Lab News

November 2017The Sanford Data Collaborative was featured in MED magazine, highlighting the 2016-2017 projects and their potential for impact in patient care.

October 2017 Dr. Emily Griese was an invited speaker at the Sanford Quality Improvement Symposium in Fargo, ND. The title of her talk was "Collaboration and Innovation: Pushing Forward Data-Driven Population Health."

August 2017 Drs. Emily Griese, Benson Hsu and David Pearce authored a commentary published in South Dakota Medicine discussing the innovative infrastructure of the Sanford Data Collaborative, a first-of-its-kind health care data sharing initiative to evaluate and transform health care delivery. “Data sharing: leading data-driven population health”.

August 2017 Drs. Emily Griese and Jill Weimer authored a research article published in South Dakota Medicine investigating student attitudes regarding science and participation in informal science experiences. "Midwest science festival: exploring students' and parents' participation in and attitudes toward science".

July 2017 Dr. Emily Griese attended the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Partnership Institute at the University of Washington at Seattle. The Institute is part of a two year fellowship focused on building expertise in health services research.

March 2017 Emily Griese, PhD, and DenYelle Kenyon, PhD, published a research article in the Journal for Diversity in Higher Education. By assessing the mentor-mentee relationship of participants in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) at Sanford Research, this study found that mentor beliefs impact student learning outcomes which underscores the important role of mentors for American Indian undergraduates."A research experience for American Indian undergraduates: Utilizing an actor-partner interdependence model to examine the student-mentor dyad".

February 2017, Emily Griese, PhD, presented an invited workshop to students and faculty of the Center for Brain and Behavior Research. The title of her workshop was "Childhood Trajectories of Risk and Resilience: Considering Context and Culture"

August 2016, Dr. Griese, Dr. Kenyon and Tracey McMahons had a paper published in American Indian and Alaska Native Metnal Health Research.The paper was titled, "Identifying Sexual Health Protective Factors among Northern Plains American Indian Youth: An Ecological Approach Utilizing Multiple Perspectives". Findings indicated that family, school, and culture were important sources of resilience, providing a better understanding of how various systems may buffer AI youth from involvement in risky sexual behavior.

August 2016, Dr. Griese presented her study, Impact of Residential Treatment on Maternal-Child Health, as part of the CRCAIH pilot grants presentation series.

August 2016, Dr. Griese attended the American Psychological Association conference in Denver, CO. She presented her pilot grant data on maternal-child outcomes post substance abuse treatment.