Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan, DrPH, MPH

Executive Director, Center for Indigenous Health Research and Policy

  • 509 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
20002019
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Research Output 2000 2019

  • 509 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 24 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Editorial
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Community-Based Participatory Research
North American Indians
Vegetables
Fruit
Environmental Policy

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
Community-Based Participatory Research
North American Indians
American Indians
Health
Research
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
North American Indians
American Indians
diabetes
obesity
Obesity
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Community-Based Participatory Research
North American Indians
Social Support
Exercise
Pets

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
North American Indians
Child Care
Practice Guidelines
Food
Education
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food
Fast Foods
North American Indians
Surveys and Questionnaires
Diet
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Capacity Building
Research
Research Personnel
United States Indian Health Service
Consent Forms
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

North American Indians
Food
Safety
Cluster Analysis
Health
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

North American Indians
Health
Population Groups
Social Determinants of Health
Research
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

North American Indians
Research
Health
Behavioral Research
Health Priorities
3 Citations (Scopus)

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
Community-Based Participatory Research
North American Indians
Food
Vegetables
Fruit
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)

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
North American Indians
American Indian
Cardiovascular Diseases
chronic illness
Disease
13 Citations (Scopus)

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

Food Supply
North American Indians
nutrition situation
American Indian
supplement
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Food Supply
North American Indians
Food Quality
Chronic Disease
Food
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

North American Indians
American Indian
infant
community
Values
2015
20 Citations (Scopus)

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

Health Status Disparities
United States Indian Health Service
Healthcare Disparities
Community-Based Participatory Research
Social Determinants of Health
18 Citations (Scopus)
Community-Based Participatory Research
Curriculum
Research
Capacity Building
North American Indians
2014
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Smoke-Free Policy
Gambling
Smoke
Health
Smoking
8 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
North American Indians
Manuscripts
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Education
Population Groups
2013
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Food Supply
North American Indians
nutrition situation
American Indian
Obesity
2012
51 Citations (Scopus)

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
Community-Based Participatory Research
Food Supply
North American Indians
nutrition situation
resilience
2011
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

North American Indians
Self Care
Internet
Education
Delivery of Health Care
2010
69 Citations (Scopus)

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

North American Indians
Health Behavior
Cardiovascular Diseases
Obesity
Hypertension
31 Citations (Scopus)
Community-Based Participatory Research
North American Indians
Self Care
Disease Management
Chronic Disease
192 Citations (Scopus)

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
Self Care
Patient Participation
Self Efficacy
North American Indians
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
2009
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Self Care
Internet
North American Indians
Communication
Minority Groups
2000

Vascular disease risk markers in diabetes: monitoring & intervention.

Winters, S. & Jernigan, V., 1 Jan 2000, In : The Nurse practitioner. 25, 6 Pt 1

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Vascular Diseases
Blood Glucose
Diabetes Complications
Health Care Costs
Research