BSHS Alumni

BSHS Doctoral Alumni

  • Anthony Surace

    Anthony Surace Ph.D. ’23

    Dissertation: It’s About Time: A Temporal Analysis of Minority Strengths/Stress Effects on Drinking Behavior Among Sexual Minorities

  • Pablo Valente

    Pablo K. Valente Ph.D. ’23

    Dissertation: Daily Oral and Next Generation Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Modalities for Young Men Who Have Sex with Men: The Role of Health Services and Providers in Shaping Acceptability and Implementation

  • Holly Boyle

    Holly Boyle Ph.D. ’22

    Dissertation: Simultaneous Alcohol and Cannabis Use among Young Adults: A Mixed-Methods Exploration of Determinants, Mechanisms, and Consequences”
    Dissertation Chair:
    Jennifer Merrill

  • Tess DeAtley

    Teresa DeAtley Ph.D.’22

    Dissertation: Mechanisms Underlying High Rates of Tobacco-Related Disease in People with Psychiatric Disorders Who Smoke
    Current Position: Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine

  • Kira DiClemente

    Kira DiClemente Ph.D.’22

    Dissertation: Mental health experiences of women exposed to war and violence in Africa: a community-based approach
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Brown University School of Public Health

  • Ashley Gomez

    Ashley Gomez Ph.D. ’22

    Dissertation: “Work, Migration, Gender, and Place: Social Determinants of Latine Health in the United States”
    Dissertation Chair:
    Jennifer Nazareno

  • Alberto Edeza

    Alberto Edeza Ph.D. ’21

    Dissertation: Sexualized substance use and HIV prevention among men who engage in transactional sex with men

  • Kang

    Augustine Kang Ph.D. ’20

    Dissertation: Sleep and Physical Activity among Latinx Children: Formative Research for Obesity Prevention Intervention Development       
    Current Position: Investigator, Brown University School of Public Health

  • Ashleigh LoVette

    Ashleigh LoVette Ph.D. ’20

    Dissertation: Resilience in the Context of HIV Risk: A Strengths-Based Perspective for HIV Prevention among South African Girls and Young Women
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

  • Adedotun Ogunbajo

    Adedotun Ogunbajo Ph.D.’20

    Dissertation: Substance use, mental health, and other psychosocial health problems in the context of HIV sexual risk behavior among Nigerian gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men
    Current Position: Yerby Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health

  • Arjee Restar

    Arjee Restar Ph.D.’20

    Dissertation: Modeling the Socio-Ecological Factors of HIV Prevention Services among Filipinx Trans Women and Cis Men
    Current Position: Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  • Sylvia Shangani

    Sylvia Shangani Ph.D.’20

    Dissertation: Engagement in HIV Prevention and Treatment among Key Populations in Kenya
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Community and Environmental Health, Old Dominion University

  • Rachel Denlinger

    Rachel Denlinger-Apte Ph.D. ’19

    Dissertation: The Effects of Menthol Flavoring in Cigarettes on Tobacco Product Selection, Use, and Perceptions of Harm: Implications for Tobacco Regulation
    Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest School of Medicine

  • Jessica Emerson

    Jessica Emerson Ph.D. ’19

    Dissertation: When Outcomes Matter: A Temporal Analysis of Beliefs in the Exercise and Smoking Domains
    Current Position: Research Fellow in Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University

  • Harold Lee

    Harold Lee Ph.D. ’19

    Dissertation: Genetic Underpinning of Physical Activity Adherence: Affective Response to Physical Activity as an Intermediate Phenotype
    Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard University 

BSHS Master's Alumni

  • Rachel Mealy

    Rachel Mealy ScM’22

    Thesis: Resilience-based weight management interventions among adults: A systematic review and quantitative content analysis

  • Tonya Sanchez

    Tonya Faye Sanchez ScM’22

    Thesis: Mindfulness-Based Interventions and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in US Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations: A Systematic Review of Implementation Data to Address Health Disparities

  • Yeelen Edwards

    Yeelen Edwards ScM’21

    Thesis: Effects of alcohol use level on next-day negative emotions among heavy drinking gay and bisexual men at high and low risk for alcohol use disorder

  • Tiffany Leyda

    Tiffany Leyda ScM’21

    Thesis: Analysis of nutrition and physical activity best practice topics needed, chosen, and not chosen among family child care providers in the intervention arm of the Healthy Start / Comienzos Sanos study

  • Annaka Paradis-Burnett

    Annaka Paradis-Burnett ScM’21

    Theis: Interventions to Reduce Opioid-Related Stigma: A Systematic Review

  • Eileen Artigas

    Eileen Artigas ScM’20

    Thesis: Toward Strategic Recommendations for a Resistance Training Intervention for Latina Women

  • Ameera Kuforiji ScM’20

    Thesis: The Impact of Gender and Race Intersections on the Relationship Between Social Support and Cyber Victimization in Adolescents

  • Megan McCardle

    Meagan McCardle ScM’20

    Thesis: Provider Self-Efficacy, Outdoor Play Environment, and Physical Activity of Young Children in Family Childcare Homes

  • Victor Padilla

    Victor Padilla ScM’20

    Thesis: Exploring the relationship between meditation experience, meditation session-length, and age on depression

  • Maya Singh

    Maya Singh ScM’20

    Thesis: Patient and Provider Perspectives of Emergency Department Care for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Jacqueline Smith

    Jacqueline Smith ScM’20

    Thesis: Difficulties in Emotion Regulation and Smoking Topography

  • Signe Burchim

    Signe Burchim ScM’19

    Thesis: An Exploration of the Screen Time Environment and its Relationship with Sedentary Behavior in Family Child Care Homes

  • Katarina Ferrucci ScM’19

    Thesis: The Relationship Between BMI and Gender Affirmation and Weight Perception and Control among Young Transgender Women: Findings from Project LifeSkills

  • Oliver Fox

    Oliver Fox ScM’19

    Thesis: Location-specific Alcohol-related Norms, Consequences, and Norm-Consequence Links

  • Rebecca Gordon ScM’19

    Thesis: Immediate and Long-Term Effects of Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy on Newborn Functioning and Inhibitory Control

  • Miranda Lauher

    Miranda Lauher ScM’19

    Thesis: The Relationship Between Unplanned Drinking and Event-level Alcohol-related Outcomes

  • Victoria Long

    Victoria Long ScM’19

    Thesis: Treatment-seeking versus non-treatment-seeking participants in alcohol research studies: Differences and why they matter

  • William Nardi ScM’19

    Thesis: Systematic Review of Mindfulness Interventions and Medication Adherences

  • Rebecca Noga

    Rebecca Noga ScM’19

    Thesis: Gender Differences of Family Asthma Management and Sleep Health in Urban, Rhode Island Children

  • Brianna Parlette

    Brianna Parlette ScM’19

    Thesis: Parent-Adolescent Report Discrepancies of Parenting Behaviors are linked to Alcohol and Cannabis Use in Adolescents

  • Peter Salhaney ScM’19

    Thesis: Male Sex Work and Society (Volume 2)
    Male Sex Work and Implications for Sexual Health

  • Ryan Segur ScM’19

    Thesis: Adolescent Gender Discomfort as a Predictor of Psychosocial Well-being in Transgender Women of Color Who Engage in Sex Work