LaDonna BlueEye

Lecturer
Applied Health Science

lblueeye@indiana.edu
(812) 855-3627
Applied Health Science Annex, room 101

Education
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, M.P.H., 2003
  • University of Central Oklahoma, B.A., 1990
Courses
  • H311 Human Diseases and Epidemiology
  • C366 Community Health
Background
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
  • Owner, BlueEye Consulting, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Project Director, NIH R-01, Project TITAN: Tobacco Industry Tactics Aimed at Native Americans, College of Public Health, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, OKC, OK
  • Project Director, Native American Prevention Research Center, U of OK Health Sciences Center, OKC, OK

Research Interests

  • Participatory Research Methods: Concepts, Tools & Methods
  • Participatory Learning and Action: Concepts, Tools & Methods
  • Tobacco Use Prevention Strategies for Diverse Communities
  • Qualitative data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Community health program implementation, training and evaluation
  • Health program development in Native American communities
Selected Publications

BlueEye L. Use of Native American Imagery to Sell Tobacco. J Okla State Med Assoc, Vol 97, No. 5, May 2004

BlueEye L. Beat of the Drum. Blood and Thunder 2001; Summer: 9

BlueEye L, Rohweder C, McDougall J. Native American Action Plan-Addressing tobacco abuse among pregnant and postpartum women. Chapel Hill, NC: The National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit. June 2008

Tucker CM. Coffee culture: Local experiences, global connections. New York: Routhledge, 2011. Acknowledgement

BlueEye L. & Rohweder, C. (2011). Sacred Tobacco Use in Native Amercian and Alaska Native Spirituality: Implications for Tobacco Control. In A. Miller & D. Rubin (Eds.), Health communication and faith communities. New York: Hampton Press

Presentations

BlueEye L. Challenges to Working in Native American Communities: Addressing Barriers in Indian Country, 2005 Northern Plains Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Symposium, Rapid City, SD

BlueEye L, Rohweder C. An Action Plan for Addressing Tobacco Use Among Pregnant American Indian and Alaska Native Women, National Native Tobacco Conference, Portland OR

BlueEye L. Ethical Research in American Indian Communities. Many Voices, One Message. Pablo, MT

BlueEye L, Rohweder C. Use of Partnerships to Increase Capacity in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities, College of Public Health, Univ of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, OKC, OK

BlueEye L. Challenges to Research in Native American communities, Bridging Science & Culture to Improve Drug Abuse Research in Minority Communities. National Institute on Drug Abuse Health Disparities Conference, Atlanta, GA

BlueEye L. Conducting Drug Abuse Research in Rural Populations, Bridging Science & Culture to Improve Drug Abuse Research in Minority Communities. National Institute on Drug Abuse Health Disparities Conference, Atlanta GA

BlueEye L. Program Evaluation for Service Agencies, Youth Networking Conference, National Native American AIDS Prevention Center, San Franscisco, CA

BlueEye L. What We Know About Reaching Special Populations: Native American Smokers. Smoke-Free Families Annual Capstone Meeting. Washington, DC Rohweder C,

BlueEye L. Cessation services in American Indian communities: Recommendations from the National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit. American Public Health Association National Meeting. Washington, DC.

Dissertation (in progress):

Native American Locus of Understanding Cultural Issues Related to Diabetes Managment Through Use of Grounded Theory