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
Margaret Mburu MPH Early diagnosis in infants born to HIV-positive adolescent compared to adult mothers in Kisumu, Kenya Farquhar, Carey
Jennifer Velloza PhD Depression and HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis use among sub-Saharan African Women Heffron, Renee
Jessica Culhane MS Plasma Amyloid, Inflammatory Markers, and Risk of Dementia in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study Fitzpatrick, Annette
Arianna Miles-Jay PhD Molecular epidemiology of the multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli sequence type 131-H30 lineage among U.S. Children Baseman, Janet
Shiow-Wen Yang PhD Effects of Parental Mental Illness on Common Child Health Outcomes Vander Stoep, Ann
Miranda Delawalla MPH A Concurrent and Longitudinal Analysis of Teacher Support, Stressful Life Events, and Depressive Symptoms in Early Adolescence Vander Stoep, Ann
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 Guthrie, Brandon
Akilina Douthat MPH Health Conditions of Particular Concern to Maternal Child Health Populations in Post-Invasion Iraq: A Comparison Between Data Sources Enquobahrie, Daniel
Irene Njuguna PhD From pediatric to adolescent HIV: mortality, viral suppression and transition to adult care John-Stewart, Grace
Anne Emanuels MPH Respiratory Viral Coinfection in a Birth Cohort of Infants in Rural Nepal Chu, Helen
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 Baeten, Jared
Caislin Firth PhD Unexpected consequences of cannabis legalization on youth Hajat, Anjum
Barbara Harding PhD Commonly used medications and survival from ovarian cancer Weiss, Noel
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
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
Spencer Hensley MS Outcomes of Wraparound Care Coordination for Youth with Complex Behavioral Health Needs Vander Stoep, Ann
Darcy Rao PhD Mathematical Modeling to Inform Implementation of HIV Prevention Programs in the United States Golden, Matthew
Vivian Lyons PhD Following a firearm injury: recidivism and behavior change Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Hannah Imlay MS Beta Lactam and Other Antibiotic Allergies in Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients Wald, Anna
Emmanuel Rodriguez MPH Differences by Latino and White MSM in HIV-Related Stigma in Seattle, WA Balkus, Jennifer
Kathryn Peebles PhD Contraception and HIV-1 prevention among women in Africa: informing choices amid expanding options Barnabas, Ruanne
Soledad Jorge MPH Use of Bevacizumab for Newly Diagnosed Ovarian Cancer: A National Analysis Enquobahrie, Daniel
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
Elizabeth Killien MPH Risk factors for health-related quality of life deterioration following pediatric critical illness Weiss, Noel
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
Catherine Knott MPH Longitudinal Association between Greenspace and Type 2 Diabetes: Evidence from MESA Hajat, Anjum
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
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
Sharukh Lokhandwala MS The agreement between emergency department and intensive care unit depth of sedation assessment Heckbert, Susan
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
Robert Lee MS POLST-Discordant Intensive Care Near the End of Life: A Retrospective Cohort Study Weiss, Noel
Jessica Long PhD Investigating the sexual partnerships of transgender women in Lima, Peru to improve targeted HIV interventions Duerr, Ann
Mark Tenforde PhD The Epidemiology, Outcomes, and Prevention of HIV-associated Meningitis in Southern Africa Farquhar, Carey
Tigran Avoundjian PhD Integrating data systems to improve HIV care engagement in King County, WA Dombrowski, Julia
Feng Su MS Hepatocellular carcinoma screening reduces cancer-related mortality in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection: a case-control study Weiss, Noel
Ang Li MS Transplant-Associated Thrombotic Microangiopathy (TA-TMA) is a Multifactorial Disease Unresponsive to Immunosuppressant Withdrawal Weiss, Noel