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MPH Thesis/Master's Project Topics

Thesis (T) or Masters Project (MP)

Title of Thesis/Master’s Project

Graduation Date

T

“Assessment of Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) in Memphis Bars and Restaurants”

December 2008

T

“Refugee Services in ShelbyCounty, Tennessee: a Provider and Refugee Comparison”

May 2009

MP

“Promoting Breastfeeding among African American Women: A Multi-generational Approach”

May 2009

MP

“An Analysis of Changes in Attitudes, Perceptions, and Behavior of   Community Members and Public Health Professionals as a Result of   Participating in ‘Unnatural Causes’ Video Screening and Dialogue”

May 2009

T

“Perceptions and Attitudes of Incarcerated Men at Memphis and ShelbyCounty Correctional Facility about HIV/AIDS Testing and Risks”

May 2009

T

“Differences in Birth Outcome Characteristics among Latinas in Shelby County, TN based on their Receipt of Prenatal Care”

December 2009

MP

“Needs Assessment for the TIGUrS Project”

December 2009

T

“Perceptions, Beliefs and Behaviors of College Students Regarding the   H1N1 Vaccine”

 

T

“College Students’ Knowledge, Perceived Risk, and Lifestyles Related to Hypertension”

May 2010

MP

“The Development of the Riverview-Kansas Community Risk Communication Plan for the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department Pollution Control Division”

August 2010

MP

“Reducing Teenage Pregnancy in Memphis and ShelbyCounty- Review of Structural Interventions and Coordinated Community Responses to Address Teenage Pregnancy”

December 2010

T

“EMS Responders’ Perceived Safety Climate and Behaviors Concerning Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure”

May 2011

T

“The Influence of Parenting Strategies on Childhood Obesity in Latinos”

May 2011

T

“Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Other Contaminants in the   Memphis Emergency Medical Services Ambulances”

May 2011

MP

“Developing a Community Guidebook for Successful Urban Gardening”

May 2011

MP

“A Descriptive Analysis of the Physical Health Intervention Amazing Pace”

May 2011

MP

“Helping the Helpless: Emergency Planning for Homeless Populations”

May 2011

MP

“Best Practices in Sexual Health Behavioral Interventions for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Youth”

May 2011

MP

“Disseminating Child-Focused, Local, and Recent Data to Policymakers in ShelbyCounty, TN”

August 2011

MP

“Effective Intervention for Diarrhoea Prevention in Developing Countries”

August 2011

MP

“Development of a Lactation Resource Network and Referral System”

August 2011

MP

“ABC Community Canvassing Toolkit: An All Babies Count Framework for Change”

August 2011

MP

“H1N1 Vaccination Coverage and Perceptions among Clients of Shelby County Health Department Clinics”

August 2011

MP

“Examination of Inadequate Reporting of Maternal Deaths: Proposal of a Pregnancy Checkbox on the Tennessee Certificate of Health”

December 2011

MP

“Family Fun Outdoors: Strategies for Healthy Lifestyle”

December 2011

MP

“Establishing a Teen Clinic to Improve the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Underserved Youth”

December 2011

MP

“Integrating Life Course Theory into Maternal and Child Health”

December 2011

MP

“Chronic Conditions and Perceptions of Health between Veterans and non-Veterans”

December 2011

MP

“Promoting 'The Greenline'”

December 2011

MP

“Modification and Implementation of the “Know Your Sickle Cell Status” Program”

December 2011

MP

“Cultural Competence Training for Providers of Maternal and Child Health Services to African-American Women in ShelbyCounty”

December 2011

MP

“Assessment and Evaluation of the Shelby County Health Department School Based Dental Prevention Program’s Urgent Needs List”

December 2011

MP

“Youth Empowerment through Participation in Local Farmers’ Markets”

December 2011

MP

“Mental Health Needs among Juvenile Offenders in ShelbyCounty”

December 2011

MP

“Obesity and Physical Activity in School-Aged Children- Can Community and School Unite for a Solution?”

December 2011

T

“Caregiver Burden: A Qualitative Approach to Understanding the Experiences of Caregivers to Technologically-Dependent Children with Cerebral Palsy”

May 2012

MP

“Development of an Adolescent Reproductive Health Assessment Tool for Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region”

May 2012

MP

“Reducing Recidivism in Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee with Pathway to Dignity”

May 2012

MP

“Humanitarian Optometric Missions and their Role in the Amelioration of Uncorrected Refractive Error in Northern Central America”

May 2012

MP

“Barriers to Breastfeeding in Memphis”

May 2012

MP

“The Development of Select Agent Researcher Exposure Protocols for UTHSC Regional Biocontainment Laboratory”

May 2012

MP

“Development of a Resources and Asset Map of the Binghampton Neighborhood in Memphis, Tennessee”

May 2012

MP

“From Poolside, Through the Eyes of a Swimmer ”Photo Voice Project”

May 2012

MP

“An Observational Study of Child Passenger Safety in the Memphis Metropolitan Area: 2001-2011”

May 2012

MP

“Tool for Evaluation of Infection Prevention and Control Programs in Countries with Limited Resources”

May 2012

MP

“The Reproductive Health Status of Adolescents in Shelby County”

May 2012

T

“Identifying Ways to Lower Incidence of Syphilis in Shelby County in the African-American Community”

May 2012

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