Applied Health Science
Western Michigan University, Ph.D., 2010
Indiana University, M.P.H., 1998
Indiana University, B.S., 1997
- Brian Douglas Hiltunen Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Scholarship of Engagement, Indiana Campus Compact, 2017
- National Institutes of Health (NIH), Division of Loan Repayment (LRP), 2013-2015
- 2018-2020: Principal Investigator, Indiana University Center for Rural Engagement, "Healthy Rural Indiana 2025: Community Health Improvement Plans (CHIPs) Project"
Courses Currently/Recently Taught
- H562 Health Program Evaluation
- Public health partnerships
- Community engagement
- Coalition development
- Community health improvement plans
Barnes P., Weiss Kennedy C., Schaefer S., Fogarty E., Lohrmann D., Thiagarajah K. (2017). Perceived factors influencing hospital-based primary care clinic referrals to community health medical nutrition therapy: An exploratory study. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 32(2): 224-227.
Mayo T., Barnes P., Reece M., Sherwood Laughlin C., Deweese S., Valenta M.A., Weiss Kennedy C. (2017). Exploring proxy measures of mutuality for strategic partnership development: A case study. Health Promotion Practice. 18(4): 598-606. DOI: 10.1177/152483991770421.
Barnes P., Erwin P., Moonesignhe R. (2017). Functional characteristics of health coalitions in local public health systems: Exploring the function of county health councils in Tennessee. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000477.
Barnes P., Haderxhanaj L., Shah G. (2016). A state-level analysis of maternal and child health partnerships among Indiana local health departments. Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research. 5(1):13–20. DOI: 10.13023/FPHSSR.0501.03.
Barnes P., Schaefer S., Middlestadt S., Knoblock H. (2015). Who’s who in the crew? Exploring membership capacity in the Active Living Coalition. Evaluation and Program Planning. 50: 88-95.
Barnes P., Erwin P., Moonesinghe R. (2014) Measures of highly functioning health coalitions: Corollaries for an effective public health system. Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research. Vol. 3: No. 3, Article 1. Available at: http://uknowledge.uky.edu/frontiersinphssr/vol3/iss3/1
Barnes P., Lohrmann D., Day K., Shipley M., O’Neill J. (2014). Indicators of partnership success among MICHIANA coordinated school health teams. The Health Educator. 45(2): 20-30.
Shipley M, Lohrmann D, Barnes P, O'Neill J. (2012). Success stories: Communicating the school health message. Accepted for publication in The Health Educator.
Barnes P, Lohrmann D, Day K, Shipley M, O'Neill J. (2012). Indicators of partnership success among MICHIANA coordinated school health teams. Submitted to the Journal of School Health for review.
Mathis A, Barnes P, Mamou F. Shah G. (2012). Integration of community health centers and local health departments in the Great Lakes Region. Accepted for pubilcation in Population Health Management.
Stafford J, Barnes P, Goodman M. (2011). Developing an infrastructure for community based participatory research in Long Island, New York. Submitted to Journal of Community Practice for review.
Shipley M, Lohrmann D, Barnes P, O'Neill J. (2011). "Telling their Story:" Balancing leadership responsibilities and local school health priorities. Accepted for publication in the Journal of School Health.
Mathis A, Barnes P, Moonesighe R. (2012). Reversing racial and ethnic disparities in postneonatal mortality across Florida: The role of local health departments versus private providers. Florida Public Health Review. 9, 9-17.
Barnes P, Curtic A, Downey L, Moonesignhe R. (2012). A multi-state examination of partnership activities among local public health systems. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 18(5): E14-23.
Beatty K, Harris J, Barnes P. (2010, June) The role of inter-organizational partnerships in health services provision among rural, suburban, and urban local health departments. Journal of Rural Health, 26(3): 248-258.
Barnes P, Curtis A. (2009, May/Jun) A national examination of local health department (LHD) partnerships with faith communities in the U.S. Journal of Public Health Managment and Practice, 15(3): 253-263.
Turnock B, Barnes P. (2007 Jul/Aug) History will be so kind. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice. 13(4): 337-341.