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Selected Publications

McDonald, T. W., Curtis-Schaeffer, A. K., Theiler, A. A, & Howard, E. K. M. (2014). Providers’ perceptions of prevalent mental health problems: Differences and similarities across urban, rural, and frontier regions. Journal of Rural Mental Health, 38, 36-39. doi:10:1037/rmh0000009.

Prengaman MV, Bigbee, JL, Baker, E, Schmitz, DF. Development of the Nursing Community Apgar Questionnaire (NCAQ): A rural nurse recruitment and retention tool.  Rural and Remote Health 14:2633. (online) 2014. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au

Begic, S., Howard, E. K. M., & McDonald, T. W. (2013). Adults’ alcohol consumption behavior and support for restrictions on youth-oriented alcohol advertisements. American Journal of Applied Psychology, 2, 22-30. doi:10.11648/j.ajap.20130203.11

McDonald, T. W., Chown, E., Tabb, J. E., Schaeffer, A. K., & Howard, E. K. M. (2013). The Impact of Volunteering on Seniors’ Health and Quality of Life: An Assessment of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.  Psychology, 4 (3a), 283-290.

Baker, E., Schmitz, D., Wasden, S., MacKenzie, L. & Epperly, T. Assessing Community Health Center (CHC) Assets and Capabilities for recruiting Physicians:  The CHC Community Apgar Questionnaire.  Rural and Remote Health 12:2179. (Online) 2012. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/home/defaultnew.asp

Reed, A., Schmitz, D., Baker, E. Nukui, A. & Epperly, T. (2012).  Association of “grit” and satisfaction in rural and non-rural doctors.  The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 25 (6), 832-839.

Schmitz, D. F., Baker, E., Nukui, A. & Epperly, T.  Idaho Rural Family Physician Workforce Study:  the Community Apgar Questionnaire. Rural and Remote Health, 11 (online), 2011: 1769.  Available from: http://www.rrh.org.au/home/defaultnew.asp

McDonald, T. W., & Pritchard, M. E. (2010). Mental health and substance abuse issues among Native Americans living on a remote reservation: Results from a community survey. Journal of Rural Community Psychology, E13. http://muwww-new.marshall.edu/jrcp/ve13n1.htm

Baker, E., Schmitz, D., Epperly, T., Nukui, A. & Miller, C. (2010). Rural Idaho family physicians’ scope of practice.  Journal of Rural Health, 26(1), 85-89.

Collins, P., Cooper, J., Horn, B., Stohr, M., Walsh, A., Bostaph, L. & Baker, E. (2010). The cost of substance abuse: The use of administrative data to investigate treatment benefits in a rural mountain state.  Western Criminology Review, 11(3), 13-28.

Springer, P., Lind, B., Kratt, J, Baker E. & Clavelle, J. (2009).  Preventing employee injury: Implementation of a lift team.  AAOHN Journal, 57(4), 143-148.

Roscoe, C., Baker, E., Johnston, E., Sandven, T., Gustafson, C. & Dow, J. (2008). Carbon monoxide exposure on Denali: Comparing the 2004 and 2005 climbing seasons. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 19(1), 15-21.

Begic, S., & McDonald, T. W. (2006). The psychological effects of exposure to wartime trauma in Bosnian residents and refugees: Implications for treatment and service provision. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 4, 319-329.

Pritchard, M. E., & McDonald, T. W. (2006). Relations of parental status and alcohol use patterns and attitudes about underage drinking. Psychological Reports, 98, 414-416.

Selected Externally Funded Technical Reports

Begic, S., McDonald, T. W., Gazieva, K., & Lindsay, S. J. (2014). Year six assessment of the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections’ Clinical Services program. Boise, ID: Center for Health Policy, Boise State University.

Reis, J., Baker, E., Smith, J., Soelberg, T., & MacKenzie, L. (2014). Assessment of the Usability and Impact of the Idaho Health Data Exchange (IHDE) Part Two.  Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Idaho Health Data Exchange.

Begic, S., Lindsay, S. J., McDonald, T. W., & Hansen, Z. (2013). Year 2 annual report: Evaluation activities on Idaho’s Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program. Boise, ID: Center for Health Policy, Boise State University.

Schmitz, D., MacKenzie, L., Baker, E., Bakhshinyan, E. & Kinney, L. (2013).  Idaho Physician Rural Work Force Assessment Phase II.  Idaho Department of Health and Welfare – State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care.

Reis, J., Baker, E., Smith, J., Soelberg, T., & MacKenzie, L.. (2013). Assessment of the Usability and Impact of the Idaho Health Data Exchange (IHDE) Part One.  Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Idaho Health Data Exchange.

Begic, S., McDonald, T. W., & Howard, E. K. M. (2013). Year Five Assessment of the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections’ Clinical Services Program. Boise, ID: Center for Health Policy, Boise State University.

Begic, S., & McDonald, T. W. (2012). An analysis of Idaho’s Juvenile Justice Substance Use Delivery System among juveniles receiving services in Fiscal Year 2012. Boise, ID: Center for Health Policy, Boise State University.

McDonald, T. W., Begic, S., & Howard, E. K. M. (2012). Year four assessment of the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections’ Clinical Services program. Boise, ID: Center for Health Policy, Boise State University.

Baker, E., Schmitz, D., MacKenzie, L. & Morris, B. (2012). Assessing critical access hospital (CAH) assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining physicians: The Alaska CAH Community Apgar Program.  Alaska Center for Rural Health, Alaska’s Area Health Education Center (AHEC), University of Alaska Anchorage.

McDonald, T. W., Howard, E. K. M., & Begic, S. (2012). Stakeholders’ perceptions of issues related to alternatives to sentencing for juvenile offenders in Ada County. Boise, ID: Center for Health Policy, Boise State University.

McDonald, T. W., Begic, S., & Howard, E. K. M. (2012). Idaho’s juvenile justice substance use delivery system in fiscal year 2011: Factors associated with treatment cost and likelihood of criminal recidivism. Boise, ID: Center for Health Policy, Boise State University.

Baker, E., Schmitz, D., Wasden, S., MacKenzie, L. & Morris, B. (2012). Assessing community health center (CHC) assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining physicians: The Maine CHC Community Apgar Program. Maine Primary Care Association.

Baker, E., Schmitz, D., Wasden, S., MacKenzie, L. & Morris, B. (2012). Assessing critical access hospital (CAH) assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining Physicians: The Wisconsin CAH Community Apgar Program.  Wisconsin Office of Rural Health, The University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health.

Baker, E., Schmitz, D., Wasden, S., MacKenzie, L. & Morris, B. (2011). Assessing critical access hospital (CAH) assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining physicians: The North Dakota CAH Community Apgar Program.  Center for Rural Health, The University of North Dakota, School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

McDonald, T. W., & Begic, S. (2011). Adults’ perceptions of issues related to underage drinking in Idaho.  Idaho Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Taskforce.

McDonald, T. W., & Theiler, A. A. (2011). Year three assessment of the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections’ Clinical Services program.  Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E. & Wasden, S. (2011). Assessing critical access hospital (CAH) assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining physicians: The Wyoming CAH Community Apgar Program.  Wyoming Health Resources Network.

Baker, E., Schmitz, D., Nukui, A. & Tverdy, B. (2010).  Capacity building to address primary care workforce shortages in Idaho using the community health center Community Apgar Program.  Idaho Department of Health and Welfare – State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care.

Lind, B. K., Miller, C. M., Carver, S. D., & McDonald, T. W. (2010). Does race/ethnicity affect criminal case disposition of juveniles in Canyon County? Results of Disproportionate Juvenile Contact analysis.  Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections.

McDonald, T. W., Osgood, L. S., & VanNess, E. M. (2010). Year two assessment of the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections’ Clinical Services program.  Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E., Nukui, A. & Tverdy, B. (2010).  Assessing community health center (CHC) assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining physicians:  The CHC Community Apgar Questionnaire.  Idaho Department of Health and Welfare – State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care.

McDonald, T. W. (2009). A summary and analysis of second-round focus groups: Idaho superintendents’ perceptions of issues related to services consolidation. Office of Performance Evaluations, Idaho State Legislature.

McDonald, T. W., Williams, M. N., Osgood, L. S., & Van Ness, E. M. (2009). A statewide and multimodal assessment of the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections’ Clinical Services Program.  Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections.

Reed, A., Schmitz, D., Baker, E., Nukui, A., Sand, J. & Epperly, T. (2009). Idaho rural family workforce study: Examining the trait of grit and satisfaction in rural/non-rural and primary care/specialty Idaho physicians.  Idaho Department of Health and Welfare – State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care.

McDonald, T. W. (2008). School district supervisors’ perceptions of the feasibility and impacts of consolidation of school district services: A summary and analysis of focus group interviews conducted in Idaho’s six education regions.  Office of Performance Evaluations, Idaho State Legislature.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E., Epperly, T., Reed, A. & Nukui, A. (2008). Idaho rural family physician workforce study: The Community Apgar Questionnaire.  Idaho Department of Health and Welfare – State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care.

Selected Reviewed Conference Presentations

Prengaman, M., Baker, E. & Schmitz, D. (2014).  The nursing community Apgar program phase IV.  2014 International Rural Health & Rural Nursing Research Conference.  Bozeman, Montana.

Reed, A., Schmitz, D., Girvan, J. & Baker, E. (2014).  Assessment of factors for recruiting and retaining medical students to rural communities.  Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) 47th Annual Spring Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Baker, E., Schmitz, D. & MacKenzie, L. (2014). Idaho rural physician scope of practice longitudinal study.  National Rural Health Association 37th Annual Rural Health Conference, Las Vegas Nevada.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E., Epperly, T., Doty, B. & MacKenzie, L. (2014). The Community Apgar Project: Evidence and action for rural family physician recruitment.  World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (WONCA) World Rural Conference, Gramado, Brazil.

Schmitz, D., Davis, K. & Baker, E. (2014). Rural family physician scope of practice and satisfaction.  World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (WONCA) World Rural Conference, Gramado, Brazil.

Prengaman, M., Baker, E. & Schmitz, D. (2014). The Nursing Community Apgar Program.  Western Institute of Nursing’s 47th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Seattle, WA.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E. & MacKenzie, L. (2014). Idaho rural physician workforce: A five year perspective.  Northwest Regional Rural Health Conference, Spokane, WA.

Begic, S., Toussaint, L. L., Lindsay, S. M., Howard, E. K. M., & McDonald, T. W. (2013). Role of gender and traumatic experiences in predicting mental health problems in juvenile detainees. The annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in Boston, MA.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E., Dody, B. & Epperly, T. (2013). A recruitment tool for rural family physicians: The Community Apgar Project.  World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (WONCA) World Rural Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

Baker, E. & Schmitz, D. (2013). Comparing critical access hospital physician recruitment factors across five states.   36th Annual National Rural Health Association Conference, Louisville, Kentucky.

Prengaman, M., Baker, E. & Schmitz, D. (2013). Nursing  Community Apgar Questionnaire: An Innovative Tool for Rural Nurse Recruitment and Retention.  Northwest Regional Rural Health Conference, Spokane, WA.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2013).  Community Apgar Program: A Tool for Improving the Recruitment and Retention of Rural Communities – An Assets and Capabilities Assessment: Experiences from Maine and Review of National Data.  Recruitment and Retention Forum 2013, Phoenix, AZ.

Doty, B., Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2012). Assessing Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Assets and Capabilities for Recruiting and Retaining Physicians: The Alaska CHC Community Apgar Program.  World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (WONCA) World Rural Conference, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada.

Howard, E. K. M., McDonald, T. W., & Begic, S. (2012). Mental health screening in Idaho’s juvenile detention centers: Results of a four-year evaluation. Annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA.

McDonald, T. W., & Begic, S. (2012).  Idaho adult perceptions of underage drinking. Paper accepted for presentation at the July 2012 5th Annual Northwest Alcohol Conference in Boise, ID.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E. & Ortiz, A. (2012). Assessing critical access hospital (CAH) assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining physicians: The North Dakota CAH Community Apgar Program.  2012 Annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health, Grand Forks, ND.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E. & Epperly, T. (2012). Comparing critical access hospital physician recruitment factors across four northern states.   8th Annual Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Physician Workforce Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Baker, E. & Schmitz, D. (2012). Comparing critical access hospital physician recruitment and retention factors across three WWAMI states.  Northwest Regional Rural Health Conference, Spokane, WA.

Toussaint, L. L., & McDonald, T. W. (2011). Rural-urban differences in health-related impairment and substance use: The role of religiousness as a mediator/moderator. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Rural Mental Health Association, Dubuque, IA.

Prengaman, M., Bigbe, J., Baker, E. & Schmitz, D. (2011). Piloting the nursing Community Apgar Questionnaire (NCAQ).  Paper presented at the Western Institute of Nursing: 44th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

McDonald, T. W., Osgood, L. S., & VanNess, E. M. (2010). Mental health and substance abuse problems among detained juveniles: Disturbing prevalence. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2010). Assessing federally qualified community health center (FQHC) assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining family physicians: FQHC Community Apgar Questionnaire.  Research presented at the National Association of Community Health Centers 2010 Financial, Operations Management/Information Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Reed, A., Schmitz, D., Baker, E., Nukui, A. & Epperly, T. (2010).  Examining the trait or Grit and satisfaction in rural and non-rural primary care and specialty care physicians.  Paper presented at the North American Primary Care Research Group Conference, Seattle, WA.

Prengaman, M., Bigbe, J., Baker, E. & Schmitz, D. (2010). Development of the nursing Community Apgar Questionnaire (NCAQ).  Paper presented at the Western Institute of Nursing: 43rd Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Glendale, AZ.

Theiler, A. A., & McDonald, T. W. (2010). Urban-rural differences in the prevalence of mental health problems: An explanation for discrepant findings. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2010).  Assessing community health center assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining family physicians:  The CHC Community Apgar Questionnaire.  Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Northwest Regional Rural Health Conference, Spokane, WA.

Kenny, G., Marton, J., Talbert, J., Klein, A., Pelletier, J., Costich, J. & Baker, E. (2009). Effects of Medicaid and CHIP policies on service use among children in Kentucky and Idaho.  Paper presented at the 31st Annual Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Kenny, G., Klein, A., Pelletier, J., Marton, J., Talbert, J., Costich, J. & Baker, E (2009). Effects of Medicaid and CHIP policy changes on receipt of preventive care among children in Idaho and Kentucky.  Paper presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E., Epperly, T. & Reed, A. (2009). A review of three years of collaborative research on recruitment and retention of rural family medicine physicians in Idaho.  Research presented at the 32nd Annual National Rural Health Association Conference, Miami, FL.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2009). Apgar tool for recruiting and retaining rural family medicine physicians.  Research presented at the 22nd Annual Northwest Regional Rural Health Conference: Planting the Seeds: Transforming Rural Health Through Local Programs and Strategies, Spokane, WA.

Baker, E. & Schmitz, D. (2008). Idaho family medicine physician rural workforce study.  Paper presented at the 21st Annual Northwest Regional Rural Health Conference: Creating a Thriving Rural Workforce, Health System, and Community.  Spokane, WA.

McDonald, T. W., Mohan, R., Shea, M. E., & Parrish, C. A. (2008). University-governmental evaluation collaboration: Opportunities for student learning and practice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Boise, ID.

McDonald, T. W., Mohan, R., Shea, M. E., & Tatro, J. G. (2008). Management practices and employee retention: Reducing turnover in health and welfare organizations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.

McDonald, T. W., Osgood, L. S., & Crabtree, M. (2008). Rural mental health access: A crisis in public mental health? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.

Mohan, R., Zajano, N., McDonald, T. W., & Thomas, R. (2008). Risks and rewards of conducting politically sensitive and highly visible evaluations. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Shea, M. E., Tatro, J. G., Mohan, R., & McDonald, T. W. (2008). Predictors of morale and job satisfaction among social service workers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Boise, ID.

Selected National, Regional and Local Presentations

McDonald, T. W., & Lindsay, S. L. (2014). Early intervention programs for addressing trauma experiences in high-risk families. Third Annual Family Studies Spring Conference, Boise, Idaho.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2014). Idaho rural physician workforce: A five year perspective.  Idaho Academy of Family Physicians, McCall, Idaho.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2014).  Bringing the CAH Community Apgar Project to Montana.  Montana Hospital Association Health Summit, Bozeman, Montana.

McDonald, T. W., Begic, S., Gazieva, K., & Lindsay, S. J. (2014). Sixth year evaluation of the Clinical Services Program. The Idaho Association of Counties Juvenile Justice Administrators, Boise, ID.

McDonald, T. W., Begic, S., Gazieva, K., & Lindsay, S. J. (2014). Sixth year evaluation of the Clinical Services Program. The Idaho Juvenile Justice Commission, Boise, ID.

McDonald, T. W., Begic, S., Gazieva, K., & Lindsay, S. J. (2014). Sixth year evaluation of the Clinical Services Program. Boise, ID.

McDonald, T. W., Begic, S., & Lindsay, S. J. (2013). Fifth year evaluation of the Clinical Services Program. The Idaho Criminal Justice Commission, Boise, ID.

McDonald, T. W., Begic, S., & Howard, E. K. M. (2013). Fifth year evaluation of the Clinical Services Program. The Idaho Juvenile Justice Commission, Boise, ID.

McDonald, T. W., Begic, S., Howard, E. K. M., & Lindsay, S. J. (2013). Fifth year evaluation of the Clinical Services Program. Boise, ID.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2013).  The Community Apgar Project: A Tool for Improving Rural Communities’ Physician Recruitment.  Presented at the Colorado Rural Health Center/State Office of Rural Health 22nd Annual Rural Health Conference, Colorado Springs, CO.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2013).  Idaho’s Rural Family Physician Workforce: A Five Year Perspective.  Idaho Hospital Association Annual Conference, Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.

McDonald, T. W. (2012). Stress, coping, and mental health in healthcare worker.   Idaho Society of Radiologic Technologists, Boise, ID.

McDonald, T. W. (2012). Mental health and substance abuse problems in detained Idaho youth. New Directions in Family Health in Idaho Conference at Boise State University, Boise, ID.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E. & Doty, B. (2012). Assessing critical access hospital (CAH) assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining physicians: The Alaska CHC Community Apgar Program.  Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association Annual Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2012). Community Apgar Project: Comparing results from the National Database.  Presented at the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health Region C Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E. & Muffit, C. (2012). Assessing community health Center (CHC) assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining physicians: The Maine CHC Community Apgar Program.  2012 New England Clinical Symposium & Workforce Summit, Portland, Maine.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2012). Community Apgar Project: Comparing Results in Region E.  Presented at the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health Region E Annual Meeting, Boise, ID.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2012). Community Apgar Project: Comparing Results from the National Database.  Presented at the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health Region B Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2012).  Bringing the Community Apgar Program to Nevada: A process for improving communities’ recruitment and retention of physicians.  Presented to the Nevada Hospital Association.  Lake Tahoe, NV.

McDonald, T. W., Begic, S., & Howard, E. K. M. (2012). Fourth year evaluation of the Clinical Services Program. Presentation given to the Idaho Juvenile Justice Commission, Boise, ID.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E. & Bahmer, S. (2011).  Assessing critical access hospital (CAH) assets & capabilities for recruiting and retaining family physicians: The Wyoming CAH Community Apgar Program from a national perspective.  Presented at the 3RNet Annual Conference, Austin, TX.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2011).  The Community Apgar Program and California: A tool for improving communities’ recruitment and retention of physicians.  Presented via webinar to the California Primary Care Association.  Sacramento, CA.

Schmitz, D., Baker, E. & Bahmer, S. (2011).  Assessing critical access hospital (CAH) assets & capabilities for recruiting and retaining family physicians: The Wyoming CAH Community Apgar Program.  Presented to the Wyoming Health Resources Network, Cheyenne, WY.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2011). The Community Apgar Program in rural America: A tool for improving rural communities’ recruitment and retention of physicians.  Presented at the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health Region D Annual Meeting, Henderson, NV.

Schmitz, D, & Baker, E. (2011). The Community Apgar Project: A validated tool for improving communities’ recruitment and retention of physicians.  Presented at the Workforce Development PCA Learning Team Face-to-Face Meeting, La Jolla, CA.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2011).   Bringing the Community Apgar Project to Alaska:  A tool for improving communities’ recruitment and retention of physicians.  Presented via webinar to WWAMI – Alaska’s Medical School, Office of Clinical Medicine and Regional Programs, Anchorage, AK.

McDonald, T. W., Osgood, L. S., & VanNess, E. M. (2010). Second year evaluation of the Clinical Services Program. Presented to the Idaho Juvenile Justice Commission, Meridian, ID.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2010).   The Community Apgar Project:  A validated tool for improving rural communities’ recruitment and retention of physicians.  Presented via webinar for the Bureau of Health Care Access, Iowa Department of Public Health, Des Moines, IA.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2010).   The Community Apgar Project:  A validated tool for improving rural communities’ recruitment and retention of physicians.  Presented at the Maine Primary Care Association 2010 Annual Conference, Bar Harbor, Maine.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2010).   The Community Apgar Project:  A validated tool for improving rural communities’ recruitment and retention of physicians.  Presented at the Wisconsin Rural Health Conference, Dells, WI.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2010).  Assessing community health center assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining family physicians:  The CHC Community Apgar Questionnaire.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Idaho Academy of Family Physicians, West Yellowstone, MT.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2010).  Assessing community health center assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining family physicians:  The CHC Community Apgar Questionnaire.  Presented to the Idaho Primary Care Association Board of Directors, Post Falls, ID.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2010).  Assessing community health center assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining family physicians:  The CHC Community Apgar Questionnaire.  Presented at Virginia’s State Rural Health Plan Supporting Rural Health Through Action Pre-Summit on Rural Workforce, Danville, VA.

Lorenzo, A., Hill, J. E., Tatro, J. G., McDonald, T. W., & Sullivan, K. (2009). Feasibility of school district services consolidation. Presented to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee of the Idaho State Legislature, Boise, ID.

McDonald, T. W. (2009). Improving the ability to analyze survey results. Workshop presented to the Office of Performance Evaluations, Idaho State Legislature, Boise, ID.

McDonald, T. W., Osgood, L. S., Williams, M., & Van Ness, E. (2009). Evaluation of Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections’ clinical services. Presented to the Idaho Juvenile Justice Commission, Boise, ID.

Miller, A., & McDonald, T. W. (2009). Evidence-based programming. Presented at the Idaho Juvenile Justice Summit, Boise, ID.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2009).  The Community Apgar Project: A validated tool for improving rural communities’ recruitment and retention of physicians.  Presented via webinar to WWAMI and Oregon State Offices of Rural Health, Boise, ID.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2009). Helping rural communities recruit and retain rural family medicine physicians using the Community Apgar Questionnaire.  Presented at the Montana Flex Program Meeting, Montana Hospital Association, Great Falls, MT.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2008). Idaho family physician rural workforce study: The Community Apgar Questionnaire.  Presented at the Idaho Flex Program’s Annual Statewide Flex Meeting, Idaho State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Boise, ID.

Schmitz, D. & Baker, E. (2008). Assessing rural community assets and capabilities for recruiting and retaining Family Medicine Physicians: The Community Apgar Questionnaire.  Presented at the Idaho Hospital Association Annual Conference, Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.

Baker, E. (2008).  Policy option research for premium assistance programs. Presented at the Idaho Legislative Health Care Task Force, Boise, ID.

Selected Books/ Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

McDonald, T. W., & Sand, J. N. (2010). Post-traumatic stress disorder in refugee communities: The importance of culturally sensitive screening, diagnosis, and treatment. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.

McDonald, T. W., & Sand, J. N. (2010). Post-traumatic stress disorder in refugee communities: The importance of culturally sensitive screening, diagnosis, and treatment. In S. J. Egan (Ed.) Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Causes, symptoms, and treatment (pp. 1-32). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.

Clump, M. A., & McDonald, T. W. (2010). The Clump-McDonald Student Entitlement Scale. In A. M. Columbus (Ed.) Advances in psychology research (pp. 1-24). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.

McDonald, T. W., Pritchard, M. E., & Landrum, R. E. (2006). Facilitating preventative mental health interventions for college students: Individual and institutional strategies. In M. V. Landow (Ed.) Stress and mental health of college students (pp. 225-243). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.