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South Carolina’s Vernberg Lecture to Feature Lawrence Green

Dr. Lawrence Green, will present the keynote address, “Getting from Evidence-Based Practice to Practice-Based Evidence,” for the 2017 Winona B. Vernberg Distinguished Lecture Series on Thursday, November 16, hosted by the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health. The event, which will take place in Ballroom 2 at the University of South Carolina Alumni Center (900 Senate St, Columbia, S.C.), begins at 3 p.m., and followed by a light reception until 5 p.m.

[Photo: Dr. Lawrence Green]

Dr. Green is a professor emeritus of epidemiology and biostatistics in the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He previously served as director of the Office of Science and Extramural Research for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and has also held faculty positions at the University of California, Berkeley, Johns Hopkins University, Harvard University, the University of Texas, and the University of British Columbia. Under the Carter Administration, Dr. Green was the inaugural director for the federal Office of Health Promotion. He has also held the position of vice president for the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

With research interests in program planning, evidence and evaluation issues in health services, public health, and policy, Dr. Green has published broadly. During his career, he has received honors such as the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy of Health Behavior, the Distinguished Senator Frank Lautenberg Annual Lecture Award from the School of Public Health at Rutgers University, and the Mayhew Derryberry Award for Behavioral and Social Science Contributions from the American Public Health Association. Dr. Green is also an elected member of the National Academy of Science’s Institute of Medicine and has received an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo.

Read more: http://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/public_health/internal/announcements_and_events/2017/vernberg_lecture_green.php