Theses/Dissertations from 2006
Characteristics of Primary Care Physicians Serving in Texas Medically Underserved Areas, Scott Bradley Lancaster B.A.
Hispanic Female Adolescents at Risk for Suicide and the Use of Illicit Drugs, Cecily Luncheon M.D., M.P.H.
Body Image, Depressed Mood, Weight Concerns, and Risky Sexual Behaviors Among Female Adolescents, Khiya J. Marshall M.P.H.
A Mixed Methods Approach to the Definition of Family Health Promotion Practices for Mexican Sonoran Mothers, Maria Martha Montiel-Carbajal
Women & Stress: Investigating the Female Stress Syndrome, Melissa Standord Oden LMSW, CLNH
HIV Related Risk Behaviors: A Comparitive Study of Urban, Suburban, and Rural U.S. Adolescents, Godavari D. Patil Ph.D.
Access to Health and Social Services for Poverty Level Adults with Chronic Disease or Disability, Sharon E. Reese M.P.H.
Recreational Justice and City Planning, Ana Romero M.D.
Factors that Motivate Hispanics to Attend Church-Based Health Interventions, Mary-Katherine Sanchez MPH, CHES
Differences in Risk of Injury Between Stimulant-Treated and Untreated ADHD Patients, Larry W. Segars PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Child Nutrition and Hygiene Practices Related to Dental Caries in Preschool Children, Jennifer A. Sterba R.D.H., B.S.
Theses/Dissertations from 2005
Risk Factors for Childhood Asthma in the United States: A Cross-Sectional Study Based on NHANES 1999-2000 Data, Carolina Alvarez-Garriga M.D., S.C.P.
Nutrition, Dementia and Depression in an Ambulatory Geriatric Care Center, John F. Birmingham B.S.
Syndromic Surveillance System: A Review and a Community Assessment in Tarrant County, Texas, Lynn Gray Breaux R.N., M.P.H.
Association Between Air Pollution and Daily Mortality in Two Texas Counties, Isabel Y. Espinosa B.S.
An Evaluation of Acanthosis Nigricans School Screening Results in Richardson Independent School District to Determine the Association of Acanthosis Nigricans and Other Factors for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Janet E. Gardner B.S.N.
The Effects of Media Exposure on Alcohol Consumption Patters within the African American Population, Vanessa G. Miller B.A., B.S., M.S., A.P.R.N.
Rural Vs. Urban Residents and Obesity in Texas, Emeka J. Ohagi BSc., MSc., PhD
Radiation Treatments in Women Suffering From Advanced Breast or Cervical Cancer Pain: Is it Underutilized for Palliation?, Sonnia B. Oliva B.S.N., M.B.A.
Advance Directives Planning Among Mexican-Americans in Dallas-Fort Worth, Carmen Santiago R.N., M.S.
Education of Parents of Newborns with Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate by Healthcare Professionals in Texas Hospitals, Mary V. Schimmoller M.H.A., B.A.
Theses/Dissertations from 2004
Behavioral Disturbances, Chronic Pain, and Cognitive Impairment in Long-Term Care Centers, Sukanya Ambavaram MBBS
Acculturation and Psychological Distress in Mexican-American Health Fair Participants, Nicole M. Bereolos B.A.
Firefighter Fatality Retrospective Study: A Comparison Between Career and Volunteer Firefighters, Benjamin Earl Brackett HBs
Hooper Visual Organization Test (VOT) as a Predictor of Driving Status of Individuals with Dementia, Margaret Anne Budd M.Ed.
Eating Disorders: Best Age for Education and Prevention, Jayshri R. Chasmawala D.O.
Organizational Culture Change in a Texas Hospital, Alberto Coustasse-Hencke M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.
Income Inequality and Racial Disparities in Infant Mortality in Texas Counties, Syeda S. Jesmin M.A.
Barriers to Women's Cardiovascular Risk Knowledge: A Tarrant County Study, Linda J. Liewer B.S.N.
Asthma Mortality and Toxic Release in Texas - An Ecological Study 1980-2001, Sreeram Maddipatla
Defining the Prostate Cancer Population in Texas Using Hospital Discharge Data, Christopher J. Manuel B.S.
The Impact of Race, Ethnicity, and Income on Dental Utilization, Kyeung Oak Maresh B.S.
Factors Associated with Multi-Drug Resistance among Patients with Streptoccus pneumoniae Ear Infections, Belinda A. Mendoza B. S.
Epidemiology of Cholera in Malawi, 2002-2003, Ella Nkhoma B.A.
A Path Analysis of Body Mass Index, Body Image, and Unhealthy Dietary Behavior as Contributors to Suicidal Behavior in Female Adolescents, Michele Taylor Rorie B.S., M.P.A., CHES
Race/Hispanicity and Use of Alcohol and Illicit Drugs in the United States Construction Industry, Rosa V. Rosario-Rosado M.S.
Fecal Coliforms in the Rio Grande: A Risk to Human Health, Erin L. Tompkins MPH
Maternal Depression as Predictor of Repeat Child Unintentional Injury, Lisa Ruth Webster Krause M.P.H.
Theses/Dissertations from 2003
Bariatric Surgery And The Lap Band: An Analysis of Efficacy, Dave Crane B.A., M.A.
Dietary Quality In The United States: An Evaluation Of Tim American Diet Using Tim Mediterranean Diet Index, Laura Jean LaFontaine B.S., M.B.A.
Does a Community Health Worker Program Work among Latino Communities?, Amanda Y. Medina M.A.
Association of Leukemia and Other Selected Diseases with Occupational Exposure to Welding, Hilda Oralia Mendoza B.S.
Perceptions Regarding Tarrant County's Preparedness for a Bioterrorism Attack Involving Smallpox, Donald T. Michael B.S.
Osteopathic Physicians in Primary Care, Texas 2003, Thaddeus L. Miller B.A.
Properties of a Human Metastatic Variant Lung Cancer Model, Julie E. Poirot B.S.
An Epidemiological Profile of Poisoning Episodes Among Texans Utilizing Hospital Discharge Survery Data, Suhasini Ramisetty-Mikler Ph.D.
Establishing the Effects of Exercise Schema and Self-Schema on Emotional Distress, Leslie R. Rodriguez BSN, RN
Association Between Breastfeeding and Asthma: A Cross-Sectional Study, Ann M. Trombley B.S.
Theses/Dissertations from 2002
The Association Between Medical Insurance Coverage, In-Hospital Case Fatality Rate, and Length of Hospital Stay Following Admission for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Texas Hospitals, Dinesh Boppana B.D.S.
Potential Predictors of Hypertension Among Children in Fort Worth, Texas: A Cross-Sectional Epidemiologic Study, Christie U. Egbuchunam M.D.
A Sun Awareness Pilot Project, Gillian A. Franklin M.D.
Hormone Replacement Therapy: Investigating Language Barriers, Mark A. Gamber B.A., B.S.
Enhancing the nutritional status of an older population: an educational intervention to improve the nutrition knowledge of persons over 60 living in a rural Texas community, Bridget M. Lane M.S., R.D.
Spatial Analysis and Correlation of Air Pollution and COPD Mortality in Texas, Brian E. Long. B.A.
Geospatial and Molecular Clustering of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Tarrant County, TX, 1993-2000, Patrick Kevin Moonan B.A.
Impact of Intraocular Pressure Maintenance on Sight Preservation, Marla D. Ratliff B.S.
Obesity and Risk of Stroke in NHANES I Follow Up Study, Ashwini Soman M.B.B.S.
Use of Body Mass Index as a Predictor of Health Status in Firefighters, Wesley M. Theurer B.A.