Publications

Bekemeier, B., Marlowe, J., Squires, L.S.  (2017 under review).  Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing for Local Public Health Services: Implications for Efficiency and Cost Savings.

Bekemeier, B., Marlowe, J., Squires, L.S., & Tebaldi, J. (2017, in press). Perceived need versus current spending: Gaps in providing foundational public health services in communities, Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.

Bekemeier, B., Yip, M., Flaxman, A.D., & Barrington, W. (2017, in press). Comparing communitywide approaches for promoting physical activity and their relationships to health outcomes: a cluster analysis of local health jurisdictions in 6 states, Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.

Bekemeier, B., Pantazis, A., Yip, M., & Kwan-Gett, T. (2017). Developing the evidence for public health systems to battle vaccine preventable disease on the local level: Data challenges and implications. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 23(2), pp 131-137. DOI: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000411.

Yip, MP, Bekemeier B. (2016). Tuberculosis and local health department expenditures on tuberculosis services. Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research. 5(2):5–11. doi: 10.13023/FPHSSR.0502.02

Bekemeier, B., Yip, M. P., Dunbar, M., Whitman, G., & Kwan-Gett, T. (2015). Local health department 2000-2010 food safety and sanitation expenditures and reductions in enteric disease. American Journal of Public Health, 105 Suppl 2:S345-52. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302555

Klaiman T, Pantazis A, & Bekemeier B. (2014). “A Method for Identifying Positive Deviant Local Health Departments in Maternal and Child Health.” Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research, 3(2), Article 5. Available at http://uknowledge.uky.edu/frontiersinphssr/vol3/iss2/5/.

Bekemeier B, Yang Y, Dunbar M, Pantazis A, & Grembowski D. (2014). “Targeted Health Department Expenditures Benefit Birth Outcomes at the County Level.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44(6), 569-577. NIHMSID # 565041 Publ.ID: AMEPRE4017.

Bekemeier B, Pantazis A, Dunbar M, & Herting JR. (2014). “Classifying local health department on the basis of the constellation of services they provide.” American Journal of Public Health, 104(12), e77-82.

Bekemeier, B. (2012). Tracking local public health services to inform decision making. Northwest Public Health, Spring/Summer 29(1),14-16. Available at http://www.northwestpublichealth.org/archives/s2012/tracking-local-public-health-services-to-inform-decision-making.

Bekemeier B, Dunbar M, Bryan M, & Morris M. (2012). “Local health departments and specific Maternal and Child Health expenditures: Relationships between spending and need.” Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 18(6), 615-622. DOI: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e31825d9764.