School of Public Health

Theses & Dissertations

The following lists detail the research project conducted by students who graduated with a degree in Master of Science (MS), Master of Public Health (MPH), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

2018

2018
Graduate Degree Title Advisor
Francys Verdial Argueta MPH Body Mass Index and Risks of Recurrence and Mortality by Breast Cancer Subtype Li, Christopher
Aaron Bochner PhD Evaluating risk factors and synergistic effects of two common HIV-1 coinfections: schistosomiasis and trichomoniasis Barnabas, Ruanne
Mary Chan MPH Correlates of Virologic Failure Among Breastfeeding Postpartum Kenyan Women on Option B+ Wald, Anna
Julia Bond MPH The association between sexual subjectivity and sexual health outcomes both negative and positive in a sample of women Hawes, Stephen
Emily Deichsel PhD Early childhood diarrhea and growth among HIV-exposed, uninfected infants in Kenya John-Stewart, Grace
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) Kaufman, Joel
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 Duerr, Ann
Gabriella Veytsel MPH Spatio-Temporal Trends of Typhoid Fever Incidence in Kibera (2007-2015) John-Stewart, Grace
Luwam Kidane MS Elevated vaginal pH levels and HPV among Senegalese women Hawes, Stephen
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 Graham, Susan
Hang Yin MS Genetic variation in telomere maintenance genes and survival after colorectal cancer diagnosis Newcomb, Polly
Peter Leary PhD Inflammation and right ventricular structure and function in health and disease Weiss, Noel
Sebastian Jara MPH The Association of Sleep Apnea and Cancer in Veterans Phipps, Amanda
Alexandra Akhunova MPH Pregnancy outcomes among women with epilepsy in Washington State, 1987-2012 Mueller, Beth
Alfred Osoti PhD Metabolic syndrome following hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and among HIV infected adults: understanding cardiovascular disease risk Farquhar, Carey
Sharon Greene PhD A Randomized Controlled Trial for Treatment of High-Grade Cervical Lesions Among HIV-Infected Women in Kenya
Kristina Jordahl PhD Pre-Diagnostic Genome-Wide DNA Methylation in Blood and Risk of Bladder Cancer Bhatti, Parveen
Ronit Dalmat MPH Utility of next-generation sequencing for HIV antiretroviral resistance genotyping in a pragmatic clinical laboratory setting Wald, Anna
Michelle Passater MPH Predictability of West Nile virus based on climate variables in Washington State Duchin, Jeffrey
Hannah Tully Clinical and surgical factors associated with increased epilepsy risk in children with hydrocephalus
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) Kaufman, Joel
Tyler Ketterl MS Impact of Cancer, Cancer Directed Therapy and Its Lasting Effects on Employment and Finances in Young Adult Cancer Survivors Phipps, Amanda
Benjamin Fu PhD The human gut microbiome: methodological issues in characterization and role in trimethylamine N-oxide formation Lampe, Johanna
Ian Macumber MS The Association of Pediatric Obesity with Nocturnal Non-Dipping on 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Weiss, Noel
Laura Spece MS Unnecessary inhaled corticosteroids in COPD: understanding patient and health system complexity as contributors Smith, Nicholas
BreAnna Kinghorn MS Social Determinants of Asthma in American Indian Children Fretts, Mandy
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 Hawes, Stephen
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 Phipps, Amanda
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) Delaney, Joseph (Chris)
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 Kukull, Walter
Gillian Levine PhD Severe Infection and Mortality in Kenyan Newborns John-Stewart, Grace
Stephanie Liu MPH Trait vs. trajectory: Conceptualizations of resilience after mild traumatic brain injury Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Trenton McAllister Trends in incidence of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus colonization and bacteremia among hematopoietic cell transplant recipients at a large comprehensive cancer care center
Sabah Quraishi PhD Exposure to ambient air pollution and outcomes in women undergoing in vitro fertilization Hajat, Anjum
Amanda Mancenido MPH Examining psychological distress across intersections of immigrant generational status, race, poverty, and gender Hajat, Anjum
Ezekiel Maloney MS Non-inferiority of a non-contrast MRI follow up protocol for isolated optic pathway gliomas Phipps, Amanda
Coralynn Sack MPH Occupational Exposures and Subclinical Interstitial Lung Disease: The MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis) Air–Lung Study Kaufman, Joel
Kathleen O'Connell MPH Risk of Delirium and Use of Regional Analgesia in Geriatric Trauma Patients with Multiple Rib Fractures Weiss, Noel
Irene Mukui MPH Antiretroviral medication prescription errors and associated factors among HIV infected children in selected health facilities in Nairobi, Kenya Farquhar, Carey
Rachel Silverman PhD Informing Strategies for Effective HIV Treatment and Prevention John-Stewart, Grace