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    Anne Lown, DPH

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Nursing
    DepartmentSocial Behavioral Sciences
    Address3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights
    San Francisco CA 94118
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      Columbia UniversityMPHMailman School of Public Health1991
      University of California, BerkeleyDr.P.H.School of Public Health2000
      University of California, BerkeleyPost-doctoral Fellowship TrainingSchool of Public Health2002

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      Dr. Lown studies health behaviors such as alcohol and tobacco use particularly as they relate to the psycho-social consequences of trauma (child abuse, adult interpersonal violence, and childhood cancer survivors and siblings). Her work has focused on poor and minority women, representative national populations, and childhood cancer survivors and their siblings.

      In the area of pediatric psycho-oncology Dr. Lown has carried out studies to describe the long-term psycho-social consequences of childhood cancer on survivors and their siblings. She has published using data from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study, a pilot randomized clinical trial of an acupressure/massage intervention for children with cancer among other projects. She is a member of the Sibling Partnership for Advocacy and Research for Childhood Cancer (SPARCC) working closely with SuperSibs! to carry out research and advocacy on siblings of children with cancer. Dr. Lown is a member of a national group dedicated to establishing psychosocial standards of care for all childhood cancer patients and their families. She is a patient advocate for Children's Oncology Group (working with the Behavioral Science, Cancer Control, and Epidemiology Committees).

      More recently Dr. Lown is studying the role of corporate social responsibility programs in tobacco companies in the United States and Africa.

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      Tobacco control-changing policies that promote health and limit promotion of tobacco and alcohol. Pediatric psycho-oncology including psycho-social distress related to pediatric cancer., Long-term health behaviors such as smoking, alcohol abuse, illicit drug use, and lack of physical activity., Acupuncture for symptom relief in children with cancer., Effects of poverty on health., The psycho-social consequences of trauma such as child abuse, interpersonal violence, and serious childhood illness.

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      1. Lown EA, McDaniel PA, Malone RE. Tobacco is "our industry and we must support it": Exploring the potential implications of Zimbabwe's accession to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Global Health. 2016; 12(1):2. PMID: 26754965.
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