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
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
Eliza Blanchette MS Eplet mismatches and de novo donor-specific antibody development in pediatric kidney transplant recipients Weiss, Noel
Laura Chambers PhD Urethral sexual exposures: relationship with prevalent nongonococcal urethritis, the urethral microbiota, and resolution of symptoms Manhart, Lisa
Daniel Smith MPH Determining the effects of meteorological conditions on West Nile virus seasons in Washington State Khosropour, Christine
Jessica Culhane MS Plasma Amyloid, Inflammatory Markers, and Risk of Dementia in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study Fitzpatrick, Annette
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
Miranda Delawalla MPH A Concurrent and Longitudinal Analysis of Teacher Support, Stressful Life Events, and Depressive Symptoms in Early Adolescence Vander Stoep, Ann
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
Akilina Douthat MPH Health Conditions of Particular Concern to Maternal Child Health Populations in Post-Invasion Iraq: A Comparison Between Data Sources Enquobahrie, Daniel
Nicole Lorona MS Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Risk of Breast Cancer Mortality by Molecular Subtype and Stage at Diagnosis Li, Christopher
Ruchi Tiwari MPH A Retrospective Cohort Study of Race and Ethnicity, Pre-pregnancy Weight, and Pregnancy Complications Enquobahrie, Daniel
Anne Emanuels MPH Respiratory Viral Coinfection in a Birth Cohort of Infants in Rural Nepal Chu, Helen
Jennifer Mark PhD Engaging Male Partners in Home-based Couple Education and Testing for Syphilis and HIV Farquhar, Carey
Catherine Troja MPH Serum Concentrations of Novel Vitamin D Biomarkers and Detection of Prevalent High-Risk HPV Infection Winer, Rachel
Barbara Harding PhD Commonly used medications and survival from ovarian cancer Weiss, Noel
Anne Massey MPH Lethal Means Assessment in Psychiatric Emergency Services: Frequency and Characteristics of Assessment Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
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
Spencer Hensley MS Outcomes of Wraparound Care Coordination for Youth with Complex Behavioral Health Needs Vander Stoep, Ann
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
Hannah Imlay MS Beta Lactam and Other Antibiotic Allergies in Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients Wald, Anna
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
Soledad Jorge MPH Use of Bevacizumab for Newly Diagnosed Ovarian Cancer: A National Analysis Enquobahrie, Daniel
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
Elizabeth Killien MPH Risk factors for health-related quality of life deterioration following pediatric critical illness Weiss, Noel
Irene Njuguna PhD From pediatric to adolescent HIV: mortality, viral suppression and transition to adult care John-Stewart, Grace
Catherine Knott MPH Longitudinal Association between Greenspace and Type 2 Diabetes: Evidence from MESA Hajat, Anjum
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
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
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
Robert Lee MS POLST-Discordant Intensive Care Near the End of Life: A Retrospective Cohort Study Weiss, Noel
Darcy Rao PhD Mathematical Modeling to Inform Implementation of HIV Prevention Programs in the United States Golden, Matthew
Ang Li MS Transplant-Associated Thrombotic Microangiopathy (TA-TMA) is a Multifactorial Disease Unresponsive to Immunosuppressant Withdrawal Weiss, Noel
Emmanuel Rodriguez MPH Differences by Latino and White MSM in HIV-Related Stigma in Seattle, WA Balkus, Jennifer
Tigran Avoundjian PhD Integrating data systems to improve HIV care engagement in King County, WA Dombrowski, Julia
Emily Scott MPH Molecular epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus illness in children and adults in Seattle, WA over five seasons Wald, Anna
Abbie Bauer MS Risk Factors for Severe Acute Kidney Injury after Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Schwartz, Stephen