Theresa Cullen

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To examine the function of the c~d~4 integrin we have determined its ligand-binding ability and overexpressed two potentially dominant negative mutant ~4 subunits, lacking either the cytoplasmic or extracellular domain, in bladder epithelial 804G cells. The results of cell adhesion and radioligand-binding assays showed that O/6~4 is a receptor for several(More)
OBJECTIVES There are limited data regarding implementing electronic health records (EHR) in underserved settings. We evaluated the implementation of an EHR within the Indian Health Service (IHS), a federally funded health system for Native Americans. DESIGN We surveyed 223 primary care clinicians practicing at 26 IHS health centers that implemented an EHR(More)
This document is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without permission except those copyrighted materials that are clearly noted in the document. Further reproduction of those copyrighted materials is prohibited without the specific permission of copyright holders. Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank our Project Officer, Matthew(More)
The American Indian/Alaska Native population experiences a disproportionate burden of disease across a spectrum of conditions. While the recent National Healthcare Disparities Report highlighted differences in quality of care among racial and ethnic groups, there was only very limited information available for American Indians. The Indian Health Service(More)
OBJECTIVE Increasing use of electronic health records (EHRs) provides new opportunities for public health surveillance. During the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) virus pandemic, we developed a new EHR-based influenza-like illness (ILI) surveillance system designed to be resource sparing, rapidly scalable, and flexible. 4 weeks after the first pandemic case, ILI(More)
As part of ongoing data quality efforts authors monitored health information retrieved through the United States Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) Health operation. Health data exchanged through the eHealth Exchange (managed by Healtheway, Inc.) between VA and external care providers was evaluated in order to(More)
This Report is dedictated to the memory of Tina Costillo, a hard working member of the Family Harmony Project in Crownpoint, NM. She dedicated her life to fighting violence in her community. We want to respectfully acknowledge her family, friends and relatives as we honor her life. B Bu ui il ld di in ng g D Do om me es st ti ic c V Vi io ol le en nc ce e H(More)
Suggested citation for this article: Rios L, Cullen T. A disaster medical assistance team operates a hurricane evacuation shelter with U.S. Public Health Service support. Prev Chronic Dis [serial online] 2006 Apr [date cited]. Available Several types of federal health response teams operate in times of national disaster. Among these are disaster medical(More)