Students complete an individual, mentored Thesis or Master's Paper.
Thesis: Students in the thesis track collect and/or analyze data on a relevant public health topic or conduct detailed secondary analyses of an existing database. This track is open to students who achieve above-average grades in the first semester courses.
Master’s Paper: Students who choose this track write a paper on a public health problem which is relevant to their country. The paper may comprise an extensive literature review or a detailed research project proposal.
Titles of 2011 IMPH Theses
- Socioeconomic status and under-five mortality amongst ethnic groups in Nigeria: evidence from the national Demographic Health Survey
- The association of adipose tissue n-3 and n-6 fatty acids with acute coronary syndrome among Albanian adults
- Comparison of knowledge about HIV/AIDS infection between Nepalese men & women
- Cancer risk among laboratory workers in Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem, 1986-2006
- Postnatal Diethylstilbestrol exposure and the risk of cancer among Jewish women. A secondary data analysis from the Jerusalem Perinatal Study
- The effect of socioeconomic position on breast cancer incidence and survival among Jewish mothers in the Jerusalem Perinatal Study
- Alcohol & depression in Kenyan adults: secondary analysis of World Health Survey data
- Methods of insulin administration and optimal treatment targets among infants, toddlers & preschool children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A systematic review & meta-analysis
Titles of 2010-2011 IMPH Master Papers
- Critical primary health care approaches in new post-conflict nations: a focus on South Sudan
- Mortality and loss-to-follow-up before the initiation of antiretroviral treatment in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
- The "Wakefield Effect" and its consequences on a population's health
- Preliminary analysis of foodborne diseases in Gui Zhou Province, China
- Road crash trends in Ghana: comparisons with Israel
- Managing obesity among aged men in Jaipur, India: the "Positive Deviance" approach
- The concept of family planning as a component of Safe Motherhood in Nigeria: a national perspective
- Responding to non-adherence in disaster-related evacuations: addressing potential responses of the elderly as a model for vulnerable populations
- Gauging the feasibility of implementing the Incident Command System (ICS) model in response to mass casualty incidents low-resource areas