Digital dissertations from 1972-present. Full-text access is limited to The TMC Library's academic users; others may be able to access these through their own libraries or purchase them from ProQuest.

Many more UT-SPH dissertations are available in print format from The TMC Library. They are listed in the Library Catalog under the subject heading: Dissertations, Academic--University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. School of Public Health

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Submissions from 2017

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Correlates of Bicycling for Recreation and Transportation: Ecological Approach, Anna K Porter

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Surgical Management of Breast Cancer: Patterns, Trends, and Economic Burden of Women in a Privately Insured Population in Texas, Sapna A Prasad

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A Review of Cardiotoxicity Risk Mitigation in the Use of Anthracyclines in Treating Cancer, M'Lissa Louise Quintanilla

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The Association Between Tuberculosis and Diabetes Among Adults in Chiapas, Mexico, Hiba Abdulrahman Rashak

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A Limited Program Evaluation of OSHA's Consultation Services, Timothy D Read

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Human Trafficking: Responses By the Public Health and Health Care Sectors, Frances Recknor Recknor

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A Descriptive Analysis of Casualty Evacuation Provided by the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment in Operation Enduring Freedom from 2008-2015, Theodore Redman

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Catheter Complications in Cancer Patients Receiving Parenteral Nutrition: Potential for an Effective, Non-Antibiotic, Antimicrobial Catheter Lock Solution Based on Nitroglycerin, Citrate and Ethanol as a Preventative Intervention, Ruth Anne Reitzel

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Individual-Level and Clinic-Level Factors Associated with HPV Vaccine Initiation Among 11-17 Year Old Adolescents, Serena Ann Rodriguez

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Stop the Bleed San Antonio: A Public Health Education Project Focused on Hemorrhage Control and the use of Tourniquets, Elliot M Ross

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Ethnography of Integrative Pain Management at a Large Urban Pediatric Hospital, Isabel J.S Roth

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The Effect of Socio-Demographic Conditions on Vaccination Delinquency at the Elementary School Level, Debanshu Roy

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A Joint Logistic Regression and Markov Chain Model with Application in Predicting 6-Month Outcome after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Maria Laura Rubin

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Music and Associated Physiological Biomarkers of the Stress Response in General Populations: A Systematic Review, Joanna Saucedo

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Describing Determinants of Negotiation and Bargaining to Access and Utilize Resource Including Health among Immigrant Pakistani Women in U.S., Umber Shahid

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Factors Associated With Adherence to Claudication Therapy Among Veterans - The FAACT Study, Sherene Esther Sharath

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Effect of Physical Activity on Depression among Hispanic Adults in South Texas, Shangir Siddique

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Evaluation of Ultraviolet Radiation Disinfection for Preventing the Transmission of Clostridium Difficile Infections in a Healthcare Facility, Mario Soares

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Statistical Methods for Wearable Sensor Data, Jaejoon Song

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Lifestyle Factors and Metastatic Melanoma Treatment Response: A Pilot Study on the Role of Mental Health and the Microbiome, Christine Spencer

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Intestinal Carriage Patterns of Staphylococcus Aureus in a Community-Based Population Living in Starr County, Texas, Robert Spencer

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Health Service Utilization in Pediatric Mental Health Populations: A Cost Analysis Study, Danielle Elise Spiker

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Bone Graft Substitutes in Single or Double Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Systematic Review, Jessica R Stark

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Bayesian Adaptive Designs Using Pharmacokinetic-Pharmcodynamic Modeling for Early Phase Clinical Trials, Xiao Su

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Pasadena-Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center (PA-PAHC) Patient Social Needs as Identified by Caregivers, Pediatric Residents, and Staff/Faculty, Padma Swamy

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The Effect of Facility Volume on Treatment Guideline Compliance and Overall Survival in Oral Tongue Cancer, Samantha Tam

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Adult Physical Activity Behaviors in Transportation and Leisure Time, Xiaohui Tang

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Associations Between the Family Emotional Climate and Child Behavioral Outcomes Among Low-Income African-American and Hispanic Women and Their Preschool-Aged Children, Alicia L Thomas

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Exploring Food Insecurity Policy Through Multidimensional Poverty Measures, Lauren Toppenberg

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The Prevalence of Methodologies used to Counteract Insider Threat Security Risks Associated with the use of Radioactive Materials in Research and Clinical Settings, Boris Grigoriev Tsenov

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Care Coordination and Polypharmacy among Working-Age Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions, Maria Ukhanova

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Current Anti-Prostitution Efforts and Potential of Strategy to Tackle Demand for Addressing Sex Trafficking in the Houston Area, Christine Varghese

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Using Bayesian Network to Integrate CT Image Data and Epigenomic Data for Tumor Classification, Yifei Wang

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Sports Team Participation and Dating Violence Victimization among High School Students: Is There an Association?, Ann Marie Wilke

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Delaware's Mental Health Consumer Resolution Hotline: A Policy Analysis, Alexia Wolf

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Development of a Novel Curriculum for Pediatric Resident Promotion of Early Childhood Literacy, Margaret Shell Wood

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Dynamic Prediction of Clinical Events with Competing Risks Using Longitudinal Biomarker Data, Cai Wu

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Phylogenetic Analysis to Characterize the Regional HIV Transmission Among Newly Diagnosed HIV Cases in Houston, Jun Xu Xu

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Integrate Impact with Advanced Brain Imaging to Evaluate the Effects of Sports-Related Concussion (SRC) on High School Athletes: Analysis of a Longitudinal Study, Fangfang Yan

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Predictability of Ed Admissions by Triage Nurses, April H Yoo

Submissions from 2016

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Characterization of medication regimens in older adult self-negelct: Polypharmacy, potentially inappropriate medication use, and potential drug-drug interactions, Sharon Rose Abada

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Tuberculosis as a re-emerging disease and the risk in diabetics on the Texas Mexico border, Bassent Abdelbary

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Photovoice assessment of an orphan empowerment program in rural Kenya, Katherine Ackerman

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The prevalence of risk behaviors among 4th and 5th form high school students in the Commonwealth of Dominica 2014, Wilhelmine Catherine Adrien

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Disparities in adherence to breast cancer care, Pragati Advani

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Pre-analytical and analytical variability associated with the interferon gamma release assays, Saroochi Agarwal

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A systematic review of exposure to toxic metals as a risk factor for hematologic malignancies, Mary Akosile

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Integrating health impact assessment with legally required environmental impact assessment processes: An analysis of effectiveness considerations, Ann Al-Bahish

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Perceived transition self-efficacy and transition readiness among children and youth with special healthcare needs (CYSHCN) preparing to transition to adult healthcare from Texas Children's Hospital, Awatif Albalawi

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The effect of social media use and TV watching on body image in Texas middle schoolers: Analysis of data from the CATCH Middle School Project, Kayla Albrecht

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Association between parental age at onset of CVD and offspring age at onset of CVD: Application to Framingham Study, Shannon Anjelica Allport

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A descriptive study of hospital uncompensated care in 20 Texas 1115 waiver regional healthcare partnerships, Tochi C Amadi

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The association of caffeine intake with components of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) among cancer survivors, Hadeel F Anan

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A study of dietary patterns and their association with insulin resistance in obese and overweight children in Bronx, New York, Parisa Assassi

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Evaluation of racial and ethnic disparities in exposure to toxic metals in the United States, Hiroshi Awata

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Detained youth, health outcomes, and knowledge of where to access care: A cross sectional study of residents at a large juvenile detention center, Titilola Bukayo Balogun

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Fish consumption, omega-3 fatty acid intake, and pregnancy outcomes, Renata Hughes Benjamin

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Ability of individual patient health parameters to predict malnutrition among elderly stem cell transplant patients, Nizar Bhulani

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Acculturaiton, body image, and their interplay with breastfeeding behaviors among Hispanic origin women, Galya Bigman

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Assessing whether the number of predictors affect the power of the Hosmer-Lemeshow test in large data sets, Christina Theoktisto Blanchard

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Assembling data for use of the ITHIM (integrated transport and health impact modeling) tool for Houston, Texas, Gregory W Bounds

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Composite likelihood based tests with applications in pharmacovigilance and clustered data, Yi Cai

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Primary care access survey in Smith County, Katherine Calaway

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Group versus individual culturally tailored and theory based education to promote cervical cancer screening among the underserved: A randomized controlled trial, Jessica A Calderon-Mora

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Success of horizontal strategic alliances in healthcare: A combined resource dependence and competitive advantage theory perspective, Erin Harrison Cannon

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Holoprosencephaly in Texas, 1999 - 2009: A prevalence study, Abigail Cartus

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Sensation seeking and e-cigarette use in Texas adolescents and young adults, Kathleen Case

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Using the theory of self-regulation to assess the correlation between self-monitoring adherence, lifestyle behaviors, and health outcomes among type two diabetic patients, Ila Davidson Casselberry

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An assessment of long-term services and supports policies for residents of skilled nursing facilities: Where we have been, where are we now, and where we are going, Carmen Castro

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Identifying barriers and facilitating factors for secondary school for girls in sub-Saharan Africa: An exploratory descriptive review, Amanda L Cernovich

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Treatment patterns, clinical outcomes, and cost-effectiveness of cancer care for advanced multiple myeloma patients: Findings from a large nationwide, population-based cohort, Ying Chen

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Statistical methods for genetic phenotype prediction and DNA sequence sample contamination detection, Yue-Ming Chen

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The impact of chronic hepatitis B infection, antiviral treatment and HIV coinfection on the occurrence of cancer outcomes among U.S. veterans: A retrospective cohort study, Ching-Yi Chuo

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Foster youth, aging out, and early parenting, Elizabeth Sue Curnow

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The association between prior ano-digital health behavior and self or partner anal exams among MSM, Jie Deng

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Allelic imbalance analysis of uterine carcinosarcoma: A comparison of two components of the neoplasm, Aditya Deshpande

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Associations of injection drug use and intention to change drug use and alcohol consumption among methamphetamine using men who have sex with men, Diana Kaitlin Driver

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Outcomes of HIV exposed infants before and after implementing Option B+ prevention of mother to child HIV transmission guidelines in Mulago Hospital, Uganda: A retrospective cohort study, Peter James Elyanu

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Investigating the association between depression and high-risk sexual behavior in gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Houston, Texas, Cristina Espinosa da Silva

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Response to healthcare related deficiency citations at U.S. nursing homes: Do organizational and market factors matter?, Raphael Ezeagu

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Mortality data analysis, Cali, Colombia, Kaila Fagerstrom

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Project SAFE: A brief water safety and drowning prevention program for preschool children, Kelly S Frindell

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Refugee health education: Evaluating a community-based approach to empowering refugee women in Houston, Texas, Elizabeth Frost

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Analysis of the Staphylococcus aureus houshold colonization profile in Starr County, Texas, Katherine Garrett

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The association between episodes of mental disorders and workplace injuries among employees in public university settings, Vaiva Gerasimaviciute

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A genome-wide assessment of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis relapse, Kankana Ghosh

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Chagas disease in Texas: From diagnosis to clinical epidemiology, Sarah M Gunter

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Medical direction in the United States Army: Comparison of U.S. Army Doctrine regarding medical direction of emergency medical services with national policy and position statements, Stephen Harper

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Gastrointestinal manifestations of acute West Nile virus infection in humans, Kristofer Harris

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The gendered intersection of violence and drug use among people who use methamphetamine in San Diego County, California, Hitomi D Hayashi

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Tobacco product message exposure and use in real-time: An ecological momentary assessment approach, Emily T Hebert

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The association of PM2.5 and ozone with diabetes mellitus prevalence in the United States, 2002-2008, Ashley Hernandez

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Statistical tests for homogeneity using parametric and semiparametric models with applications to meta-analysis and statistical genetics, Chuan Hong

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A qualitative analysis on parent-youth perspectives of "The Secret of Seven Stones": An online, intergenerational HIV, STI, and pregnancy prevention computer game, Jessica Hua

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Bayesian dynamic mediation analysis, Jing Huang

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Evaluation and recommendation of implementing time-driven activity-based costing in healthcare, Yu-Ting Huang

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Pelvic floor dysfunction and quality of life in women with spinal cord injury, Lisa A Hughes

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Incorporating variant prioritization in test of de novo association, Hao Hu

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A web-based approach to examining substance abuse prevention policies and programming at institutions of higher education in Houston, Lauren C Ibekwe

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Evaluating long-acting reversible contraception adherence among adolescent girls, Lauren Camille Jackson