Theses & Dissertations

Graduate Degree Title Advisor
Linzee Mabrey MS Phase 2 randomized open label adaptive platform clinical trial of the clinical and biological effects of IC14 treatment in patients with severe COVID-19 Susan R. Heckbert
Mark Warden PhD Clinical Trial Designs that Utilize Historical Controls in the setting of Cystic Fibrosis Steve J. Mooney
Whitney Kiker MS Predictors of Mortality and Discharge Location for Patients Supported by Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Noel Weiss
Jake Little MS Patterns of acute kidney injury and functional outcome scores in pediatric patients hospitalized with acute respiratory failure Noel Weiss
Erin Balay MS Predictors of Disease Activity in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis at 12 and 24 Months After Diagnosis Noel Weiss
Stephanie Tornberg-Belanger PhD Antimicrobial Resistance in Enteric Bacteria Isolated from Kenyan Children at Discharge from Hospital Judd L. Walson
Simon Hsu MS Clinical and Biomarker Modifiers of Vitamin D Treatment Response: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Ian H. De Boer
Megan Suter PhD Cadmium Burden and Blood Pressure Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Neha Sathe MS Development and validation of a biomarker-based model to predict persistent hypoxemic respiratory failure among mechanically ventilated adults Alison E. Fohner
Mallory Smith MS The Association of Severe Pain Experienced in the PICU and Health-Related Quality of Life Post-Discharge Noel Weiss
Kendra Kamp MS Concordance and discordance between patient-defined remission and remission based on validated patient-reported outcome measures among patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohns disease Stephen E. Hawes
Sarah Yarborough MPH Evaluation of Cognitive Function in the Dog Aging Project: Associations with Baseline Canine Characteristics Annette L. Fitzpatrick
Blake Wolfe MPH Prevalence, incidence and characteristics associated with asymptomatic urethral inflammation in men who have sex with women Lisa E. Manhart
Yan Wang MS Invasive Mechanical Ventilation and Nutrition Intake in Association with Serious Outcomes among COVID-19 ICU Patients Annette L. Fitzpatrick
Ethan Valinetz MPH Associations between isoniazid preventive therapy, non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection, and incipient TB signatures in people with HIV Anna Wald
Anna Sutton MPH Impact of approval of biologic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs on juvenile idiopathic arthritis outcomes Beth A. Mueller
Julia Rogers MPH Care-seeking correlates of acute respiratory illness among sheltered homeless adults in Seattle, WA: a community-based cross-sectional study Helen Y. Chu
Phillip Hwang PhD Making Sense of Brain Aging: Hearing and Visual Impairments, Ophthalmic Conditions, and Risk of Dementia in Older Adults Annette L. Fitzpatrick
Matthew Dekker MPH Progression of Coronary Artery Calcification by Depression and Social Support: A Longitudinal Study from the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Anjum Hajat
Hongjie Chen PhD Genetics, Mammographic Density and Breast Cancer Risk Sara Lindstroem
William Sheahan MPH Investigating Bias in School-Based Deworming Coverage Estimates from the DeWorm3 Trial Judd L. Walson
Colin Sallee MS Early Cumulative Fluid Balance and Outcomes in Pediatric Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients with Acute Respiratory Failure Susan R. Heckbert
Kristen Lovio MPH Characterization of the Association Between Mindfulness, Metapersonal Awareness, and Mental Health Outcomes Walter A. Kukull
Alex Lois MS The Utilization and Safety of Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for Achalasia in the US Noel Weiss
Gui Liu PhD Cervical cancer prevention in the context of abating HIV prevalence in Kenya Ruanne Barnabas
Sara Kinter PhD Predictors of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency After Surgical Advancement of the Maxilla Among Young Adults with Cleft Palate Noel Weiss
Arthur Sillah PhD Cancer incidence, mortality, and immunotherapy outcomes in relation to sleep problems: Results from Cardiovascular Health Study and a cancer immunotherapy cohort Amanda Phipps
Sneha P. Cherukuri MS An investigation of expression quantitative trait loci in interferon genes in childhood asthma using RNA-sequencing data Alison E. Fohner
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
Morgan Meadows MS Validity of Identification Methods of Lower Extremity Amputation in the Veterans Health Administration Electronic Medical Records Alyson Littman
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
Margaret Lind MPH Effects of Intubation Location on Risk of Ventilator Associated Events Stephen E. Hawes
Cameron Haas MPH Patterns in completion of colorectal cancer screening using fecal immunochemical tests in a health maintenance organization setting Amanda Phipps
Rachel Engen MS Donor Specific Antibody Surveillance and Graft Outcomes in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients Noel Weiss
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
Susan Pamela Wong MS Treatment practices of patients with advanced kidney disease in the US Department of Veterans Affairs, 2000-2011 Annette L. Fitzpatrick
Sophie Mayer MS CYP2D6 inherited variation and inhibiting medication use in relation to adverse breast cancer outcomes after tamoxifen therapy Kathleen E. Malone
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
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
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
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
Kathleen Jessica Ramos MS Heterogeneity in survival among adult cystic fibrosis patients with low lung function in the United States Noel Weiss
Jillian Neary MPH Role of Support Persons in Adolescent and Young Adult Voluntary HIV Testing and Counseling in Kenya Jennifer Slyker
Julia Hood PhD Using HIV Surveillance Data for Public Health Evaluations and Interventions: Common Challenges & Proposed Methodological Solutions Stephen E. Hawes
Jessica Citronberg PhD Lipopolysaccharide-binding protein, associated factors, and colorectal cancer Johanna W. Lampe
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
Andrew Mujugira PhD Antiretroviral Treatment as Prevention in African HIV-1 Serodiscordant Couples: Understanding the Challenges and Opportunities Jared Baeten
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
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
Brodie Parent MS Bariatric surgery in women of child-bearing age, timing between an operation and birth, and associated perinatal complications Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
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
Kathleen O'Connell MPH Risk of Delirium and Use of Regional Analgesia in Geriatric Trauma Patients with Multiple Rib Fractures Noel Weiss
Andrea Radick MS Demographic Characteristics and Diagnostic Performance of Pathologists who Enjoy Interpreting Melanocytic Skin Lesions Amanda Phipps
Kristina Mitchell MS Resolution of Sepsis-Associated Acute Kidney Injury: Association with Emergency Department Fluid Management Patterns Noel Weiss
Hannah Imlay MS Beta Lactam and Other Antibiotic Allergies in Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients Anna Wald
Mackenzie Fuller MPH The Impact of Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs on Antibiotic Resistance and Prescribing Gary M. Goldbaum
Sarah Leary MS Detection of protein targets associated with survival in malignant pediatric brain tumors Beth A. Mueller
Emily Scott MPH Molecular epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus illness in children and adults in Seattle, WA over five seasons Anna Wald
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
Jessica Culhane MS Plasma Amyloid, Inflammatory Markers, and Risk of Dementia in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study Annette L. Fitzpatrick
Laura Chambers PhD Urethral sexual exposures: relationship with prevalent nongonococcal urethritis, the urethral microbiota, and resolution of symptoms Lisa E. Manhart
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
Ronit Dalmat MPH Utility of next-generation sequencing for HIV antiretroviral resistance genotyping in a pragmatic clinical laboratory setting Anna Wald
Robert Lee MS POLST-Discordant Intensive Care Near the End of Life: A Retrospective Cohort Study Noel Weiss
Jennifer Mark PhD Engaging Male Partners in Home-based Couple Education and Testing for Syphilis and HIV Carey Farquhar
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
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
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
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