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Lawrence Green, DrPH, ScD (Hon)


Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco


Dr. Green has served on public health and medical faculties at Berkeley, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Texas and University of British Columbia, and currently at UCSF in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, the Cancer Center, the Center for Tobacco Research and Education, the CTSI, and the RWJF Health and Society Scholars Program. From work in the Federal government as first Director of the Office of Health Promotion in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health, at CDC as head of the Office on Smoking and Health and the Office of Science and Extramural Research, and as Vice President of the Kaiser Family Foundation, he comes back to his academic interests in making public health and medical research more relevant, useful, actionable, and adaptable to varied practice settings.