Research

Theses & Dissertations


Graduate Degree Title Advisor
Dara Horn MS Outcomes of Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcal Necrotizing Skin and Soft Tissue Infections and the Impact of Clindamycin Resistance Noel Weiss
Shewit Giovanni MS Identifying patient level factors of prone positioning therapy Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Matthew Modes MS Patient-reported receipt of goal-concordant care among seriously ill outpatients – prevalence and associated factors Susan R. Heckbert
Murugi Micheni MPH Evaluating Measures of HIV Risk Perception with a Mixed Method Approach Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women Using PrEP in Kenya Jared Baeten
Morgan Meadows MS Validity of Identification Methods of Lower Extremity Amputation in the Veterans Health Administration Electronic Medical Records Alyson Littman
Jennifer Zengjing Liu MPH Prenatal Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution, Gestational Weight Gain, and Offspring Birth Weight Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Jean Liew MS Exercise Partially Explains the Impact of Body Mass Index on Disease Activity in Ankylosing Spondylitis Susan R. Heckbert
Leif Layman MPH Adverse Childhood Experiences and Systemic Inflammation in Adults in the United States Anjum Hajat
Terra Forward MPH Validity of Self-reported HPV Vaccination History in 18-26 Year Old Men Who Have Sex with Men, 2016-2018 Rachel L. Winer
Laura Ellington MS Factors associated with reduced lung function in adolescents living with HIV in Nairobi, Kenya Brandon Guthrie
Jerzy Eisenberg-Guyot PhD Does the union make us strong? Labor unions, health, and health inequities in the United States Anjum Hajat
Matthew Driver MPH Social Support Regarding Abortion Decision and Mental Health Outcomes at Time of Seeking Abortion Services Jennifer Balkus
Graham Crawbuck MS The impact of short message service reminders on returning to test for HIV at a community center in Seattle, WA Jennifer Balkus
James Buszkiewicz PhD The influence of state minimum wage increases on health and behavior Adam Drewnowski
Michelle Ann Bulterys MPH Correlates of HIV status non-disclosure by pregnant women living with HIV to their male partners in Uganda: a cross-sectional study Connie Celum
Patrick Bullard MS Predicting individual-specific HIV survival functions – motivation, implementation, and potential applications. Jared Baeten
Alexander Bryant MS Impact of FDA advisories on smoking cessation for Veterans with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Nicholas L. Smith
Stephanie Brown MS Predictors of Pediatric In-Hospital Recurrent Cardiac Arrest Noel Weiss
Allison Black PhD Genomic epidemiology on the frontline: Inferring disease dynamics from pathogen genomes and supporting genomic analysis in applied public health settings. Trevor Bedford
Helena Archer MPH Local-level Association of Social Deprivation and Serious Injuries in Washington State: An Ecological Cross-sectional Study Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
Kaitlin Zinsli MPH Non-gonococcal urethritis and its relationship to three novel bacterial vaginosis (BV) associated bacteria Lisa E. Manhart
Gregory Zane MPH An evaluation of the performance characteristics of World Health Organization syndromic management for C. trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae infections among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya Jennifer Balkus
David Wenger MS Factors associated with poor patient recall of lung cancer screening follow-up recommendations and the association with adherence Amanda Phipps
Valentine Wanga PhD Improving Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Delivery for Young Women in Kenya Jared Baeten
Angela Steineck MS Hospitalization and mortality outcomes in the first five years after a childhood cancer diagnosis: a population-based study Beth A. Mueller
Jessica Stahl MS Psychiatric diagnoses in children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease Ann Vander Stoep
Stephanie Ruderman MPH Weight gain following antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation in ART-naive people living with HIV in the current treatment era Joseph (Chris) Delaney
Leah Neff Warner MPH Diet quality and depressive symptoms in a cohort of American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study Mandy Fretts
Brianna Mills PhD Firearm-related morbidity and mortality by injury intent: Analysis of medical, criminal, and vital records in Seattle, WA Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
Julianne Meisner MS Cattle-associated risk factors for human tuberculosis in rural livestock keeping communities, Uganda Peter Rabinowitz
Sarah McNabb MPH Effect modification of the alcohol – colorectal cancer association Ulrike Peters
Trenton MacAllister MPH Trends in incidence of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus colonization and bacteremia among hematopoietic cell transplant recipients at a large comprehensive cancer care center Amanda Phipps
Margaret Lind MPH Effects of Intubation Location on Risk of Ventilator Associated Events Stephen E. Hawes
Vijay Krishnamoorthy PhD Incidence, Longitudinal Trajectory, and Hemodynamic Implications of Cardiac Dysfunction Following Traumatic Brain Injury Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
Nithya Kannan MPH Stressful Life Events in Pregnancy and Postpartum Depressive Symptoms among Women in Washington State Melissa A. Schiff
John Haight MPH Risk factors of opioid-related overdose among opioid users in an acute care setting: a prospective cohort study Anjum Hajat
Cameron Haas MPH Patterns in completion of colorectal cancer screening using fecal immunochemical tests in a health maintenance organization setting Amanda Phipps
Hannah Frenkel MS Illnesses and Injuries at Nature Preschools Ann Vander Stoep
Molly Feder MPH Correlates of HPV vaccination and association with HPV-16 and HPV-18 DNA detection in young women Stephen E. Hawes
Rachel Engen MS Donor Specific Antibody Surveillance and Graft Outcomes in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients Noel Weiss
Elisabeth Brandstetter MPH Prevalence and Risk Factors for Syphilis and Hepatitis B Co-Infection Among Newly-Diagnosed HIV-Infected Adults in Durban, South Africa Paul K. Drain
Pavan Kumar Bhatraju MS Circulating levels of soluble Fas (sCD95) are associated with risk for development of a non-resolving acute kidney injury sub-phenotype Susan R. Heckbert
Sidney Bell MS Modern-Day SIV Viral Diversity Generated by Extensive Recombination and Cross-Species Transmission. Trevor Bedford
Emily Begnel MPH High cervical IL-6 levels predict spontaneous preterm birth among women in western Kenya Jennifer Slyker
Sylvia Badon PhD Maternal periconceptional physical activity, sedentary behavior, and offspring growth Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Thomas Austin MPH Atrial Fibrillation in an African-American Cohort: the Jackson Heart Study Susan R. Heckbert
Susan Pamela Wong MS Treatment practices of patients with advanced kidney disease in the US Department of Veterans Affairs, 2000-2011 Annette L. Fitzpatrick
Angela Ulrich PhD Substance Use, Sexual Networks, and HIV risk among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Peru Ann Duerr
Orion Stewart PhD Public Park System Characteristics Associated with Physical Activity Alyson Littman
Tri Nhan Dai Le MPH Sociodemographic, behavioral, and neighborhood-environment predictors of diabetes prevalence across Asian American ethnicities: Analyses of CHIS (2013-2015). Anjum Hajat
Lindsay Horn MPH Precipitation Associated with Increased Diarrheal Disease in Mozambique; A Time Series Analysis Anjum Hajat
Kerry Thomson PhD HIV-1 Risk and Prevention Strategies for Women during Pregnancy and Postpartum Renee Heffron
Jennifer Mueller MPH Pregnancy Intention and Postpartum Depressive Symptoms: An Analysis of PRAMS Data Stephen E. Hawes
Sophie Mayer MS CYP2D6 inherited variation and inhibiting medication use in relation to adverse breast cancer outcomes after tamoxifen therapy Kathleen E. Malone
Ira Martopullo MPH Systemic monocyte activation levels and developmental milestone attainment in HIV-infected infants initiating antiretroviral therapy Grace C. John-Stewart
Jovana Martin MPH Racial Disparities in the Utilization of Preventive Health Service among Older Women with Early Stage Endometrial Cancer Enrolled in Medicare Melissa A. Schiff
Vivian Lyons MPH The Effect of Arrest on Intimate Partner Violence Recidivism Victoria Holt
Kim Kummer MPH Dairy Consumption and Incident Type 2 Diabetes Among American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study Mandy Fretts
Elyse Kadokura MPH Using GPS data to explore demographic predictors of life-space: a pooled analysis Mandy Fretts
Jennifer Hubber MPH HIV Status and Risk Factors for Hypertension in South African Adults Paul K. Drain
Marnie Hazlehurst MS Air pollution exposure and novel biomarkers of inflammation and cardiac stress in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air) Joel D. Kaufman
Barbara Harding MS Proton pump inhibitors and the risk of fractures in older adults: a population-based retrospective cohort study Sascha Dublin
Kerry Hancuch MPH Safer Conception Among HIV-1 Sero-Discordant Couples in East Africa: Understanding Knowledge, Attitudes, and Experiences Renee Heffron
Cheryl Dietrich MPH Power, privilege and HIV prevalence: examination of sexual HIV-risk factors in MSM and transgender women who engage in transactional sex Ann Duerr
Seth Cohen MS Mortality and perinatal infectious complications following home birth in Washington State: 2003-2014 Alyson Littman
Laura Chambers MPH Constructing and evaluating alternative prediction models for identifying clinically relevant cases in an STD clinic Julia Dombrowski
Tessa Carlson MPH Sexual behavior patterns and condom use in newly sexually active female university students Rachel L. Winer
Rebecca Brander MPH Host and environmental correlates of multi-drug resistance in Kenyan children with acute bacterial diarrhea Grace C. John-Stewart
Elfriede Agyemang MPH Performance of commercial enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) for diagnosis of HSV-1 and HSV-2 infection in a clinical setting Anna Wald
Ata Moshiri MPH Polyomavirus-negative Merkel cell carcinoma: a more aggressive subtype based on analysis of 282 cases using multi-modal tumor virus detection Stephen Marc Schwartz
Leora R. Feldstein PhD The 2014 chikungunya virus outbreak in the U.S. Virgin Islands: epidemiology, long-term health outcomes, and economic burden Elizabeth Halloran
Kenneth K. Mugwanya PhD Safety of oral tenofovir disoproxil fumarate-based pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention: prospective studies in HIV-uninfected men and women Jared Baeten
Lu Chen PhD Hypertension and diabetes treatment and risk of adverse outcomes among breast cancer patients Christopher I-Fu Li
Gloria C. Chi PhD Methylomic and Transcriptomic Insights Linking Air Pollution and Atherosclerosis Joel D. Kaufman
Willa D. Brenowitz PhD Prevalence of mixed neuropathologies in autopsied older adults and associations with clinical disease progression Walter A. Kukull
Michael B. Arndt PhD Environmental Enteropathy and Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 are associated with early childhood growth in Bangladesh Judd L. Walson
Alastair Matheson PhD Changing etiologies of childhood acute febrile illness: implications for management in an era of declining malaria Joel D. Kaufman Judd L. Walson
Sarah Roberts PhD Gender Based Violence and HIV Risk: Mediating Pathways and Strategies for Prevention Susan M. Graham
Kathleen Jessica Ramos MS Heterogeneity in survival among adult cystic fibrosis patients with low lung function in the United States Noel Weiss
Linda Oseso MPH Intimate Partner Violence among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative Pregnant Women Receiving Partner Services in Kisumu, Kenya: Correlates and Incidence during Postpartum Brandon Guthrie
Jillian Neary MPH Role of Support Persons in Adolescent and Young Adult Voluntary HIV Testing and Counseling in Kenya Jennifer Slyker
Collette Ncube MS Sex-specific Associations of Maternal Birthweight with Offspring Birthweight in the Omega Study: The role of pre-pregnancy body mass index Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Julia Hood PhD Using HIV Surveillance Data for Public Health Evaluations and Interventions: Common Challenges & Proposed Methodological Solutions Stephen E. Hawes
Christopher Hearne MPH Association between depressive symptoms, risk factors for sexually transmitted infections, and nongonococcal urethritis Lisa E. Manhart
Jessica Citronberg PhD Lipopolysaccharide-binding protein, associated factors, and colorectal cancer Johanna W. Lampe
Brandon Auerbach MPH Cardiovascular Health Effects of 100% Fruit Juice Versus Whole Fruit in Postmenopausal Women: Results from the Women’s Health Initiative Alyson Littman
Lauren Strand MS New statin use and left ventricular structure: estimating long-term associations in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Joseph (Chris) Delaney
Monisha Sharma PhD Evaluating the efficiency of community-based HIV testing and counseling strategies to decrease HIV burden in sub-Saharan Africa Ruanne Barnabas
Chelsie Porter MPH Socioeconomic Status and Health Behavior in Nepal Annette L. Fitzpatrick Roxanne P. Kerani
Thomas Odeny PhD Implementation science to expand an mHealth intervention for improving retention in care for women living with HIV and their children Scott McClelland
Andrew Mujugira PhD Antiretroviral Treatment as Prevention in African HIV-1 Serodiscordant Couples: Understanding the Challenges and Opportunities Jared Baeten
Stephanie Kovacs PhD Assessing the association between receipt of antimalarial drugs and adverse pregnancy outcomes using pooled data Andy S. Stergachis
Christine Heumann MPH Comparison of In-Person Versus Telephone Interviews for Early Syphilis and HIV Partner Services in King County, Washington (2010-2014) Matthew Golden
McKenna Eastment MPH Association between vaginal bacterial microbiota and the presence and clinical presentation of vulvovaginal candidiasis Scott McClelland
Sanju Bhattarai MPH Influence of household remittance on childhood stunting in Nepal Annette L. Fitzpatrick
Griffith Bell PhD Air Pollution and High Density Lipoprotein Structure and Function Joel D. Kaufman
Ying Zhang MPH Birth-to-pregnancy intervals and adverse perinatal outcomes among African-born women in Washington State Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Xiao Zhang MPH Ambient ozone pollution and daily mortality in three megacities in China Joel D. Kaufman
Tashina Robinson MS Erectile Dysfunction Drug Use, Risk Behavior, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Lisa E. Manhart
Amy Rice MPH The Association of Maternal Occupations and Deliveries by Cesarean Section for Infants Born in Washington, 2011 to 2013 Joel D. Kaufman
Anton Quist MPH Sociodemographic and clinical correlates of immune activation in postpartum HIV-1/HSV-2 co-infected Kenyan women Carey Farquhar
Brodie Parent MS Bariatric surgery in women of child-bearing age, timing between an operation and birth, and associated perinatal complications Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
Gillian Tarr PhD Escherichia coli O157:H7 Phylogenetics: Implications for Virulence and Disease Distribution Amanda Phipps
Kristina Rudd MPH Early Management of Community-Acquired Sepsis in a Regional Thai Referral Hospital: a Prospective Observational Study Annette L. Fitzpatrick
Elizabeth Harrington MPH Evaluation of an mHealth SMS dialogue strategy to meet women’s and couples’ postpartum contraceptive needs in Kenya (Mobile WACh XY): A randomized controlled trial Grace C. John-Stewart
Richard Harbison MS The Mutational Landscape of Recurrent vs Non-Recurrent Human Papillomavirus-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer Stephen Marc Schwartz
Marielle Goyette PhD Overcoming Barriers to HIV/STD Partner Services in Kenya and the United States Carey Farquhar
Kristina Bajema MS Subclinical tuberculosis among HIV-infected adults: Clinical features and outcomes in a South African cohort Paul K. Drain
Xinyi Wang MS Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Memory Function in Nepal: Findings from the Dhulikhel Heart Study Annette L. Fitzpatrick
Manali Vora MPH Analysis of types of Tumor-Infiltrating Immune Cells in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) and their associations with survival of OSCC patients Chu Chen
Jonathan Muir MPH Exploring Factors Associated with the Prioritization of South-to-South Partnerships by International Global Health Institutions in the Southern Hemisphere Stephen E. Hawes
Katrina Deardorff MPH Evaluation of Zika Virus Testing Through the Washington State Department of Health Gary M. Goldbaum
Emily Wu MPH The impact of HIV infection on cervical cancer presentation and survival in Uganda Stephen Marc Schwartz
Cordelie Witt MPH Short and long-term patient outcomes following inhalation injury among burn patients Frederick P. Rivara
Xiaoliang Wang PhD Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Chronic Inflammation and Colorectal Cancer Risk Emily White
Megan Suter MS Implications of combined exposure to household air pollution and HIV on neurodevelopment in Kenyan children Grace C. John-Stewart
Keshet Ronen MPH Comprehensive characterization of humoral correlates of human immunodeficiency virus 1 superinfection acquisition in high-risk Kenyan women Susan M. Graham
Julie Rivers MS Defining Optimal T-Cell Characteristics for Pediatric Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell Trials Christopher I-Fu Li
Steven Roncaioli MPH Management of GNR bacteremia in HCT: shifting patterns for outpatient antibiotic therapy in the modern era Amanda Phipps
Divya Patil MPH The Association Between Maternal Work Precarity and Infant Low Birth Weight in a Nationally Representative Cohort of Women in the United States Anjum Hajat
Kathleen O'Connell MPH Risk of Delirium and Use of Regional Analgesia in Geriatric Trauma Patients with Multiple Rib Fractures Noel Weiss
Amanda Mancenido MPH Examining psychological distress across intersections of immigrant generational status, race, poverty, and gender Anjum Hajat
Gillian Levine PhD Severe Infection and Mortality in Kenyan Newborns Grace C. John-Stewart
Andrew Kwist MPH Feeding practices among vulnerable newborns in Vietnam: a pre- and post-evaluation of integrating a human milk bank into newborn care services Stephen E. Hawes
Tyler Ketterl MS Impact of Cancer, Cancer Directed Therapy and Its Lasting Effects on Employment and Finances in Young Adult Cancer Survivors Amanda Phipps
Kristina Jordahl PhD Pre-Diagnostic Genome-Wide DNA Methylation in Blood and Risk of Bladder Cancer Parveen Bhatti
Sebastian Jara MPH The Association of Sleep Apnea and Cancer in Veterans Amanda Phipps
Nicholas Graff MPH The Effect of the Shikamana Peer-and-Provider Intervention on Depressive Symptoms, Alcohol Use, and Other Drug Use among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men (GBMSM) in Kenya Susan M. Graham
Katherine Garcia MPH Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drug Use as Risk Factors for Onward HIV Transmission Among Men Who Have Sex with Men & Transgender Women in Lima, Peru Ann Duerr
Mary Chan MPH Correlates of Virologic Failure Among Breastfeeding Postpartum Kenyan Women on Option B+ Anna Wald
Audrey Brezak MPH Epidemiological Evaluation of Phylogenetic Clustering and Meeting Sexual Partners at Social Venues Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and Transgender Women in Lima, Peru Ann Duerr
Julia Bond MPH The association between sexual subjectivity and sexual health outcomes both negative and positive in a sample of women Stephen E. Hawes
Kelsey Richardson MS The impact of chronic kidney disease on chronic school absenteeism Noel Weiss
Andrea Radick MS Demographic Characteristics and Diagnostic Performance of Pathologists who Enjoy Interpreting Melanocytic Skin Lesions Amanda Phipps
Christopher Phillips MPH Headache after Moderate-to-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Walter A. Kukull
Irene Njuguna MPH Financial incentives to increase pediatric HIV testing in Kenya: A pilot randomized clinical trial Jennifer Slyker
Joseph Murphy MPH Prevalence and Risk Factors for Diabetes Mellitus among newly-diagnosed HIV-infected South African Adults Paul K. Drain
Kristina Mitchell MS Resolution of Sepsis-Associated Acute Kidney Injury: Association with Emergency Department Fluid Management Patterns Noel Weiss
Yuan Zhou MPH Outpatient Antibiotic Parenteral Therapy in Vulnerable Populations: People Who Inject Drugs and the Homeless Anna Wald
Michael Young PhD Air Pollution, Change in Retinal Vascular Caliber, and Cellular Adhesion in the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Joel D. Kaufman
Tsegaselassie Workalemahu PhD Genetic Variations and Risk of Placental Abruption Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Hannah Imlay MS Beta Lactam and Other Antibiotic Allergies in Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients Anna Wald
Robert Tessler MPH Differences by Victim Race and Ethnicity in Race and Ethnicity Motivated Violent Bias Crimes: A National Study Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
Spencer Hensley MS Outcomes of Wraparound Care Coordination for Youth with Complex Behavioral Health Needs Ann Vander Stoep
Rachel Silverman PhD Informing Strategies for Effective HIV Treatment and Prevention Grace C. John-Stewart
Sarah Stansfield MPH Worldwide HIV Virulence Evolution in Response to Changes in Prevalence and Treatment Coverage Steven M. Goodreau
Maayan Simckes PhD Policing and population health: The relationship between militarization and lethal use of force Anjum Hajat
Coralynn Sack MPH Occupational Exposures and Subclinical Interstitial Lung Disease: The MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis) Air–Lung Study Joel D. Kaufman
Jamaica Robinson PhD Effects of individual and neighborhood socioeconomic status on outcomes following a colorectal cancer diagnosis Polly A. Newcomb
Sabah Quraishi PhD Exposure to ambient air pollution and outcomes in women undergoing in vitro fertilization Anjum Hajat
Erin Morgan MS Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Neuropathology of Cerebrovascular Disease and Other Dementias in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease: A Study of NACC Autopsy and Medical History Data, 2005 – 2017 Walter A. Kukull
BreAnna Kinghorn MS Social Determinants of Asthma in American Indian Children Mandy Fretts
Barbara Harding PhD Commonly used medications and survival from ovarian cancer Noel Weiss
Elizabeth Hom PhD Association of air pollution with longitudinal changes in arterial stiffness and correlates of longitudinal change in arterial stiffness in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Joel D. Kaufman
Sharon Greene PhD A Randomized Controlled Trial for Treatment of High-Grade Cervical Lesions Among HIV-Infected Women in Kenya Grace C. John-Stewart Rachel L. Winer
Mackenzie Fuller MPH The Impact of Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs on Antibiotic Resistance and Prescribing Gary M. Goldbaum
Samantha Rice MPH Relationship power and partner support for family planning among postpartum adolescents in Kenya Alison Drake
Sarah Leary MS Detection of protein targets associated with survival in malignant pediatric brain tumors Beth A. Mueller
Jessica Williams-Nguyen PhD Role of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and host genetic variants in risk of myocardial infarction among people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Joseph (Chris) Delaney
Laura Spece MS Unnecessary inhaled corticosteroids in COPD: understanding patient and health system complexity as contributors Nicholas L. Smith
Emily Scott MPH Molecular epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus illness in children and adults in Seattle, WA over five seasons Anna Wald
Michelle Passater MPH Predictability of West Nile virus based on climate variables in Washington State Jeffrey Duchin
Anne Emanuels MPH Respiratory Viral Coinfection in a Birth Cohort of Infants in Rural Nepal Helen Y. Chu
Alfred Osoti PhD Metabolic syndrome following hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and among HIV infected adults: understanding cardiovascular disease risk Carey Farquhar
Kathryn Peebles PhD Contraception and HIV-1 prevention among women in Africa: informing choices amid expanding options Ruanne Barnabas
Peter Leary PhD Inflammation and right ventricular structure and function in health and disease Noel Weiss
Luwam Kidane MS Elevated vaginal pH levels and HPV among Senegalese women Stephen E. Hawes
Emmanuel Rodriguez MPH Differences by Latino and White MSM in HIV-Related Stigma in Seattle, WA Jennifer Balkus
Emma Gause MS Trajectories of Suicide Mortality in US Counties from 2000-2017 and the Influence of Selective Migration Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
Deborah Foster MPH Dietary Sources of Melamine Exposure Among Participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2003-2004) Mandy Fretts
Darcy Rao PhD Mathematical modeling to inform implementation of HIV prevention programs in the United States Matthew Golden
Akilina Douthat MPH Health Conditions of Particular Concern to Maternal Child Health Populations in Post-Invasion Iraq: A Comparison Between Data Sources Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Vivian Lyons PhD Following a Firearm Injury: Recidivism and Behavior Change Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
Emily Deichsel PhD Early childhood diarrhea and growth among HIV-exposed, uninfected infants in Kenya Grace C. John-Stewart
Jade Pagkas-Bather MPH What’s PrEP?: Examining Factors Associated with PrEP Peer Navigator Acceptability among Black and Latinx MSM in Western Washington Susan M. Graham
Aaron Bochner PhD Evaluating risk factors and synergistic effects of two common HIV-1 coinfections: schistosomiasis and trichomoniasis Ruanne Barnabas
Miranda Delawalla MPH A Concurrent and Longitudinal Analysis of Teacher Support, Stressful Life Events, and Depressive Symptoms in Early Adolescence Ann Vander Stoep
Lauren White MPH The role of individual and community level social and cultural connectedness in modifying the effect of childhood adversity on anxiety and depression in American Indian college students Ann Vander Stoep
Soyeon Lippman MS Effects of Washington’s opioid prescribing rules for chronic, non-cancer pain management on opioid overdose mortality and pharmaceutical opioid distribution: 1999-2017
Patrick Owiti MPH Assessment of Repeat HIV Testing and Utilization of HIV Self-Testing to Increase Repeat Testing Amongst Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Kisumu County, Kenya Jared Baeten
Jessica Culhane MS Plasma Amyloid, Inflammatory Markers, and Risk of Dementia in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study Annette L. Fitzpatrick
Paige Wartko PhD Antidepressant medication continuation during pregnancy and perinatal outcomes, including gestational weight gain, gestational diabetes, and birth weight Sascha Dublin
Caislin Firth PhD Unexpected consequences of cannabis legalization on youth Anjum Hajat
Irene Njuguna PhD From pediatric to adolescent HIV: mortality, viral suppression and transition to adult care Grace C. John-Stewart
Laura Chambers PhD Urethral sexual exposures: relationship with prevalent nongonococcal urethritis, the urethral microbiota, and resolution of symptoms Lisa E. Manhart
Michael Truong MPH Impact of mental health on HIV-related outcomes in a South African township Paul K. Drain
Maria Pyra PhD PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) adherence among East African women Jared Baeten
Kennedy Muni PhD Effect of road safety-conscious motorcycle taxi programs on riding behaviors and risk of road traffic crash among motorcycle taxi drivers in Kampala, Uganda Brandon Guthrie
Monalisa Penumetsa MPH Prevalence and correlates of repeat testing during pregnancy and postpartum in rural Kenya Alison Drake
Eliza Blanchette MS Eplet mismatches and de novo donor-specific antibody development in pediatric kidney transplant recipients Noel Weiss
Irene Mukui MPH Antiretroviral medication prescription errors and associated factors among HIV infected children in selected health facilities in Nairobi, Kenya Carey Farquhar
Arianna Miles-Jay PhD Molecular epidemiology of the multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli sequence type 131-H30 lineage among U.S. Children Janet Baseman
Ezekiel Maloney MS Non-inferiority of a non-contrast MRI follow up protocol for isolated optic pathway gliomas Amanda Phipps
Abbie Bauer MS Risk Factors for Severe Acute Kidney Injury after Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Stephen Marc Schwartz
Stephanie Liu MPH Trait vs. trajectory: Conceptualizations of resilience after mild traumatic brain injury Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
Audrey Hu MPH Can passive smoking explain the higher radiation-related excess relative risk of lung cancer for women compared to men among atomic bomb survivors Amanda Phipps
Shiow-Wen Yang PhD Effects of Parental Mental Illness on Common Child Health Outcomes Ann Vander Stoep
Benjamin Fu PhD The human gut microbiome: methodological issues in characterization and role in trimethylamine N-oxide formation Johanna W. Lampe
Ronit Dalmat MPH Utility of next-generation sequencing for HIV antiretroviral resistance genotyping in a pragmatic clinical laboratory setting Anna Wald
Alexandra Akhunova MPH Pregnancy outcomes among women with epilepsy in Washington State, 1987-2012 Beth A. Mueller
Erika Feutz MPH Postmortem Intestinal Sampling in Malawi Grace C. John-Stewart
Hang Yin MS Genetic variation in telomere maintenance genes and survival after colorectal cancer diagnosis Polly A. Newcomb
Gabriella Veytsel MPH Spatio-Temporal Trends of Typhoid Fever Incidence in Kibera (2007-2015) Grace C. John-Stewart
Francys Verdial Argueta MPH Body Mass Index and Risks of Recurrence and Mortality by Breast Cancer Subtype Christopher I-Fu Li
Shiow-Wen Yang PhD Effects of Parental Mental Illness on Common Child Health Outcomes Ann Vander Stoep
Diana Tordoff MPH Sex Misclassification in the BRFSS and its Implications for Assessing Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Reproductive Health: A Quantitative Bias Analysis Anjum Hajat
Jill Steiner MS Hospital Resource Utilization and Presence of Advance Directives at the End of Life for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease Susan R. Heckbert
Ang Li MS Transplant-Associated Thrombotic Microangiopathy (TA-TMA) is a Multifactorial Disease Unresponsive to Immunosuppressant Withdrawal Noel Weiss
Naomi Schwartz MPH Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI), H2 Blocker Use, and Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Children Joseph (Chris) Delaney
Maria Corcorran MPH Awareness of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Predictors of Interest in PrEP Among HIV-negative Persons Who Inject Drugs in Seattle, Washington Anna Wald
Lauren Schwartz PhD Rotavirus vaccines in low-income settings Elizabeth Halloran
Jessica Long PhD Investigating the sexual partnerships of transgender women in Lima, Peru to improve targeted HIV interventions Ann Duerr
Tigran Avoundjian PhD Integrating data systems to improve HIV care engagement in King County, WA Julia Dombrowski
Robert Lee MS POLST-Discordant Intensive Care Near the End of Life: A Retrospective Cohort Study Noel Weiss
Bridget Whitney PhD The Vaginal Microbiome: The Influence of Intramuscular Depot-medroxyprogesterone Acetate Initiation on Vaginal Microbiota and A Comparison of PCR Approaches for Use in Predicting HIV Acquisition Brandon Guthrie
Lorraine Twohey-Jacobs MS Health care service utilization of individuals in permanent supportive housing in Seattle, WA accessing care through Public Health – Seattle and King County’s Health Care for the Homeless Network Anjum Hajat
Jennifer Mark PhD Engaging Male Partners in Home-based Couple Education and Testing for Syphilis and HIV Carey Farquhar
Esther Lam MPH Receptiveness and Responsiveness of Using Social Media for Safe Firearm Storage Outreach in Washington State: A Mixed-Methods Study Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
Madhura Suhas Rane PhD Investigation of Pertussis Resurgence in King County, Washington Elizabeth Halloran
Paneen Petersen PhD Diet, inflammation, and genetic predictors of tissue-specific gene expression: A functionally-informed gene-environment interaction analysis for risk of colorectal cancer. Ulrike Peters
Catherine Troja MPH Serum Concentrations of Novel Vitamin D Biomarkers and Detection of Prevalent High-Risk HPV Infection Rachel L. Winer
Nicole Lorona MS Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Risk of Breast Cancer Mortality by Molecular Subtype and Stage at Diagnosis Christopher I-Fu Li
Catherine Knott MPH Longitudinal Association between Greenspace and Type 2 Diabetes: Evidence from MESA Anjum Hajat
Ruchi Tiwari MPH A Retrospective Cohort Study of Race and Ethnicity, Pre-pregnancy Weight, and Pregnancy Complications Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Natasha Wenzel PhD Assessing Optimal Intervention Targets for Respiratory Infections in Structured Populations Elizabeth Halloran
Yu Ni PhD Assessing the Individual and Interactive Associations of Pre- and Postnatal Air Pollution Exposures and Maternal Nutrition During Pregnancy with Child Blood Pressure: A Prospective Study in a Community-based Birth Cohort Catherine Karr
Feng Su MS Hepatocellular carcinoma screening reduces cancer-related mortality in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection: a case-control study Noel Weiss
Yan Chen PhD Proximal tubular secretion, cardiovascular events, and kidney clearance of medications Bryan R. Kestenbaum
Mark Tenforde PhD The Epidemiology, Outcomes, and Prevention of HIV-associated Meningitis in Southern Africa Carey Farquhar
Elizabeth Killien MPH Risk factors for health-related quality of life deterioration following pediatric critical illness Noel Weiss
Jennifer Velloza PhD Depression and HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis use among sub-Saharan African Women Renee Heffron
Margaret Mburu MPH Early diagnosis in infants born to HIV-positive adolescent compared to adult mothers in Kisumu, Kenya Carey Farquhar
Jorge Soledad MPH Use of Bevacizumab for Newly Diagnosed Ovarian Cancer: A National Analysis Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Anna Unutzer MPH Evaluation of text message reminders to encourage re-testing for chlamydia and gonorrhea among female patients at the municipal STD Clinic in Seattle, WA Christine M. Khosropour
Anne Massey MPH Lethal Means Assessment in Psychiatric Emergency Services: Frequency and Characteristics of Assessment Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
Erin Morgan PhD Perpetration of Interpersonal Violence, Incarceration, and Subsequent Risk for Firearm Suicide Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
Colin Malone PhD Reaching underscreened women: correlates of cervical cancer underscreening, reactions to mailed HPV self-sampling kits, and cost-effectiveness of HPV self-sampling programs Rachel L. Winer
Thomas Keller MS Association of Guideline-recommended COPD Inhaler Regimens with Respiratory Exacerbations, Exercise Performance, and Quality of Life Noel Weiss
Yuekai Ji MS Genetic variation and natural anticoagulants Nicholas L. Smith
Marla J Husnik PhD Understanding Adherence to and HIV-1 Protection from a Microbicidal Vaginal Ring Jared Baeten
Xinwei Hua PhD Inflammatory Biomarkers, Genetics, and Survival among Colorectal Cancer Patients Polly A. Newcomb
Soyeon Lippman MS Effects of Washington’s Opioid Prescribing Rules for Chronic, Non-Cancer Pain Management on Opioid Overdose Mortality and Pharmaceutical Opioid Distribution: 1999-2017 Noel Weiss
Chase Cannon MPH Variation in Syphilis Among Men who Have Sex with Men and Women in the United States and Association with Syphilis in Women Matthew Golden
Thomas Austin PhD Long-Term Air Pollution in Relation to Cardiac Structure, Function, and Supraventricular Arrhythmias Susan R. Heckbert
Eliza Blanchette MS Eplet mismatches and de novo donor-specific antibody development in pediatric kidney transplant recipients Noel Weiss
Jade Pagkas-Bather MPH What’s PrEP?: Examining Factors Associated with PrEP Peer Navigator Acceptability among Black and Latinx MSM in Western Washington Susan M. Graham