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Center for Injury Research and Policy

Student Dissertations


Cassandra Kercher, PhD
A Longitudinal Analysis of Fatal and Non-Fatal Assaults of Law Enforcement Officers in the United States, 1984-2011

Meghan McGinty, PhD
Decision-Making During Disasters: A Case Study of Hurricane Sandy Evacuation/Shelter-in-Place Decision-Making Processes

Molly Simmons, PhD
Implementation Effects of the Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES) on Patients Suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Dionne Williams, PhD
Factors Associated with Use of Safety-Engineered Needles and Hands Free Techniques: A Survey of Current Practices among Operating Room Nurses


Michael Kim, PhD
The Impact of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Adolescent and Young Adult Poisoning Deaths

Beth McGinty, PhD
Serious Mental Illness and Gun Violence: Public Attitudes and Support for Gun Policy

Elizabeth Parker, PhD
Women Ready to Take Action: Communicating Information About Risk and Safety Strategies to Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

David Swedler, PhD
A Mixed Methods Examination of Distracted Driving in Commercial Truck Drivers

Gregory Tung, PhD
Political Institutional Factors and Public Health Policy: An Examination of the Associations Between Direct Democracy and Preemption on State-Level Tobacco Control and Injury Prevention Policies


Abdulgafoor Bashani, PhD
Approaches to Measuring Non-Fatal Health Outcomes: Disability and Injuries at the Iganga-Mayuge Demographic Surveillance System (IM-DS) in Uganda

Anna Bradford, PhD
The Impact of Orthopedic Trauma on Family Caregivers and Caregiver Adaptation

Lok Wong Samson, PhD
Post-Acute Care in Elderly Trauma Patients: Use and Outcomes


Nadine Finigan, PhD
Interpersonal Aggression in Urban African American Early Adolescents: Application of the IBM Using a Gendered Perspective

Whitney Grey (Austin), PhD
The Impact of Green Building Design on Occupant Health, Safety, and Stress in Healthcare Centers

Samantha Illangasakare, PhD
The role of the Intimate Partner Violence, HIV, and Substance Abuse Syndemic in Women's Mental Health

Jennifer Whitehill (Mendel), PhD
From Promise to Practice: Keys to Successful Implementation of Street Outreach for Youth Violence Prevention


Jessica Miller, PhD
Adolescents and Violence


Gail Dana-Sacco, PhD
Applying Passamaquoddy Wisdom to Contemporary Tribal Health Decision-Making

Sarah L. Johnson, PhD
Using Concept Mapping to Structure Students’ Views of the School Environment’s Contribution to School Violence: Providing Suggestions for School Environment Intervention

Lainie Rutkow, PhD
Profits and Public Health: A Study of Corporations, The Laws that Govern them, and Strategies Designed to Influence Corporations' Effects on the Public's Health


Kristin Archer, PhD
Determinants of Referral to Physical Therapy: Influence of Patient Work Status and Surgeon Efficacy Beliefs

Renan Castillo, PhD
Modeling the Course of Disability Following Traume: Results from a Longitudinal Study of Severe Lower Extremity Injuries


Maria Bulzacchelli, PhD
An Evaluation of the Impact of OSHA's Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) Standard on Fatal Occupational Injury

Mary Thembani Glenshaw, PhD
Injuries from Building Bombings: A Comparative Study of Risk and Protective Factors in the Oklahoma City Bombing

Roni Neff, PhD
In the Wrong Place? Geographic Variation in U.S. Occupational Injury/Illness Rates

Nhan Tran, PhD
Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Intervention for Reducing Motorcycle Injuries in Malaysia

Ariel Ahart, PhD
Exploring the Response of the Health Sector to Violence Against Women in Kyrgystan


Michelle Canham Chervak, PhD
The Association of Health Risk Behaviors and Occupational Injury among U.S. Army Basic Trainees

Vanya Jones, PhD
Personal and Environmental Factors Associated with Fighting Among Early Adolescent African Americans Who Attend School and Live in a Low-Income Community

Sara Johnson, PhD
The Role Of Biobehavioral and Psychosocial Development In Adolescent Injury and Violence Prevention: Toward A Developmental Approach To Intervention

Gwendolyn Bergen, PhD
An Evaluation of the Effects of the Zero Tolerance Law on Underage Drinking and Driving Behaviors

Jennifer M. Lincoln, PhD
Fresh Seafood at a Price: Factors Associated with Surviving Commercial Fishing Vessel Sinkings in Alaska

Keshia Pollack, PhD
The Impact of Body Mass Index on Nonfatal Traumatic Occupational Injury in Hourly Manufacturing Employees

Margaret Haynes, PhD
Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Unintentional Nonfatal Injury Among the United States Active Air Force


Michael Ho, PhD
Safety Climate and Occupational Injury: An Examination of Climate Dimensions and Injury Outcomes

Swapnil P. Maniar, PhD
Examining Transitions in Weapon Carrying Behavior Among Adolescents in the United States


David Chang, PhD
Variations in Initial Hospital Treatment of Elderly and Non Elderly Trauma Patients

Allegra Namyeon Kim, PhD
Evaluation of the 1996 Maryland Gun Violence Act

Robert L. Kay Jr., PhD
Effectiveness of Residential Fire Sprinklers

Elizabeth Hooten, PhD
Fatal Occupational Injury: Evaluating Surveillance in North Carolina Using Capture-Recapture Methods


Jessica Burke, PhD
Intimate Partner Violence Among Low-Income Women: Associated Individual and Contextual Risk Factors