Digital dissertations from 1972-present. Free access is limited to the HAM-TMC community; others may be able to access them through their own libraries or purchase them from ProQuest.

Many more UT-SPH dissertations are available in print-format only and are available in the HAM-TMC Library. They're 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 2012

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Bayesian estimation of multilevel item response model with missing data, Xiao Su

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Childhood cancer survivor satisfaction with characteristics of clinical care, Hilary Suzawa

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Exploration of genetic susceptibility to pancreatic cancer: A GWAS approach, Hongwei Tang

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Data quality in trauma transfusion studies and the impact of missing data on predicting massive transfusion, Amber Williams Trickey

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Prevalence and determinants of hepatitis B co-infection among a United States Veterans Administration cohort with hepatitis C, Gia L Tyson

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The response of Texas public health agencies and workers to the emergency preparedness initiatives after 9/11, Sandra K Tyson

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Evidence of hepatitis C transmission in healthcare settings in Karachi, Pakistan, Emily Ver Hoeve

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Addressing teenage pregnancy in rural areas: A case study from Liberty County, Texas, Sarah Vichensont

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Predictive validity of the personal background and preparation survey and effectiveness of targeted interventions among health science community college students, Suvendra Vijayan

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The role of cardiorespiratory fitness and weight status on 24-hr ambulatory blood pressure among adolescents, Devin C Volding

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Systematic review of current trends of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and association between health insurance coverage and CVD mortality among women aged 60--65 in Texas in 2000--2011, Nastasya A Volkovicher

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Social and economically influenced factors associated with breast cancer treatment among blacks and whites. A qualitative study, Ankita K Vora

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Culminating experience: Initiation of cholinesterase inhibitors in an inpatient setting, Kamal Chandra Wagle

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Estimates of life expectancy gains from reducing/eliminating major causes of death in the USA: An update analysis for population in 2001--2008, Gangduo Wang

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A simulation study of the standard design, the rolling six design, the CRM, and the modified CRM in Phase I clinical trials, Tao Wang

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A simulation study using the hybrid statistic and the meta-analysis t-test for data with matched and unmatched subjects in the interim analysis of clinical trials, Yunfei Wang

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Correlation of tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus in Harris County, Texas from 2009 through 2010 using Geographic Information Systems, Kellie L Watkins

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Assessing how middle school students' nutrient intake varies based on the availability of a la carte offerings at lunch, Samantha Weiss

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Pediatric asthma incidence in Texas and associations with ambient ozone levels in an urban area an analysis using Medicaid claims data, Judith K Wendt

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A comparison of risky sexual behaviors between older and younger men who have sex with men in Houston, TX, Michelle Wilkinson

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A study of nutrition promotion in and consumer nutrition environments of hospitals, Courtney Paige Winston

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The relationship between hospital financial performance and information technology integration strategy selection, Yue Xie

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Correlates of post-diagnosis weight management among female breast cancer survivors: An Internet survey, Keiko Yamauchi

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Sociocultural context of knowledge and beliefs about cardiovascular disease among Latino women, Amery Yang

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Identification of genes associated with quantitative traits involved in cardiovascular disease and lipoprotein metabolism, Han Yang

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Regression with autocorrelated data: A study of time trend of global infant mortality rate, Ming Yang

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Association between sugar-sweetened beverages and both gestational weight gain and gestational diabetes, Blanca Vanessa Yataco Marquez

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Assessing and applying evidence-based interventions at the community level in India as a model policy to reduce neonatal mortality rates in Nigeria, Leah Yieh

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Effects of overweight and obesity on economic outcomes among U.S. adults with kidney disease, Preeti Zanwar

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Trastuzumab use and risk of congestive heart failure in older breast cancer patients, Ning Zhang

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Impact of donor-recipient gender and race mismatching on patient survival in patients with end-stage liver diseases undergoing liver transplantation, Yefei Zhang

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An analysis of secondary school meningococcal vaccination mandates in the United States using NIS-Teen 2010, James A Zottarelli

Submissions from 2011

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Prevalence of symptoms of neurotoxicity and potential occupational pesticide and solvent exposures among high school students in Starr County, Texas: A pilot study, Lauren Rachel Ainsworth

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Practice and attitude differences in physician cigarette use: A study of prevalence, physicians' role, and smoking policy awareness in Dubai, UAE, Eman Al-Amari

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Assessing the relationship between obesity and type II diabetes among South Asian Indians in Houston A population based study, Omegie Linda Anabor

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Validity of using item response theory to analyze data from the Work Limitations Questionnaire, Kristen Diane Andrews

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Volunteering: Demographic characteristics, motives and potential benefits from service, Vidya Ayyr

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Targeted immunization to protect infants against pertussis in the United States, Emily Babcock

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The role and impact of transitional care utilization in colorectal cancer, Courtney Balentine

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A cross-sectional analysis of the association between polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and diesel particulate matter exposures and hypertension among individuals of Mexican origin residing in Houston, TX, Komal Bangia

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Funding the utilization of community health workers in Texas, Alina Batool

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Mind-body therapy use among U.S. children and adolescents, Bryan Bayles

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Evaluation of elevator shafts as a pathway for fungal spores and particles to enter a hospital housing immuno-compromised patients, Matthew L Berkheiser

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The role of a nursing home administrator's education in influencing quality of care in US nursing homes, Tajudaullah Bhaloo

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A screening for anti-West Nile immunoglobulin-G and immunoglobulin-M in the Cameron County Hispanic cohort, Jennifer M Bigbee

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An outbreak of Multi-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter in the burn intensive care unit of a large tertiary care center, Natalie Blum

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A review of the Malaria Chemoprophylaxis Compliance Program at ExxonMobil Corporation, Amanda Brown

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Adenovirus-36 infection and obesity related hormones in children, Austin Brown

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Are school nurses effective in the fight against childhood obesity?, Jill Bunting

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A comparison of two statistical methods for analysis of day of the week effect on births from 2005-2007 in Harris County of Texas, Yi Cai

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Program evaluation for a summer science internship: Short and long term benefits as reported by interns, Erica Cantu

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Possible selves of inner city fourth graders: What do they believe about their future education and occupation?, Deidra D Carrol

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Colorectal cancer: An insight on dietary factors, Romil Chadha

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A case-control study of the association between corneal arcus and death by cardiovascular disease among cornea donors, Eloisa Janine Chapa

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Physical activity programming preferences in a municipal recreation center program, Valerie Clark

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Gender differences in tuberculosis notification in Pakistan, Andrew Codlin

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Changes in 911 call volume and type during Hurricane Ike and the implementation and usefulness of the TeleHealth Nurse system for the Houston Fire Department, Elise Cooper

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Epidemiological trends of influenza A positive patients hospitalized at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas September, 2009--January, 2010, Kristen N Correia

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Community health workers: The critical link to sustainable, healthy societies in low-resource settings---A model for the Baylor Shoulder to Shoulder Foundation, Amanda C Dave

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Assessing the impact of leadership on nurse job satisfaction and the desire for unionization in health care settings, Sammy Eugene Davis

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Rabies control in the developing world: Results of a cross-sectional study in Bohol, Philippines, Stacy Lee Davlin

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Assessing the Environmental Protection Agency's guidelines for cumulative risk assessment: Are they suitable for state agencies and EPA regional offices?, Marianne Alouise Delwood

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Mexico: A new heavy weight in a global world, Laurence M Denis

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Use of contraception and contraceptive services among U.S. Hispanic women: 2006--2008, Elizabeth Dominguez

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Potential role of statins as immunomodulators in pneumococcal pneumonia, Simit Mahesh Doshi

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Pediatric motivational interviewing to address obesity and overweight, Vy Do

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Comparison of methods for assessing in home night time crying in healthy infants, Lisa Eastcott

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HPV vaccine coverage in Texas counties: An application of multilevel, small area estimation, Jan Marie Eberth

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Non-nutritive sucking and the preterm infant, Latoya Edwards

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Maternal mortality in Texas 2001--2006, Larissa Jazia Estes

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Future pandemic influenza control (FPIC) related strategic management plan based on the 2009 H1N1 pandemic influenza review of health policy decisions, their practice and implications, Sameera Farzand

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Occupational injuries among day laborers in Houston, Natalie Fernandez-Espada

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Use of intranet and other interventions to increase influenza vaccination among health care workers, Christopher George Ferris

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Endemic tuberculosis, the homeless, and public transportation: A merging of geographical information systems surveillance and the Houston Tuberculosis Initiative Surveillance project, Marsha Lynn Feske

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An exploratory analysis of variance and volatility in epileptic electroencephalograms, Jack Follis

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Spatial analysis of cardiovascular disease mortality and air pollution in Harris County, Texas, Mary Margaret Ford

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Longitudinal and logistic analysis of endocrine hormone profiles, physical maturation, and candidate genes related to pubertal events in children, Victoria C Friedel

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Improving pregnancy prevention in the Austin Independent School District: Student participation in the development of social marketing media, Kimberly Geters

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Spatial distribution of orofacial cleft birth defects and uranium-radium concentrations in tap water in Atascosa, Bee, Brooks, Calhoun, Duval, Goliad, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, San Patricio, Refugio, Starr, Victoria, Webb, and Zavala Counties, Texas, Pranjal Gholkar

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Errors in the administration of medication in inpatient hospitals: A systematic review of the research literature on commercial computerized physician order entry systems, Jeffery Glover

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Longitudinal dyadic data analysis of stroke survivors and their spousal caregivers, Kyler M Godwin

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Tuberculosis in persons with concomittant diseases in Houston, Texas, 2004 to 2008, James Gomez

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Identification of genetic variants that influence atherosclerosis in young persons, Yun Gong

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An assessment of the relative influence of a vapor recovery system in reducing occupational exposure to volatile organic compounds in high performance liquid chromatography, Susana Calderon Gonzalez

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InGen of creative production in the health sciences: A workbook companion to innovation generation, Michael Goodman

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Increasing awareness of colorectal cancer screening through targeted exam room based video messages, John Travis Gossey

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Factors influencing participation in individuals with disability: A secondary data analysis, Christina Green

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A descriptive study of syphilis infection in Houston, Texas, 1999--2008, Cepeda B Grimes

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A multi-site pilot test study to measure safety climate in the university work setting, Janet M Gutierrez

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Biomedical informatics applications for epilepsy management: A systematic review, Angelique C Harding

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A systematic review of clostridium difficile infection in patients with iatrogenic immunesuppression, Stephen A Harold

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Provider perceptions of physical activity counseling: A systematic review, Emily Hebert

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Assessing the impact of electronic health record technology adoption on hospital labor efficiency, Jeffrey R Helton

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Logistic regression with Markov chains as covariates, Chung-Han Ho

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Change in permeation rates of acids and bases through limited use protective fabrics after repeated wash cycles, Louis A Holtz

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Economic evaluation of latent tuberculosis infection screening among health care workers in Houston, Chika Honda

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Are anatomic brain locations important in determining the clinical outcomes in acute ischemic stroke? --- An exploratory analysis of the NINDS Stroke Trial data, Jing Huang

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Molecular epidemiological studies on genetic predispositions to squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck, Yu-Jing Huang

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Bayesian adaptive designs for drug combinations in early phase clinical trials, Lin Huo

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Seasonality of respiratory syncytial virus infection in Texas, Ann Ada Ikonne