Student Theses

The Women and Health Initiative is delighted to publish Harvard student theses that are relevant to the women and health agenda.  To submit your completed paper for consideration, please use the Student Thesis Submission Form.

Assessing the Implementation Barriers to the “Accelerated Action Plan to Reduce Maternal and Newborn Mortality” in Liberia
Thesis Submitted to the Department of Global Health and Population
By Natalie Meyers, May 2013
Readers: Michael Reich and Ana Langer

Eating Disorders and Fertility
Practicum in Health Promotion at the Multiservice Eating Disorder Association (MEDA)
By Leah Hawkins, May 2012
Readers: Barbara Gottlieb and Nancy Pierna

Dietary Patterns, Physical Activity, and Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Subsequent Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Dissertation Submitted to the Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology
By Deirdre Tobias, November 2011
Readers: Frank B. Hu and Dariush Mozaffarian

Child Health & Immunization Status in a Mumbai Slum
Thesis Submitted to the Department of Global Health and Population
By Joya Banerjee, May 2010
Readers: David Bloom and Anita Patil-Deshmukh

Maternal Health as a Determinant of Adverse Outcomes of Pregnancy – A Cross-Sectional Study of Women’s Health in Accra, Ghana
Thesis Submitted to the Department of Global Health and Population
By Syeda Fatima Absar, May 2009
Readers: Allan Hill and Richard Cash