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
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
Alastair Matheson PhD Changing etiologies of childhood acute febrile illness: implications for management in an era of declining malaria Walson, Judd
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
Michael B. Arndt PhD Environmental Enteropathy and Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 are associated with early childhood growth in Bangladesh Walson, Judd
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
Willa D. Brenowitz PhD Prevalence of mixed neuropathologies in autopsied older adults and associations with clinical disease progression Kukull, Walter
Ying Zhang MPH Birth-to-pregnancy intervals and adverse perinatal outcomes among African-born women in Washington State Enquobahrie, Daniel
Collette Ncube MS Sex-specific Associations of Maternal Birthweight with Offspring Birthweight in the Omega Study: The role of pre-pregnancy body mass index Enquobahrie, Daniel
Kerry Hancuch MPH Safer Conception Among HIV-1 Sero-Discordant Couples in East Africa: Understanding Knowledge, Attitudes, and Experiences Heffron, Renee
Gloria C. Chi PhD Methylomic and Transcriptomic Insights Linking Air Pollution and Atherosclerosis Kaufman, Joel
Griffith Bell PhD Air Pollution and High Density Lipoprotein Structure and Function Kaufman, Joel
Jillian Neary MPH Role of Support Persons in Adolescent and Young Adult Voluntary HIV Testing and Counseling in Kenya Slyker, Jennifer
Barbara Harding MS Proton pump inhibitors and the risk of fractures in older adults: a population-based retrospective cohort study Dublin, Sascha
Lu Chen PhD Hypertension and diabetes treatment and risk of adverse outcomes among breast cancer patients Li, Christopher
Sanju Bhattarai MPH Influence of household remittance on childhood stunting in Nepal Fitzpatrick, Annette
Linda Oseso MPH Intimate Partner Violence among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative Pregnant Women Receiving Partner Services in Kisumu, Kenya: Correlates and Incidence during Postpartum Guthrie, Brandon
Marnie Hazlehurst MS Air pollution exposure and novel biomarkers of inflammation and cardiac stress in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air) Kaufman, Joel
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
McKenna Eastment MPH Association between vaginal bacterial microbiota and the presence and clinical presentation of vulvovaginal candidiasis
Kathleen Jessica Ramos MS Heterogeneity in survival among adult cystic fibrosis patients with low lung function in the United States Weiss, Noel
Jennifer Hubber MPH HIV Status and Risk Factors for Hypertension in South African Adults Drain, Paul
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
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
Elyse Kadokura MPH Using GPS data to explore demographic predictors of life-space: a pooled analysis Fretts, Mandy
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
Stephanie Kovacs PhD Assessing the association between receipt of antimalarial drugs and adverse pregnancy outcomes using pooled data Stergachis, Andy
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
Vivian Lyons MPH The Effect of Arrest on Intimate Partner Violence Recidivism Holt, Victoria