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Dissertations from 2018

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Parental Uncertainty and Health-Related Quality of Life in Children with Cancer, Ijeoma Julie Eche

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Correlates of Breast Cancer Screening in Arab Muslim Women Living in the United States: A Health Policy Study, Fatma Zohra Mataoui

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Conscientious Objection by Massachusetts Nurses, Lori Stevens

Dissertations from 2017

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Pediatric Nurses’ Knowledge, Values, and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice and Use of Two Patient Safety Goals, Linda Connor

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School Nurses' Awareness and Attitudes Towards Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: A Mixed Methods Study, Hannah E. Fraley

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I Want To Know More about the HPV Vaccine': Stories by Korean American College Women, MinJin Kim

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Is Pain Catastrophizing Associated with Poor Physical Performance and Falls in Older Adults with Chronic Pain? The Mobilize Boston Study II, Ampicha Nawai

Dissertations from 2016

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Impact of Dog Visitation on a Hospitalized Child's Mood, Aimee Carew-Lyons

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The Effects of Acculturation on Mammography Use of Haitian Immigrant Women, Dany Michaella Hilaire

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External Validation and Cost Effectiveness Analysis of the Non-LB Framingham Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment Algorithm in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Dataset, Jacob K. Kariuki

Dissertations from 2015

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Impact Of Parental Stress On Asthma Management Behaviors And Health Outcomes: A Longitudinal Analysis Of Inner City School-Aged Children, Amanda Constance Green

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The Impact of Nursing Hours and Hospital and Patient Characteristics on Medicare Hospital Acquired Conditions: A National Pooled Cross-Sectional Secondary Data Model and Analysis, Terry Kahlert Eng

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School Nurse Pain Assessment Practices for Students with Mild to Profound Special Needs, Brenna L. Quinn

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Factors Associated with Medical Home Quality and Parent Perceptions of Health Related Quality of Life (Hrqol) in School-Age Children with Congenital Heart Defects (CHD), Kristine M. Ruggiero

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Relationship between Maternal Self-Reported Subjective Experience and Observed Maternal Gaze and Affect at 16, 24, and 43 Weeks Postpartum: The Case for Multiple Measurements, Semira Semino-Asaro

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Pain Qualities and their Persistence in the Elder Population, Manu Thakral

Dissertations from 2014

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Cardiovascular Disease Behavioral Risk Factors in Select Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa: An Inter-Country Comparative Study from a Cross-Sectional Population-Based Survey, Mercy W. Kamau

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Individual, Disease, and Work-Related Factors Associated with Work Patterns, Presenteeism and Sick Pay Policy of the Colorectal Cancer Survivor after Treatment, Kristin A. Roper

Dissertations from 2013

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Racial Disparities in Health-Related Quality of Life Following Lung Cancer Surgery, Hermine Poghosyan

Dissertations from 2012

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Nurse Manager Leadership in Unionized Acute Care Hospitals in Massachusetts, Staff Nurse Empowerment and Retention, Joe-Ann Maria Fergus

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Influences of Health Insurance and Primary Care on Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Among Black Women in Boston, Gail Barlow Gall

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Diffusion of the EGFR Assay: The Underutilization and the Urban/Rural Divide, Julie Ann Lynch

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The Associations of the Level of School Wellness Policy Implementation and School Nurse Activities to Weight Status of School Children in Massachusetts, Mary Jane F. O'Brien

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Nurses' Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators Affecting the Shaken Baby Syndrome Education Initiative: An Exploratory Study of a Massachusetts Public Policy, Leslie Carol Rideout

Dissertations from 2011

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Elementary Schools' Response to Recommendations for the Prevention of Childhood Obesity: A Scondary Data Analysis Using the 2000 and 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Surveys, Edith Barrett

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The Relationship between Distance to Care and Readmission for Reintervention Following Lower Extremity Arterial Bypass: An Exploratory Study, Kathleen P. Hickson

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Effects of Voluntary Public Reporting on the Nurse Sensitive Measures of Falls and Falls with Injury in Hospitals: A Massachusetts Perspective, Patricia Noga

Dissertations from 2010

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The Rhode Island Medical Marijuana Program: An Exploratory Study, Charles R. Alexandre

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Impact of Social Environmental Factors on Re-Hospitalization of Home Healthcare Elderly Patients, Hong Tao