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).

2019

2019
Graduate Degree Title Advisor
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
Natasha Wenzel PhD Assessing Optimal Intervention Targets for Respiratory Infections in Structured Populations Halloran, Elizabeth
Catherine Knott MPH Longitudinal Association between Greenspace and Type 2 Diabetes: Evidence from MESA Hajat, Anjum
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
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
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
Robert Lee MS POLST-Discordant Intensive Care Near the End of Life: A Retrospective Cohort Study Weiss, Noel

2018

2018
Graduate Degree Title Advisor
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
Sarah Leary Ms Detection of protein targets associated with survival in malignant pediatric brain tumors Mueller, Beth
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
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
Mackenzie Fuller MPH The Impact of Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs on Antibiotic Resistance and Prescribing Goldbaum, Gary
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
Mary Chan MPH Correlates of Virologic Failure Among Breastfeeding Postpartum Kenyan Women on Option B+ Wald, Anna
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
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