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
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
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
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
Benjamin Fu PhD The human gut microbiome: methodological issues in characterization and role in trimethylamine N-oxide formation Lampe, Johanna
Laura Spece MS Unnecessary inhaled corticosteroids in COPD: understanding patient and health system complexity as contributors Smith, Nicholas
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
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)
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
Stephanie Liu MPH Trait vs. trajectory: Conceptualizations of resilience after mild traumatic brain injury Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
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
Ezekiel Maloney MS Non-inferiority of a non-contrast MRI follow up protocol for isolated optic pathway gliomas Phipps, Amanda
Rachel Silverman PhD Informing Strategies for Effective HIV Treatment and Prevention John-Stewart, Grace
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 Hajat, Anjum
Irene Mukui MPH Antiretroviral medication prescription errors and associated factors among HIV infected children in selected health facilities in Nairobi, Kenya Farquhar, Carey
Robert Tessler MPH Differences by Victim Race and Ethnicity in Race and Ethnicity Motivated Violent Bias Crimes: A National Study Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Steven Roncaioli MPH Management of GNR bacteremia in HCT: shifting patterns for outpatient antibiotic therapy in the modern era Phipps, Amanda
Monalisa Penumetsa MPH Prevalence and correlates of repeat testing during pregnancy and postpartum in rural Kenya Drake, Alison
Tsegaselassie Workalemahu PhD Genetic Variations and Risk of Placental Abruption Enquobahrie, Daniel
Lauren Schwartz PhD Rotavirus vaccines in low-income settings Halloran, Elizabeth
Maria Pyra PhD PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) adherence among East African women Baeten, Jared
Mackenzie Fuller MPH The Impact of Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs on Antibiotic Resistance and Prescribing Goldbaum, Gary
Michael Young PhD Air Pollution, Change in Retinal Vascular Caliber, and Cellular Adhesion in the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Kaufman, Joel
Naomi Schwartz MPH Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI), H2 Blocker Use, and Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Children Delaney, Joseph (Chris)
Michael Truong MPH Impact of mental health on HIV-related outcomes in a South African township Drain, Paul
Ian Macumber MS The Association of Pediatric Obesity with Nocturnal Non-Dipping on 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Weiss, Noel
Yuan Zhou MPH Outpatient Antibiotic Parenteral Therapy in Vulnerable Populations: People Who Inject Drugs and the Homeless Wald, Anna
Jill Steiner MS Hospital Resource Utilization and Presence of Advance Directives at the End of Life for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease Heckbert, Susan
Paige Wartko PhD Antidepressant medication continuation during pregnancy and perinatal outcomes, including gestational weight gain, gestational diabetes, and birth weight Dublin, Sascha
Audrey Brezak MPH Epidemiological Evaluation of Phylogenetic Clustering and Meeting Sexual Partners at Social Venues Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and Transgender Women in Lima, Peru Duerr, Ann
Diana Tordoff MPH Sex Misclassification in the BRFSS and its Implications for Assessing Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Reproductive Health: A Quantitative Bias Analysis Hajat, Anjum
Lauren White MPH The role of individual and community level social and cultural connectedness in modifying the effect of childhood adversity on anxiety and depression in American Indian college students Vander Stoep, Ann