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).


Graduate Degree Title Advisor
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
Hannah Imlay MS Beta Lactam and Other Antibiotic Allergies in Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients Wald, Anna
Jade Pagkas-Bather MPH What's PrEP?: Examining Factors Associated with PrEP Peer Navigator Acceptability among Black and Latinx MSM in Western Washington Graham, Susan
Vivian Lyons PhD Following a firearm injury: recidivism and behavior change Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Soledad Jorge MPH Use of Bevacizumab for Newly Diagnosed Ovarian Cancer: A National Analysis Enquobahrie, Daniel
Darcy Rao PhD Mathematical Modeling to Inform Implementation of HIV Prevention Programs in the United States Golden, Matthew
Kathryn Peebles PhD Contraception and HIV-1 prevention among women in Africa: informing choices amid expanding options Barnabas, Ruanne
Elizabeth Killien MPH Risk factors for health-related quality of life deterioration following pediatric critical illness Weiss, Noel
Emmanuel Rodriguez MPH Differences by Latino and White MSM in HIV-Related Stigma in Seattle, WA Balkus, Jennifer
Emily Scott MPH Molecular epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus illness in children and adults in Seattle, WA over five seasons Wald, Anna
Samantha Rice MPH Relationship power and partner support for family planning among postpartum adolescents in Kenya Drake, Alison
Catherine Knott MPH Longitudinal Association between Greenspace and Type 2 Diabetes: Evidence from MESA Hajat, Anjum
Erik Slawsky MPH An Evaluation of Greenspace Exposure as a Protective Factor in Dementia Risk among U.S. Adults 75 Years or Older Fitzpatrick, Annette
Jamaica Robinson PhD Effects of individual and neighborhood socioeconomic status on outcomes following a colorectal cancer diagnosis Newcomb, Polly
Esther Lam MPH Receptiveness and Responsiveness of Using Social Media for Safe Firearm Storage Outreach in Washington State: A Mixed-Methods Study Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Daniel Smith MPH Determining the effects of meteorological conditions on West Nile virus seasons in Washington State Khosropour, Christine
Maayan Simckes PhD Policing and population health: The relationship between militarization and lethal use of force Hajat, Anjum
Robert Lee MS POLST-Discordant Intensive Care Near the End of Life: A Retrospective Cohort Study Weiss, Noel
Helen Stankiewicz Karita MS Humoral response to HPV16 proteins in patients with anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion and anal cancer Wald, Anna
Sarah Stansfield MPH Worldwide HIV Virulence Evolution in Response to Changes in Prevalence and Treatment Coverage Goodreau, Steven
Tigran Avoundjian PhD Integrating data systems to improve HIV care engagement in King County, WA Dombrowski, Julia
Ang Li MS Transplant-Associated Thrombotic Microangiopathy (TA-TMA) is a Multifactorial Disease Unresponsive to Immunosuppressant Withdrawal Weiss, Noel
Sharukh Lokhandwala MS The agreement between emergency department and intensive care unit depth of sedation assessment Heckbert, Susan
Mark Tenforde PhD The Epidemiology, Outcomes, and Prevention of HIV-associated Meningitis in Southern Africa Farquhar, Carey
Feng Su MS Hepatocellular carcinoma screening reduces cancer-related mortality in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection: a case-control study Weiss, Noel
Abbie Bauer MS Risk Factors for Severe Acute Kidney Injury after Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Schwartz, Stephen
Jessica Long PhD Investigating the sexual partnerships of transgender women in Lima, Peru to improve targeted HIV interventions Duerr, Ann
Ruchi Tiwari MPH A Retrospective Cohort Study of Race and Ethnicity, Pre-pregnancy Weight, and Pregnancy Complications Enquobahrie, Daniel
Natasha Wenzel PhD Assessing Optimal Intervention Targets for Respiratory Infections in Structured Populations Halloran, Elizabeth
Eliza Blanchette MS Eplet mismatches and de novo donor-specific antibody development in pediatric kidney transplant recipients Weiss, Noel
Nicole Lorona MS Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Risk of Breast Cancer Mortality by Molecular Subtype and Stage at Diagnosis Li, Christopher
Catherine Troja MPH Serum Concentrations of Novel Vitamin D Biomarkers and Detection of Prevalent High-Risk HPV Infection Winer, Rachel
Laura Chambers PhD Urethral sexual exposures: relationship with prevalent nongonococcal urethritis, the urethral microbiota, and resolution of symptoms Manhart, Lisa
Jennifer Mark PhD Engaging Male Partners in Home-based Couple Education and Testing for Syphilis and HIV Farquhar, Carey
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 Khosropour, Christine
Jessica Culhane MS Plasma Amyloid, Inflammatory Markers, and Risk of Dementia in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study Fitzpatrick, Annette
Anne Massey MPH Lethal Means Assessment in Psychiatric Emergency Services: Frequency and Characteristics of Assessment Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Jennifer Velloza PhD Depression and HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis use among sub-Saharan African Women Heffron, Renee
Miranda Delawalla MPH A Concurrent and Longitudinal Analysis of Teacher Support, Stressful Life Events, and Depressive Symptoms in Early Adolescence Vander Stoep, Ann
Margaret Mburu MPH Early diagnosis in infants born to HIV-positive adolescent compared to adult mothers in Kisumu, Kenya Farquhar, Carey