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
Alexa J. Resler PhD Variation in Vitamin D, Parathyroid Hormone, and Immunosuppressive Medications and the Risk of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer following Renal Transplant Madeleine, Margaret
Justin Brantley MS Comparison of adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis during blinded and open-label phases of a randomized trial Baeten, Jared
Malaika Schwartz MPH Depression, suicidal ideation, and risky sexual behavior among U.S. adolescents Vander Stoep, Ann
Amy Moore PhD Genetic Variation in Immune Response and Vitamin D Metabolism and Developmental Origins of Cardiometabolic Risk Enquobahrie, Daniel
Leslie Dervan MS Pediatric Solid Organ Injury Operative Interventions at Harborview Medical Center, 2001 to 2012 Weiss, Noel
Colin D. Rehm PhD Socioeconomic Disparities in Health: The Role of Diet Cost Drewnowski, Adam
Patrick Sullivan MS Human Leukocyte Antigen Mismatching and Graft Survival in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients in the United States, 1987-2012. Weiss, Noel
Pamela Murnane PhD Understanding factors that influence pre-exposure prophylaxis efficacy for HIV-1 prevention Baeten, Jared
Jane Lin Di Gennaro MS Risk of Central Nervous System Injury by Location of Arterial Cannulation and Age in Veno-Arterial ECLS Weiss, Noel
Kristen E. Gray PhD Prediction modeling for live birth in in vitro fertilization Schiff, Melissa
Trong Tony Trinh MPH Partner disclosure and early CD4 response among HIV- infected adults initiating HAART in Nairobi, Kenya
Tsung-chieh Fu PhD Human Papillomavirus Infections among Mid-Adult Women Winer, Rachel
Carly Miller MPH Association between Air Pollution Exposure and Self-Report of Recent Respiratory Infection: A MESA Air study Kaufman, Joel
Sean D. Rundell PhD The transition from a new episode of back pain to persistent pain and disability in older adults Sherman, Karen
Pandora Wander MS Associations of maternal gestational weight gain with offspring birth size Enquobahrie, Daniel
Erin Bouldin PhD Rural Residence, Dual System Healthcare Use, and Chronic Wound Utilization and Outcomes among Northwest Veterans
Katelynne Gardner Toren MPH Time from HIV diagnosis to viral load suppression: 2007-2012 Golden, Matthew
Linnet N. Masese PhD Epidemiological linkages between sexually transmitted infections McClelland, Scott
Elizabeth Wolf MPH The Impact of the 2011-2012 Pertussis Epidemic on Infant Vaccination in Washington State Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali
Laura B. Harrington PhD The Endogenous Hormonal Milieu Associated with Thrombosis in Postmenopausal Women Smith, Nicholas


Graduate Degree Title Advisor
Jarod McAteer MPH Surgical Outcomes in Children According to Hospital Location and Designation: A National Study Location and Designation: A National Study Stergachis, Andy
Ruth Deya MPH Validation of an Online Mapping Methodology to Locate Village of Residence of Tuberculosis Patients in Mombasa McClelland, Scott
Helen Gerns PhD The Impact of Helminths on HIV, Measles, and Tetanus-specific IgG Antibody Responses among HIV Co-infected Adults in Kenya Walson, Judd
Arianna Means MPH Correlates of Inappropriate Prescription of Antibiotics to Patients with Malaria in Uganda McClelland, Scott
Wren Haaland MPH Seat belt design and risk of injury in rollover crashes: a comparison of conventional and seat-integrated restraints Kernic, Mary
Ting-Yuan Cheng PhD Vitamin D, interaction with vitamin A and lung cancer Neuhouser, Marian
Laurie Mischley MPH Lithium Deficiency in Parkinson's Disease Weiss, Noel
Claire Rainey MPH Agreement between two methods for capturing self-reported sex partner dates for use in measuring concurrent sexual partnerships Winer, Rachel
Jean A. McDougall PhD Patient and facility level determinants of non-concordance with recommended breast cancer treatment Li, Christopher
Andrew Mujugira MPH Delay of Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation is Common in East African HIV-Infected Individuals in Serodiscordant Partnerships Baeten, Jared
Quincy Moore MPH The Effects of Language Barriers on the treatment of HIV/AIDS in Namibia Hawes, Stephen
Kevin Psoter PhD Environmental risk factors for the initial acquisition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in young children with cystic fibrosis Mayer, Jonathan
Semret Nicodimos MPH The Association between Domestic Violence and Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Southern India Manhart, Lisa
Vernon Oyaro MPH Does the effect of periodic presumptive treatment with oral metronidazole and fluconazole on the incidence of vaginal infections and Lactobacillus colonization depend on baseline vaginal infection. McClelland, Scott
Erin Kahle PhD Understanding risk factors for HIV-1 infectiousness and transmission: prospective studies in HIV-1 serodiscordant couples Baeten, Jared
Anna Coghill PhD HIV and Cancer Survival Newcomb, Polly
Katie Nielsen MPH Identifying high risk children in the emergency department Weiss, Noel
Ana Seminario MPH Oral health status in infants and toddlers enrolled in Early Head Start in Seattle and factors related to their oral health Weiss, Noel
Jeffrey D. Stanaway PhD Insights from disease ecology: focus on hand, foot and mouth disease in China Mayer, Jonathan
Eli Kern MPH Exploring the region-level relationship between non-governmental organizations and maternal and child health in Tanzania Hawes, Stephen