Recent Titles By Program

PhD and MS programs awarded in epidemiology (past awarded PhD program was in epidemiology and community health).

MPH concentrations awarded in epidemiology, environmental health, and health services administration.

Recent dissertation, thesis and integrative project titles by program are located below.

PhD Dissertations

Student's major professor listed first in Committee, unless noted otherwise.

Degree Program / Concentration Date Awarded Committee Title
PhD Epidemiology 2017-02 Jo Freudenheim, Kirsten Moysich, Kevin Eng Prognostic Factors in Relation to Ovarian Cancer Survival
PhD Epidemiology 2016-09 Matthew Bonner, James Olson, Xuefeng Ren Telomeres as Targets for Persistent Organic Pollutants: The Anniston Community Health Study
PhD Epidemiology 2016-06 Andrew Hyland, Mark Travers, Marc Kiviniemi A Community Trial to Speed the Diffusion of Smoke-Free Policies in Multiunit Housing
PhD Epidemiology 2016-06 Heather Ochs-Balcom, Jean Wactawski-Wende, Lara Sucheston-Campbell, Jo Freudenheim The Genetics of Sleep Behavior and the Association with Breast Cancer Risk and Aggressiveness
PhD Epidemiology 2016-06 Jean Wactawski-Wende, Heather Ochs-Balcom, Lara Sucheston-Campbell The Interaction of Genetic Risk, Hormones and Calcium/Vitamin D on Fracture and Bone Loss among Postmenopausal Women

MS Theses

Student's major professor listed first in Committee, unless noted otherwise.

Degree Program / Concentration Date Awarded Committee Title
MS Epidemiology 2017-06 Katarzyna (Kasia) Kordas, Matthew Bonner, Amy Millen A Cross-Sectional Study on the Relationship between Iron Deficiency/Intake and Cadmium Concentration of 1st Grade Children in Montevideo, Uruguay
MS Epidemiology 2017-06 Amy Millen, Lina Mu, William Brady Red Blood Cell Membrane Fatty Acids and Incident Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Postmenopausal Women
MS Epidemiology 2017-06 Heather Ochs-Balcom, Amy Millen, Edward Ruiz-Narvaez Replication and Fine Mapping for Birthweight Loci in the 'Black Women's Health' study
MS Epidemiology 2016-09 Michael LaMonte, Lina Mu, Jean Wactawski-Wende Association Between Subgingival Bacteria and Metabolic Syndrome Among Postmenopasual Women in Buffalo Osteoperio Study
MS Epidemiology 2016-09 Michael LaMonte, Jean Wactawski-Wende, Nancy Smmyth Association of Depressive Symptoms with Treatment Decisions After Osteoporosis Screening in Postmenopausal Women: The Buffalo OsteoPerio Study

MPH Epidemiology Integrative Projects

Student's major professor listed first in Committee, unless noted otherwise.

Degree Program / Concentration Date Awarded Committee Title
MPH Epidemiology 2017-06 Michael LaMonte, Heather Lindstrom Primary Descriptive Analysis of Zika Virus Testing in Erie County
MPH Epidemiology 2017-06 Michael LaMonte, Lina Mu Gamification and Diabetes Among Erie County Residents
MPH Epidemiology 2017-06 Heather Ochs-Balcom, Michael LaMonte Sleep Quality/Duration and Bone Mineral Density
MPH / PharmD Epidemiology 2017-06 Michael LaMonte, Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes, David Jacobs Antibiotic Prescribing for Upper Respiratory Tract Infection in the United States Outpatient Setting, 2010-2014
MPH Epidemiology 2017-06 Heather Ochs-Balcom, Michael LaMonte Sickle Cell Trait Screening in D1 NCAA Athletes

MPH Environmental Health Integrative Projects

Student's major professor listed first in Committee, unless noted otherwise.

Degree Program / Concentration Date Awarded Committee Title
MPH Environmental Health 2017-06 Katarzyna (Kasia) Kordas, Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes Environmental Health Policy: Addressing Childhood Lead Exposure for Buffalo Public School District
MPH Environmental Health 2017-06 Pavani Ram, Shauna Zorich, Joseph Domachowske Respiratory Syncytial Virus and the Inflammatory Response
MPH Environmental Health 2017-06 Lina Mu, Xuefeng Ren Characterizing Air Pollution in Beijing, China

MPH

Environmental Health

2015-06

James Olson, Matthew Bonner The Massachusetts Avenue Project Growing Green: A Youth Perspective

MPH

Environmental Health

2015-02

James Olson, Lina Mu

Massachusetts Avenue Project Mobile Market: An Evaluation of Produce on the Move

MPH Health Services Administration Integrative Projects

Student's major professor listed first in Committee, unless noted otherwise.

Degree Program / Concentration Date Awarded Committee Title
MPH Health Services Administration 2017-06 Michael Noe, Michael LaMonte High Rates of Cesarean Sections in the United States
MPH / MBA Health Services Administration 2017-06 Michael Noe, Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes Thyroid Cancer
MPH Health Services Administration 2017-06 Michael Noe, Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes Enhancing Patient Access to Primary Care Resident Clinic - A Quality Improvement Project
MPH Health Services Administration 2017-06 Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes, Michael LaMonte The H.E.A.L Program, An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improve Treatment Outcomes for Pregnant and/or Parenting Women in Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder
MPH Health Services Administration 2017-02 Richard Donahue, Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes   An Enabling Environment for Research and Development Preparedness in Public Health Outbreak Emergencies

Revised 6/25/17