Theses & Dissertations

Graduate Degree Title Advisor
Michelle Sabo MS Changes in vaginal bacteria and inflammatory mediators from periconception through early-postpartum in a cohort of HIV-negative Kenyan women Scott McClelland
Michael Hussey PhD Associations of Maternal Exposure and Characteristics with Placental Transcription Regulation and Consequences on Fetal Growth Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Wenwen Jiang PhD Adverse pregnancy outcomes, non-retention, eligibility of differentiated care and virologic failure among women living with HIV in prevention of vertical transmission programs Grace C. John-Stewart
Delaney Glass MPH Cofactors of Longitudinal Linear Growth Among Infants with and Without In-utero HIV/Antiretroviral Exposure in Kenya Grace C. John-Stewart
Mariama Bah MS Pregnancy and cervical cancer: a retrospective study of the associations of age at first pregnancy and parity with non-invasive and invasive cervical lesions among HIV-negative women in Senegal Stephen E. Hawes
Zia Yasaman PhD Empowerment, Stigma, and Structural Factors and their Influences on Sexual and Reproductive Health Care of Young Women Renee Heffron
Priyanka Yerra MPH Associations of Prescription Opioid Use during Pregnancy with Low Birth Weight and Length of Hospital Stay: Analysis of PRAMS Data Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Olivia Schultes MS Cofactors of neonatal mortality and hospitalization in western Kenya Grace C. John-Stewart
Faith Ngae MPH Associations of Total Testosterone with Cardiometabolic Biomarkers among Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Kendall Lawley MPH Multiple adverse childhood experiences and maternal mental health outcomes among Kenyan mothers with and without HIV Grace C. John-Stewart
Sonya Jampel MPH Tiny but Mighty: Association between fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and infant mortality in a North Carolina Birth Cohort (2003-2015) Joel D. Kaufman
Lauren Gomez MPH Evaluating the association of prenatal PrEP exposure with perinatal and growth outcomes from infancy through early childhood Grace C. John-Stewart
Michelle Bulterys PhD FAMILY MATTERS: Relationship dynamics among couples affected by HIV during pregnancy, and neurodevelopment of HIV-exposed uninfected infants in sub-Saharan Africa Grace C. John-Stewart
Anna Larsen PhD Perinatal depression and adverse infant outcomes among Kenyan mother-infant pairs Grace C. John-Stewart
Olivia Dietz MPH Preterm Birth and Cofactors of Survival Time and Time to First Hospitalization in Western Kenya Grace C. John-Stewart
Ruchi Tiwari PhD The Role of Maternal Height in Pregnancy Outcomes and Complications Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Michelle Thomas MPH The Association Between Experiencing Racism and Postpartum Care: A Cross-Sectional Study of Pregnant People in the United States in 2019 Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Alexis Thomas MPH The association between periconceptional diet quality and adverse pregnancy outcomes Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Jennifer Brown MPH Structural Factors and Racial Disparities in Severe Maternal Morbidity: An Examination of State-Level Indicators of Structural Racism and Severe Maternal Morbidity Among Black and White Persons in the U.S., 2009-2011 Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Mariyam Shaikh MPH Association between Pregnancy Intention and Post-partum Depression in a Multi-state US Population Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Camilla Senter MPH Maternal stressful life events during pregnancy and atopic dermatitis in children aged approximately 4-6 years Catherine Karr
Aspen Avery MPH A prospective study of the association between living with an adult who misuses alcohol during childhood and major depressive disorder in adulthood: Evaluating the role of child maltreatment, sex, school bonding, and neighborhood bonding Isaac Rhew
Sneha P. Cherukuri MS An investigation of expression quantitative trait loci in interferon genes in childhood asthma using RNA-sequencing data Alison E. Fohner
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
Matthew Driver MPH Social Support Regarding Abortion Decision and Mental Health Outcomes at Time of Seeking Abortion Services Jennifer Balkus, PhD, MPH
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
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
Nithya Kannan MPH Stressful Life Events in Pregnancy and Postpartum Depressive Symptoms among Women in Washington State Melissa A. Schiff
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
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
Ira Martopullo MPH Systemic monocyte activation levels and developmental milestone attainment in HIV-infected infants initiating antiretroviral therapy Grace C. John-Stewart
Seth Cohen MS Mortality and perinatal infectious complications following home birth in Washington State: 2003-2014 Alyson Littman
Rebecca Brander MPH Host and environmental correlates of multi-drug resistance in Kenyan children with acute bacterial diarrhea Grace C. John-Stewart
Michael B. Arndt PhD Environmental Enteropathy and Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 are associated with early childhood growth in Bangladesh Judd L. Walson
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
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
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
Monisha Sharma PhD Evaluating the efficiency of community-based HIV testing and counseling strategies to decrease HIV burden in sub-Saharan Africa Ruanne Barnabas
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
Stephanie Kovacs PhD Assessing the association between receipt of antimalarial drugs and adverse pregnancy outcomes using pooled data Andy S. Stergachis
Ying Zhang MPH Birth-to-pregnancy intervals and adverse perinatal outcomes among African-born women in Washington State Daniel A. Enquobahrie
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
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
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
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
Mary Chan MPH Correlates of Virologic Failure Among Breastfeeding Postpartum Kenyan Women on Option B+ Anna Wald
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
Irene Njuguna MPH Financial incentives to increase pediatric HIV testing in Kenya: A pilot randomized clinical trial Jennifer Slyker
Tsegaselassie Workalemahu PhD Genetic Variations and Risk of Placental Abruption Daniel A. Enquobahrie
Sabah Quraishi PhD Exposure to ambient air pollution and outcomes in women undergoing in vitro fertilization Anjum Hajat
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
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
Emily Scott MPH Molecular epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus illness in children and adults in Seattle, WA over five seasons Anna Wald
Anne Emanuels MPH Respiratory Viral Coinfection in a Birth Cohort of Infants in Rural Nepal Helen Y. Chu
Kathryn Peebles PhD Contraception and HIV-1 prevention among women in Africa: informing choices amid expanding options Ruanne Barnabas
Luwam Kidane MS Elevated vaginal pH levels and HPV among Senegalese women Stephen E. Hawes
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
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
Miranda Delawalla MPH A Concurrent and Longitudinal Analysis of Teacher Support, Stressful Life Events, and Depressive Symptoms in Early Adolescence
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
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
Monalisa Penumetsa MPH Prevalence and correlates of repeat testing during pregnancy and postpartum in rural Kenya Alison Drake
Arianna Miles-Jay PhD Molecular epidemiology of the multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli sequence type 131-H30 lineage among U.S. Children Janet Baseman
Shiow-Wen Yang PhD Effects of Parental Mental Illness on Common Child Health Outcomes
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
Shiow-Wen Yang PhD Effects of Parental Mental Illness on Common Child Health Outcomes
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
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
Ruchi Tiwari MPH A Retrospective Cohort Study of Race and Ethnicity, Pre-pregnancy Weight, and Pregnancy Complications Daniel A. Enquobahrie
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
Elizabeth Killien MPH Risk factors for health-related quality of life deterioration following pediatric critical illness Noel Weiss
Margaret Mburu MPH Early diagnosis in infants born to HIV-positive adolescent compared to adult mothers in Kisumu, Kenya Carey Farquhar