Calendar Year: 2017

  1. Moore S; Bing W, Stephens RM, McElfish PA. Marshallese Population in Northwest Arkansas: Cultural Competency Training for Medical Staff and Health Care Providers CES4Health. 2017 March.
  2. Moore S; Vargus C, Stephens RM, McElfish PA. Hispanic Population in Northwest Arkansas: Cultural Competency Training for Medical Staff and Health Care Providers CES4Health. 2017 March
  3. Purvis RS, Abraham TH, Long CR, Stewart MK, Warmack TS, McElfish PA. Qualitative study of participants’ perceptions regarding research dissemination.  American Journal of Bioethics. 2017 March 8(2);69-74 doi: 1080/23294515.2017.1310146.
  4. Yeary KHK, Long CR, Kohler P, Bursac Z, McElfish PA. Extended Family Model of Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME): Design of a randomized controlled comparative effectiveness trial testing an evidence-based extended family diabetes management intervention vs. standard DSME for U.S. Marshallese Islanders. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communication. 2017 June 6: 97-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conctc.2017.03.007.
  5. McElfish PA, Narcisse M, Long CL, Ayers B, Hawley NL, Aitaoto N, Riklon S, Su JL, Ima SZ, Wilmoth RO, Schulz TK, Kadlubar S. Leveraging community-based participatory research capacity to recruit Pacific Islanders in Arkansas into a genetics study. Journal of Community Genetics. 2017 Jul 8. doi: 10.1007/s12687-017-0313-9. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28689351.
  6. McElfish PA, Moore R, Buron B, Hudson J, Long CR, Purvis RS, Schultz TK, Warmack TS. Integrating interprofessional education and cultural competency training to address health disparities. Teaching and Learning in Medicine. Dec 2017.
  7. McElfish PA, Hudson J, Smith C, Warmack S, Buron B, Schulz TJ. Interprofessional student clinic to address chronic disease disparities. Journal of Student-Run Clinics. Dec 2017.
  8. Davis A, Cornell C, McElfish P, Yeary KK. Strategies to facilitate equitable resource sharing in community-engaged research Progress in Community Health Partnerships. Forthcoming 2017.
  9. Narcisse MR., Felix H., Long CR,  Rowland B., Payakachat N., Bursac Z., McElfish PA. What influences the use of medical services by Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders in the US? An exploration using Andersen’s Behavioral Model of Health Care Service Use. Medical Care.
  10. Ayers BL, Hawley NL, Purvis R, Moore S, McElfish PA. 2017. Providers’ perspectives of barriers to maternal health care among Marshallese women. Women and Birth.
  11. McElfish PA, Long CR, Payakachat N, Felix H, Bursac Z, Rowland B, Hudson JS, Narcisse MR. Cost-related nonadherence to medication treatment plans: Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander National Health Interview Survey. Med Care. Forthcoming
  12. Felix H, Rowland B, Long CR, Narcisse MR, Piel M, Goulden PA, McElfish PA. Diabetes self-care behaviors among Marshallese adults living in the United States. J Immigr Minor Health. Forthcoming
  13. McElfish PA, Ayers BL, Purvis RS, Steelman SC, Sinclair K. 2017. Best Practices for Community-Engaged Participatory Research with Pacific Islander communities in the US and USAPI: Protocol for a Systematic Review. BMJ

Calendar Year: 2016

  1. Cardenas VM, Orloff MS, Kaminaga J, Cardenas IC, Brown J, Hainline-Williams S, Duthie MS, Gonzalez-Puche AC, Mukasa L, Patil N, Mcelfish PA, Bates JH.Tuberculosis and leprosy infections in the Marshallese population of Arkansas, USA. Lepr Rev. 2016 Mar;87(1):109-12. PMID: 27255065
  2. Hale DE, Wyatt SB, Buka S, Cherry D, Cislo KK, Dudley DJ, McElfish PA, Norman GS, Reynolds SA, Siega-Riz AM, Wadlinger S, Walker CK, Robbins JM. The National Children’s Study: Recruitment Outcomes Using the Provider-Based Recruitment Approach. Pediatrics. 2016 Jun;137 Suppl 4:S239-47. PMID: 27251870
  3. Hallgren EA, McElfish PA, Rubon-Chutaro J. Barriers and opportunities: a community-based participatory research study of health beliefs related to diabetes in a US Marshallese community. Diabetes Educ. 2015 Feb;41(1):86-94. PMID: 25398722
  4. Long CR, Stewart MK, Cunningham TV, Warmack TS, McElfish PA. Health research participants’ preferences for receiving research results. Clin Trials. 2016 Dec;13(6):582-591. PMID: 27562368
  5. McElfish PA, Purvis RS, Maskarinec GG, Bing WI, Jacob CJ, Ritok-Lakien M, Rubon-Chutaro J, Lang S, Mamis S, Riklon S. Interpretive policy analysis: Marshallese COFA migrants and the Affordable Care Act. Int J Equity Health. 2016 Jun 11;15:91. PMID: 27286831
  6. McElfish PA, Rowland B, Long CR, Hudson J, Piel M, Buron B, Riklon S, Bing WI, Warmack TS. Diabetes and Hypertension in Marshallese Adults: Results from Faith-Based Health Screenings. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2016 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27837454
  7. McElfish PA, Goulden PA, Bursac Z, Hudson J, Purvis RS, Kim Yeary KH, Aitaoto N, Kohler PO. Engagement practices that join scientific methods with community wisdom: designing a patient-centered, randomized control trial with a Pacific Islander community. Nurs Inq. 2016 Jun 20. PMID: 27325179
  8. McElfish PA. Marshallese COFA Migrants in Arkansas. J Ark Med Soc. 2016 May;112(13):259-60, 262. PMID: 27263176
  9. McElfish PA, Hallgren E, Henry LJ, Ritok M, Rubon-Chutaro J, Kohler P.Health Beliefs of Marshallese Regarding Type 2 Diabetes.   Am J Health Behav. 2016 Mar;40(2):248-57. PMID: 26931757
  10. Scott A, Shreve M, Ayers B, McElfish PA. Breast-feeding perceptions, beliefs and experiences of Marshallese migrants: an exploratory study. Public Health Nutr. 2016 Nov;19(16):3007-3016. PMID: 27230629

Calendar Year: 2015

  1. Aitaoto N, Campo S, Snetselaar LG, Janz KF, Farris KB, Parker E, Belyeu-Camacho T, Jimenez RP. Formative researcher to inform nutrition interventions in Chuuk and the US Pacific. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015. Jun;115(6):974-53. PubMed PMID: 25634092
  2. Donoho G, McElfish PA, Hallgren EA, Avants R. A novel recruiting and surveying method. Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement. 2015;8 (1):150-9.
  3. Hallgren EA, McElfish PA, Rubon-Chutaro J. Barriers and opportunities: A community-based participatory research study of health beliefs related to diabetes in a US Marshallese community. Diabetes Educ. 2015 Feb;41(1):86-94.  PMID: 25398722; PMCID: PMC4406271
  4. McElfish PA, Bridges MD, Hudson JS, Purvis RS, Bursac Z, Kohler PO, Goulden PA. Family model of diabetes education with a Pacific Islander community. Diabetes Educ. 2015 Dec;41(6):706-15.  PMID: 263630418.
  5. McElfish PA, Bridges MD, Hudson JS, Purvis RS, Bursac Z, Kohler PO, Goulden PA. Family Model of Diabetes Education With a Pacific Islander Community. Diabetes Educ. 2015 Dec;41(6):706-15. PMID: 26363041
  6. McElfish PA, Hallgren E, Yamada S. Effect of US health policies on health care access for Marshallese migrants. Am J Public Health. 2015 Apr; 105(4):637-43. PMID:25713965; PMCID: 4358182
  7. McElfish PA, Kohler P, Smith C, Warmack S, Buron B, Hudson J, et al. Community-driven research agenda to reduce health disparities. Clin Transl Sci. 2015 Dec; 8(6):690-5. PMID: 26573096; PMCID: 4703475
  8. McElfish PA. Health policies creating inequality for Marshallese migrants in Arkansas. Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society. Forthcoming 2016
  9. McElfish PA, Hallgren EA, Henry LJ. Health beliefs of US Marshallese regarding type 2 diabetes. American Journal of Health Behavior. Forthcoming 2016
  10. Robbins JM, Bridges MD, Childers EM, Harris RM, McElfish PA. Lessons from prenatal care provider-based recruitment into the National Children’s Study. Pediatr Rep. 2015 Sep 28;7(3):6056.  PMID: 26500750; PMCID: 4594449