Selected Presentations

  • Bekemeier, B, Park S. "Standardizing Public Health Services Data for Decision-Making & Generating Evidence: Development & Application of the PHAST Model," accepted at APHA Annual Meeting, November 1, 2016, Denver, CO.
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  • Bekemeier B, Pui-Yan Yip M, Flaxman A.  "Local Health Departments Demonstrate Relationships between Population-focused Physical Activity Interventions & Obesity Outcomes: A 5-state study," accepted at APHA Annual Meeting, November 1, 2016, Denver, CO.
     
  • Marlowe J, Bekemeier B, & Squires LS. “Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing and Public Health Outcomes and Improvements,” accepted at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Conference, October 2016, Denver, CO.
     
  • Marlowe J, Bekemeier B, & Squires LS. “Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing for Local Public Health Services: Implications for Efficiency and Cost Savings,” accepted at the Organ Public Health Association Conference, October 2016, Corvallis, OR.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Whitman G, Kling B, Park S, & Yip MP. “Using Local Public Health Service Data for Generating Evidence and Improving Practice,” accepted at Washington State Public Health Association (WSPHA) Annual Conference, October 2016, Wenatchee, WA.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Squires LS, Ketchel J, & Fresco A. “Collaboration around Public Health Services: The Scope and Extent of Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing,” accepted at Washington State Public Health Association (WSPHA) Annual Conference, October 2016, Wenatchee, WA.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Yip MP, Flaxman A. "Local Health Jurisdictions Demonstrate Relationships between Population-focused Physical Activity Interventions and Obesity Outcomes: A Five-State Study,” accepted at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Conference, October 2016, Denver, CO.
     
  • Bekemeier B & Park S. “Standardizing public health services data for decision-making and generating evidence: Development and application of the PHAST Model,” accepted at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Conference, October 2016, Denver, CO.
     
  • Marlowe J, Bekemeier B, & Squires LS. “Exploring cross-jurisdictional sharing among local health departments in four states,” presented at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Annual Conference, July 2016, Phoenix, AZ.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Marlowe J, Tebaldi J, & Squires LS. “Variation in Costs of Foundational Public Health Services for WA LHJs: What factors help explain this,” presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Conference, November 2015, Chicago, IL.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Dunbar M, Young J, Whitman G, & Park S. “Using visualization to make public health services data accessible for decision-making,” presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Conference, November 2015, Chicago, IL.
     
  • Kling B, Guichard M, Bekemeier B, & Dimitrova S. “Public Health Widgets at Work: Understanding and Communicating What Public Health Does,” presented at Washington State Public Health Association (WSPHA) Annual Conference, October 2015, Wenatchee, WA.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Kling B, Marlowe J, & Tebaldi J. “Variation in Costs of Foundational Public Health Services for WA LHJs: What factors help explain this,” presented at Washington State Public Health Association (WSPHA) Annual Conference, October 2015, Wenatchee, WA.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Brzezny A, Lofy K, & Baldwin LM. “Exploring Local Primary Care and PH Collaboration:
    A Practice-based Approach,” presented at Washington State Public Health Association (WSPHA) Annual Conference, October 2015, Wenatchee, WA.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Frauendienst R, Smith T, & Mays G. “Gathering standard measures to compare, monitor and improve local public health services: Results, implications and an interactive look at findings,” presented at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Annual Conference, July 2015, Kansas City, MO.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Marlowe J, & Squires LS. “Determining Units of Public Health Foundational Programs and Capabilities and Descriptive Factors Associated Variation among Washington State Local Health Jurisdictions,” presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Conference, June 2015, Minneapolis, MN.
     
  • Bekemeier B. “What works? For Whom? Under what conditions?: Contributing the data to inform & improve practice,” presented at the Oregon Public Health Association (OPHA) Nursing and the Public’s Health Conference, May 2015, Portland, OR.
     
  • Bekemeier B & Whitman G. “The DIRECTIVE Study As Adoption Strategy For Standardizing Public Health Data Through Practical Use,” presented at the Keeneland Public Health Services & Systems Research (PHSSR) Conference, April 2015, Lexington, KY.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Whitman G, Park S, Yip MP, & Dunbar M. “Facilitating Uptake of Standardized Local Public Health Service Delivery Measures,” poster at the Keeneland Public Health Services & Systems Research (PHSSR) Conference, April 2015, Lexington, KY.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Frank S, Jensen K. "The power and potential of LHD administrative data for research and decision-making: Making public health systems data accessible for practice through PBRNs and PHAST," presented at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Annual Conference, July 2014, Atlanta, GA.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Yip M, Kwan-Gett T, & Dunbar M. “Local health department environmental health expenditures and their impact on health: Findings from the Public Health Activities and Services Tracking (PHAST) Study,” presented at the Keeneland Public Health Systems and Services Research (PHSSR) Conference, April 2014, Lexington, KY.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Yang Y, Grembowski D, & Dunbar M. “Targeted maternal/child health expenditures by local health departments can impact health outcomes,” presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, November 2013, Boston, MA.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Flake M, Mueller M, & Whitman G. “Delivering data for decision-making in Washington: An academic/practice partnership examining state and local spending and services,” presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, November 2013, Boston, MA.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Whitman G, Mueller M, & Flake M. “Delivering data for Decision-Making in Washington: A practice-based partnership to optimize data accessibility & utility,” presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting—Public Health Systems Research Interest Group, June 2013, Baltimore, MD.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Yang Y, Morris M, Dunbar M, Grembowski D, & Pantazis A. “Targeting Resources: The Benefits of Targeted Local Health Department Expenditures on Health Outcomes for Women & Children,” presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 2013, Baltimore, MD.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Dunbar M, Morris M, Grembowski D, & Whitman G. ”Engaging public health practitioners in data analysis and interpretation: The PHAST experience,” presented at the Keeneland Public Health Systems and Services Research (PHSSR) Conference, April 2013, Lexington, KY.
     
  • Dunbar M, Pantazis A, & Bekemeier B. “Understanding local health department service philosophy: A latent class analysis of NACCHO profile data,” presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, November 2013, Boston, MA and at the Keeneland Public Health Systems and Services Research (PHSSR) Conference, April 2013, Lexington, KY.
     
  • Bekemeier B, Yang Y, Morris M, Dunbar M, Grembowski D, & Pantazis A. “Local health department expenditures on MCH impact health outcomes: Findings from PHAST for advancing policy,” presented at the Keeneland Public Health Systems and Services Research (PHSSR) Conference, April 2013, Lexington, KY.