Deborah Helitzer

Dean & Professor

  • 1674 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
19982020

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  • 1674 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
  • 66 Article
  • 2 Editorial
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
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1998

Formative research in a school-based obesity prevention program for Native American school children (Pathways)

Gittelsohn, J., Evans, M., Helitzer, D., Anliker, J., Story, M., Metcalfe, L., Davis, S. & Cloud, P. I., 1998, In : Health Education Research. 13, 2, p. 251-265 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations
1999

A proposal for a graduate curriculum integrating theory and practice in public health

Helitzer, D. & Wallerstein, N., 1999, In : Health Education Research. 14, 5, p. 697-706 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Scopus citations

Multisite formative assessment for the pathways study to prevent obesity in American Indian schoolchildren

Gittelsohn, J., Evans, M., Story, M., Davis, S. M., Metcalfe, L., Helitzer, D. L. & Clay, T. E., Apr 1999, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 69, 4 SUPPL., p. 767S-772S

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
50 Scopus citations

Participant Satisfaction With a Culturally Appropriate Diabetes Education Program: The Native American Diabetes Project

Griffin, J. A., Gilliland, S. S., Perez, G., Helitzer, D. & Carter, J. S., May 1999, In : The Diabetes Educator. 25, 3, p. 351-363 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Pathways: A culturally appropriate obesity-prevention program for American Indian schoolchildren

Davis, S. M., Going, S. B., Helitzer, D. L., Teufel, N. I., Snyder, P., Gittelsohn, J., Metcalfe, L., Arviso, V., Evans, M., Smyth, M., Brice, R. & Altaha, J., Apr 1999, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 69, 4 SUPPL., p. 796S-802S

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
81 Scopus citations

Process evaluation in a multisite, primary obesity-prevention trial in American Indian schoolchildren

Helitzer, D. L., Davis, S. M., Gittelsohn, J., Going, S. B., Murray, D. M., Snyder, P. & Steckler, A. B., Apr 1999, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 69, 4 SUPPL., p. 816S-824S

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
39 Scopus citations

Ryan White CARE Act Title I funding priorities and unmet service needs in Baltimore, Maryland

Kwait, J., Marconi, K., Helitzer, D., Rodieck, M. W., Rundall, T. & Celentano, D., 1999, In : Policy Studies Journal. 27, 4, p. 855-871 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2000

Patterns of care for childhood malaria in Zambia

Baume, C., Helitzer, D. & Kachur, S. P., Nov 16 2000, In : Social Science and Medicine. 51, 10, p. 1491-1503 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

93 Scopus citations

Theory and practice: Applying the ecological model to formative research for a WIC training program in New York State

Newes-Adeyi, G., Helitzer, D. L., Caulfield, L. E. & Bronner, Y., Jan 1 2000, In : Health Education Research. 15, 3, p. 283-291 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
37 Scopus citations

The role of process evaluation in the training of facilitators for an adolescent health education program

Helitzer, D., Yoon, S. J., Wallerstein, N. & Y Garcia-Velarde, L. D., Apr 2000, In : Journal of School Health. 70, 4, p. 141-147 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2002

How old is that child? Validating the accuracy of age assignments in observational surveys of vehicle restraint use

Moeller, S., Berger, L., Salvador, J. G. & Helitzer, D., Sep 1 2002, In : Injury Prevention. 8, 3, p. 248-251 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Perceived changes in self-image and coping strategies of mothers of children with disabilities

Helitzer, D. L., Cunningham-Sabo, L. D., VanLeit, B. & Crowe, T. K., 2002, In : Occupational Therapy Journal of Research. 22, 1, p. 25-33 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Teaching communications and professionalism through writing and humanities: Reflections of ten years of experience

Sklar, D. P., Doezema, D., McLaughlin, S. & Helitzer, D., Nov 1 2002, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 9, 11, p. 1360-1364 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2003

Assessing or predicting adoption of telehealth using the diffusion of innovations theory: A practical example from a rural program in New Mexico

Helitzer, D., Heath, D., Maltrud, K., Sullivan, E. & Alverson, D., Jan 1 2003, In : Telemedicine Journal and e-Health. 9, 2, p. 179-187 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations
2004

Improving client-provider communication: Evaluation of a training program for women, infants and children (WIC) professionals in New York state

Newes-Adeyi, G., Helitzer, D. L., Roter, D. & Caulfield, L. E., Nov 1 2004, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 55, 2, p. 210-217 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Telehealth in the trenches: Reporting back from the frontlines in rural America

Alverson, D. C., Shannon, S., Sullivan, E., Prill, A., Effertz, G., Helitzer, D., Beffort, S. & Preston, A., 2004, In : Telemedicine Journal and e-Health. 10, SUPPL. 2, p. S-95-S-109

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2006

New Mexico community voices: Policy reform to reduce oral health disparities

Powell, W., Hollis, C., De La Rosa, M., Helitzer, D. L. & Derksen, D., Feb 1 2006, In : Journal of health care for the poor and underserved. 17, 1 SUPPL., p. 95-110 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

'Sharing wisdom': Lessons learned during the development of a diabetes prevention intervention for urban American Indian women

Willging, C. E., Helitzer, D. & Thompson, J., May 1 2006, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 29, 2, p. 130-140 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2007

Associations between body mass index, cardiorespiratory fitness, metabolic syndrome, and impaired fasting glucose in young, urban Native American women

Thompson, J. L., Herman, C. J., Allen, P., Helitzer, D. L., Wilson, N. D., Whyte, A. N., Perez, G. E. & Wolfe, V. K., Mar 1 2007, In : Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders. 5, 1, p. 45-54 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

HPV and cervical cancer prevention counseling with younger adolescents: Implications for primary care

Sussman, A. L., Helitzer, D., Sanders, M., Urquieta, B., Salvador, M. & Ndiaye, K., Jul 2007, In : Annals of Family Medicine. 5, 4, p. 298-304 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Informed consent in gynecologic surgery

Abed, H., Rogers, R., Helitzer, D. & Warner, T. D., Dec 2007, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 197, 6, p. 674.e1-674.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Relationship of stages of change to attendance in a diabetes prevention program

Helitzer, D. L., Peterson, A. B., Sanders, M. & Thompson, J., Jan 1 2007, In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 21, 6, p. 517-520 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Unanticipated Death After Discharge Home From the Emergency Department

Sklar, D. P., Crandall, C. S., Loeliger, E., Edmunds, K., Paul, I. & Helitzer, D. L., Jun 1 2007, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 49, 6, p. 735-745 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations
2008

Development of a Planning and Evaluation Methodology for Assessing the Contribution of Theory to a Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Intervention

Helitzer, D., Bobo Peterson, A., Thompson, J. & Fluder, S., Oct 2008, In : Health promotion practice. 9, 4, p. 404-414 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

HPV and cervical cancer testing and prevention: Knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes among hispanic women

Vanslyke, J. G., Baum, J., Plaza, V., Otero, M., Wheeler, C. & Helitzer, D. L., May 2008, In : Qualitative Health Research. 18, 5, p. 584-596 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

82 Scopus citations

Impact of periodic follow-up testing among urban American Indian women with impaired fasting glucose

Allen, P., Thompson, J. L., Herman, C. J., Qualls, C., Helitzer, D. L., Whyte, A. N. & Wolfe, V. K., Jan 1 2008, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 5, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Reducing Diabetes Risk in American Indian Women

Thompson, J. L., Allen, P., Helitzer, D. L., Qualls, C., Whyte, A. N., Wolfe, V. K. & Herman, C. J., Mar 1 2008, In : American journal of preventive medicine. 34, 3, p. 192-201 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2009

Building community capacity for agricultural injury prevention in a Navajo community

Helitzer, D., Willging, C. E., Hathorn, G. & Benally, J., Apr 2 2009, Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 15, 1, p. 19-35 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

7 Scopus citations

Health literacy demands of written health information materials: An assessment of cervical cancer prevention materials

Helitzer, D., Hollis, C., Cotner, J. & Oestreicher, N., Jan 2009, In : Cancer Control. 16, 1, p. 70-78 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations

Prostate cancer screening decisions: Results from the National Survey of Medical Decisions (DECISIONS study)

Hoffman, R. M., Couper, M. P., Zikmund-Fisher, B. J., Levin, C. A., McNaughton-Collins, M., Helitzer, D. L., VanHoewyk, J. & Barry, M. J., Oct 14 2009, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 169, 17, p. 1611-1618 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

104 Scopus citations

Using logic models in a community-based agricultural injury prevention project.

Helitzer, D., Willging, C., Hathorn, G. & Benally, J., Jan 1 2009, In : Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974). 124 Suppl 1, p. 63-73 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2010

Evaluation for community-based programs: The integration of logic models and factor analysis

Helitzer, D., Hollis, C., Hernandez, B. U. D., Sanders, M., Roybal, S. & Van Deusen, I., Aug 1 2010, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 33, 3, p. 223-233 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2011

A randomized controlled trial of communication training with primary care providers to improve patient-centeredness and health risk communication

Helitzer, D. L., LaNoue, M., Wilson, B., de Hernandez, B. U., Warner, T. & Roter, D., Jan 1 2011, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 82, 1, p. 21-29 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations

Barriers to colorectal cancer screening: Physician and general population perspectives, New Mexico, 2006

Hoffman, R. M., Rhyne, R. L., Helitzer, D. L., Stone, S. N., Sussman, A. L., Bruggeman, E. E., Viera, R. & Warner, T. D., Mar 1 2011, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 8, 2, A35.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

The "ins" and "outs" of provider-parent communication: Perspectives from adolescent primary care providers on challenges to forging alliances to reduce adolescent risk

Helitzer, D. L., Sussman, A. L., De Hernandez, B. U. & Kong, A. S., Apr 1 2011, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 48, 4, p. 404-409 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2012

Addressing the other health literacy competencies-knowledge, dispositions, and oral/aural communication: Development of TALKDOC, an intervention assessment tool

Helitzer, D., Hollis, C., Sanders, M. & Roybal, S., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Health Communication. 17, SUPPL. 3, p. 160-175 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Children's Safety on American Indian Farms: Information and Recommendations

Helitzer, D. L., Gilmore, K. & Benally, J., Apr 1 2012, In : Journal of Agromedicine. 17, 2, p. 251-258 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Clinical and Translational Scientist Career Success: Metrics for Evaluation

Lee, L. S., Pusek, S. N., Mccormack, W. T., Helitzer, D. L., Martina, C. A., Dozier, A. M., Ahluwalia, J. S., Schwartz, L. S., Mcmanus, L. M., Reynolds, B. D., Haynes, E. N. & Rubio, D. M., Oct 1 2012, In : Clinical and translational science. 5, 5, p. 400-407 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Direct and indirect effects of childhood adversity on adult depression

Lanoue, M., Graeber, D., De Hernandez, B. U., Warner, T. D. & Helitzer, D. L., Apr 1 2012, In : Community Mental Health Journal. 48, 2, p. 187-192 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Expressions of machismo in colorectal cancer screening among New Mexico Hispanic subpopulations

Getrich, C. M., Sussman, A. L., Helitzer, D. L., Hoffman, R. M., Warner, T. D., Sánchez, V., Solares, A. & Rhyne, R. L., Apr 1 2012, In : Qualitative Health Research. 22, 4, p. 546-559 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Systems of career influences: A conceptual model for evaluating the professional development of women in academic medicine

Magrane, D., Helitzer, D., Morahan, P., Chang, S., Gleason, K., Cardinali, G. & Wu, C. C., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Women's Health. 21, 12, p. 1244-1251 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2013

Negative affect predicts adults' ratings of the current, but not childhood, impact of adverse childhood events

Lanoue, M., Graeber, D. A., Helitzer, D. L. & Fawcett, J., Oct 1 2013, In : Community Mental Health Journal. 49, 5, p. 560-566 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2014

Along the way to developing a theory of the program: A re-examination of the conceptual framework as an organizing strategy

Helitzer, D. L., Sussman, A. L., Hoffman, R. M., Getrich, C. M., Warner, T. D. & Rhyne, R. L., Aug 2014, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 45, p. 157-163 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Culturally relevant model program to prevent and reduce agricultural injuries

Helitzer, D. L., Hathorn, G., Benally, J. & Ortega, C., 2014, Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 20, 3, p. 175-198 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

8 Scopus citations

Different models of HPV vaccine decision-making among adolescent girls, parents, and health-care clinicians in New Mexico

Getrich, C. M., Broidy, L. M., Kleymann, E., Helitzer, D. L., Kong, A. S. & Sussman, A. L., Jan 2 2014, In : Ethnicity and Health. 19, 1, p. 47-63 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Identifying barriers to healthcare to reduce health disparity in Zuni Indians using focus group conducted by community health workers

Shah, V. O., Ghahate, D. M., Bobelu, J., Sandy, P., Newman, S., Helitzer, D. L., Faber, T. & Zager, P., Feb 1 2014, In : Clinical and translational science. 7, 1, p. 6-11 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Perceptions of skill development of participants in three national career development programs for women faculty in academic medicine

Helitzer, D. L., Newbill, S. L., Morahan, P. S., Magrane, D., Cardinali, G., Wu, C. C. & Chang, S., Jun 2014, In : Academic Medicine. 89, 6, p. 896-903 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2015

A Multisite Community-Based Health Literacy Intervention for Spanish Speakers

Soto Mas, F., Cordova, C., Murrietta, A., Jacobson, H. E., Ronquillo, F. & Helitzer, D., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Community Health. 40, 3, p. 431-438 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Catching up with the HPV vaccine: Challenges and opportunities in primary care

Sussman, A. L., Helitzer, D., Bennett, A., Solares, A., Lanoue, M. & Getrich, C. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of Family Medicine. 13, 4, p. 354-360 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Don’t Step on the Tiger’s Tail: A Mixed Methods Study of the Relationship Between Adult Impact of Childhood Adversity and Use of Coping Strategies

Helitzer, D., Graeber, D., LaNoue, M. & Newbill, S., Oct 13 2015, In : Community Mental Health Journal. 51, 7, p. 768-774 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations