“If we want more evidence-based practice, we need more policy-based and practice-based evidence”
Lawrence Green, Dr.P.H.
Before going to CDC as a Distinguished Fellow/Visiting Scientist in 1999, Lawrence W. Green, Dr.P.H., was Director of the Institute of Health Promotion Research in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Professor of Health Care and Epidemiology in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia where he also headed the Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion. Dr. Green received his degrees in public health at the University of California at Berkeley. He worked as a health educator in local, state and federal health agencies in California and for the Ford Foundation in Dhaka, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), and served as the first Director of the U.S. Office of Health Information and Health Promotion. He has served on the public health faculties at Berkeley, Johns Hopkins, Harvard and Texas and most recently as the Kaiser Family Foundation's Vice President and Director of its national Health Promotion Program which received the Foundation Award of the National Association of Prevention Professionals.
Lawrence Green is chair of the International Expert Panel to the Smoke-free Ontario Scientific Advisory Committee this committee is overseen by PHO.
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