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Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH)

Master's Essay Titles

Master's Essays Recordings

2022 – Master's essays are organized by topics.

  • Adolescent Health
  • Child Health
  • Maternal, Fetal and Perinatal Health
  • Population and Health
  • Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health

Adolescent Health

  • Barriers to contraceptive use among adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa and insights on how to address the barriers
  • A Qualitative Analysis of Health Teachers’ Experiences with, and Perceptions of, Condom Programming in Schools

Child Health

  • Literature Review on Barriers Associated with WIC Participation and How COVID-19 Related Changes Impacted the Program
  • Improving Family Economic Well-being through Home Visiting: The Moderating Effects of Maternal Motivation on Program Impacts
  • Machine Learning & Predictive Analytics for Children’s Public Health and Social Services Using Administrative Data: A Scoping Review

Maternal, Fetal and Perinatal Health

  • Variation and Correlates of Psychosocial Wellbeing Among Women with Preeclampsia in the nuMoM2b Cohort
  • Picture This: Identifying Barriers in the Home Environment Among Families of Children with Medical Complexity
  • Illinois Crisis Pregnancy Centers: A Public Health Case Study on State-Sponsored Reproductive Coercion
  • Preterm birth and the vaginal microbiome: a literature review
  • Maternal and Child Health Promotion in Ceará, Brazil: A Field Observation Using the Health-Promoting Family Conceptual Framework
  • Women’s Empowerment as a Pathway to Improving Maternal Health in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Communication Strategies for the Title V Maternal & Child Health Block Grant: A Case Study
  • Substance Use and Breastfeeding: A systematic review on cannabis, buprenorphine, and methadone use during breastfeeding
  • Perceived Barriers to Post-Partum Weight Loss: A Scoping Review and Lived Experiences of Participants in the Healthy for Two/Healthy for You Study

Population and Health

  • Utilization of Critical Race Theory in Public Health Research
  • Characterizing the Hereditary Risk for Aggressive Prostate Cancer
  • The Steel Frame of India: Training the Indian Administrative Service Officers to Strengthen the Public Health System
  • Assessment of Data Systems Utilized by USAID’s Key Populations Program in South Africa: An Evaluation of Barriers and Facilitators Guided by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research

Women’s, Sexual and Reproductive Health

  • Summarizing the Evidence for Screening and Prevention of Postpartum Depression in Rural Women in High Income Countries
  • Assessing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) awareness and its association with PrEP uptake within nine sub-Saharan African countries using Google Health Trends and PEPFAR data
  • Future directions for sexual and reproductive health: A scoping review of evidence on utility and use of online-to-offline interventions in low- and middle-income countries
  • Social Environments of Sexual Violence on College Campuses in the United States: Rethinking the Value of Bystanders
  • Patterns of contraceptive use and unmet need in late reproductive age in Southeast Asia
  • Evaluating the Reproductive Autonomy Scale in Egypt: A Qualitative Approach
  • The Impact of Bodily Autonomy Violations on HIV Partner Disclosure: Results from the PLHIV Stigma Index 2.0 in Ukraine
  • Assessing Teachers’ Experiences in Implementing Trauma-Informed Approaches in School-Based Sex Education in Baltimore City: A Qualitative Analysis
  • A Qualitative Exploration of Reproductive Coercion Experiences in Geo-culturally Diverse sub-Saharan African Settings