Student Research Projects

This page provides a searchable database of culminating projects (theses, dissertations, practicums and projects) completed by students receiving graduate degrees from our department.

To access complete UW DEOHS student theses and dissertations, visit the ResearchWorks Archive.

Year Graduate Degree Degree Option Title Faculty Advisor Project Type
2018 Wonil Lee MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Occupational Fatigue Prediction for Entry-Level Construction Workers in Material Handling Activities Using Wearable Sensors Edmund Y. W. Seto Thesis/Dissertation
2017 Brooke L. Reynolds MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Quantification and Modeling of Black Carbon Exposure for Seattle Commuters Edmund Y. W. Seto Thesis/Dissertation
2017 Samuel House MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Occupational Falls in Non-Construction Industries Martin A. Cohen Thesis/Dissertation
2017 Spencer Birch MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Evaluation of PAH Metabolites as Biomarkers for Occupational Wood Smoke Exposure in Wildland Firefighters Christopher D. Simpson Thesis/Dissertation
2017 Magali N. Blanco MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Real-Time Particle Monitoring of Pesticide Drift from Two Different Orchard Sprayers Richard A. Fenske Thesis/Dissertation
2017 Chen Wu MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Characterization of Unregulated Disinfection By-Products (DBPs) in Chloraminated Water and Estimation of Associated Health Risks Gretchen Onstad Thesis/Dissertation
2016 Grant Quiller MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Heat stress, heat strain, and productivity in Washington State tree fruit harvesters June T. Spector Thesis/Dissertation
2016 Joe DeLauter MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Assessing Potential Laser Strike Protection Engineering Control for United States Coast Guard Aircraft Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2016 Maximilian Chmielinski MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Preliminary Indoor UV and Blue Light Exposure Assessment in Marijuana Growing Facilities Edmund Y. W. Seto Thesis/Dissertation
2016 Marc Richard Beaudreau MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Experimental Evaluation of Spray Painter Worker Orientation and Spray Distance Using a Distance Guide to Reduce Airborne Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium Paints and Primers Noah S. Seixas Thesis/Dissertation
2015 Daniel Grinnell MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Overcoming Literacy and Language Barriers to Improve Safety Knowledge of Washington State Dairy Farm Workers Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2015 Joemy Ramsay MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Measurement of Urinary 1-Nitropyrene Metabolites as Biomarkers of Exposure to Diesel Exhaust in Underground Miners Christopher D. Simpson Thesis/Dissertation
2015 Grace Liao MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Waterborne Paint Exposure in the Auto Body Collision Repair Industry Noah S. Seixas Thesis/Dissertation
2015 Emily Carpenter MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Evaluation of 1-Nitropyrene as a Surrogate Measure for Diesel Exhaust: Assessment of Personal Air Monitoring Data from an Underground Mine Christopher D. Simpson Thesis/Dissertation
2015 Laura Rascón Padilla MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Development of an LC-MS/MS Method for the Detection of Halogenated Furanones in Drinking Water Gretchen Onstad Thesis/Dissertation
2015 Kris Hartin MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Indoor/Outdoor Particulate Matter Composition in Rural Yunnan Province, China Edmund Y. W. Seto Thesis/Dissertation
2014 Miriam Calkins MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Impact of Extreme Heat on Emergency Medical Services in King County, WA Richard A. Fenske Thesis/Dissertation
2014 Christopher Warner MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Lung Bioaccessibility of Manganese in Arc Welding Fume Noah S. Seixas Thesis/Dissertation
2014 Christopher Pyke MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered 1-Nitropyrene and Diesel Particulate Matter Exposures Among Workers in a Metal Mine Christopher D. Simpson Thesis/Dissertation
2014 Veatasha Dorsey MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Sociodemographic Differences in Perceptions of Occupational Safety Climate Noah S. Seixas Thesis/Dissertation
2014 Melvin Torres MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Characterizing Lead Exposure at a U.S. Coast Guard Indoor Firing Range Martin A. Cohen Thesis/Dissertation
2014 Nazila Shakibaei MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Reducing Workers’ Exposures to Chemicals and Dust in Nail Salons Using Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems Martin A. Cohen Thesis/Dissertation
2014 Clara Jung MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered A Comparison of Surface Sampling Techniques for Semi-Volatile Organic Substances in an Electronics Recycling Facility John C. Kissel Thesis/Dissertation
2014 Sara Lien MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Nanoparticle Deposition in an Air Liquid Interface Cell Culture Exposure Chamber Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2013 Angel Ip MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Methodology to Assess the Tripod 2006 Wildfire Impacts on Air Quality, Hospitalizations and Public Health in Washington State: A Case Study of the 2006 Tripod Wildfires Richard A. Fenske Thesis/Dissertation
2013 Cody Cullison MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Perchloroethylene Leak Detection: Evaluating Technical Capabilities and Usability of Vapor Leak Detectors Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2013 Abigail Sutphen MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered PPE Effectiveness in Agricultural Applications Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2013 Lyndsey Banks MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Characterization of Traffic-Related Air Pollutants near a Major Roadway in Albuquerque Using a Mobile Monitoring Approach Christopher D. Simpson Thesis/Dissertation
2013 Andrew Forbes MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Evaluation of Anti-Vibration Gloves in a Manufacturing Setting Peter W. Johnson Thesis/Dissertation
2013 Molly Halverson MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Evaluating Whole Body Vibration and Standing Balance Among Truck Drivers Peter W. Johnson Thesis/Dissertation
2013 Lea Duffin MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Validation of Training Concepts for Effective Ventilation Control for Welding Fumes in Confined Spaces Noah S. Seixas Thesis/Dissertation
2012 Jonathan Ebert MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Biomonitoring of Wildland Firefighters: Analysis of Methoxyphenols as Viable Urinary Biomarkers of Wood Smoke Exposure Christopher D. Simpson Thesis/Dissertation
2012 Michelle Eisen MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Manganese Exposure Estimation and its Association with Blood Manganese Noah S. Seixas Thesis/Dissertation
2012 Christa Gorski MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered A Comparison of Surface Sampling Wipe Media for Isocyanate Sampling in the Auto Repair Industry Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2012 Aaron Riutta MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Occupational Determinants of Chlorpyrifos Adducts to Plasma Cholinesterase in Chlorpyrifos Exposed Agricultural Workers in Washington State Christopher D. Simpson Thesis/Dissertation
2012 Katherine Skordal MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Control Banding Tools: Advanced Regulated Evaluation and Authorization of Chemical Tool and Agreement with Professional Judgment Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2012 Jessie Taylor MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Characterizing the Waste Streams from Alternative Solvent Dry Cleaners Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2012 Jeffrey Walls MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Characterization of Work Practices and Ventilation Effectiveness in Shipyard Confined Space Welding Noah S. Seixas Thesis/Dissertation
2012 Nicholas Clark MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Characterizing Exposure Conditions for a Quantum Dot Exposure Chamber Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2011 Marissa Baker MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Nitrogen Dioxide Exposure and Probability of Walking in Seattle, WA Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2011 Allison Crollard MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Training Intervention for a Dual-lingual Health and Safety Committee Noah S. Seixas Thesis/Dissertation
2011 Edward Evanson MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Formation and Removal of Iodoform from Iodinated Personal Drinking Water Christopher D. Simpson Thesis/Dissertation
2011 Hiroshi Fujita MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Ambient Heat-Related Morbidity in Washington State: Hospitalizations and Associated Costs in Summer 2004 Richard A. Fenske Thesis/Dissertation
2011 Stefani Penn MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Integration of a Cholinesterase Test Kit into Diagnosis and Clinical Practice for Monitoring Farm Worker Exposure to Pesticides Christopher D. Simpson Thesis/Dissertation
2011 Anna Schmidt MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered An Evaluation of Fish Consumption and Environmental Concern in Low Income and Food Insecure Populations in Seattle William E. Daniell Thesis/Dissertation
2011 Domonick Zanarini MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Glove Efficacy in Collision Repair Shops Using Isocyanate and Solvent Based Paints: A Field Study Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2011 Chantrelle Johanson MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Characterizing the Health and Safety Needs of the Dry Cleaning Industry in King County Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2010 Jill Walters MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Evaluation of Quantitative Respirator Fit Testing of Workers Exposed to Cr VI Aerosols from Various Industrial Work Processes Michael S Morgan Thesis/Dissertation
2010 Stephanie Wong MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered A Spatial Model to Assess the Impact of Major Roadways on a Low Income Seattle Neighborhood using an Intensive NOx Sampling Campaign Joel D. Kaufman Thesis/Dissertation
2010 Ryan Bible MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Efficiency Assessment of an Omni-Directional, Wind and Water Tolerant, High-Volume Bioaerosol Inlet Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2010 Margaret Hughes MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Effects of Key Displacement Distance and Key Switch Mechanism on Applied Forces During Typing Peter W. Johnson Thesis/Dissertation
2010 Christine Kim MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Nasal Inhalation Exposure Method of Quantum Dots to Mice using a Nebulizer Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2010 Yuh-Chi Niou MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Investigation of Children's Respiratory Symptoms due to Poor Indoor Air Quality in Sichuan, China Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2010 Miyoko Sasakura MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Iodinated Trihalomethane Exposure Potential from Point-of-Use Water Treatment Christopher D. Simpson Thesis/Dissertation
2010 Julie Wagner MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Bioavailability of Inhaled Chromium VI in Occupational Settings Michael S Morgan Thesis/Dissertation
2009 Ling Cui MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Performance and Physical Exposure Differences Between Children and Adults When Using Standard and Small Computer Input Devices Peter W. Johnson Thesis/Dissertation
2009 Phayong Thepaksorn MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Measurements of Atmospheric Trace Gases Using an Ultraviolet Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy (UV-DOAS) Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2009 Jake Braden MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Modeling the Fate of Diesel Particulate Matter Emissions from a Selected Marine Vessel using CALPUFF View Michael G. Yost
2009 Eric Coker MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Measurement of Gasses by UV-DOAS for a Reference Spectral Library Michael G. Yost Thesis/Dissertation
2009 Lauren Dunbar MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Endotoxin Collection and Electrochemical Detection Method for Use in Bioaerosol Personal Sampling Device John Meschke Thesis/Dissertation
2009 Jackelin Tran MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Effects of Glove Material and Thickness on Permeation by Solvents Commonly used in the Auto Painting Industry Thesis/Dissertation
2008 Ryan Patrick Blood MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered Whole Body Vibration Exposure Among Transit Workers in King County, Washington Peter W. Johnson Thesis/Dissertation
2008 Loren Kaehn, CSP MS Occupational & Environmental Exposure Sciences (OEES) - no longer offered An Occupational Exposure Assessment at a Petroleum Refinery Thesis/Dissertation