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MPH Program in Health Services

Thesis and Capstone

Overview

Most students write a traditional thesis as their culminating experience. Students in the Health Systems and Policy (HSP) concentration and the MD/MPH concurrent degree program have the option of substituting a capstone project for the thesis.


Examples of Past Theses and Capstones




2018
Rachael Baker     (EMPH)
Impact of English language proficiency on cancer treatment decision making and outcomes   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Mancl
Members:  Painter

2018
Elizabeth Hutter     (EMPH)
A Retrospective Claims Analysis of the Utilization of Services by Medicaid-Enrolled Adults Seeking Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in Washington State   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Katz
Members:  Mancl

2018
Kaeli Barrett     (COPHP)
Public health surveillance and cannabis policies - Are we making the connection?   (capstone)
Chair:  Ross-Viles


2018
Gabriel Cortez     (COPHP)
New year, new start time: An evaluation of the effects of the start school later policy on Seattle Public School students   (capstone)
Chair:  Garrison


2018
Casierra Cruz     (COPHP)
Reclaiming culture: The development of a Betel-Quid intervention framework for youth in micronesia   (capstone)
Chair:  Ross-Viles


2018
Marlee Fischer     (COPHP)
Community-based harm Reduction: Evaluation of a sobering center pilot in south King County, WA   (capstone)
Chair:  Meischke


2018
Makenzie Graham     (COPHP)
Planting the seeds for a sustainable Seattle Community Farm: Recommendations for management structure, funding strategies, and community engagement   (capstone)
Chair:  Karasz


2018
Haregu Kidane     (COPHP)
The prevalence of listeria species in self-serve ice cream machines in King County and sanitation practices   (capstone)
Chair:  Mazengia


2018
Elizabeth Lamb     (COPHP)
Investigating the local effects of citizenship: Piloting quality of life domains amongst graduates of La Casa Hogar's citizenship program   (capstone)
Chair:  House


2018
Katie Lenhoff     (COPHP)
Engaging individuals experiencing homelessness in medical care and program evaluation   (capstone)
Chair:  Daniell


2018
Emily Less     (COPHP)
Preventing viral hepatitis and HIV transmission through prison-based peer education: An evaluation of the SHIELD program   (capstone)
Chair:  Daniell


2018
Wyatt Pickner     (COPHP)
We Rise (to be Heard): PhotoVoice stories of American Indian/Alaska Native men left behind by police violence   (capstone)
Chair:  Krishnaswamy


2018
Mackenzie Piper     (COPHP)
We talk about sex like it is the weather: Evaluating how teen council impacts families of peer educators; Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands   (capstone)
Chair:  Niessen


2018
Catherine Romberger     (COPHP)
Centering client and direct service staff voices: A lean approach to improving care coordination across public health's family planning and maternity support services programs   (capstone)
Chair:  Hurley


2018
Nicole Shearer     (COPHP)
Beyond the legal right to abortion: A mixed-methods evaluation of a travel support network in the northwest   (capstone)
Chair:  Gilmore


2018
Cheryl Tam     (COPHP)
Advancing bicycling for all: Perceptions of active transportation in underserved communities in White Center, Washington   (capstone)
Chair:  Krishnaswamy


2018
Nyka Osteen     (COPHP)
Providing quality care to LGBTQ Youth: An evaluation of the "Q Card: Empowering queer youth in healthcare"   (capstone)
Chair:  Krishnaswamy


2018
Alyssa Virtue     (COPHP)
Bridging the gap: Assessing receipt of school services and educational outcomes for Hispanic youth after a traumatic brain injury   (capstone)
Chair:  Vander Stoep


2018
Nell Adams     (SBS)
Pre-bedtime lighting as a predictor of sleep outcomes in preschool-aged children   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Garrison
Members:  Chen

2018
Elaine Albertson     (HSP)
Geographic access to behavioral health services after reentry from the Washington State juvenile justice system   (capstone)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Spigner
Members:  Veele

2018
Ruben Krishnananthan     (EMPH)
Health Differences in Australia and the United States: The role of Social Expenditures   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Bezruchka
Members:  Masuda

2018
Melissa Rabelhofer     (EMPH)
Before and After the ACA Exchanges-Comparing the Individual and Employer-Sponsored Insured Populations   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Grossman
Members:  Penfold, Hews

2018
Eric King     (MPH)
Adolescent sleep deprivation and adult alcohol consumption between sexual minorities and non-sexual minorities   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Garrison


2018
Amy Glynn     (EMPH)
Assessing the impact of scribe use on a pediatric urgent care department one year postimplementation.   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Kwan-Gett
Members:  Painter

2018
Amyta Fuller     (EMPH)
Evaluation of coalition activities to improve coordination and sustainability of coalition efforts   (capstone)
Chair:  Painter
Members:  Martin

2018
Ryan Stancil     (EMPH)
Shared decision making tool in total joint arthroplasty   (capstone)
Chair:  Painter
Members:  Sassoon

2018
Ryan Martin     (EMPH - cert)
Heart failure readmissions: What are the underlying factors?   (capstone)
Chair:  Painter
Members:  Schleyer

2018
Naima Idris     (EMPH)
Family planning needs of immigrant and refugee populations in the United States   (capstone)
Chair:  Stout


2018
Bethany Berry     (EMPH - cert)
Improving outcomes for Alaska's families with increased access to long-acting reversible contraception   (capstone)
Chair:  Painter


2018
Teah Hoopes     (EMPH)
Intimate Partner Homicide Rates in Relation to Programs in, and Characteristics of, US States: 2011-2015   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Rivara
Members:  Weiss

2018
Colin Hartke     (EMPH)
Patient satisfaction measurement pilot   (capstone)
Chair:  Painter
Members:  Pennylegion

2018
Kristin Linzmeyer     (EMPH)
Effectiveness of a whole-food plant-based diet with Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) for weight loss and treatment of cardiovascular disease risk factors in cardiac rehabilitation patients   (capstone)
Chair:  Littman
Members:  Smith

2018
Alyssa Bosold     (MCH - HSERV)
Racial/ethnic differences in long-acting reversible contraception use following the Affordable Care Act's contraception coverage mandate   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Turner
Members:  Benson, Callegari

2018
Emily Brown     (MPH)
Impact of a community-wide multi-level obesity prevention intervention for children in rural communities   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Ko
Members:  Meischke

2018
Laurel Dillon-Sumner     (HSP)
Exploring community resilience: Understanding public health partnerships and community-based health promotion through qualitative methods   (capstone)
Chair:  Busch Isaksen
Members:  Errett, Katz

2018
Nicolas Dundas     (MPH)
The culture behind referral: A qualitative exploration of the facilitators and inhibitors to male HIV testing in the haitian context   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Weiner
Members:  Puttkammer, Edwards

2018
Sophia Dzilenski     (MCH - HSERV)
Perception of weight and physical activity behaviors among youth   (thesis)
Chair:  Enquobahrie
Members:  Edwards

2018
Thomas Eagen     (HSP)
National Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) technical assistance and grantee needs assessment summary report   (capstone)
Chair:  Petrescu-Prahova
Members:  Katz

2018
Noelia Flores     (HSP)
King County public housing: Perceptions, policies, and problems facing the Latino community   (capstone)
Chair:  Ko
Members:  Katz

2018
Kate Goldberg     (MCH - HSERV)
Oral disease in immigrant children attending a university dental clinic   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Turner
Members:  Seminario

2018
Leah Grodinsky     (MPH)
Impact of Snack and Beverage Intake on Preschoolers' Sleep   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Garrison
Members:  Jones-Smith

2018
Mallory Kennedy     (MPH)
Building back better: Understanding how health considerations are incorporated into local post-disaster recovery implementation   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Meischke
Members:  Errett

2018
Colleen Kimsey     (MCH - HSERV)
Effect of Medicaid expansion on the crowdfunding behavior of transgender adolescents   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Edwards


2018
Erin LePoire     (MCH - HSERV)
Implementation of a shared decision-making tool for patient considering trial of labor after cesarean section (TOLAC)   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Bowen
Members:  Enquobahrie

2018
Celia McTigue     (HSP)
Serving non-native patients: The expansion of native health hare systems in Washington State   (capstone)
Chair:  Katz
Members:  Duran

2018
Gina Megson     (MPH)
Telephone-CPR and recognizing out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: Analyzing chief complaints to identify delays   (thesis)
Chair:  Meischke
Members:  Painter

2018
Nicole Schwalbe     (HSP)
Medicaid integrated purchasing for physical and behavioral health: Effects of payment reform on provider organizations in Washington State   (capstone)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Wood
Members:  Conrad

2018
Gabrielle Sievers     (SBS)
Serving south Seattle drug users rhrough the Hepatitis Education Project Syringe Service Program: A formative program evaluation and needs assessment   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Grembowski
Members:  Glick

2018
Alison Steinbacher     (HSP)
A program evaluation of a communit- based diabetes prevention program: YMCA of Greater Seattle   (thesis)
Chair:  Petrescu-Prahova
Members:  Wood

2018
Beverly Torres     (MPH)
Assessment of the Quality of Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Instructions Provided to Callers by 9-1-1 Telecommunicators to Improve Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Outcomes   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Meischke
Members:  Painter

2018
Raina Voss     (MPH)
Promoting Self-Management in Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions: Understanding Parent Support Needs   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Edwards
Members:  Ahrens, Richardson

2018
Marjorie Wilson     (MPH)
Safe consumption spaces and drug user preferences   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Buckland
Members:  Bensley

2018
Jeanne Anyouzoa     (EMPH)
Impact of the Implementation of the Croup Clinical Standard Work Pathway in the Urgent Care and Emergency Department Settings in an Academic Pediatric Center   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Oberle
Members:  Sankrithi, Bishop

2018
Donovan Rivera     (MPH)
Measurements of functioning as possible predictors of encountering barriers during a novel psychotherapy in older adults with major depressive disorder   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Petrescu-Prahova
Members:  Renn

2018
Lucas Donovan     (MS)
Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Zeliadt
Members:  Hawkins, Au

2018
Lena Makaroun     (MS)
Late transitions and bereaved family member perceptions of quality of end-of-life care   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Nelson
Members:  O'Hare, Teno

2018
Yuen Lie Tjoeng     (MS)
Association Between Race, Illness Severity, and Mortality in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Garrison
Members:  Chan

2018
Tatiana Sarkhosh     (MCH - HSERV)
Perceived stigma and social relationships: Deaf and hard of hearing adolescent and parent perspectives   (thesis)
Chair:  Edwards
Members:  Baylor

2018
Anu Asnani     (EMPH)
Evaluating the effectiveness of an automated discharge follow-up phone call program in a pediatric hospital setting   (capstone)
Chair:  Bennett
Members:  Mullin

2018
Laura Bender     (MS)
Household composition and home health care utilization in young and middle-aged adults.   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Garrison
Members:  Helfrich

2018
Maria Akhtar     (EMPH)
An educational intervention to improve the diagnosis of hepatitis B and C infections in low- and middle-income countries   (capstone)
Chair:  Painter
Members:  Wiktor

2018
Jennifer Ahn     (MS)
Surgical disparities in pediatric urology   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Garrison


2017
Patricia Atwater     (COPHP)
Lost in translation? Interdisciplinary lessons for practice-based research   (capstone)
Chair:  Katz
Chair:  Bekemeier


2017
Jessica Houseman-Whitehawk     (EMPH)
Yakima reservation wellness coalition young native women community report   (capstone)
Chair:  Duran
Members:  Pearson

2017
Melissa Alvarado     (EMPH)
Improving advance directive completion rates in oncology practice   (capstone)
Chair:  Painter
Members:  Fromme

2017
Bert Kaempfe     (SBS)
Relationship between the family and community health care model in the Chilean public primary care, and patients' satisfaction on how they were treated in 2015; A nationwide study   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Spigner


2017
Lina Castro     (EMPH)
Reasons for delays in the implementation of telecommunicator assisted CPR between 911 telecommunicators and English proficient and limited English proficient callers   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Painter
Members:  Meischke

2017
Kristin Nash     (EMPH)
Sexual and reproductive health information in Mulanje District, Malawi: Exploring perceptions of adolescent girls, their mothers and initiators   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Denno
Members:  Spigner

2017
Kathleen Salisbury     (EMPH)
Medical provider perceptions of breastfeeding women who use recreational marijuana   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Spigner
Members:  Ko

2017
Emily Gregersen     (EMPH)
Pediatric HIV testing toolkit   (capstone)
Chair:  Painter
Members:  Masuda

2017
Carolyn Foster     (MS)
Caregiver and Provider Experiences of Home Healthcare for Children with Medical Complexity   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Mangione-Smith
Members:  Simon

2017
Zachary Williams     (EMPH)
Project to diversity EMS workforce in Seattle/King County   (capstone)
Chair:  Spigner
Members:  Shin, Plorde

2017
Francesca Collins     (COPHP)
Developing an IUD Self-Removal Guide   (capstone)
Chair:  Niessen


2017
Robin Supplee     (MCH - HSERV)
Evaluation of the Influence of Interdepartmental Training on Early Pregnancy Loss Management Practice Change   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Enquobahrie
Members:  Edwards, Prager

2017
Marilyn Berko     (EMPH)
A community Education Program to Improve 911 access and bystander CPR knowledge and skills in low english proficiency (LEP) and immigrant   (capstone)
Chair:  Meischke
Members:  Auflick

2017
Eline Appelmans     (EMPH)
Impact of Early ART Initiation on Neurocognitive Function in HIV - A Randomized Trial   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Duerr
Members:  Lama, Robertson

2017
Nikki Eller     (EMPH)
Right from the source: Trust in health providers, information sources, and vaccine hesitancy   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Henrikson
Members:  Opel

2017
Deepthi Mani     (EMPH)
Mortality benefit from LDCT lung cancer screening   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Weiss
Members:  Zeliadt

2017
Andre Carvalho     (EMPH)
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Head and Neck Cancer Survival Rates   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Kopjar
Members:  Ornelas

2017
Robert Franceschini     (HSP)
Clinical Research with Pregnant Women: Investigator Insights on Success   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Mastroianni


2017
Christina Leal     (HSP)
2016 Farm to Food Pantry Program Evaluation   (capstone)
Chair:  Cheadle
Members:  Ickes

2017
Natalia Afonso     (MCH - HSERV)
Multiple Sclerosis, the decision to become pregnant, and factors associated with perinatal relapse   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Enquobahrie
Members:  Johnson

2017
Jon Allison     (MPH)
Does Military Service Modify the Relationship between Race/Ethnicity and Diabetes and Hypertension Prevalence and Control? National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007–2014   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Hebert
Members:  Helfrich

2017
Zainab Al-Tameemi     (SBS)
The effect of meaningful daily activity on Syrian and Iraqi refugee well-being in an urban Jordan sample   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Hagopian
Members:  Fisher, Stover

2017
Amritha Bhat     (MCH - HSERV)
Delivering perinatal depression care in a rural obstetric setting: a mixed methods analysis of feasibliity, acceptability, effectiveness.   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Unutzer
Members:  Turner, Reed, Unger

2017
Laura Burkhart     (MPH)
Evaluating General and Sexual Health Services and Information on Western Washington Community College Campuses   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Moreno
Members:  Evans

2017
Stephen Chadwick     (MCH - HSERV)
Comparison of Characteristics of Patients and Dental Conditions Presenting to a Pediatric Hospital Emergency Department Versus Urgent Care with Dental Complaints   (thesis)
Chair:  Schiff
Members:  Sheller

2017
Nicole Davis Weaver     (MPH)
Barriers to Reporting Sexual Harassment and Violence for Migrant Women in Agriculture: Power dynamics, systemic subjugation and the intersection of poverty and vulnerability   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Spigner
Members:  Breckwich Vasquez

2017
Molly de Gorgue     (HSP)
Health & Wellness Education for Incarcerated Women   (capstone)
Chair:  MacKenzie
Members:  Downer

2017
Madeline de Leon     (HSP)
EthnoMed Strategic Plan   (capstone)
Chair:  Krishnaswamy
Members:  Jackson

2017
Matthew Augustine     (MS)
Low Wage Workers and Barriers to Timely Primary Care   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Wong
Members:  Nelson

2017
James DeLappe     (HSP)
Horizon House: Exploring a culture of Resident Engagement   (capstone)
Chair:  Petrescu-Prahova
Members:  Belza

2017
Cassandra Enzler     (SBS)
Low-Socioeconomic Status and Breast Cancer: Needs and Resource Gaps   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Bowen


2017
Jade Fairbanks     (MPH)
Perceptions of SMS content for Pregnant and Postpartum Kenyan women Infected with HIV   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Senturia
Members:  Drake

2017
Tianna Fallgatter     (HSP)
Long-Term-Care in Rural Washington: Redesign of care delivery, payment, and organizational methodologies to sustain access to quality aging services in rural communities   (capstone)
Chair:  Wood
Members:  Fishman

2017
Madeline Frost     (SBS)
Factors associated with interest in drug treatment among syringe exchange clients who use opioids   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Banta-Green
Members:  Williams

2017
Rachel Hays     (MCH - HSERV)
The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative and the Initiation of Breastfeeding in Washington   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Hawes


2017
Abigail Hikida     (MS)
Primary Care for Homeless Veterans: A Narrative Review of Current Evidence   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Young


2017
Clara Hill     (SBS)
Help Wanted: Social and Economic Stressors and Mental Health among Latino Day Laborers   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Ornelas
Members:  Williams

2017
Andrew Jopson     (MPH)
Contingent Workers in Long-Term Care   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Coe
Members:  Frogner

2017
Geneva Kelly     (SBS)
The Influence of Social Support on Disparities in Mental Health and Substance Use for LGBT Youth: A Critical Review   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Petrescu-Prahova
Members:  Lehavot, MacKenzie

2017
Shih-Yin Lin     (MPH)
Process Evaluation of a Dementia-Friendly Communities Workshop   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Spigner


2017
Brendan Lo     (SBS)
Applying a patient-provider communication framework to assess cardiac arrest calls between 911 telecommunicators and limited English proficient (LEP) callers   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Meischke
Members:  Ko

2017
Sara Marquis     (MPH)
Paved with Good Intentions: A policy analysis on the disproportionate incarceration of people with mental illness in Washington State   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Stanfill
Members:  Katz

2017
Theresa Matson     (SBS)
Are PTSD symptoms associated with engagement and response to alcohol care management for Veteran Affairs patients with high risk drinking?   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Bradley
Members:  Ludman

2017
Kelsey McGuire     (SBS)
Homeless High Users of the Emergency Department: Understanding the Relationship Between Life Stress and Emergency Department Use   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Spigner
Members:  Moore

2017
Katherine Reynolds     (SBS)
Evaluating Caller Experience with a Telephone Health Hotline in Malawi   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Grembowski
Members:  Mercer

2017
Jessica Serrano     (MPH)
Stakeholder perceptions of strategies and barriers to sexual health discussions between foster and kinship caregivers’ and foster youth: A qualitative study to inform the development of a sexual health caregiver training   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Richardson
Members:  Ahrens

2017
Lane Shish     (MPH)
Health Care Practitioners' Perceptions of a North Seattle Free Health Care Clinic   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Spigner
Members:  Sears

2017
Swetha Srinath     (HSP)
Evaluating the impact of VillageReach's Pharmacy Assistant Training Program   (capstone)
Chair:  Stergachis
Members:  Katz

2017
Edward Stapleton     (MPH)
Sensitivity of a readiness to change survey to change over time and between groups   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Helfrich
Members:  Hannon

2017
Mary Steiner     (SBS)
Impact of Beginnings Pregnancy Guides on Maternal Health Literacy among Medicaid Patients in Group Prenatal Care   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Grembowski
Members:  Smith

2017
Maria Stepanchak     (MCH - HSERV)
Factors Affecting DHH-Specific Quality of Life in Deaf/HH Adolescents Attending Mainstream Schools   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Edwards


2017
Vy Tran     (MCH - HSERV)
Parent/caregiver involvement in activities with children and child language, school readiness, and social-emotional outcomes in a high quality early learning program   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Hawes
Members:  Spieker

2017
Mia Vogel     (SBS)
Partnerships for Hypertension Management in Washington State   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Petrescu-Prahova
Members:  Edwards

2017
Sharon Kwan     (MS)
CEASE HCC: Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Sorafenib and Embolization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Hebert
Members:  Harris

2017
Muhammad Alsayid     (EMPH)
Barriers to and Facilitators of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Arab Americans: A Qualitative Study   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Dimaano
Members:  Spigner

2017
Kristen Austin     (EMPH)
Risk of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy among U.S. immigrants identified by country of origin as compared to their race-identified U.S. born counterparts   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Hawes
Members:  Unger

2017
Barry Morrison     (EMPH)
Training Efficacy of Telephone?Assisted CPR (T?CPR)   (thesis)
Chair:  Meischke
Members:  Painter

2017
Farah Sahoo     (EMPH)
Determinants of HPV Vaccination Uptake Among Adolescent Males in Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers in the Seattle Area   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Dimaano
Members:  Spigner

2017
Alice Shumate     (EMPH)
Evaluation of the Department of the Interior Safety Management Information System (SMIS) as a surveillance system for occupational injury and illness of wildland firefighters   (capstone)
Chair:  Seixas
Members:  Hale

2017
Kattaryna Stiles     (EMPH)
Harmful Algal Bloom Interagency Response Protocol   (capstone)
Chair:  Busch Isaksen
Members:  Hillwig

2017
Jessica Bielenberg     (COPHP)
Relationship between medical debt and length of homelessness   (capstone)
Chair:  Hagopian


2017
Victoria Orcutt     (COPHP)
Paid Family & Medical Leave: Personal Stories and Advocacy Plan   (capstone)
Chair:  Katz


2017
Maria Blancas     (COPHP)
Building Capacity with Community Health Workers Training Needs Assessment/ Evaluacion De Necesidads De Los Trabajadores De Salud Comunitaria   (capstone)
Chair:  Hinchey


2017
Patricia Ehrlich     (COPHP)
Identifying Health, Safety & Equity Concerns in Cannabis Farmworkers   (capstone)
Chair:  Busch Isaksen


2017
Erika Foldyna     (COPHP)
Needs Assessment of the New Client Intake and Assessment Process at Full Life Home Care   (capstone)
Chair:  Busch Isaksen


2017
Cecilia Goetz     (COPHP)
Community Health Needs Assessment of Homeless Residents in Tacoma Pierce County   (capstone)
Chair:  Krishnaswamy


2017
Cailin Henley     (COPHP)
Equity in Outreach: Safe Routes to School Projects & Programs in Seattle, WA   (capstone)
Chair:  Dannenberg


2017
Khanh Ho     (COPHP)
Video Intervention Promoting Cervical Cancer Screening among Karen-Burmese and Nepali-Bhutanese Refugee Women: A Pilot Study   (capstone)
Chair:  Ornelas


2017
Celina Kareiva     (COPHP)
Menstruation Matters: Advancing Menstrual Hygiene Management in Kenya and India   (capstone)
Chair:  Katzenellenbogen


2017
Ada Lin     (COPHP)
Racial Equity Education: A Place to Start   (capstone)


2017
Alexis Maister     (COPHP)
Building Youth Capacity for Community Engagement and Participatory Evaluation   (capstone)
Chair:  Vander Stoep


2017
Ryann Martinek     (COPHP)
Online Health 4 Young Adults   (capstone)
Chair:  Hurley


2017
Brenda Martinez     (COPHP)
Connect to Quit: A community needs assessment related to smoking and smoking cessation in the Lower Yakima Valley. Assessing the use of technology as a health intervention in the Lower Yakima Valley   (capstone)
Chair:  Ross-Viles


2017
Kira McCoy     (COPHP)
Evaluating project EQTY (Elevating Queer and Trans Youth): Working with homeless youth agencies to better meet the needs of LGBTQ youth   (capstone)
Chair:  House


2017
Chanda Moellenberg     (COPHP)
Chipatala Cha Pa Foni - Development of Reference Modules and Decision-Support Aids for Hotline Workers in Malawi   (capstone)
Chair:  Krishnaswamy


2017
Stephany Ospina     (COPHP)
Online Health for Young Adults (OH4YA)   (capstone)


2017
Daniel Otter     (COPHP)
Lessons from Abroad: Current Practices, Success Factors, and Challenges of European Drug Consumption Room   (capstone)
Chair:  Hagopian


2017
Hena Parveen     (COPHP)
Vaping and You(th): A school based education and awareness program on vaping   (capstone)
Chair:  Ross-Viles


2017
Carolanne Sanders     (COPHP)
The ACA's Basic Health Program: Analysis of a Federally Funded Pathway Toward Affordability for Washington State   (capstone)
Chair:  Katz


2017
Antoinette Sarge     (COPHP)
Communicating the Vision of The Q Card Project   (capstone)
Chair:  Krishnaswamy


2017
Lindsay Scalf     (COPHP)
Cybergirl/Cyberboy Rwanda: Using human-centered design to reach youth: Solutions to improve sexual and reproductive health   (capstone)
Chair:  Niessen


2017
Jamie Smeland     (COPHP)
Building Collective Power from Shared Wisdom: A Toolkit to Support OneAmerica’s Cross-Racial and Intergenerational Movement to Shift Power to Youth and Adult Leaders of Color in Washington State   (capstone)


2017
Andrea Weiler     (COPHP)
The Intersection of Hunger & Health: An Evaluation Design for Food Lifeline's Healthcare Initiative, Addressing the Impact of Food Insecurity on Chronic Disease Management   (capstone)
Chair:  Katz


2017
Michael Dominguez     (HSP)
Dental Care Seeking Behavior of Hispanic Families in King County   (capstone)
Chair:  Bowen
Members:  Hannon

2017
Heidi Sutter     (EMPH)
Best Practices Guide for Implementing Telepsychiatry Services in a Primary Care Practic   (capstone)
Chair:  Kwan-Gett
Members:  Bolotin

2017
Anand Singla     (MS)
Benefits of Therapeutic Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Patients Admitted with Acute Gallstone Pancreatitis: A Nationwide Cohort Study   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Ko
Members:  Inadomi, Hansen

2017
Chi Yang Chuang     (EMPH)
Firearm Assault Perpetration in King County: A Case-Control Study of Antecedent Sentinel Events   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Rowhani-Rahbar
Members:  Brownson, Gomez

2017
Hua Gao     (EMPH - cert)
Challenges of Population Health Management at a Federally Qualified Health Center and Recommendation of Data Integration Strategy for Preventive Care   (capstone)


2017
Simon Parker-Shames     (EMPH)
Group Prenatal Care and Social Determinants of Health: A Retrospective Cohort Study at a Federally Qualified Health Center   (thesis)
( View in ResearchWorks )
Chair:  Painter
Members:  Bell

2017
Christina Garcia     (COPHP)
Increasing Positive Health Outcomes Through Early Childhood Education: Promoting Health in the Early Years   (capstone)


2016
Bridget Albright     (EMPH)
Determining the effect of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on a patient's perception of their chronic pain, perceived quality of life and their number of office visits and medication use in a low-income community clinic setting   (capstone)
Chair:  Painter
Members:  Plorde

2016
Brian Trimble     (EMPH)
The epidemiology of parkinsonism in Alaska native people   (thesis)
Chair:  Buchwald


2016
Andrea Frey     (HSP)
Insurance churn for WA pregnant women: An analysis of network adequacy   (thesis)
Chair:  Katz
Members:  Mastroianni

2016
Odile Lallemand     (EMPH)
Developing a plan for data management for WSU's Partnership for Native Health   (capstone)
Chair:  Painter
Members:  Buchwald

2016
Patricia Montgomery     (EMPH)
Evaluation of a post discharge phone call program on thirty-day re-admission and emergency room use in patients with diabetes: A pilot program   (thesis)
Chair:  Mancl
Members:  Kopjar

2016
Gabrielle Gundersen     (EMPH)
A Group Health HPV Vaccination Promotion Program's Impact on the Initiation of the HPV Vaccine   (thesis)
Chair:  Henrikson
Members:  Mancl

2016
Julianna Alson     (COPHP)
Capacity Building for Comprehensive Sex Education in Washington: Informing Equity in Policy Development through Mapping   (capstone)
Chair:  Bezruchka


2016
Naveed Badri     (COPHP)
College-going culture in south King County schools   (capstone)
Chair:  House


2016
Omid Bagheri Garakani     (COPHP)
Sustainability in a community-based program   (capstone)
Chair:  Katz


2016
Rachel Haas     (COPHP)
Scoring Big with Fitness and Nutrition: A family engagement program at Daniel Elementary   (capstone)
Chair:  Niessen


2016
Leecreesha Hicks     (COPHP)
Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS) Natural Leaders Project   (capstone)
Chair:  Krishnaswamy


2016
Caitlin Lang     (COPHP)
Policy Surveillance of City Comprehensive Plans   (capstone)
Chair:  Thompson


2016
Kelsey Liu     (COPHP)
Evaluating the CAIR Project from a Reproductive Justice Standpoint   (capstone)
Chair:  Bogan


2016
Bouapanh Lor     (COPHP)
Refugee Women's Health: Development of a cervical cancer screening program   (capstone)
Chair:  Busch Isaksen


2016
Kelsey Mesher     (COPHP)
ESJ cultural insights video storybank   (capstone)
Chair:  Nichol
Members:  Meischke

2016
Amanda Morse     (COPHP)
Data and disease in Dhaka: Patterns and perceptions of illness in an unplanned community in Mohammadpur   (capstone)
Chair:  Painter


2016
Mollie Overby     (COPHP)
Formalizing the Q Card project trainings   (capstone)
Chair:  Vander Stoep


2016
Rachel Schaeffer     (COPHP)
A resource guide for comprehensive sexual health education programming in Okanogan County   (capstone)
Chair:  Van Buren


2016
Elliott Smith     (COPHP)
Food as a community building tool: a mobile farmers market in S. Seattle   (capstone)
Chair:  Ross-Viles


2016
Amy Tseng     (COPHP)
Evaluation of the Wellness for Asian Pacific Americans (WAPA) project   (capstone)
Chair:  Painter


2016
Emily Turk     (COPHP)
Case studies of tank farm vapor exposures among Hanford nuclear site workers 2010-2015   (capstone)
Chair:  Hagopian


2016
Miranda Vargas     (COPHP)
Anti-racism toolkit for academic programs   (capstone)
Chair:  Turnberg


2016
Maya Wiener Berkowitz     (COPHP)
Palliative care models for homeless patients   (capstone)
Chair:  Thompson


2016
Chloe Winther     (COPHP)
Stress reduction projects for home care workers   (capstone)
Chair:  Meischke


2016
Nalani Yoko     (COPHP)
Vietnamese subsistence fisher alternatives pilot study   (capstone)
Chair:  Henry


2016
Aparna Sen     (EMPH)
Malaria and plasmodium.vivax treatment failure association between CYP2D6 activity and primaquine/tafenoquine drug failure   (thesis)
Chair:  Painter
Members:  Sibley