Institutes & Programs Publications

Aging in the San Joaquin Valley: Present Realities and Future Prospects

Air Quality Report coverThis report presents an overview of the demographic, economic, health and social characteristics of the San Joaquin Valley's aging population. This report is a first step in describing the issues and concerns of the older population. In order to meet current needs and future demands, it is imperative that we understand the aging population and lay the framework for developing policies and programs to meet their needs. Download Report (PDF)

 


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Crisis in Care: The Nursing Shortage in the San Joaquin Valley

Crisis in Care: The Nursing Shortage in the San Joaquin Valley. Barakzai, M., Curtis, K.A. (May 2007).

 

 


Air Quality reportThe Long Road to Clean Air in the San Joaquin Valley: Facing the Challenge of Public Engagement

The Long Road to Clean Air in the San Joaquin Valley: Facing the Challenge of Public Engagement documents the need for San Joaquin Valley residents to understand and be involved in the region’s air quality policy landscape. The report provides policymakers and residents with practical recommendations to enhance the public’s engagement around air quality policy issues. Read the full Air Quality Report (PDF)...

 


Healthy People 2010 report Healthy People 2010: A 2007 Profile of Health Status in the San Joaquin Valley

Healthy People 2010: A 2007 Profile of Health Status in the San Joaquin Valley assesses the progress that San Joaquin Valley residents have made among 10 leading health indicators and 22 objectives since 2005.  The report reveals that the Valley is not making progress toward meeting the Healthy People 2010 objectives and is likely to not reach a majority of the target measures by the end of this decade.   Read the full report (PDF)

 


Policy Brief 2007 cover photoHealth Reform 2007: Impact on the Valley

The San Joaquin Valley now has a unique opportunity to influence health policy and health care reform by giving a voice to the health disparities experienced by its residents and influencing the negotiations that are ongoing as the health reform debate heats up. Read the full report (PDF)...

 

 


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Growing a Healthier San Joaquin Valley: Recommendations for Improving the Public Health and Healthcare Infrastructure. Capitman, J.A., Riordan, D.G., Paul, C.M. (2007).
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Health Professional Shortages in the San Joaquin Valley: The Impact on Federally Qualified Health Clinics. Riordan, D.G., Capitman, J.A. (2006). Fresno, CA: California State University, Fresno.

Healthy People 2010: A 2005 Profile of Health Status in the Central San Joaquin Valley. Bengiamin, M., Capitman, J.A., Paul, C.M., Riordan, D.G., and Curtis, K.A. (2005).

Medi-Cal Redesign: Implications for the San Joaquin Valley, Summary and Policy Brief. Capitman, J. A., Riordan, D., Bengiamin, M., Paul, C. M. (2005, June)

SB 2-Health Insurance Act of 2003: Expanding Employment Based Health Insurance in the San Joaquin Valley. Ingvaldson, G., Curtis, K.A., Capitman, J. A., Graham, E. (2004, August).

 

Health in the Heartland coverHealth in the Heartland: The Crisis Continues, Print version and Web version. Diringer, J., Curtis, K. A., Paul, C. M., Deveau, D. R. (2004). Fresno: California State University, Fresno.

Healthy People 2010: A 2003 Profile of Health Status in the Central San Joaquin Valley. Perez, M., Curtis, K.A. (2003)

 

Hurting in the Heartland:Access to Healthcare in the San Joaquin Valley - A Report and Recommendations. Diringer J, Ziolkowski C, Paramo, N (1996) Sacramento, CA; Rural Health Advocacy Institute and the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation


Central California Children's Institute

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A Growing Concern: Obesity and Physical Inactivity Among Children and Adolescents in the San Joaquin Valley Greer, F., Rondero Hernandez, V., Sutton, P., & Curtis, K. A. (October 2004). Obesity and physical inactivity among children and adolescents in the San Joaquin Valley. Fresno: Central California Children’s Institute, California State University, Fresno.

Proceedings of the Central California Childhood Obesity Leadership Summit September 14th 2005, Fresno, California presented by Central California Children's Institute, California State University, Fresno.

Proceedings of the Childhood Asthma Leadership Summit May 6th 2005, Fresno, California presented by Central California Children's Institute, California State University, Fresno.

Hunger and Food Insecurity Among San Joaquin Valley Children in Immigrant Families Sutton, P., Hernandez, V. R., & Curtis, K. (2004, October). Hunger and food insecurity among San Joaquin Valley children in immigrant families. Fresno: Central California Children’s Institute, California State University.

Struggling to Breathe: The Epidemic of Asthma Among Children and Adolescents in the San Joaquin Valley Rondero Hernandez, V., Sutton, P., Curtis, K. A., & Carabez, R. (October 2004). Struggling to breathe: The epidemic of asthma among children and adolescents in the San Joaquin Valley. Fresno: Central California Children’s Institute, California State University, Fresno.

Adolescence Interrupted: An Analysis of the Epidemic of Teen Births in San Joaquin Valley Communities Rondero Hernandez, V., Curtis, K. A., & Sutton, P. (October 2004). Teen births: An analysis of San Joaquin Valley communities. Fresno: Central California Children’s Institute, California State University, Fresno.

Children in Jeopardy: A Sourcebook for Community Action Child Health and Well-Being Indicators in the Central California Region Sutton, P., Hernandez, V.R., Pérez, M.A., Curtis, K.A. (April 2004).

Special Care Children and Youth in Foster Care: Issues of Placement and Service Interventions (November 2002)