Suzanne Christopher

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The purpose of this article is to share lessons learned from implementing community-based participatory research (CBPR) in Indian Country that may be generalizable to other medically underserved communities. CBPR is currently included in multiple grant announcements by the National Institute of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but(More)
The purpose of this investigation was to identify determinants of alcohol consumption based on a number of demographic and psychosocial variables in a group of pregnant women at risk for alcohol consumption. Data were collected on a sample of 232 pregnant females who agreed to participant in a multistate alcohol prevention intervention. The variables of(More)
The purpose of this preliminary study was to conduct an analysis of the time spent in intervention activities designed to decrease alcohol consumption in high-risk pregnant women across three States. Based on the program's logic model an intervention dosage form was developed specifically for the process evaluation. The form enabled the researchers to(More)
BACKGROUND A multi-state consortium was developed in the US to conduct baseline data collection and intervention research on fetal alcohol syndrome. Each state employed support specialists whose job it was to reduce or eliminate alcohol consumption in women who were at high risk for drinking alcohol during their pregnancy. The purpose of this paper is to(More)
  • Dennise Albrecht, Wendy Burgoyne, +23 authors Rebecca Sutherns
  • 2002
I ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Socioeconomic status is a broad issue with profound impacts on maternal and newborn health. To assemble background information and practical strategies for working on this daunting issue, Best Start involved a wide range of people, from service providers to pregnant women. A working group guided the development of this resource and key(More)
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