Thomas Becker

Professor

  • 3993 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
1984 …2018

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Research Output

2018

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

3 Scopus citations
2017

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

Gellert, K., Martin, W. H., Lapidus, J. A., Wosnig, L. & Becker, T. M., Mar 1 2017, In : American journal of preventive medicine. 52, 3, p. S258-S262

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

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

Martin, W. H., Sobel, J. L., Griest, S. E., Howarth, L. C. & Becker, T. M., Mar 1 2017, In : American journal of preventive medicine. 52, 3, p. S268-S270

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
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

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. M., May 1 2015, In : JAMA ophthalmology. 133, 5, p. 518-525 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations
2014

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., Jun 2014, In : American journal of public health. 104, SUPPL. 3, p. S415-S422

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

26 Scopus citations

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., Lieberman, D. A. & Becker, T. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Public health reports. 129, 3, p. 280-288 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

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

Zuckerman, K. E., 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

25 Scopus citations

Latino parents' perspectives on barriers to autism diagnosis

Zuckerman, K. E., Sinche, B., Mejia, A., Cobian, M., Becker, T. & Nicolaidis, C., Jan 1 2014, In : Academic Pediatrics. 14, 3, p. 301-308 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations

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., Jun 2014, In : American journal of public health. 104, SUPPL. 3, p. S303-S311

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

117 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
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 and e-Health. 19, 12, p. 942-948 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations

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

2011

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. M. & Mansberger, S. L., Jan 2011, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 151, 1, p. 175-182.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

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

Sobel, J. L., Martin, G. Y., Becker, T. M., Lambert, W. E., Martin, W. H. & Howarth, L. C., Dec 1 2011, 10th International Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem 2011, ICBEN 2011 - Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics. PART 3 ed. p. 111-113 3 p. (Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics; vol. 33 1, no. PART 3).

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

2010
1 Scopus citations

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 1 2010, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 20, 4, p. 444-450 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

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. M., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of registry management. 37, 2, p. 43-48 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

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. M. & Hedges, J. R., Oct 1 2010, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 58, 10, p. 1835-1842 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

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 1 2010, In : Journal of Community Health. 35, 6, p. 667-675 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2009

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 1 2009, In : Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 16, 2, p. 128-135 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2008

Barriers to innovation in continuing medical education

Bower, E. A., Girard, D. E., Wessel, K., Becker, T. M. & Choi, D., Jun 1 2008, In : Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 28, 3, p. 148-156 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

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

Torres, R. J., Jones, E., Edmunds, B., Becker, T., Cioffi, G. A. & Mansberger, S. L., Nov 2008, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 146, 5, p. 747-751.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

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

Rubado, D. J., Choi, D., Becker, T., Winthrop, K. & Schafer, S., Mar 1 2008, In : International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 12, 3, p. 301-307 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

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. M., Sep 1 2008, In : Cancer. 113, 5 SUPPL., p. 1120-1130 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations

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

Becker, T. M., 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

30 Scopus citations
2007
14 Scopus citations
2006

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., Norman, D. J. & Becker, T., Aug 28 2006, In : Kidney International. 70, 4, p. 757-764 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

96 Scopus citations
2005

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

Becker, T. M., Dunn, E., Tom-Orme, L. & Jennie, J. O. E., Jan 1 2005, In : American Indian Culture and Research Journal. 29, 2, p. 75-83 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

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, B., Choi, D. & Becker, T. M., May 1 2005, In : American journal of public health. 95, 5, p. 881-886 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

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. M., Oct 1 2005, In : Human Immunology. 66, 10, p. 1050-1056 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

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

Puukka, E., Stehr-Green, P. & Becker, T. M., May 1 2005, In : American journal of public health. 95, 5, p. 838-843 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

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

Urbach, S. L., LaFranchi, S., Lambert, L., Lapidus, J. A., Daneman, D. & Becker, T. M., Jun 1 2005, In : Pediatric Diabetes. 6, 2, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations
2003

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

Adams, A. L., Becker, T. M., Lapidus, J. A., 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

23 Scopus citations
2002

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

Becker, T. M., Bettles, J., Lapidus, J., Campo, J., Johnson, C. J., Shipley, D. & Robertson, L. D., Sep 1 2002, In : American journal of public health. 92, 9, p. 1469-1471 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

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

Filner, J. J., Krohn, K. D., Lapidus, J. A. & Becker, T. M., Jan 1 2002, In : Alaska medicine. 44, 1, p. 8-13, 21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2001

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

Open Access
128 Scopus citations

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

Schiff, M. A., Schiff, M. A., Patterson, R. E., Masuk, M., Van Asselt-King, L., Wheeler, C. M. & Becker, T. M., Jan 1 2001, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 10, 11, p. 1219-1222 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

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

Fickenschkr, A., Lapidus, J., Silk-Waikkr, P. & Bkcker, T., Jan 1 2001, In : Public health reports. 116, 3, p. 191-196 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

46 Scopus citations
2000

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. M., Dec 1 2000, In : International journal of epidemiology. 29, 6, p. 983-998 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Risk factors for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in Southwestern American Indian women

Schiff, M., Becker, T. M., 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

32 Scopus citations

Serum micronutrients and cervical dysplasia in Southwestern American Indian women

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
1999

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

El-Bastawissi, A. Y., Becker, T. M. & Daling, J. R., Feb 1 1999, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 93, 2, p. 207-212 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

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. M., Jan 1 1999, In : Alaska medicine. 41, 4, p. 76-85 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Training for cancer control research: A curriculum for Native researchers

Becker, T. M., Joe, J. R., Cobb, N., Burhansstipanov, L. & Pedersen, C. D., Dec 1 1999, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 14, 4, p. 233-237 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
1998

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

Brown, M. O., Lanier, A. P. & Becker, T. M., Jun 1 1998, In : International journal of epidemiology. 27, 3, p. 388-396 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

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. M. & Key, C. R., Apr 21 1998, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 9, 2, p. 137-144 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Stroke risk Fac tor 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. M., Jun 1998, In : Health care for women international. 19, 4, p. 313-325 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
1997

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. M., Apr 1997, In : International journal of epidemiology. 26, 2, p. 249-255 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Scopus citations
1996

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

Chao, A., Becker, T. M., Jordan, S. W., Darling, R., Gilliland, F. D. & Key, C. R., May 23 1996, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 7, 2, p. 205-213 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations