Thirteenth Annual Minnesota Health Services Research Conference Tuesday, March 3, 2009



Keynote Address








“If We Want More Evidence-based Practice,
We Need More Practice-based Evidence”

Lawrence W. Green, Dr.P.H.
Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
Co-Director of Society, Diversity and Disparities Program,
School of Medicine and Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California at San Francisco

Keynote Address at 8:15 a.m.
Lawrence W. Green 

Lawrence W. Green, before recently "retiring" to UCSF, was Director of the Office of Science and Extramural Research for CDC. He has been on the public health and medical faculties of Berkeley, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Texas, and the University of British Columbia in Canada. He was the first Director of the Office of Health Promotion under the Carter Administration, and a Vice President of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. He has received the highest awards of the American Public Health Association, the Society for Public Health Education, the Association for the Advancement of Health Education, the International Union for Health Promotion and Education, and the American Academy of Health Behavior, and an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo in Canada. He has published several books and over 300 articles on program planning, evidence and evaluation issues in health services and public health. He has served on the US Preventive Services Task Force and now on the Task Force on Community Preventive Services, as Associate Editor of the Annual Reviews of Public Health, and on the Editorial Boards of 13 other journals.

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