Electronic Theses and Dissertations
The University of Houston Libraries collect and make publicly available all electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) produced in UH graduate and PhD programs through the UH institutional repository. ETDs become available after the student submits them to the UH Graduate School, the document is approved by all appropriate parties, and any embargo on the document expires.
UH Libraries began publishing ETDs from several UH Colleges in 2010. As of Summer 2014, all UH Colleges that require a thesis or dissertation for graduation began submitting these documents in electronic format. Below is a list of UH Colleges that currently participate in the ETD program and their coverage dates in this repository.
|UH College||Coverage Dates|
|C.T. Bauer College of Business||2010-Present|
|Cullen College of Engineering||2012-Present|
|Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management||2015-Present|
|College of Education||2010-Present|
|College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences||2012-Present|
|College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics||2012-Present|
|College of Optometry||2010-Present|
|College of Pharmacy||2010-Present|
|College of Technology||2012-Present|
|K. G. McGovern College of the Arts||2016-Present|
|G. D. Hines College of Architecture & Design||2016-Present|
|Graduate College of Social Work||2012-Present|
- Online access for content outside these coverage dates may be available electronically through
Note: As of Fall 2017, all theses and dissertations produced at UH will be submitted to ProQuest. Additionally, some UH Colleges have contributed content to ProQuest at different periods of time in the past.
- For print theses and dissertations found outside these coverage dates, please consult UH Libraries’ catalog.
- Additional information on submitting ETDs can be found at the UH Graduate School.
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Purpose: Patients returning to the emergency room within 30 days of a previous visit pose a transitions of care issue for hospitals; with a reported 19.9% of initial ER visits resulting in a revisit. The cost of a revisit ...
PURPOSE: Studies have shown a positive correlation between employee engagement and performance. However, these studies are primarily focused on medical staff and nursing performance. There is limited data on the effects ...
Systemization and evaluation of the impact of a pharmacy technician career ladder in a multi-hospital system Purpose: Career ladders have been formally designed to assist in the motivation of pharmacy technician employees to undertake more of an active approach in career progression and participate in the advancement of innovative ...
Implementation of Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) Initiatives to Reduce Medication Overrides in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Veterans Affairs Academic Medical Center (I-REMO Study) Background: The automated dispensing cabinets (ADCs) now allow for more rapid access to medications for both providers and pharmacists. However, automation may generate its own challenges with patient care. Medication ...
PURPOSE: Assess the change in the incidence of medication stockouts and median stockout duration, and to determine the amount of drug wastage before and after an ADC optimization project. METHODS: Par levels were adjusted ...
(2020-05-22)Surgical procedures are complex tasks requiring a variety of specialized and expensive resources. They are recognized amongst the most crucial activities in hospitals from social, medical and economic points of view. ...
(2018-12-18)The purpose of this thesis is to outline how the Department of Defense (DoD), through Cyber Command, can holistically incorporate the cybersecurity of both DoD and non-DoD critical infrastructure into its cyber operations ...
We Are Living in a Patriarchal World and I Am an Archetypal Girl: A Jungian Analysis of Hector Berlioz's Les Troyens (2020-08-10)Cultural archetypes embody ideas, characters, and stories, which societies use to define women and assign their gender roles accordingly. The same occurs in operas. When a composer also writes the libretto, their decision ...
(2020-08-10)The 2015 Broadway debut of the historical hip-hop musical Hamilton stands as the first in a new genre of theatre, the ‘modern progressive musical,’ which seeks to tell narratives from the past while resonating with modern ...
Revisiting the Past: Harmony, Structure and Narrative in Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Piano Quintet in C Minor (2020-08-03)Vaughan Williams’s Piano Quintet in C minor is a rarity in the world of classical music: a complete multi-movement work by a major composer that was kept hidden from the light of day for eight decades after its premiere ...
From Palestine to Howard Beach and Houston: Meir Kahane, Moshe Cahana, and the Anti-Colonialism of American Civil Rights Struggles (2020-05)This dissertation analyzes the political lives of cousins Rabbis Moshe Cahana and Meir Kahane to illuminate the diverse spectrum of Jewish political experience and the tensions around race and civil rights during the ...
Pharmacy Internet Navigation Skills in Older Adults with HIV Disease: Influence of Health Literacy and Association with Medication Management (2020-05)A large portion of health-based Internet use for persons with HIV is focused on online pharmacies, which can provide a more anonymous, cheaper and easier alternative to purchasing medications. Pharmacy Internet navigation ...
(2020-05)This dissertation consists of two studies on identity based social interactions in India. The first study uses a slum relocation program in India that randomly assigned neighbors to examine the effects of exposure to other ...
(2020-05)Kemet is another word for Ancient Egypt however, it refers to the Ancient Egypt occupied by dark skinned people. Modern day Kemetics believe the Egyptians of today are not representative of the Ancient Egyptians or Kemetics. ...
(2020-05)Background: Suicidality is more prevalent among firefighters in comparison to the general population. Research suggests that trauma exposure while on duty may be associated with the increased prevalence of suicidality in ...
(2020-05)This thesis argues for the need for a historical marker for the Baytown Nature Center in Baytown, Texas. Before the City of Baytown made the decision to transform this site into a nature preserve, it was the Brownwood ...
(2020-05)My dissertation consists of two essays, both leveraging data from Google Shopping Insights in developing models for forecasting online shopping searches, a critical precursor of sales. The first essay presents a novel ...
(2020-05)Statement of the problem: TXA2 is a main contributor in hemostasis. TXA2 is mainly produced by the activated platelets, which can activate more platelets, induce platelet aggregation and facilitate the formation of platelet ...
(2019-12)The Interpersonal Theory of Suicide proposes two necessary components for an individual to engage in suicidal behavior: a desire for suicide as well as the capability to attempt suicide. Developing the capability to enact ...
(2020-05)The question of why some organizations foster and pursue entrepreneurial activities when others do not is of great interest in strategic entrepreneurship. While prior empirical studies have emphasized CEO cognitive ...