BSN (1970) University of Oklahoma, Nursing
MSN (1973) Wayne State University, Child Psychiatric Nursing and Community Mental Health
PhD (1993) University of Washington, Nursing & Epidemiology
Experience and Interests:
Dr. Silk Walker’s focus is community mental health and American Indians. Her research includes prospective, longitudinal assessment of risk and protective factors associated with alcohol, drug and other mental health problems.
Walker, R.D., Howard, M.O., Walker, P.S., Lambert, M.D., Maloy, F., & Suchinsky, R.T. Essential and reactive alcoholism: A review. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 52(1): 80-95. 1996
Howard, M.O., Walker, R.D., Walker, P.S. & Suchinsky, R.T. Alcohol and drug education in schools of nursing. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 42(3): 54-80, 1997
Howard, M.O., Walker, R.D., Walker, P.S., Cottler, L.B. & Compton, W.M. Inhalant use among urban American Indian youth. Addiction, 94(1): 83-95, 1999