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Lawrence W. Green, DrPH

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Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF; and UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

lgreen@cc.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 514-8115 (voice)
Box 0981, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0981

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Education

University of California, Berkeley, B.S., 1962, public health, social sciences and biological sciences
University of California, Berkeley, M.P.H., 1966
University of California, Berkeley, Dr.P.H. 1968, public health education, minors in demography and psychometrics


Professional Experience

  • 1962
    Commissioned Officer, Student Training and Extern Program, US Public Health Service
  • 1963
    Student Professional Assistant, California State Department of Public Health, Berkeley, CA
  • 1963
    Field Training for M.P.H., Contra Costa County Health Department, Martinez, CA
  • 1963-1965
    Ford Foundation Project Associate, University of California Public Health Education Research Project (East Pakistan Research and Evaluation Centre), Dacca (now Dhaka, Bangladesh), and Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • 1968-1970
    Lecturer in Public Health and Coordinator, Doctoral Research Training in Public Health Education, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley.
  • 1970-1972
    Assistant Professor of Public Health Administration and Population Dynamics, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • 1972-1977
    Assistant Dean; founding Head, Division of Health Education; Associate Professor of Health Services Administration, Population Dynamics, and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University.
  • 1977-1979
    Professor of Health Services Administration, Population Dynamics and Behavioral Sciences, School of Hygiene and Public Health, and of Oncology, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University. Head, Division of Health Education;
  • 1979-1981
    Director, U.S. Office of Health Information, Health Promotion and Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine (now Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion), in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (Surgeon General of the Public Health Service), Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.
  • 1981-1982
    Visiting Lecturer, Harvard University, Division of Health Policy Research and Education (Department of Social Medicine and Health Policy, Harvard Medical School; and Department of Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health).
  • 1981-1988
    Director, Center for Health Promotion Research and Development (a World Health Organization Collaborating Center), University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Professor, Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, Medical School. Professor of Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, Houston, TX
  • 1988-1991
    Vice President, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation; Director of the Health Promotion Programs.
  • 1991
    Visiting Research Social Scientist, Institute for Health Policy Studies, School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco. CA.
  • 1991-1999
    Director, Institute of Health Promotion Research, Faculty of Graduate Studies, and Professor and Head, Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
  • 1999-2001
    Distinguished Fellow/Visiting Scientist, Office on Smoking and Health, and Director, WHO-CDC Collaborating Center on Global Tobacco Control, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA
  • 2001-2004
    Director, Office of Science & Extramural Research; Associate Director for Prevention Research and Academic Partnerships, Public Health Practice Program Office, Distinguished Fellow/Visiting Scientist, CDC, Atlanta, GA.
  • 2004-2005
    Visiting Professor, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley.
  • 2005-
    Adjunct Professor, UCSF Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics; and UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Population Sciences, University of California at San Francisco, CA

Honors & Awards

  • (selected since 1990)
  • 1990
    Tribute of friends and donors, establishing the Lawrence W. Green Scholarship Award at the School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley
  • 1991
    Doyen Jacques Perisot Medal (for body of writing on research and practice), International Union for Health Promotion and Education (Paris)
  • 1994
    Alumnus of the Year Award, University of California School of Public Health, Berkeley
  • 1994
    American Public Health Association 1994 Award for Excellence ("for exceptionally meritorious contributions to the improvement of the health of the people ... creative work of particular effectiveness in applying scientific knowledge or innovative organizational work to the betterment of public health.")
  • 1994
    University of British Columbia Killam Faculty Research Prize ($10,000)
  • 1995
    Lansdowne Lecturer, University of Victoria
  • 1996
    University of Newcastle Vice Chancellor's Best Practices Research Scholar Award, Faculty of Medicine
  • 1997
    John P. McGovern Award, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston
  • 1997
    Health Promotion and Education Advocacy Award "For his advocacy to furtherthe science of evaluation for health promotion and disease prevention," Centers for Disease Control and the Association of State and Territorial Directors of Health Promotion and Public Health Education.
  • 1998
    Healthtrac (Fries) Foundation Public Health Education Prize for 1998 ($25,000).
  • 2000
    Elected Fellow and Recipient of First Scholar Laureate Award, American Academy of Health Behavior
  • 2001
    Special Service Award, CDC, for "outstanding leadership as Acting Director of the Office on Smoking and Health"
  • 2002
    Health Education Hall of Fame Award, Philadelphia.
  • 2004-
    Honorario Presidente, Fundacin para Educacin de Salud, Madrid, Spain..
  • 2004-
    Tribute of Society for Public Health Education, naming the award for the annual best paper in the journal, Health Education and Behavior, the Lawrence W. Green Award, from November 2004.
  • 2004
    Mayhew Derryberry Award for Behavioral and Social Science Contributions to Health Education, American Public Health Association Public Health Education and Health Promotion Section
  • 2006
    Honorary Doctor of Science degree conferred by University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • 2009
    Elected to the Institute of Medicine, National Academies

Selected Publications

  1. Melvin CL, Corbie-Smith G, Kumanyika SK, Pratt CA, Nelson C, Walker ER, Ammerman A, Ayala GX, Best LG, Cherrington AL, Economos CD, Green LW, Harman J, Hooker SP, Murray DM, Perri MG, Ricketts TC. Developing a research agenda for cardiovascular disease prevention in high-risk rural communities. Am J Public Health. 2013 Jun; 103(6):1011-21.
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  2. Potter MB, Ackerson LM, Gomez V, Walsh JM, Green LW, Levin TR, Somkin CP. Effectiveness and reach of the FLU-FIT program in an integrated health care system: a multisite randomized trial. Am J Public Health. 2013 Jun; 103(6):1128-33.
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  3. Ottoson JM, Ramirez AG, Green LW, Gallion KJ. Exploring potential research contributions to policy: the Salud America! Experience. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Mar; 44(3 Suppl 3):S282-9.
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  4. Meissner HI, Glasgow RE, Vinson CA, Chambers D, Brownson RC, Green LW, Ammerman AS, Weiner BJ, Mittman B. The U.S. training institute for dissemination and implementation research in health. Implement Sci. 2013; 8:12.
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  5. Huang TT, Brownson R, Esposito L, Green L, Homer C. Next steps in obesity prevention: applying the systems approach. Child Obes. 2013 Feb; 9(1):11-4.
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  6. Witt CM, Chesney M, Gliklich R, Green L, Lewith G, Luce B, McCaffrey A, Rafferty Withers S, Sox HC, Tunis S, Berman BM. Building a strategic framework for comparative effectiveness research in complementary and integrative medicine. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:531096.
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  7. Green LW. Connecting the dots of a public health career. Health Educ Behav. 2012 Dec; 39(6):641-2.
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  8. Sallis JF, Green LW. Active Living by Design and its evaluation: contributions to science. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Nov; 43(5 Suppl 4):S410-2.
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  9. Glasgow RE, Green LW, Taylor MV, Stange KC. An evidence integration triangle for aligning science with policy and practice. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Jun; 42(6):646-54.
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  10. Jagosh J, Macaulay AC, Pluye P, Salsberg J, Bush PL, Henderson J, Sirett E, Wong G, Cargo M, Herbert CP, Seifer SD, Green LW, Greenhalgh T. Uncovering the benefits of participatory research: implications of a realist review for health research and practice. Milbank Q. 2012 Jun; 90(2):311-46.
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  11. Walsh JM, Gildengorin G, Green LW, Jenkins J, Potter MB. The FLU-FOBT Program in community clinics: durable benefits of a randomized controlled trial. Health Educ Res. 2012 Oct; 27(5):886-94.
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  12. Yano EM, Green LW, Glanz K, Ayanian JZ, Mittman BS, Chollette V, Rubenstein LV. Implementation and spread of interventions into the multilevel context of routine practice and policy: implications for the cancer care continuum. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 2012 May; 2012(44):86-99.
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  13. Truswell AS, Hiddink GJ, Green LW, Roberts R, van Weel C. Practice-based evidence for weight management: alliance between primary care and public health. Fam Pract. 2012 Apr; 29 Suppl 1:i6-9.
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  14. Green LW, Brancati FL, Albright A. Primary prevention of type 2 diabetes: integrative public health and primary care opportunities, challenges and strategies. Fam Pract. 2012 Apr; 29 Suppl 1:i13-23.
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  15. Katz DL, Green LW, Murimi M, Gonzalez A, Njike V. The multisite translational community trial and community-based participatory research: a failure to communicate? Am J Public Health. 2012 Apr; 102(4):581-2; author reply 582-3.
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  16. Green LW, Allegrante JP. Healthy people 1980-2020: raising the ante decennially or just the name from public health education to health promotion to social determinants? Health Educ Behav. 2011 Dec; 38(6):558-62.
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  17. Livingood WC, Allegrante JP, Airhihenbuwa CO, Clark NM, Windsor RC, Zimmerman MA, Green LW. Applied social and behavioral science to address complex health problems. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Nov; 41(5):525-31.
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  18. Huber M, Knottnerus JA, Green L, van der Horst H, Jadad AR, Kromhout D, Leonard B, Lorig K, Loureiro MI, van der Meer JW, Schnabel P, Smith R, van Weel C, Smid H. How should we define health? BMJ. 2011; 343:d4163.
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  19. Potter MB, Walsh JM, Yu TM, Gildengorin G, Green LW, McPhee SJ. The effectiveness of the FLU-FOBT program in primary care a randomized trial. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Jul; 41(1):9-16.
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  20. Katz DL, Murimi M, Gonzalez A, Njike V, Green LW. From controlled trial to community adoption: the multisite translational community trial. Am J Public Health. 2011 Aug; 101(8):e17-27.
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