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  • 2000

Title: Preterm Births in KY – 2000
Author: Krishna Kishore Reddy Edunuri
Concentration: Health Promotion

  • 2005

Title: Has Mandatory Food Hygiene Training Resulted in Improved Raw Restaurant Sanitation Rating Scores in Kentucky: A Public Policy Evaluation for Stakeholders
Author: Mark M. Reed
Concentration: Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health

  • 2006

Title: Survey of Selected Exposures and Neurological Symptoms in an Industrial Population
Author: Naomi Carter
Concentration: Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health

Title: Assessment of Community Norms and Support for Substance Abuse Policies
Author: Rebecca Rogers Gillis
Concentration: Health Promotion

Title: Violence Among Intimate Partners and Trusted Partners Experienced by Undergraduate Students Who Attend a Non-Traditional University
Author: David True
Concentration: Health Promotion

  • 2007

Title: Pandemic Influenza Planning Project
Author: ‘Group Project’
Concentration: N/A

  • 2008

Title: Parents vs. Adults Who Are Not Parents’ Attitudes Towards Alcohol Use Among Minors and Risks Associated with Alcohol Use Among Minors
Author: Lindsay Gregory
Concentration: Health Promotion

Title: The Evaluation of an Alcohol Education Program for Freshman Students
Author: Meghan R. Scott
Concentration: N/A

  • 2009

Title: Implementing an Environmental Management System based on the ISO 14000 Framework
Author: Lauren Reno
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: A Comprehensive Study of the Effectiveness of Glove Use in Restaurants
Author: Sean Watkins-Harris
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Risky Behaviors and Coping Mechanisms
Author: Brandy Baker
Concentration: Health Promotion

Title: Lead Exposure from Children’s Toys
Author: Jonathan Abrams
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Monitoring PCBs and Mercury in Paddle Fish from the Ohio River
Author: Rene Ndzi
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Use of Inverted Fault Tree Analysis to Identify Water-borne Disease Sources in a Rural Barrio in the Philippines
Author: KK Jauco-Trott
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Implementation of the Mobilization for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) in Garrard County, Kentucky
Author: Nancy M. Crewe
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Improving Efficiency for an OSHA Training Course
Author: Andrew Lupariello
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Quality of Drinking Water in Madison County, Kentucky: Tap Water vs. Bottled Water
Author: Clint Pinion
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Siren Use and Hearing Loss among Members of the Lexington Fire Department
Author: Kristin D. Chilton
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Household Smoking and the Prevalence of Asthma in Madison County School Children
Author: Premananth Natarajan
Concentration: Health Promotion and Administration

  • 2010

Title: Qualitative/Quantitative of Madison County, Kentucky Tap Water & Various Water Brands
Author: Clint Pinion, Jr.
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Establishment of Provider Based Rural Health Clinic
Author: Brandy L. Bullock
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: Self-Reported Levels of Lifestyle Risk from Health Habits among College Students – Interaction and Implications
Author: Manjusha Ilapakurti
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: Noise Monitoring Report for Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center for: Cooper Drive and Leestown Divisions
Author: Leonard Allen Preston, Jr.
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: TV to Talk About: Substance Use on the CW Network
Author: Monica E. Mundy
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: Attitudes and Knowledge towards use of Smokeless Tobacco among College Students
Author: Radhika Abubakkar
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: Comparing Trends of Prevalence Rates of Risk Factors for Diabetes among African-Americans and Caucasians in Kentucky
Author: Jemara Graves
Concentration: Community Health Education

  • 2011

Title: Weight Gain, a Barrier to Smoking Cessation among College Students and the Difference in Perception by Gender
Author: Josephine Wairimu Kuria
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: Factors Associated with Paricipation in a University Worksite Health Promotion Program
Author: Tasha VanZant
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: An analysis of perceptions of change in dietary habits among adult Mexican immigrants in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky
Author: Christie L. Green
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: Indoor Air Quality in High Fitness Areas
Author: David Earl Finney
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Emotional Dependency: Contributors to Collegiate Social Wellness
Author: Julie A. Lasslo
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: Association of Maternal Pre-Pregnancy Obesity and Neural Tube Defects in Kentucky
Author: Emerald W. Gates
Concentration: Community Health Education

  • 2012

Title: Local Health Department’s Community Health Assessment and Planning associations with the County Health Ranking
Author: Mary Henson
Concentration: Health Promotion and Administration

Title: The Perceptions of Drug and Alcohol Use Among eastern Kentucky university campus
Author: Sarah Beth Cole
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: An analysis of cardiovascular disease among individuals with diabetes and pre-diabetes.
Author: Nikita Thornsberry
Concentration: N/A

Title: Perceptions of College Students on the Use of Nonmedical Prescription Drugs
Author: Stephany D. Whitaker
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: Cardiovascular Disease Knowledge in Adults: A Comparison of Young, Middle, and Old Population Groups
Author: Cassandra Harper
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: Determining the Efficacy of an Emerging Water Quality Indicatior
Author: Christopher Payne Ray
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: “Counseling in an Opiate Addiction Treatment Program: Comparing Patient Outcomes from a Psychiatric and General Practice Setting.”
Author: Thomas Michael Shepherd
Concentration: Community Health Education

  • 2013

Title: A Guide for Small Business: Setting up an Environmental Compliance Program & Where to Obtain Guidance.
Author: Michael Sullivan
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: A Comprehensive Study of Electronic Smoking Devices in Relation to Tobacco Regulation Policies
Author: Alina Strand
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Mercury in Schools
Author: Ryan Gilpin
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Why do people tan but not smoke?
Author: Ben Bryden
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: Ethylene Oxide – the Sweet Killer: An In depth Analysis
Author: Chionye Akunne
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Manganese Levels in The Water of Southeastern KY
Author: Mary Lowry
Concentration: Environmental Health

  • 2014

Title: Dangers, Trends, and Habits of Indoor Tanning and Tobacco Smoking in America.
Author: Benjamin Bryden
Concentration: N/A

Title: Change in the number of willful, repeat, serious, other, and total violations reported in laboratory inspections performed by Environmental Health and Safety at a large research based university once follow-up inspections for repeat and willful violations are implemented.
Author: Lorie Jayne Ernest
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Water Fluoridation: Tooth Decay Prevention and Safety
Author: Mary Roseberry Malone
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: The Prevalence of Chemicals used for Food Preservation in Vacuum Packaged Foods
Author: Maria Gabrielle Powell
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Assessment of the Activity of Ultraviolet (UV) Light against Escherichia Coli (E. Coli) in Contaminated Water
Author: Ghazi Khairallah Alanazi
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Sociocultural behavior and attitudes versus environmental factors of among those that live in rural communities is the driving force towards unsafe driving activities that cause high percentages of car crashes
Author: Kenneth Crowdus, Jr.
Concentration: N/A

Title: Leveraging Agriculture to Improve Health Outcomes in Alabama and Georgia
Author: Carrea M. Dye
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: The Level of Knowledge, Attitude and Practices that are Associated with the Health and Safety Cabinet/Furniture Makers in Western Hanover.
Author: Natalie P. Davis
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Study of Transfer of E-coli 0157 in the Air at Fair Grounds
Author: Andrew Todd
Concentration: Environmental Health

  • 2015

Title: Community-Acquired Staphlococcus Aureus in an Indoor Climbing Facility
Author: Anne Dostart
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Gun Blasts: Suppressed or Not Suppressed, That is the Question?
Author: Richard Drew Stockwell
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Does The Kentucky River Contain Fish With Dangerous Levels of Mercury?
Author: Austin May
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Water Quality and Public Pools
Author: Corina M. Singleton
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Prevalence of Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV-1) in individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease
Author: Jamie Hisel
Concentration: N/A

Title: Saving Lives at Work Places with Behavior-based Safety
Author: Yilmaz Kalahan
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Air Fresheners and Their Possible Effect on Car Users
Author: Mirjana Antic
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: An Observational study of Non Occupational Noise During Exposure during Contemporary Christian Church Services
Author: Ashley Wilbanks
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Breastfeeding knowledge, Attitude, and Intentions among College Students
Author: Sanjita Parajuli
Concentration: Community Health Education

Title: Mosquito Survey of Madison County Kentucky
Author: Kenneth W. Blank
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Ergonomic Effects in the Workplace
Author: Shannon Blair
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Determining the Efficacy of Home Ozone Generator in the Reduction of E.coli in Surface Water
Author: Shelly Craft
Concentration: Environmental Health

  • 2016

Title: Ergonomic Effects in the Workplace
Author: Shannon D. Blair
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Comparison of Testing Methods for Enumerating Escherichia Coli Bacteria in Water; Idexx Quanti-Tray/2000, Coliplate, and Method 1603: Membrane Filtration Using Modified membrane-Thermotolerant Escherichia coli Agar (modified m-TEC)
Author: Cassi J. Gibson
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Safety Assessment of Conservation Laboratories and Collections’ Storage Rooms of Cultural Institutions in Jamaica
Author: Colleen Almarie Nattie
Concentration: Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health

Title: PM2.5 as a Cardiovascular Risk Factor in the United States Counties
Author: Efia Taylor
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Clinical Diagnosis vs. Laboratory Confirmation of Lyme Disease in Kentucky Land Surveying
Author: Blake D. Johnson
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: An Assessment of Septic Tank Maintenance in Garrard County, Kentucky
Author: David H Stone
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: An Assessment of the Association Between Colorectal Cancer and Coal Mining Within Appalachian Regions
Author: Dylan Frost
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: An Analysis of the Impact of OSHA’s Methylene Chloride Standard
Author: Troy Schneck
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Household Water Treatment in Relation to Total Coliform and E.coli in Western Kenya
Author: Adams Ronnoh
Concentration: Environmental Health

  • 2017

Title: Public Health Hazard – Water Quality: Can low-cost hemp improve water quality?
Author: William Douglas Straight III
Concentration: Environmental Health

Title: Exploring the Association Between Negative Health Effects and Electronic Cigarette Use Stemming from VOC Exposure
Author: Westley Hall
Concentration: Environmental Health
 

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