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Lawrence Winter Green, American public health educator. Recipient Distinguished Service citation United States Assistant Secretary Health, 1981, commendation National Center for Health Education, 1986, Jacques Perisot medal International Union Health Education; scholar Association for Advancement Health Education, 1986, Alliance for Health, 1988-1989, Alumnus of Year award University California, Berkeley, 1994.


Green, Lawrence Winter was born on September 16, 1940 in Bell, California, United States. Son of Clifton Lawrence and Ora Elizabeth (Winter) Green.


Bachelor of Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1962;Master in Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1966;Doctor of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1968.


Project associate, Ford Foundation, Dacca, Bangladesh, 1963-1965;lecturer University of California School Public Health, 1968-1970;assistant professor, associate professor, professor, Johns Hopkins University School Public Health, Baltimore, 1970-1981;assistant dean, head division health education, Johns Hopkins University School Public Health, Baltimore, 1972-1979;director, United States Office Health Information and Health Promotion, Washington, 1979-1981;visiting lecturer, Harvard University Center for Health Policy, Boston, 1981-1982;professor, director Center for Health Promotion Research, University Texas, Houston, 1982-1988;vice president, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Menlo Park, California, 1988-1991;professor, director Institute Health Promotion Research, U. B.C., Vancouver, Canada, since 1991. Visiting professor U. Limburg School Health Science, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 1987-1991. Consultant World Health Organization, Geneva, 1974, 82-83, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1975-1988,United Nations Fund for Population Activities, Beijing, 1984, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Beijing, 1991.

Visiting research social scientist Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California School Medicine, San Francisco 1991.


Fellow American Public Health Association (governing council 1974-1976, Distinguished Career award 1978, Excellence award 1994), Academy Behavioral Medicine Research, Society for Public Health Education (distinguished, president 1984-1985), American School Health Association (honorary), Society for Behavioral Medicine (board directors 1985-1988), American Academy Physical Education (associate), Eta Sigma Gamma, Delta Omega.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sports, chess, computer programming.


Married Patricia Mary Fahey, June 11, 1962 (divorced April 1981). Children: Beth Allison Green Levin, Jennifer Laurie Garcia-Green. Married Judith Marilyn Ottoson, May 1, 1982.