This collection contains Honors in the Major theses completed in Health and Public Affairs.


Theses/Dissertations from 2012


The weak registry the constitutionality and effectiveness of legal restrictions on convicted sex offenders, Andrea-Li Medina


Propaganda exposed a glimpse into the truth of hidden agendas, Carolyn Park


Aerobic exercise as a means of reducing low back pain a systematic review, Theresa Privett


Immigration law and enforcement the role of states and local authorities, Yisell Rodriguez


Medicate to execute constitutional and ethical considerations, Adam Schultz


An examination of the history and effect of American sex offense laws and offender registration, David Shabat-Love


The effect of text messaging alerts upon testicular self-examination (tse) adherence, Lisa Soler


The duality of florida's criminal pretrial diversion programs a separate treatment court for veterans, David VanZandt


Cuba's deepwater drilling operations United States relations, legalities, and future, Olivia Walker


Constitutionality of drug possession as a strict liability crime an analysis of florida's drug statute, Davis Watson

Theses/Dissertations from 2011


International contracts a quantitative analysis of transnational contract formation, David T. Ackerman


Yoga as a treatment for low back pain a systematic review of randomized controlled trials, Alison Diaz


As God as my witness: a contemporary analysis of theology's presence in the courtroom as it relates to the "oath or affirmation" requirement within the Florida rules of evidence, Nicholas Scott Gurney


Prosecutorial discretion and plea bargaining: is there a jury trial penalty?, Gina Hall


Profiling by any other name could be the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, Evan M. Malloy


You've got mail the study of the attorney-client privilege and the use of electronic mail, Justin W. McConnell


An evaluation of aquatic therapy as a treatment for lower back pain, Daniel A. Olson


Parental accountability for children in Florida examining the oxymoron of parental liability, Marco Specoli


Are building design rating systems effective towards the goal of sustainability in the design and construction of public and private buildings and how will new energy performance and sustainable design requirements affect the professional liability of building design professionals?, Samuel D. Transue

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

Review of factors affecting the LGBT population when choosing a surrogate decision-maker, Christina Stewart Browning

An examination of college students' beliefs and attitudes surrounding the Casey Anthony Case, Lauren Catenacci

The battered man : an evaluation of equal justice under the law, Brenna M. Egan

Climate change and citizen standing : the evolution of procedural standing in environmental litigation, Michelle D. Murphy

An analysis of the involvement of the Miccosukee tribe of Indians in the litigation of water quality standards in the everglades, Erin P. Myers

A judge's duty to sheppard the media in celebrity trials when constitutional rights collide, Sarah D. Reyer

Assessing efficacy of stuttering treatments using single-subject design research : a systematic review, Melissa J. Timson

Cyber bullying : an evaluation of Florida's recent enactment, Alyssa Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

Cultural competence in long term care : a qualitative phenomenological study of nursing home administrators' knowledge and perception of cultural competence, Sashai A. Green

The use of circumstantial evidence in convicting defendants in high profile murder cases, Lianna M. Hartwell

Juvenile crime and punishment : a closer look at habitual offenders, Amber Karkauskas

The death penalty : a grave injustice, Mercedes Morno

Transnational organized crime : a review of offense types and law enforcement response, Scott A. Wright

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

The "CSI effect" on jurors, criminals and the American court system, Farah N. Ammar

Are Florida's children safer? : a public management perspective of the decision to privatize child welfare services in district 7, Antoinette Bazunu

Therapeutic jurisprudence and the importance of drug courts in the juvenile justice system, Megan A. Policastro

The effect of domestic violence in custody proceedings, and recommendations for Florida law, Candace Stuart

An analysis of regulations pertaining to cruise ship disposal of generated wastes, Bianca R. Zuluaga

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

Entrapment in Florida, Jean-Marc Chanoine

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

Quality of Life After Cardiac Valve Replacement Surgery, Leah Ammerman

The Impact of Breast Cancer Molecular Imaging on the Education and Certification of the Radiologic Technologist., Sarah Botelho

The Laws of War and the Post 9/11 World, Anass Chakir

Privileged Communication and Sex Offenders in Florida, Meryl Mathews

Patient Compliance and Recovery Outcomes in Rehabilitation Therapy, Tammy Useman

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

The Difficulties in Prosecuting Stalking Cases, Maria Lopez

An analysis of electronic surveillance in the USAPATRIOT act, David Margolis

Problems with Serial Murder Investigations, Jessica Maykrantz

Factors and outcomes associated with the male underutilization of the health care system, Kathryn E. Nagy

Coming of Age: A Look at Minimum Age Requirements in Professional Sports, Paul Sanchez

Eminent Domain: The Taking Of Private Property For Gentrification, Jeff Thibault

The doctrine of odious debt : a solution for post apartheid South Africa, Pamela M. Youmans Hernandez

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

Benefits of Dietary Counseling for Patients with Hyperlipidemia, Sarah Body

Pain Control in Pediatric Patients with Cancer: Recognition and Treatment, April Bradley

Difficulties Investigating and Prosecuting Heroin Overdose Cases, Katherine Daniels

Effects of a Parent Instructional Program on the Communicative Turns of African American Children who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication during Book Reading Activities, Zisham Hasham

Factors Related to Adult Violence and Aggression in Healthcare Settings, Laura Hubbard

The Relationship Between Youth Perceptions Family Functioning and Substance USe Among Adolescents Who Reside in a Youth Shelter, Jessica Kabat

Employer offering and employee participation in long-term care health insurance, Michael Christopher LaDuca

An Examination of Same-Sex Marriage After Lawrence v. Texas, Lauren Musser

Equitability and Adequacy: The State of Florida Denies Poor and Minority Students an Equitable and Adequate Education, Marie C. Vandre

Medical Malpractice Tort Reform: Analysis of the Medical Malpractice Crisis and Florida’s Legislative Solution, Ethan Wall

An Examination of Social Work Students' Knowledge of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Pamela Weyh

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

Constitutionality of affirmative action programs in institutions of higher learning : Grutter v. Bollinger, Christina A.; Conner

Identification of stressors related to emergency department employment, Brianne Michelle Duffy

Changing behaviors : HIV prevention issues with African American women ages 19 to 27, Racquel Findlay

Legislation, litigation, and lunacy : an analysis of Ashcroft V. free speech coalition and the child pornography prevention act of 1996, Joshua D. Grosshans

A comparative legal study of free society and control when dealing with the Internet and beyond, Erin A. Juzapavicus

Identifying a potential substrate of Plasmodium Falciparum cell cycle regulatory Kinase PFPK5, Ioulia Kachirskaia

Right to publicity and privacy versus first amendment freedom of speech, Joshua R. Lukman

Doe v. Unocal: An Ambiguous Standard for Multinational Corporate Liability, Jesse Madsen

The HIV / AIDS-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of students attending a minority-majority high school, Teri Malo

Experiences of Violence in the Lives of the Female Participants in an Abuse Prevention Program, Mary Mann

Analysis of recombinant human prostasin carrying a serine active site mutation, Matthew R. Marcello

All state adoption laws should be mandated at the federal level, Karen K. Vinci

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

Maternal and perinatal outcomes in alternative birthing methods, Toni L. Bowers

The exhaustive debate over administrative involvement as applied to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Matthew A. Craig

Litigation and Florida public schools K-12 : identifying the weak link, Sandra G. Day

Language differentiation in young Spanish-English bilinguals : a pilot study, Amy Gladwell

Balancing disability laws : an assessment of the Americans with Disabilities Act as it applies to mentally impaired individuals in the workplace, Shannan D. Kelly

The efficacy of guided imagery in pain management, Jean I. Morrison

Long-term care insurance : a study of participation and need, Melane Quinn

Domestic violence from an African American woman's perspective, Lenora Seed Davis

Factors associated with postoperative delirium in the geriatric population : implications for nursing intervention, Michael Tran

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

Job attitudes of 911 professionals: a case study of turnover intentions and concerns among local governments throughout Central Florida, Erik C. Cerbulis

Volunteer management : a study of volunteer recruitment and retention practices in the State of Florida, Jacqueline A. Flynn

Reduction of aberrant medical errors through United States Navy standardized militaristic training techniques in combination with technological innovations, Deborah N. Grollmes

The first amendment and internet access restrictions in public university libraries, Lisa L. Karimipour

Bartnicki V. Vopper : a first amendment "clean hands" exception to electronic interception law, Jonathan A. Kessinger

Medication errors in hospitals : to ERR is human, to report is divine, Diane M. Montague

Purification and characterization of a 20 KD recombinant protein of M. Avium SS paratuberculosis to identify a unique protein of M. Avium for serodiagnosis of Crohn's disease, Tanisha Osbourne

Ted Bundy : portrait of a madman, Lynn Sunday

Factors associated with recovery from cardiac surgery in female patients, Inna Tarassova

Benefits of cardiac rehabilitation, Kelly A. Taylor

HIV false-positives : the impact doctrine and negligent infliction of emotional distress, Jonathan Torres

Western blot analysis of the reactivity of bahia pollen proteins to monoclonal antibodies made to Timothy grass group allergens, Jennifer Marie White

Theses/Dissertations from 2000

The impact of media publicity on the criminal court, John Andrew Baldwin

Selected factors associated with non-compliance in HIV prevention in african american women, Claire L. Bautista

Basic nursing management of pain a multi-method approach: an educational and clinical resource for the registered nurse, Christopher W. Blackwell

Nursing intervention of gestational diabetes mellitus: a literature review, analysis and synthesis, Patricia M. Dunham

The neurofibromatosis type 2 gene product, merlin, binds, directly to the epidermal growth factor receptor, ErbB2, Ingrid P. Dunn Stanley

Nurses' attitudes toward caring for persons with HIV disease, Jean E. Gibson