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).

2016

2016
Graduate Degree Title Advisor
Jennifer Hubber MPH HIV Status and Risk Factors for Hypertension in South African Adults Drain, Paul
Christine Heumann MPH Comparison of In-Person Versus Telephone Interviews for Early Syphilis and HIV Partner Services in King County, Washington (2010-2014) Golden, Matthew
Sarah Roberts PhD Gender Based Violence and HIV Risk: Mediating Pathways and Strategies for Prevention Graham, Susan
Willa D. Brenowitz PhD Prevalence of mixed neuropathologies in autopsied older adults and associations with clinical disease progression Kukull, Walter
Elyse Kadokura MPH Using GPS data to explore demographic predictors of life-space: a pooled analysis Fretts, Mandy
Stephanie Kovacs PhD Assessing the association between receipt of antimalarial drugs and adverse pregnancy outcomes using pooled data Stergachis, Andy
Gloria C. Chi PhD Methylomic and Transcriptomic Insights Linking Air Pollution and Atherosclerosis Kaufman, Joel
Kim Kummer MPH Dairy Consumption and Incident Type 2 Diabetes Among American Indians: The Strong Heart Family Study Fretts, Mandy
Andrew Mujugira PhD Antiretroviral Treatment as Prevention in African HIV-1 Serodiscordant Couples: Understanding the Challenges and Opportunities Baeten, Jared
Lu Chen PhD Hypertension and diabetes treatment and risk of adverse outcomes among breast cancer patients Li, Christopher
Vivian Lyons MPH The Effect of Arrest on Intimate Partner Violence Recidivism Holt, Victoria
Jovana Martin MPH Racial Disparities in the Utilization of Preventive Health Service among Older Women with Early Stage Endometrial Cancer Enrolled in Medicare Schiff, Melissa
Thomas Odeny PhD Implementation science to expand an mHealth intervention for improving retention in care for women living with HIV and their children McClelland, Scott
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
Ira Martopullo MPH Systemic monocyte activation levels and developmental milestone attainment in HIV-infected infants initiating antiretroviral therapy John-Stewart, Grace
Chelsie Porter MPH Socioeconomic Status and Health Behavior in Nepal Fitzpatrick, Annette
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
Sophie Mayer MS CYP2D6 inherited variation and inhibiting medication use in relation to adverse breast cancer outcomes after tamoxifen therapy Malone, Kathleen
Monisha Sharma PhD Evaluating the efficiency of community-based HIV testing and counseling strategies to decrease HIV burden in sub-Saharan Africa Barnabas, Ruanne
Ata Moshiri MPH Polyomavirus-negative Merkel cell carcinoma: a more aggressive subtype based on analysis of 282 cases using multi-modal tumor virus detection Schwartz, Stephen
Leora R. Feldstein PhD The 2014 chikungunya virus outbreak in the U.S. Virgin Islands: epidemiology, long-term health outcomes, and economic burden Halloran, Elizabeth
Jennifer Mueller MPH Pregnancy Intention and Postpartum Depressive Symptoms: An Analysis of PRAMS Data Hawes, Stephen
Lauren Strand MS New statin use and left ventricular structure: estimating long-term associations in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Delaney, Joseph (Chris)
Elfriede Agyemang MPH Performance of commercial enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) for diagnosis of HSV-1 and HSV-2 infection in a clinical setting Wald, Anna
Brodie Parent MS Bariatric surgery in women of child-bearing age, timing between an operation and birth, and associated perinatal complications Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Brandon Auerbach MPH Cardiovascular Health Effects of 100% Fruit Juice Versus Whole Fruit in Postmenopausal Women: Results from the Women’s Health Initiative Littman, Alyson
Rebecca Brander MPH Host and environmental correlates of multi-drug resistance in Kenyan children with acute bacterial diarrhea John-Stewart, Grace
Anton Quist MPH Sociodemographic and clinical correlates of immune activation in postpartum HIV-1/HSV-2 co-infected Kenyan women Farquhar, Carey
Jessica Citronberg PhD Lipopolysaccharide-binding protein, associated factors, and colorectal cancer Lampe, Johanna
Tessa Carlson MPH Sexual behavior patterns and condom use in newly sexually active female university students Winer, Rachel
Amy Rice MPH The Association of Maternal Occupations and Deliveries by Cesarean Section for Infants Born in Washington, 2011 to 2013 Kaufman, Joel
Christopher Hearne MPH Association between depressive symptoms, risk factors for sexually transmitted infections, and nongonococcal urethritis Manhart, Lisa
Laura Chambers MPH Constructing and evaluating alternative prediction models for identifying clinically relevant cases in an STD clinic Dombrowski, Julia
Tashina Robinson MS Erectile Dysfunction Drug Use, Risk Behavior, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Manhart, Lisa
Julia Hood PhD Using HIV Surveillance Data for Public Health Evaluations and Interventions: Common Challenges & Proposed Methodological Solutions Hawes, Stephen
Seth Cohen MS Mortality and perinatal infectious complications following home birth in Washington State: 2003-2014 Littman, Alyson
Xiao Zhang MPH Ambient ozone pollution and daily mortality in three megacities in China Kaufman, Joel
Cecilia Lee MS Correlation of Clinical Outcomes and Molecular Epidemiology of Adenoviral Keratoconjunctivitis Wald, Anna
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
Ying Zhang MPH Birth-to-pregnancy intervals and adverse perinatal outcomes among African-born women in Washington State Enquobahrie, Daniel