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).

2017

2017
Graduate Degree Title Advisor
Keshet Ronen MPH Comprehensive characterization of humoral correlates of human immunodeficiency virus 1 superinfection acquisition in high-risk Kenyan women Graham, Susan
Kerry Thomson PhD HIV-1 Risk and Prevention Strategies for Women during Pregnancy and Postpartum Heffron, Renee
John Haight MPH Risk factors of opioid-related overdose among opioid users in an acute care setting: a prospective cohort study
Megan Suter MS Implications of combined exposure to household air pollution and HIV on neurodevelopment in Kenyan children John-Stewart, Grace
Nithya Kannan MPH Stressful Life Events in Pregnancy and Postpartum Depressive Symptoms among Women in Washington State Schiff, Melissa
Xiaoliang Wang PhD Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Chronic Inflammation and Colorectal Cancer Risk White, Emily
Lindsay Horn MPH Precipitation Associated with Increased Diarrheal Disease in Mozambique; A Time Series Analysis Hajat, Anjum
Vijay Krishnamoorthy PhD Incidence, Longitudinal Trajectory, and Hemodynamic Implications of Cardiac Dysfunction Following Traumatic Brain Injury Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Cordelie Witt MPH Short and long-term patient outcomes following inhalation injury among burn patients Rivara, Frederick
Tri Nhan Dai Le MPH Sociodemographic, behavioral, and neighborhood-environment predictors of diabetes prevalence across Asian American ethnicities: Analyses of CHIS (2013-2015). Hajat, Anjum
Margaret Lind MPH Effects of Intubation Location on Risk of Ventilator Associated Events Hawes, Stephen
Emily Wu MPH The impact of HIV infection on cervical cancer presentation and survival in Uganda
Orion Stewart PhD Public Park System Characteristics Associated with Physical Activity
Trenton MacAllister MPH Trends in incidence of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus colonization and bacteremia among hematopoietic cell transplant recipients at a large comprehensive cancer care center Phipps, Amanda
Katrina Deardorff MPH Evaluation of Zika Virus Testing Through the Washington State Department of Health Goldbaum, Gary
Angela Ulrich PhD Substance Use, Sexual Networks, and HIV risk among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Peru Duerr, Ann
Sarah McNabb MPH Effect modification of the alcohol – colorectal cancer association Peters, Ulrike
Jonathan Muir MPH Exploring Factors Associated with the Prioritization of South-to-South Partnerships by International Global Health Institutions in the Southern Hemisphere Hawes, Stephen
Susan Pamela Wong MS Treatment practices of patients with advanced kidney disease in the US Department of Veterans Affairs, 2000-2011 Fitzpatrick, Annette
Julianne Meisner MS Cattle-associated risk factors for human tuberculosis in rural livestock keeping communities, Uganda Rabinowitz, Peter
Manali Vora MPH Analysis of types of Tumor-Infiltrating Immune Cells in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) and their associations with survival of OSCC patients Chen, Chu
Thomas Austin MPH Atrial Fibrillation in an African-American Cohort: the Jackson Heart Study Heckbert, Susan
Brianna Mills PhD Firearm-related morbidity and mortality by injury intent: Analysis of medical, criminal, and vital records in Seattle, WA Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Xinyi Wang MS Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Memory Function in Nepal: Findings from the Dhulikhel Heart Study Fitzpatrick, Annette
Sylvia Badon PhD Maternal periconceptional physical activity, sedentary behavior, and offspring growth Enquobahrie, Daniel
Kristina Mitchell MS Resolution of Sepsis-Associated Acute Kidney Injury: Association with Emergency Department Fluid Management Patterns Weiss, Noel
Kristina Bajema MS Subclinical tuberculosis among HIV-infected adults: Clinical features and outcomes in a South African cohort Drain, Paul
Emily Begnel MPH High cervical IL-6 levels predict spontaneous preterm birth among women in western Kenya Slyker, Jennifer
Joseph Murphy MPH Prevalence and Risk Factors for Diabetes Mellitus among newly-diagnosed HIV-infected South African Adults Drain, Paul
Sidney Bell MS Modern-Day SIV Viral Diversity Generated by Extensive Recombination and Cross-Species Transmission. Bedford, Trevor

2016

2016
Graduate Degree Title Advisor
Seth Cohen MS Mortality and perinatal infectious complications following home birth in Washington State: 2003-2014 Littman, Alyson
Tashina Robinson MS Erectile Dysfunction Drug Use, Risk Behavior, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Manhart, Lisa
Erin E. Masterson PhD Putting teeth into the developmental origins hypothesis: A longitudinal study of early childhood malnutrition, enamel hypoplasia and adolescent health in Amazonian Bolivia Fitzpatrick, Annette
Julia Hood PhD Using HIV Surveillance Data for Public Health Evaluations and Interventions: Common Challenges & Proposed Methodological Solutions Hawes, Stephen
Cheryl Dietrich MPH Power, privilege and HIV prevalence: examination of sexual HIV-risk factors in MSM and transgender women who engage in transactional sex Duerr, Ann
Xiao Zhang MPH Ambient ozone pollution and daily mortality in three megacities in China Kaufman, Joel
Kenneth K. Mugwanya PhD Safety of oral tenofovir disoproxil fumarate-based pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention: prospective studies in HIV-uninfected men and women Baeten, Jared
Cecilia Lee MS Correlation of Clinical Outcomes and Molecular Epidemiology of Adenoviral Keratoconjunctivitis Wald, Anna
Kerry Hancuch MPH Safer Conception Among HIV-1 Sero-Discordant Couples in East Africa: Understanding Knowledge, Attitudes, and Experiences Heffron, Renee
Ying Zhang MPH Birth-to-pregnancy intervals and adverse perinatal outcomes among African-born women in Washington State Enquobahrie, Daniel