Past Thesis Topics

  • The Association Between Self-Reported Violence and Mental Health Outcomes Among Urban Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Malaysia
    (Chronic Disease and Epidemiology) 

  • Evaluating the feasibility and effectiveness of self-monitoring of health: a pilot study among Samoan women
    (Chronic Disease and Epidemiology)

  • The extent and phenotypic impact of genetic variation in Plasmodium falciparum VAR2CSA: the leading vaccine candidate for malaria in pregnancy
    (Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases)

  • The Effects of Sewer Closure on Pathogenic Leptospira Concentrations in Soil in Urban Slums 
    (Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases) 

  • The Co-infection of HIV and Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
    (Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases) 

  • Effect of Routine TB Education and Counseling on TB Knowledge Among Patients with Active TB in Kampala, Uganda
    (Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases) 

  • Intensive Case Finding for Tuberculosis & HIV Integrated with Non-Communicable Diseases:  Strategies for Reaching Vulnerable Populations
    (Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases)

  • Substance Use Among Incarcerated Individuals Living with HIV in Jakarta, Indonesia 
    (Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases)

  • Average time to negativity of new Alere ultra-sensitive rapid diagnostic tests following 3-day vs 5-day anti-malarial therapy in HIV positive and negative individuals
    (Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases)

  • Determining the Effect Displacement Has on HIV Prevalence Among Displaced Populations, a Scoping Review
    (Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases) 

  • Cancer Treatment in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Sociopolitical Lessons from the HIV Epidemic
    (Health Policy and Management)

  • Scaling Up Group Prenatal Care: Lessons Learned from the Diabetes Prevention Program
    (Health Policy and Management)

  • History of Medicine
    (Health Policy and Management) 

  • Understanding the Effects of Transformational Refugee Policy Reform on the Health of Migrant Populations
    (Health Policy and Management)  

  • Health Inequality over the Life Course between USA and China: Comparative Evidence from Machine Learning and Conventional Methods
    (Health Policy and Management)

  • Estimating Mortality in natural disasters in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    (Social and Behavioral Sciences) 

  • Sociodemographic Predictors of Participation in Group Well Child Care
    (Social and Behavioral Sciences) 

  • Beyond the Data: The State of Public Health Research and its Impact on the Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women with Disabilities
    (Social and Behavioral Sciences) 

  • Assessing Managerial Accountability in Ethiopia's Primary Healthcare System
    (Social and Behavioral Sciences)

  • Maternal Health and Rights in Uganda
    (Social and Behavioral Sciences) 

  • Harm Reduction Strategies and the HCV Epidemic in the United States
  • Policy Solution to Address Breastfeeding Rate Disparities by Race
  • Hookworm Infection Across Age Groups in Kintampo North Municipality, Ghana: Eight Years and a Mass Drug Administration Program Later
  • The World Health Organization Code and Exclusive Breastfeeding in China, India, and Vietnam
  • Community Health Worker Perceptions of CommCare and Mobile Tablets in Kampala, Uganda
  • Gender Differences and Nutritional Factors in Key Body Composition Outcomes Among Young Samoans
  • The Right to Health and Quest for Universal Health Care
  • Powassan Virus Review
  • Challenges to Hypertension and Diabetes Care in Rural Uganda: Perspectives of Patients, Village Health Team (VHT) Members, and Healthcare Professionals. A Qualitative Study
  • Linking In Vitro Pneumococcal Growth Phenotypes with Serotype Invasiveness
  • A Review of Gender-Based Violence After Natural Disasters 
  • Comparison of Simultaneous Capillary and Venous Parasitemia and Genotyping Results from Children and Adults with Uncomplicated Malaria: A Prospective Observational Study in Uganda
  • NSAID and Acetaminophen Use and Its effects on Time to Concieve
  • Sources of Influence on Food Intake and Nutrition during Pregnancy in Villa Guadalupe, Managua, Nicaragua
  • How Senegal's Legal Frameworks and Policies on Maternal-Child Health (MCH) Affect the Health, Survival, and Development of Children
  • Epidemiology of Human Infections with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus in China
  • Treatment Outcomes for Tuberculosis and Diabetes Co-morbidity in Bangladesh
  • Surveillance of Infectious Diseases among Drug Users in Cyprus, 2016
  • Relative Social Status of Older Adults Predicts Long-Term Cognitive Decline: A Multi-National Longitudinal Cohort Analysis
  • Correlates of HIV Viral Suppression and ART Adherence Among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) and Transgender Women (TGW) in Lima, Peru
  • Maternal Risk Factors and Perinatal Outcomes Among Pacific Islander Subgroups in California
  • ACA Medicaid Expansion and Mental Illness Among Young Adults in the United States
  • Modeling Influenza in the United States Through a Real-Time National Surveillance Network Dataset on Influenza Test Results
  • Prospective Assessment of Risk Factors of Incident TB in High Burden South African Communities
  • Sex Work Decriminalization at the State & Municipal Level
  • Environmental Mastery and Mental Distress in Refugees Resettled to the United States
  • Epidemiology and Response-to-Treatment of Hookworm Infection in Kpandai District, Ghana
  • Pilot Study to Test the Efficacy of a Handheld Auto-Injection Device to Deliver Benzodiazepine (the "Loraza-pen") Outside the Healthcare Setting to Abort Seizures and Avoid the Sequelae of Prolonged Status Epilepticus
  • SocialCare: Rethinking the Poverty-Health Linkage
  • The Microbiome Composition Associated with Childhood Asthma Exacerbation
  • Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis and Growth: A Case-Control Study Among Guatemalan Preschool Age Children
  • WHO Core Components of Sexual and Reproductive Health: Factors that Influence Access for Young Pregnant Women
  • The Effect of Environment on Rat Population Metrics in Association with Urban Health 
  • Household and individual level factors associated with fruit and vegetable purchasing among customers on Navajo Nation
  • Exposure to Pesticides and Food Packaging Materials and BMI in Samoan Mothers and Children
  • Primary Health Care and Chronic Disease in Ethiopian Primary Health Care Units
  • Cross-sectional study of brucellosis and Q-fever in Thailand among cattle and small ruminants at the Thai-Cambodian border.
  • Resilience in Adolescent Syrian Refugees
  • The Necklace Hypothesis: Tying together Infant Vaccination with Community Engagement with the Khushi Baby Platform in Udaipur, India, a Cluster Randomized Trial
  • Attitudes toward Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention among Female Sex Workers in Malaysia: A qualitative analysis of barriers and facilitators
  • Is there a need for enhanced preconception nutritional interventions for adolescents in Bangladesh?
  • Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Leptospirosis in an Urban Community in Puerto Rico
  • Exploring Dimensions of Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Rural Cambodia
  • Association of arsenic exposure with reported health symptoms in residents living near historic gold mines in Romania
  • Zika and Ebola outbreaks reveal systemic deficiencies in R&D practices and policies for emerging diseases
  • Air Pollution as a Determinant of Low Birth Weight in Lanzhou, China
  • Preventing dengue, pika and yellow fever virus infection in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes using broadly neutralizing human antibodies.
  • A Descriptive Analysis Active and Lifetime Drug Use Among Female Sex Workers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Social media use among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women in Chennai, India: Implications for HIV prevention
  • Motivators, Barriers, and Facilitators to engagement in HIV care among Adult Ghanaian MSM living with HIV: A Qualitative Study
  • Child nutritional status and predictors of malnutrition in Samoa
  • Flying Blindly in Livelihoods Programming for Conflict-Affected Youth: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice
  • Use of pesticides may be linked with obesity in Samoa
  • Do Ae. aegypti follow their Sweet Tooth? An Assessment of Floral-derived Aromatic Compounds and Sugar Baits in Passive Traps
  • Air Pollution, Maternal Nutrition, and Adverse Birth Outcomes in a Birth Cohort Study in Lanzhou, China
  • HIV Risk Behaviors among Drug Users in Mwanza, Tanzania
  • Evaluation of a Healthcare Worker Training Program for Non-Communicable Disease in Uganda
  • Climate and Diarrhea: A Case Study of a 2011 Drought Emergency in Tuvalu
  • Maternal mortality in Nigeria: Bad governance and the politics of maternal bodies
  • Namati: Innovations in Legal Disempowerment
  • Acculturation and Breastfeeding Practices among Liberian refugees in Buduburum, Ghana
  • Role of Community Systems and Health Promoter Knowledge in the work of Promotores de Salud
  • Eco-epidemiology of Malaria in Sarpang district of Bhutan
  • Prevalence of Malaria and G6PD deficiency in Southwestern Uganda