive Medicine Reports. 11, p. 148-153 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations
2017

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Health Outcomes Among American Indians in Oklahoma: the THRIVE Study

Jernigan, V. B. B., Wetherill, M., Hearod, J., Jacob, T., Salvatore, A. L., Cannady, T., Grammar, M., Standridge, J., Fox, J., Spiegel, J., Wiley, A. D., Noonan, C. & Buchwald, D., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. 4, 6, p. 1061-1068 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Scopus citations

Food Insecurity Among American Indians and Alaska Natives: A National Profile Using the Current Population Survey–Food Security Supplement

Jernigan, V. B. B., Huyser, K. R., Valdes, J. & Simonds, V. W., 2 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 12, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Food insecurity and chronic diseases among American Indians in rural Oklahoma: The THRIVE study

Jernigan, V. B. B., Wetherill, M. S., Hearod, J., Jacob, T., Salvatore, A. L., Cannady, T., Grammar, M., Standridge, J., Fox, J., Spiegel, J., Wiley, A. D., Noonan, C. & Buchwald, D., 1 Mar 2017, In : American Journal of Public Health. 107, 3, p. 441-446 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

19 Scopus citations
2016

Variation in WIC Cash-Value Voucher Redemption Among American Indian Reservation Communities in Washington State

McLaury, K. C., Blue Bird Jernigan, V., Johnson, D. B., Buchwald, D. & Duncan, G. E., 2 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 11, 2, p. 254-262 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2015

Beyond health equity: Achieving wellness within American Indian and Alaska native communities

Jernigan, V. B. B., Peercy, M., Branam, D., Saunkeah, B., Wharton, D., Winkleby, M., Lowe, J., Salvatore, A. L., Dickerson, D., Belcourt, A., D'Amico, E., Patten, C. A., Parker, M., Duran, B., Harris, R. & Buchwald, D., 1 Jul 2015, In : American Journal of Public Health. 105, p. S376-S379

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

22 Scopus citations
19 Scopus citations
2014

Gambling with our health: Smoke-free policy would not reduce tribal casino patronage

Brokenleg, I., Barber, T. K., Bennett, N. L., Peart Boyce, S. & Blue Bird Jernigan, V., 1 Jan 2014, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 47, 3, p. 290-299 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
Open Access
8 Scopus citations
2013

Food Insecurity and Obesity Among American Indians and Alaska Natives and Whites in California

Blue Bird Jernigan, V., Garroutte, E., Krantz, E. M. & Buchwald, D., 1 Oct 2013, In : Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 8, 4, p. 458-471 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2012

Addressing food insecurity in a Native American reservation using community-based participatory research

Jernigan, V. B. B., Salvatore, A. L., Styne, D. M. & Winkleby, M., 1 Aug 2012, In : Health Education Research. 27, 4, p. 645-655 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
53 Scopus citations
2011

The Internet Diabetes Self-Management Workshop for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Jernigan, V. B. B. & Lorig, K., 1 Jan 2011, In : Health Promotion Practice. 12, 2, p. 261-270 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2010

Changing patterns in health behaviors and risk factors related to cardiovascular disease among American Indians and Alaska natives

Jernigan, V. B. B., Duran, B., Ahn, D. & Winkleby, M., 1 Apr 2010, In : American Journal of Public Health. 100, 4, p. 677-683 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations
34 Scopus citations

Online diabetes self-management program: A randomized study

Lorig, K., Ritter, P. L., Laurent, D. D., Plant, K., Green, M., Jernigan, V. B. B. & Case, S., 1 Jun 2010, In : Diabetes Care. 33, 6, p. 1275-1281 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
203 Scopus citations
2009

Content and frequency of writing on diabetes bulletin boards: does race make a difference?

Case, S., Jernigan, V., Gardner, A., Ritter, P., Heaney, C. A. & Lorig, K. R., 1 Jan 2009, In : Journal of medical Internet research. 11, 2, p. e22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Scopus citations
2000

Vascular disease risk markers in diabetes: monitoring & intervention.

Winters, S. & Jernigan, V., 1 Jan 2000, In : The Nurse practitioner. 25, 6 Pt 1, p. 40, 43-46, 49 passim; quiz 65-67

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article