Thomas Becker

Professor

  • 3903 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
1984 …2019
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Research Output 1984 2018

2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Open versus robot-assisted radical cystectomy: 30-day perioperative comparison and predictors for cost-to-patient, complication, and readmission

Flamiatos, J. F., Chen, Y., Lambert, W., Martinez Acevedo, A., Becker, T., Bash, J. C. & Amling, C., Jun 8 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Robotic Surgery. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Readmission
Cystectomy
Costs and Cost Analysis
Robotics
Linear Models
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hearing-Related Health Among Adult American Indians From a Pacific Northwest Tribe

Gellert, K., Martin, W., Lapidus, J., Wosnig, L. & Becker, T., Mar 1 2017, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 52, 3, p. S258-S262

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Northwestern United States
North American Indians
Tinnitus
Population Groups
Hearing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Program Sustainability: Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Prevention in American Indian Communities

Martin, W., Sobel, J. L., Griest, S., Howarth, L. C. & Becker, T., Mar 1 2017, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 52, 3, p. S268-S270

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Tinnitus
Program Evaluation
Hearing Loss
Health Services Needs and Demand
2015

Accomplishments of a training support program for American Indian and Alaska native health researchers

Zaback, T., Becker, T. & Kennedy, J. R. B., 2015, In : American Indian Culture and Research Journal. 39, 1, p. 83-94 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

American Indian
health
Health
Accomplishment
American Indians
65 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term comparative effectiveness of telemedicine in providing diabetic retinopathy screening examinations: A randomized clinical trial

Mansberger, S. L., Sheppler, C., Barker, G., Gardiner, S. K., Demirel, S., Wooten, K. & Becker, T., May 1 2015, In : JAMA Ophthalmology. 133, 5, p. 518-525 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telemedicine
Diabetic Retinopathy
Randomized Controlled Trials
Macular Edema
Aftercare
2014
25 Citations (Scopus)

Cervical cancer incidence and mortality among American Indian and Alaska native women, 1999û2009

Watson, M., Benard, V., Thomas, C., Brayboy, A., Paisano, R. & Becker, T., 2014, In : American Journal of Public Health. 104, SUPPL. 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Mortality
Incidence
United States Indian Health Service
3 Citations (Scopus)

Colorectal cancer screening among American Indians in a Pacific Northwest tribe: Cowlitz tribal BRFSS project, 2009-2010

Maly, A. G., Steel, T. L., Fu, R. R., Lieberman, D. & Becker, T., 2014, In : Public Health Reports. 129, 3, p. 280-288 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Northwestern United States
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
North American Indians
Early Detection of Cancer
Population Groups
22 Citations (Scopus)

Conceptualization of autism in the latino community and its relationship with early diagnosis

Zuckerman, K., Sinche, B., Cobian, M., Cervantes, M., Mejia, A., Becker, T. & Nicolaidis, C., Oct 10 2014, In : Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 35, 8, p. 522-533 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autistic Disorder
Hispanic Americans
Early Diagnosis
Parents
Focus Groups
50 Citations (Scopus)

Latino parents' perspectives on barriers to autism diagnosis

Zuckerman, K., Sinche, B., Mejia, A., Cobian, M., Becker, T. & Nicolaidis, C., 2014, In : Academic Pediatrics. 14, 3, p. 301-308 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autistic Disorder
Hispanic Americans
Parents
Community Health Services
Autism Spectrum Disorder
104 Citations (Scopus)

Leading causes of death and all-cause mortality in American Indians and Alaska Natives

Espey, D. K., Jim, M. A., Cobb, N., Bartholomew, M., Becker, T., Haverkamp, D. & Plescia, M., 2014, In : American Journal of Public Health. 104, SUPPL. 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Cause of Death
Mortality
United States Indian Health Service
Contract Services
26 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting adherence to diabetic eye examinations: Development of the compliance with annual diabetic eye exams survey

Sheppler, C. R., Lambert, W., Gardiner, S. K., Becker, T. & Mansberger, S. L., 2014, In : Ophthalmology. 121, 6, p. 1212-1219 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Principal Component Analysis
Logistic Models
Surveys and Questionnaires
Health
Expert Testimony
2013

Comparing the effectiveness of telemedicine and traditional surveillance in providing diabetic retinopathy screening examinations: a randomized controlled trial

Mansberger, S. L., Gleitsmann, K., Gardiner, S., Sheppler, C., Demirel, S., Wooten, K. & Becker, T. M., Dec 1 2013, In : Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association. 19, 12, p. 942-948 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telemedicine
Diabetic Retinopathy
Randomized Controlled Trials
Macular Edema
North American Indians
48 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing the effectiveness of telemedicine and traditional surveillance in providing diabetic retinopathy screening examinations: A randomized controlled trial

Mansberger, S. L., Gleitsmann, K., Gardiner, S., Sheppler, C., Demirel, S., Wooten, K. & Becker, T., Dec 1 2013, In : Telemedicine and e-Health. 19, 12, p. 942-948 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telemedicine
Diabetic Retinopathy
Randomized Controlled Trials
Macular Edema
North American Indians
2011
14 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of eyeglasses on vision-related quality of life in American Indian/Alaska natives

McClure, T. M., Choi, D., Wooten, K., Nield, C., Becker, T. & Mansberger, S. L., Jan 2011, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 151, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Refractive Errors
North American Indians
Quality of Life
Control Groups
Visual Acuity

Using multiple media outlets to enhance a community based noiseinduced hearing loss prevention program

Sobel, J. L., Martin, G. Y., Becker, T., Lambert, W., Martin, W. & Howarth, L. C., 2011, Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics. PART 3 ed. Vol. 33 1. p. 111-113 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

auditory defects
outlets
2010
1 Citation (Scopus)
Program Evaluation
Health Professionals
Summer
American Indians
Research Training
9 Citations (Scopus)

Dental caries in American Indian toddlers after a community-based beverage intervention

Maupomé, G., Karanja, N., Ritenbaugh, C., Lutz, T., Aickin, M. & Becker, T., Sep 2010, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 20, 4, p. 444-450 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Beverages
Dental Caries
Tooth
Northwestern United States
7 Citations (Scopus)

Including self-reported race to improve cancer surveillance data for American Indians and Alaska Natives in Washington state.

Hoopes, M. J., Taualii, M., Weiser, T. M., Brucker, R. & Becker, T., Jun 2010, In : Journal of registry management. 37, 2, p. 43-48 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
United States Indian Health Service
Neoplasms
Registries
Urban Health Services
13 Citations (Scopus)

Physician consultation, multidisciplinary care, and 1-year mortality in medicare recipients hospitalized with hip and lower extremity injuries

Adams, A. L., Schiff, M. A., Koepsell, T. D., Rivara, F. P., Leroux, B. G., Becker, T. & Hedges, J. R., Oct 2010, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 58, 10, p. 1835-1842 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicare
Hip
Lower Extremity
Referral and Consultation
Physicians
34 Citations (Scopus)

The TOTS community intervention to prevent overweight in American Indian toddlers beginning at birth: A feasibility and efficacy study

Karanja, N., Lutz, T., Ritenbaugh, C., Maupome, G., Jones, J., Becker, T. & Aickin, M., Dec 2010, In : Journal of Community Health. 35, 6, p. 667-675 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Feasibility Studies
American Indian
Population Groups
Parturition
2009
8 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of visual impairment on vision-related quality of life in American Indian/Alaska Natives

McClure, T. M., Choi, D., Becker, T., Cioffi, G. A. & Mansberger, S. L., Apr 2009, In : Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 16, 2, p. 128-135 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Vision Disorders
Quality of Life
Visual Acuity
National Eye Institute (U.S.)
2008
18 Citations (Scopus)

Barriers to innovation in continuing medical education

Bower, E., Girard, D., Wessel, K., Becker, T. & Choi, D., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 28, 3, p. 148-156 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Continuing Medical Education
physician
innovation
Physicians
education
20 Citations (Scopus)

Central Corneal Thickness in Northwestern American Indians/Alaskan Natives and Comparison with White and African-American Persons

Torres, R. J., Jones, E., Edmunds, L. B., Becker, T., Cioffi, G. A. & Mansberger, S. L., Nov 2008, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 146, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Population Groups
African Americans
Glaucoma
Corneal Pachymetry
9 Citations (Scopus)

Determining the cost of tuberculosis case management in a low-incidence state

Rubado, D. J., Choi, D., Becker, T., Winthrop, K. & Schafer, S., Mar 2008, In : International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 12, 3, p. 301-307 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Case Management
Tuberculosis
Costs and Cost Analysis
Incidence
Public Health
68 Citations (Scopus)

Methods for improving cancer surveillance data in American Indian and Alaska Native populations

Espey, D. K., Wiggins, C. L., Jim, M. A., Miller, B. A., Johnson, C. J. & Becker, T., Sep 1 2008, In : Cancer. 113, 5 SUPPL., p. 1120-1130 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
United States Indian Health Service
Population
Neoplasms
Contract Services
29 Citations (Scopus)

Regional differences in cervical cancer incidence among American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1999-2004

Becker, T., Espey, D. K., Lawson, H. W., Saraiya, M., Jim, M. A. & Waxman, A. G., Sep 1 2008, In : Cancer. 113, 5 SUPPL., p. 1234-1243 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
United States Indian Health Service
Incidence
Registries
2007
14 Citations (Scopus)
Certification
certification
Prospective Studies
Maintenance
participation
2006
95 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiovascular events following renal transplantation: Role of traditional and transplant-specific risk factors

De Mattos, A. M., Prather, J., Olyaei, A. J., Shibagaki, Y., Keith, D. S., Mori, M. T., Norman, D. & Becker, T., Aug 28 2006, In : Kidney International. 70, 4, p. 757-764 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kidney Transplantation
Transplants
Peritoneal Dialysis
Tobacco
Blood Vessels
2005
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cancer control research training for native researchers: A model for development of additional native researcher training programs

Becker, T., Dunn, E., Tom-Orme, L. & Jennie, J. O. E., 2005, In : American Indian Culture and Research Journal. 29, 2, p. 75-83 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cancer Control
Research Training
20 Citations (Scopus)

Causes of visual impairment and common eye problems in northwest American Indians and Alaska Natives

Mansberger, S. L., Romero, F. C., Smith, N. H., Johnson, C. A., Cioffi, G. A., Edmunds, L. B., Choi, D. & Becker, T., May 2005, In : American Journal of Public Health. 95, 5, p. 881-886 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Vision Disorders
Low Tension Glaucoma
Ocular Hypertension
Refractive Errors
18 Citations (Scopus)

HLA alleles and risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia among Southwestern American Indian Women

Schiff, M. A., Apple, R. J., Lin, P., Nelson, J. L., Wheeler, C. M. & Becker, T., Oct 2005, In : Human Immunology. 66, 10, p. 1050-1056 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
North American Indians
HLA Antigens
Alleles
DNA Fingerprinting
31 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring the health status gap for American Indians/Alaska Natives: Getting closer to the truth

Puukka, E., Stehr-Green, P. & Becker, T., May 2005, In : American Journal of Public Health. 95, 5, p. 838-843 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Health Status
Population
Neoplasms
Incidence
71 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of glucose control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Urbach, S. L., Lafranchi, S., Lambert, L., Lapidus, J., Daneman, D. & Becker, T., Jun 2005, In : Pediatric Diabetes. 6, 2, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Hemoglobins
Glucose
Parents
Divorce
2003
22 Citations (Scopus)

HIV infection risk, behaviors, and attitudes about testing: Are perceptions changing?

Adams, A. L., Becker, T., Lapidus, J., Modesit, S. K., Lehman, J. S. & Loveless, M. O., Oct 1 2003, In : Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 30, 10, p. 764-768 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HIV Infections
HIV
Risk-Taking
Drug Users
Odds Ratio
2002
30 Citations (Scopus)

Improving cancer incidence estimates for American Indians and Alaska natives in the Pacific Northwest

Becker, T., Bettles, J., Lapidus, J., Campo, J., Johnson, C. J., Shipley, D. & Robertson, L. D., Sep 2002, In : American Journal of Public Health. 92, 9, p. 1469-1471 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for osteoporosis in Alaska Native women: a cross-sectional survey.

Filner, J. J., Krohn, K. D., Lapidus, J. & Becker, T., 2002, In : Alaska medicine. 44, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bone Density
Osteoporosis
Cross-Sectional Studies
Dietary Calcium
Odds Ratio
44 Citations (Scopus)

Women behind bars: Health needs of inmates in a county jail

Fickenschkr, A., Lapidus, J., Silk-Waikkr, P. & Becker, T., 2002, In : Public Health Reports. 116, 3, p. 191-196 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Offenses
Health
Risk-Taking
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
2001
126 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for the presence of varices in cirrhotic patients without a history of variceal hemorrhage.

Zaman, A., Becker, T., Lapidus, J. & Benner, K., Nov 26 2001, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 161, 21, p. 2564-2570 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Varicose Veins
Hemorrhage
Platelet Count
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
26 Citations (Scopus)

Serum carotenoids and risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in Southwestern American Indian women

Schiff, M. A., Patterson, R. E., Baumgartner, R. N., Masuk, M., Van Asselt-King, L., Wheeler, C. M. & Becker, T., 2001, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 10, 11, p. 1219-1222 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
North American Indians
Carotenoids
Lutein
Serum
2000
21 Citations (Scopus)

Contraceptive and reproductive risk factors for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in American Indian women

Schiff, M., Miller, J., Masuk, M., Van Asselt King, L., Altobelli, K. K., Wheeler, C. M. & Becker, T., 2000, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 29, 6, p. 983-998 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
North American Indians
Contraceptive Agents
Odds Ratio
Intrauterine Devices
32 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in Southwestern American Indian women

Schiff, M., Becker, T., Masuk, M., Van Asselt-King, L., Wheeler, C. M., Altobelli, K. K., North, C. Q. & Nahmias, A. J., Oct 15 2000, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 152, 8, p. 716-726 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
North American Indians
Papillomavirus Infections
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
22 Citations (Scopus)

Serum micronutrients and cervical dysplasia in Southwestern American Indian women

Yeo, A. S. S., Schiff, M. A., Montoya, G., Masuk, M., Van Asselt-King, L. & Becker, T., 2000, In : Nutrition and Cancer. 38, 2, p. 141-150 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uterine Cervical Dysplasia
North American Indians
American Indians
Micronutrients
dietary minerals
1999
64 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of cervical carcinoma in situ and its management on pregnancy outcome

El-Bastawissi, A. Y., Becker, T. & Daling, J. R., Feb 1999, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 93, 2, p. 207-212 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carcinoma in Situ
Pregnancy Outcome
Conization
Low Birth Weight Infant
Odds Ratio
7 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for cervical intraepithelial neoplasm in Alaska Native women: a pilot study.

MacLehose, R. F., Harpster, A., Lanier, A. P., Schiff, M. A., Koehler, K., Murphy, N. & Becker, T., 1999, In : Alaska medicine. 41, 4, p. 76-85 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Uterine Cervical Dysplasia
Human papillomavirus 16
3 Citations (Scopus)

Training for cancer control research: A curriculum for Native researchers

Becker, T., Joe, J. R., Cobb, N., Burhansstipanov, L. & Pedersen, C. D., Dec 1999, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 14, 4, p. 233-237 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Population Groups
Curriculum
Research Personnel
Research
Neoplasms
1998
18 Citations (Scopus)

Colorectal cancer incidence and survival among Alaska Natives, 1969-1993

Brown, M. O., Lanier, A. P. & Becker, T., Jun 1998, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 27, 3, p. 388-396 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inuits
Colorectal Neoplasms
Survival
Incidence
Survival Rate
37 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing incidence of colon and rectal cancer among Hispanics and American Indians in New Mexico (United States), 1969-94

Chao, A., Gilliland, F. D., Hunt, W. C., Bulterys, M., Becker, T. & Key, C. R., 1998, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 9, 2, p. 137-144 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Rectal Neoplasms
Hispanic Americans
Colonic Neoplasms
Incidence
12 Citations (Scopus)

Stroke risk factor knowledge in hispanic and non-hispanic white women in New Mexico: Implications for targeted prevention strategies

Kattapong, V. J., Longstreth, W. T., Kukull, W. A., Howard, D. B., Bowes, J. I., Wilson, B. E., Bigney, J. B. & Becker, T., Jul 1998, In : Health Care for Woman International. 19, 4, p. 313-325 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
Stroke
Hypertension
Health Behavior
Analysis of Variance
1997
16 Citations (Scopus)

Ethnic differences in uterine corpus cancer incidence and mortality in New Mexico's American Indians, Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites

Schiff, M., Key, C. R., Gilliland, F. D. & Becker, T., Apr 1997, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 26, 2, p. 249-255 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uterine Neoplasms
North American Indians
Hispanic Americans
Mortality
Incidence
1996
36 Citations (Scopus)

Decreasing rates of cervical cancer among American Indians and Hispanics in New Mexico (United States)

Chao, A., Becker, T., Jordan, S. W., Darling, R., Gilliland, F. D. & Key, C. R., 1996, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 7, 2, p. 205-213 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Hispanic Americans
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Incidence
Ethnic Groups