Student Theses

* Represents dissertation for postgraduate doctoral degree


45.     Enteropathogen infections in areas with poor access to water, sanitation, and hygiene: environmental drivers, co-infections, and potential interventions. Open Access. Chard, Anna N.* (2019).

44.     Analysis of Environmental Patterns and Leprosy in Minas Gerais, Brazil Using Spatial Statistics. Open Access. Oliveira, Shaiana (2019).

43.     WASH Factors and Leprosy Schistosomiasis Co-Infections in North Gondar, Ethiopia: Risk Factors for Leprosy Transmission. Open Access. Emerson, Lisa (2019).

42.     Integration of WASH and nutrition through the care group approach: A qualitative study of behavior change approaches in rural Western Kenya. Open Access. Micek, Kathryn (2019).

41.     Assessing the association between the Escherichia coli counts in household drinking water and other risk factors with the occurrence of diarrhea in children under-five across four countries. Open Access. Ravi Kumar, Vishnu (2019).

40.     Seroconversion Rate for Post-Validation Surveillance of Trachoma. Open Access. Randall, Jessica (2019).

39.     Community-Based Management of Handpumps in Rural Ghana: A Quantitative Analysis of What Needs to Change. Open Access. Lane, Morgan (2019).

38.     Assessing barriers to WASH behavior change in high-fidelity Andilaye intervention communities in Amhara, Ethiopia. Open Access. Braccio, Christina (2019).

37.     Assessing the heterogeneity of intervention fidelity in Andilaye Communities. Open Access. Rakhra, Ashlin (2019).

36.     Levels of Self-supply for Water Delivery in Rural Ethiopia: What different scenarios for supplementary self-supply in three woredas of Amhara, Ethiopia can be used to reach the SDG water-related goals of 2030 and how much will the different scenarios cost? Open Access. Winters, Rachel Jackson (2019).

35.     Assessing effect of sanitation and water supply coverage thresholds on STH parasitology. Open Access. Prentice-Mott, Graeme (2019).


34.     The Acceptability and Feasibility of an Innovative Feeding Toolkit to Improve Infant and Young Child Feeding in Mbeya District, Tanzania. Open Access. Sawyer, Sarah (2018).

33.     Development and Application of a Set of Novel Caregiver Hygiene Behavior Measures Relating to Stunting. Open Access. Wodnik, Breanna (2018).

32.     A qualitative process evaluation of maternal and baby WASH and nutrition project using a Care Group approach in western Kenya. Open Access. Linabarger, Molly (2018).

31.     "We had to bring the water in pain": Water and sanitation challenges among pregnant and postpartum women in Odisha, India. Open Access. Twumasi, Abena (2018).

30.     Molecular techniques to isolate soil-transmitted helminth β-tubulin genes to enhance global surveillance of benzimidazole resistance. Open Access. Kobokovich, Amanda (2018).


29.     Menstrual hygiene management in Fiji: Establishing an evidence base to address WASH challenges for girls in school, results from a formative study. Open Access. Lauff, Amber (2017).

28.     Effectiveness of a combined sanitation and household-level piped water intervention on infrastructure coverage, availability and use, environmental fecal contamination, and child health in rural Odisha, India: a matched cohort study. Open Access. Reese, Heather* (2017).


27.     Plausibility Evaluation of Integrated WASH, Health, and Nutrition Programming on Childhood Growth and Maternal and Child Illness in Oromia, Ethiopia. Open Access. Head, Jennifer Renee (2016).

26.     Program Evaluation of a Gender Mainstreaming and WASH Intervention in Upper West, Ghana. Open Access. Ghulamali, Sabah Qutbuddin (2016).

25.     Heart Friends, Pad Boxes, and 'Bread': The social ecology of girls' menstruation in two Nairobi slums. Open Access. Girod, Candace (2016).

24.     Equity of Coverage and Utilization of Water, Sanitaiton and Hygiene Infrastructure by Measures of Vulnerability: A study in rural Ethiopia. Open Access. Vettel, Jennifer (2016).

23.     Plausibility Evaluation of Integrated WASH, Health, and Nutrition Programming on Childhood Growth and Maternal and Child Illness in Oromia, Ethiopia. Open Access. Head, Jennifer Renee (2016).

22.     Program Evaluation of a Gender Mainstreaming and WASH Intervention in Upper West, Ghana. Open Access. Ghulamali, Sabah Qutbuddin (2016).


21.     Conditions, behaviors, and fecal contamination of nursery schools in four low and medium income neighborhoods of Accra, Ghana. Open Access. Natkin, Benjamin (2015)

20.     Factors associated with malaria case management practices at health facilities in Guinea during the 2014 Ebola epidemic. Open Access. Hennessee, Ian Patrick (2015).

19.     Growing up in Tajikistan: Students' Perceptions of the Pubertal Transition to Inform Culturally Appropriate Puberty Books. Open Access. Sclar, Gloria Driessnack (2015).

18.     Behaviors, Conditions, and Child Hand Contamination Among Children and Caregivers in Peri-Urban Households in Accra, Ghana. Open Access. Banta, Zimo Zheng (2015).

17.     Assessing the Influence of Social Capital on Water Point Sustainability in Rural Ethiopia. Open Access. Person, Margaret (2015).

16.     Buruli Ulcer Case Severity at Diagnosis in Benin and Cameroon: An Analysis of World Health Organization Surveillance Data, 2013. Open Access. Smith, Shona (2015).

15.     The Impact of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WaSH) in the Presence of Suboptimal Adherence and Complex Interdependencies. Open Access. Garn, Joshua* (2015).

14.     Household, community and district clustering of trachoma, and the protective effects of latrines in 11 health districts in Guinea. Open Access. Bressler, Jonathan (2015).

13.     Sanitation in Bukwo, Uganda: An Assessment of Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS). Open Access. Hoffman, Maria Sara (2015).

12.     Impact of Human Movement on Water and Sanitation Practices and Diarrhea Risk. Open Access. Bohnert, Kate (2015).


11.     Adoption and Sustained Use of the Arborloo in Rural Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study. Open Access. Fry, Dionna (2014).

10.     'A Child is also a Teacher': Exploring the Potential for Children as Change Agents in the Context of a School-based WASH Intervention in Rural Eastern Zambia. Open Access. Bresee, Sara (2014).

9.     Prevalence of Dehydration among School-Aged Children in Eastern Province, Zambia and Sikasso, Mali with an Analysis of Hydration and Cognition Measures. Open Access. Price, Kaleb Anderson (2014).

8.     Predicting Sustainability of Rural Hand Pumps in Northern Mozambique. Open Access. Martinsen, Andrea Lea (2014).


7.     "Boys don't have knowledge about menstruation; they think it is a bad thing" - Knowledge and Beliefs about Menstruation among Adolescent Boys in Gicumbi District, Rwanda. Open Access. Penakalapati, Gauthami (2013).

6.     Cholera and humiliation in the Dominican Republic: A qualitative study of stigma and psychosocial stress among Haitian migrants. Open Access. Keys, Hunter (2013).

5.     Assessing the Relationship Between Water-fetching Distance and Equitable Access to and Use of Improved Water Sources in Rural Ethiopia. Open Access. Chan, Jacqueline Yoi Yan (2013).

4.     Assessing differences in cholera risk factor prevalence between migrant Haitians and Dominicans in the Dominican Republic. Open Access. Lund, Andrea (2013).


3.     The Role of Women in Water Management and Conflict Resolution in Marsabit, Kenya. Open Access. Yerian, Sarah Ellen (2012).

2.     Studying Determinants of Latrine Uptake in Garissa, Northeastern Province and Tana River, Coastal Province, Kenya Using Household Surveys and Qualitative Interviews. Open Access. Du, Eric (2012).

1.     The impact of regular soap provision to primary schools on hand washing with soap and E. coli hand contamination among pupils in Nyanza Province, Kenya: A cluster-randomized trial. Open Access. Saboori, Shadi (2012).