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).


Graduate Degree Title Advisor
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


Graduate Degree Title Advisor
Jason Goldman MPH Readily-Available Antibiotic Formulations to Improve Outcomes in Cancer Patients with Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
Christine M. Khosropour PhD Seroadaptive behaviors among Seattle men who have sex with men (MSM): a shift in operationalization, trends, and association with HIV Golden, Matthew
Raquel Capote MPH Epidemiology of sport-related traumatic dental injury among United States High School Athletes Hawes, Stephen
Marielle Goyette MPH Association between menopause and unprotected sex in high-risk HIV-positive women in Mombasa, Kenya
Emily M. Mosites PhD The influence of livestock ownership and health on the nutritional status of children under 5 years old in Eastern Africa Walson, Judd
Jennifer J. Carroll MPH Risk Perception Among HIV Serodiscordant Couples in East Africa Taking Oral PrEP for HIV Prevention Baeten, Jared
Ashley Henry MPH “Has the patient been coughing?” Do Ugandan providers ask patients tested for malaria about cough history? Secondary analysis of 2011 data from the Integrated Infectious Disease Capacity Building Evaluation (IDCAP)
Anjuli D. Wagner PhD Uptake, acceptability, and cost-effectiveness of a targeted pediatric HIV testing strategy John-Stewart, Grace
Claudia S. Crowell MPH Antiretroviral regimen central nervous penetration, viral control, and age of attainment of developmental milestones in early treated HIV-infected infants John-Stewart, Grace
Sylvia LaCourse MPH Tuberculosis case finding and performance of symptom screening and rapid diagnostic tests in HIV-infected pregnant women in western Kenya John-Stewart, Grace
Hannah Cohen-Cline PhD Neighborhood characteristics, social capital, and depression: a twin study Beresford, Shirley A. A.
Matthew Crull MS Epidemiology of Chronic Pseudomonas Lung Infections in Cystic Fibrosis Adolescents and Adults Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Erica Lokken MS Recent bacterial vaginosis is associated with the acquisition of Mycoplasma genitalium Manhart, Lisa
Daisy Krakowiak PhD Effectiveness of home-based HIV testing and education among partners of pregnant women in Kenya: a mixed methods approach Farquhar, Carey
Elizabeth Dawson-Hahn MPH The Association between Early Antibiotic Exposure and Obesity Development in Childhood Lampe, Johanna
Jennifer Maas MS Family size, birth interval, and the risk of serious unintentional injury to the youngest child Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Adam S. Dingens MS Examining neutralizing antibody activity as an immune correlate of HIV-1 superinfection Graham, Susan
Ian Macumber MS The Association of Pediatric Obesity with Nocturnal Non-Dipping on 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Weiss, Noel
John Distelhorst MPH The Effect of Hospital Trauma Level on Outcomes for Injured Pregnant Women and their Neonates in Washington State, 1995 to 2012 Schiff, Melissa
Torin Schaafsma MS Estimating the impact of identifying and treating HIV-infected male circumcision clients in Uganda, Zambia, and Swaziland: a mathematical modeling analysis Duerr, Ann
Rebecca L. Drieling PhD Osteoporosis Medication Use and Fracture Risk in the Women’s Health Initiative Heckbert, Susan
Kirkby Tickell MPH The effect of previous Giardia infection on the presentation of new Giardia infections among children in Bangladesh. Walson, Judd
Tiffany Pan MPH Disease Progression in Relation to Parity among Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis Mueller, Beth
Daniel R. Drozd MS Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy on Damage-Associated Molecular Patterns (DAMPs). Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and Immune Reconstitution in HIV-Infected Individuals Graham, Susan
Katherine Flynn-O'Brien MPH Prevalence of physical violence against children in Haiti: A national population-based cross-sectional survey Weiss, Noel
Kristen Heitzinger PhD Strategies for the Promotion of Household Water Treatment in Ica, Peru Hawes, Stephen
Paige Wartko MPH Association of Endometrial Hyperplasia or Cancer with a History of Gestational Diabetes Hawes, Stephen
Jessica Yager MPH Valganciclovir for the Suppression of Epstein-Barr Virus Replication Wald, Anna
Meghan R. Flanagan MPH Relationship between anthropometric factors and risk of second breast cancer events among Ductal Carcinoma In Situ survivors Li, Christopher
Samuel Jenness PhD Stochastic network models for HIV-1 transmission dynamics
Tove Ryman PhD Diet, Iq'mik Smokeless Tobacco Use and Cardiometabolic Risk among Yup'ik Alaska Native People living in Southwest Alaska Austin, Melissa
Jennifer Lenahan MPH Human metapneumovirus infection in pregnant and postpartum women: Clinical characteristics, risk factors and severity Wald, Anna
Sarah Jolley MS Race modifies the effect of fluid administration on mortality and long-term functional outcomes after Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Smith, Nicholas
Bradley H. Wagenaar PhD A systems approach to mental healthcare provision and suicide prevention in Sofala province, Mozambique Sherr, Kenneth
Ithan Peltan MS Prehospital Prediction of Acute Coagulopathy of Trauma Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Anne Melzer MS The association of severity of airflow limitation with adherence to oral medications in Veterans with hypertension and/or diabetes Kaufman, Joel
Vijay Krishnamoorthy MPH Association of Facility Level Factors and Outcomes from Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia in Patients with Isolated Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Archana Shrestha PhD Diet, Obesity and Diabetes in Suburban Nepal – A Community-Based Study Fitzpatrick, Annette