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    Larry Green, DrPH, MPH

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentEpidemiology & Biostatistics
    Address185 Berry Street
    San Francisco CA 94143
    Phone415-514-8115
    Email

       Biography 
       Awards and Honors
      American Academy of Health Behavior2013Lifetime Achievement Award
      School of Public Health, Rutgers Univ.2012Distinguished Senator Frank Lautenberg Annual Lecturer Award
      Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Science2009Elected Member
      University of Waterloo, Canada2006Honorary Doctor of Science Degree
      American Public Health Association2004Mayhew Derryberry Award for Behavioral and Social Science Contributions
      American Academy of Health Behavior1999 - 2000First Scholar Laureate Award
      James & Sarah Fries Foundation1998Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award

       Overview 
       Overview
      Before joining the University of California, San Francisco in 2005, Professor Green was Director of the Office of Science and Extramural Research for CDC. He has been on the full-time public health and medical faculties at Berkeley, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Texas, and the University of British Columbia. He was the first Director of the federal Office of Health Promotion under the Carter Administration, and a Vice President of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. He has published broadly on program planning, evidence and evaluation issues in health services, public health, and policy. His awards include the highest distinctions of the American Public Health Association, the American Academy of Health Behavior, the Society for Public Health Education, the UC Berkeley School of Public Health Alumnus of the Year, and an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo, and election to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

       Interests
      Implementation Science, Children/youth, Older adults, People with limited English proficiency, Socioeconomically marginalized groups, Clinic, Community-based organization, Decision aids, Education, Support groups, Policy advocacy, Participatory research, Asthma, Hypertension, Colorectal cancer screening, Breast cancer, Smoking-related diseases, Mentoring junior faculty or trainees, Interdisciplinary research collaboration, Brief implementation science training courses, Works-in-progress seminars

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       Publications
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      1. Green LW. Closing the chasm between research and practice: evidence of and for change. Health Promot J Austr. 2014 Apr; 25(1):25-9.
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      2. Kokko S, Green LW, Kannas L. A review of settings-based health promotion with applications to sports clubs. Health Promot Int. 2014 Sep; 29(3):494-509.
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      3. Chatterji M, Green LW, Kumanyika S. L.e.a.d.: a framework for evidence gathering and use for the prevention of obesity and other complex public health problems. Health Educ Behav. 2014 Feb; 41(1):85-99.
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      4. 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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      5. 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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      6. 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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      7. 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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      8. 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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      9. 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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      10. Green LW. Connecting the dots of a public health career. Health Educ Behav. 2012 Dec; 39(6):641-2.
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      11. 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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      12. 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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      13. 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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      14. 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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      15. 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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      16. 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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      17. 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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      18. 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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      19. 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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      20. 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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      21. 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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      22. 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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      23. Trickett EJ, Beehler S, Deutsch C, Green LW, Hawe P, McLeroy K, Miller RL, Rapkin BD, Schensul JJ, Schulz AJ, Trimble JE. Advancing the science of community-level interventions. Am J Public Health. 2011 Aug; 101(8):1410-9.
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      24. 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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      25. Gonzalez M, Green LW, Glantz SA. Through tobacco industry eyes: civil society and the FCTC process from Philip Morris and British American Tobacco's perspectives. Tob Control. 2012 Jul; 21(4):e1.
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      26. Macaulay AC, Jagosh J, Seller R, Henderson J, Cargo M, Greenhalgh T, Wong G, Salsberg J, Green LW, Herbert CP, Pluye P. Assessing the benefits of participatory research: a rationale for a realist review. Glob Health Promot. 2011 Jun; 18(2):45-8.
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      27. Jagosh J, Pluye P, Macaulay AC, Salsberg J, Henderson J, Sirett E, Bush PL, Seller R, Wong G, Greenhalgh T, Cargo M, Herbert CP, Seifer SD, Green LW. Assessing the outcomes of participatory research: protocol for identifying, selecting, appraising and synthesizing the literature for realist review. Implement Sci. 2011; 6:24.
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      28. Green LW. What has changed most dramatically since the inauguration of the American Journal of Health Promotion? Am J Health Promot. 2011 Mar-Apr; 25(4):exix-exx.
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      29. Potter MB, Yu TM, Gildengorin G, Yu AY, Chan K, McPhee SJ, Green LW, Walsh JM. Adaptation of the FLU-FOBT Program for a primary care clinic serving a low-income Chinese American community: new evidence of effectiveness. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011 Feb; 22(1):284-95.
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      30. Ramirez AG, Chalela P, Gallion KJ, Green LW, Ottoson J. Salud America! Developing a National Latino Childhood Obesity Research Agenda. Health Educ Behav. 2011 Jun; 38(3):251-60.
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      31. Green LW, Fielding J. The U.S. healthy people initiative: its genesis and its sustainability. Annu Rev Public Health. 2011; 32:451-70.
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      32. Green LW, Travis JW, McAllister RG, Peterson KW, Vardanyan AN, Craig A. Male circumcision and HIV prevention insufficient evidence and neglected external validity. Am J Prev Med. 2010 Nov; 39(5):479-82.
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      33. Green LW, Kreuter MW. Evidence hierarchies versus synergistic interventions. Am J Public Health. 2010 Oct; 100(10):1824-5.
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      34. Green LW, Glasgow RE, Atkins D, Stange K. Making evidence from research more relevant, useful, and actionable in policy, program planning, and practice slips "twixt cup and lip". Am J Prev Med. 2009 Dec; 37(6 Suppl 1):S187-91.
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      35. Ottoson JM, Green LW, Beery WL, Senter SK, Cahill CL, Pearson DC, Greenwald HP, Hamre R, Leviton L. Policy-contribution assessment and field-building analysis of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Active Living Research Program. Am J Prev Med. 2009 Feb; 36(2 Suppl):S34-43.
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      36. Green LW, McAllister RG, Peterson KW, Travis JW. Medicaid coverage of circumcision spreads harm to the poor. Am J Public Health. 2009 Apr; 99(4):584; author reply 584-6.
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      37. Green LW, Ottoson JM, García C, Hiatt RA. Diffusion theory and knowledge dissemination, utilization, and integration in public health. Annu Rev Public Health. 2009; 30:151-74.
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      38. Van Olphen J, Ottoson J, Green L, Barlow J, Koblick K, Hiatt R. Evaluation of a partnership approach to translating research on breast cancer and the environment. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2009; 3(3):199.
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      39. Van Olphen J, Ottoson J, Green L, Barlow J, Koblick K, Hiatt R. Evaluation of a partnership approach to translating research on breast cancer and the environment. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2009; 3(3):213-26.
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      40. Green LW. From Alma Ata to prescription for health: correcting 30 years of drift in primary care prevention and behavioral interventions. Am J Prev Med. 2008 Nov; 35(5 Suppl):S434-6.
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      41. Cohen DJ, Crabtree BF, Etz RS, Balasubramanian BA, Donahue KE, Leviton LC, Clark EC, Isaacson NF, Stange KC, Green LW. Fidelity versus flexibility: translating evidence-based research into practice. Am J Prev Med. 2008 Nov; 35(5 Suppl):S381-9.
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      42. Green LA, Cifuentes M, Glasgow RE, Stange KC. Redesigning primary care practice to incorporate health behavior change: prescription for health round-2 results. Am J Prev Med. 2008 Nov; 35(5 Suppl):S347-9.
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      43. Green LW. Making research relevant: if it is an evidence-based practice, where's the practice-based evidence? Fam Pract. 2008 Dec; 25 Suppl 1:i20-4.
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      44. Kottke TE, Solberg LI, Nelson AF, Belcher DW, Caplan W, Green LW, Lydick E, Magid DJ, Rolnick SJ, Woolf SH. Optimizing practice through research: a new perspective to solve an old problem. Ann Fam Med. 2008 Sep-Oct; 6(5):459-62.
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      45. Hayden J, Cottrell R, Green L, Ames E, Ramsey D. Professional development in retirement: the top rung on the career ladder. Health Promot Pract. 2008 Jul; 9(3):232-6.
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      46. Green LW. Public health asks of community psychology... Am J Community Psychol. 2008 Jun; 41(3-4):404-6.
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      47. Mercer SL, DeVinney BJ, Fine LJ, Green LW, Dougherty D. Study designs for effectiveness and translation research :identifying trade-offs. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Aug; 33(2):139-154.
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      48. Hawkins NG, Sanson-Fisher RW, Shakeshaft A, D'Este C, Green LW. The multiple baseline design for evaluating population-based research. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Aug; 33(2):162-8.
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      49. Sanson-Fisher RW, Bonevski B, Green LW, D'Este C. Limitations of the randomized controlled trial in evaluating population-based health interventions. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Aug; 33(2):155-61.
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      50. Green LW. The prevention research centers as models of practice-based evidence two decades on. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Jul; 33(1 Suppl):S6-8.
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      51. Choi BC, Frank J, Mindell JS, Orlova A, Lin V, Vaillancourt AD, Puska P, Pang T, Skinner HA, Marsh M, Mokdad AH, Yu SZ, Lindner MC, Sherman G, Barreto SM, Green LW, Svenson LW, Sainsbury P, Yan Y, Zhang ZF, Zevallos JC, Ho SC, de Salazar LM. Vision for a global registry of anticipated public health studies. Am J Public Health. 2007 Apr; 97 Suppl 1:S82-7.
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      52. Martin JB, Green LW, Gielen AC. Potential lessons from public health and health promotion for the prevention of child abuse. J Prev Interv Community. 2007; 34(1-2):205-22.
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      53. Green LW, Orleans CT, Ottoson JM, Cameron R, Pierce JP, Bettinghaus EP. Inferring strategies for disseminating physical activity policies, programs, and practices from the successes of tobacco control. Am J Prev Med. 2006 Oct; 31(4 Suppl):S66-81.
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      54. Sheffer C, Green L, Ramiah K, Raczynski J. Recommendations from the ASPH/Legacy Scholarship, Training, and Education Program for Tobacco Use Prevention (STEP UP) strategy planning meeting Chicago, May 3, 2005. Public Health Rep. 2006 Sep-Oct; 121(5):629-33.
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      55. Glasgow RE, Green LW, Klesges LM, Abrams DB, Fisher EB, Goldstein MG, Hayman LL, Ockene JK, Orleans CT. External validity: we need to do more. Ann Behav Med. 2006 Apr; 31(2):105-8.
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      56. Green LW, Glasgow RE. Evaluating the relevance, generalization, and applicability of research: issues in external validation and translation methodology. Eval Health Prof. 2006 Mar; 29(1):126-53.
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      57. Green LW. Public health asks of systems science: to advance our evidence-based practice, can you help us get more practice-based evidence? Am J Public Health. 2006 Mar; 96(3):406-9.
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      58. George MA, Daniel M, Green LW. Appraising and funding participatory research in health promotion. 1998-99. Int Q Community Health Educ. 2006-2007; 26(2):171-87.
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      59. Green LW. The underdeveloped partnership of patient education and counseling with public health. Patient Educ Couns. 2005 Nov; 59(2):115-6.
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      60. Ottoson JM, Green LW. Community outreach: from measuring the difference to making a difference with health information. J Med Libr Assoc. 2005 Oct; 93(4 Suppl):S49-56.
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      61. Green LW. Prospects and possible pitfalls of a preventive Polypill: confessions of a health promotion convert. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2005 Aug; 59 Suppl 1:S4-8; discussion S9.
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      62. Baker EL, Potter MA, Jones DL, Mercer SL, Cioffi JP, Green LW, Halverson PK, Lichtveld MY, Fleming DW. The public health infrastructure and our nation's health. Annu Rev Public Health. 2005; 26:303-18.
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      63. Green LW. Ethics and community-based participatory research: commentary on Minkler. Health Educ Behav. 2004 Dec; 31(6):698-701.
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      64. Mercer SL, MacDonald G, Green LW. Participatory research and evaluation: from best practices for all states to achievable practices within each state in the context of the Master Settlement Agreement. Health Promot Pract. 2004 Jul; 5(3 Suppl):167S-178S.
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      65. Daniel M, Cargo MD, Lifshay J, Green LW. Cigarette smoking, mental health and social support: data from a northwestern First Nation. Can J Public Health. 2004 Jan-Feb; 95(1):45-9.
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      66. Paluck EC, Green LW, Frankish CJ, Fielding DW, Haverkamp B. Assessment of communication barriers in community pharmacies. Eval Health Prof. 2003 Dec; 26(4):380-403.
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      67. Best A, Stokols D, Green LW, Leischow S, Holmes B, Buchholz K. An integrative framework for community partnering to translate theory into effective health promotion strategy. Am J Health Promot. 2003 Nov-Dec; 18(2):168-76.
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      68. Tu JV, Wang H, Bowyer B, Green L, Fang J, Kucey D. Risk factors for death or stroke after carotid endarterectomy: observations from the Ontario Carotid Endarterectomy Registry. Stroke. 2003 Nov; 34(11):2568-73.
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      69. Garfield SA, Malozowski S, Chin MH, Narayan KM, Glasgow RE, Green LW, Hiss RG, Krumholz HM. Considerations for diabetes translational research in real-world settings. Diabetes Care. 2003 Sep; 26(9):2670-4.
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      70. Green LW. An interview with Lawrence W Green. Interview by Molly T. Laflin and David R. Black. Am J Health Behav. 2003 Jul-Aug; 27(4):466-78.
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      71. Mercer SL, Green LW, Rosenthal AC, Husten CG, Khan LK, Dietz WH. Possible lessons from the tobacco experience for obesity control. Am J Clin Nutr. 2003 Apr; 77(4 Suppl):1073S-1082S.
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      72. Cargo M, Grams GD, Ottoson JM, Ward P, Green LW. Empowerment as fostering positive youth development and citizenship. Am J Health Behav. 2003; 27 Suppl 1:S66-79.
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      73. Lovato C, Potvin L, Lehoux P, Proulx M, Milligan D, Chiasson M, Tremblay M, Gariépy E, Dingwell G, Green LW. Software to assist with programme planning: two community-based cases. Promot Educ. 2003; 10(3):120-6.
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      74. Green LW, Mercer SL, Rosenthal AC, Dietz WH, Husten CG. Possible lessons for physician counseling on obesity from the progress in smoking cessation in primary care. Forum Nutr. 2003; 56:191-4.
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      75. Green LW, Kreuter MW. Fighting back or fighting themselves? Community coalitions against substance abuse and their use of best practices. Am J Prev Med. 2002 Nov; 23(4):303-6.
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      76. Naylor PJ, Wharf-Higgins J, Blair L, Green L, O'Connor B. Evaluating the participatory process in a community-based heart health project. Soc Sci Med. 2002 Oct; 55(7):1173-87.
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      77. Green LW, Murphy RL, McKenna JW. New insights into how mass media works for and against tobacco. J Health Commun. 2002 May-Jun; 7(3):245-8.
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